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19:17
19:17

Kadaga Wants Relief Food Distributed Across the Country community 1 2

Kadaga observed that the national taskforce is currently concentrating its’ food aid campaigns in the areas of Kampala and Wakiso, while sidelining other equally starving communities throughout the country.
14:39
14:39

Uganda Medical Association: There is No Known Cure for COVID-19 Rebecca Kadaga 1 4 Top story

“In Uganda, the only competent authority that can give permission for the entry and use of medicines in the country or oversee the testing of any medicine is the National Drug Authority. To our knowledge not any such testing, scrutiny or oversight of the medicine the speaker talked about has been undertaken by the National Drug Authority,” the statement adds.
15:56
15:56

Coronavirus: MP Akol Ejected from Plenary For self Quarantine Rebecca Kadaga 4 1 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ordered Akol to exit the house and self-quarantine for the mandatory 14 days.
10:53
10:53

Parliament Maintains UGX 3M Nomination Fees for Aspirants William Byaruhanga 1 5 Top story

the Budadiri West Member of Parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi called for the revision of the nomination fees for parliamentary candidates from Shillings 2 million to Shillings 200,000.
21:50
21:50

Parliament Rejects Restriction On Independent Presidential Candidates Alex Ruhunda 7 1 Top story

The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu urged MPs to reach consensus on the need for the eligibility requirements for independent candidates because the Constitution provides for a multiparty system of governance.
15:13
15:13

Kadaga Warns Busoga Leaders Against Frustrating Government Projects Jinja 2 1

Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats and local leaders from Jinja district, which frustrates the progress of infrastructure projects.
21:54
21:54

Parliament Suspends Implementation of New Lower Secondary Curriculum Rosemary Sseninde 6 1 Top story

On Tuesday, Sseninde insisted that government will not halt the implementation of the new curriculum, saying it will be applied to Senior One students. She tabled sample books of the revised curriculum before parliament chaired by the Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga.
13:58
13:58

NRM Liberation Day Celebrations Underway in Ibanda District Rebecca Kadaga 2 2

It has attracted thousands of NRM supporters from all walks of life. Students, farmers, politicians, and members of the business community started converging at the venue as early as 7 a.m. As celebrations went on inside the ground, hundreds remained stuck in slow-moving lines, to go through the mandatory security checks.
18:08
18:08

Parliament Asks Gov't to Issue Travel Advisory to Ugandans Over Rwanda Relationship Rebecca Kadaga 1 4 Top story

Mugume said that it was disappointing that the Uganda-Rwanda boarder remains closed something that has grossly affected Ugandan traders.
07:48
07:48

Ssempijja Differs from Parliament on UPDF Fisheries Operations Lake Victoria 1 2 Top story

Willy Lugoloobi, the Kalangala District LC V Chairperson concurs with Ssempijja, saying there is need to regulate the operations of the unit instead of halting its operations.
12:53
12:53

MP Ogwang's Ministerial Appointment Queried Over Academic Papers Attorney General 1 Top story

You were vetted by the Parliament of Uganda on 3rd January 2020 based on falsified academic certificates contrary to the Constitution of Uganda and electoral laws. You have ignored and failed to disclose your true education qualifications to the appointing powers with intent to, again, continue drawing the tax payers’ money in form of a salary when you are not qualified so to do,” further reads the notice to Ogwang.
09:54
09:54

Rules Committee Chairperson Defends Committee Work Parliament 1 3 Top story

Clement Ogalo Obote, the Chairperson of the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee, says he doesn’t know what happened there after. According to Ogalo, their work stops once their report and goes to the house.
11:59
11:59

Farmers Anticipate Higher Profits from Cane Juice Production district 5 1 Top story

Eva Namwase, a cane farmer Kaliro district, said that a part from under payment, factories take long to weigh their cane and at times reject it citing poor quality.
17:45
17:45

Kadaga Summons Health Minister Over Mulago CT Scan Services Mulago Hospital 1 3 Top story

In his statement to the house, Twinamasiko noted that patients in need of CT scan services in Mulago causality ward turn to other government facilities or private hospital, which is cumbersome and costly. CT scan services in private facilities in Kampala cost on average between Shillings 200,000 and 300,000.
11:03
11:03

Malac’s Tenure Comes to an End Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

Natalie E. Brown also career member of the Senior Foreign service is tipped to replace Malac. Natalie currently serves as the Chief of Mission of the USA to Eritrea.
10:40
10:40

Education Ministry to Present Budget for Free Sanitary Pads Rebecca Kadaga 5 2

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga issued the directive after the Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo, failed to state how much money government requires to fulfill President Yoweri Museveni’s pledge to supply free sanitary pads to primary school girls.
19:40
19:40

Kadaga to Executive: Stop Undermining Parliament Uganda 5 1 Top story

Kadaga says MPs shouldn’t meet and agree with the Executive on matters before the House. She cited the 1995 Uganda Constitution and Administration of Parliament Act, 2000, which provides for among others the independence of parliament as one of the arms of government.
06:55
06:55

Parliament Condemns Brutality Against Makerere University Students Julius Kateregga 7

Other MPs led by the Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake also informed the House that Makerere University Guild President, Julius Kateregga had been abducted by unknown security personnel on Wednesday afternoon.
20:01
20:01

Kadaga Wants Mandatory Physical Exercise in Schools district 1 3

Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools have limited space where pupils can hardly carry out physical exercises which has left them lazy and prone to heart diseases.
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