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20:52
20:52

Private Providers Cautioned On Exorbitant Hospital Fees State House 2

The providers blamed the high charges on high utility bills and cost of sundries and hospital equipment which spiraled due to shortages caused by the pandemic.
08:05
08:05

Kafuuzi Calls for Legislation to Address Gap After Expiry of Ministers Tenure President Museveni 2 1

The Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi Karugaba has said Ministers can only continue with their work if President Museveni issues a special instrument allowing them to work.
11:20
11:20

Statehouse Facilities Being Misused to De-campaign Me -Kadaga State House 2 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has accused two Government officials of misusing the Statehouse switchboard to meddle in affairs of the Legislative Arm of the State. She advises MPs to tell the callers to ask the President to call them himself
17:29
17:29

Uganda’s Curriculum Superb-NPA State House 5 Top story

During the meeting, Dr. Asuman Guloba, the Director Development Planning at the National Planning Authority (NPA), said they have just concluded a study as part of the implementation of the National Development Plan III, which found no problem with Uganda’s curriculum.
20:36
20:36

MPs Decry Corruption, Indebtedness as Uganda Marks 58th Independence State House 5 1

Masaka Municipality MP Mathias Mpuuga says that Ugandans still need to fight for independence from fellow Africans who have enriched themselves by taking advantage of their positions and vulnerability of nationals. He is concerned that national resources are not equally shared, and Ugandans are not free to participate in politics without their rights being infringed on.
17:51
17:51

Museveni Makes Case for Road Projects Outside Uganda State House 1 1

The President said that although many MPs questioned why Uganda was building roads in Congo yet it still has a poor road network, the country needs to boost its trade with DR Congo with South Sudan in order to build better roads. He added that the matter should not be discussed in such a way to avoid 'annoying' the neighbours.
17:20
17:20

Scientist Stranded with Innovation Despite Presidential Nod State House 3

Mijumbi who was arrested in April and had his laboratory equipment confiscated by the National Drug Authority (NDA) on allegations that he was a quack, says ever since his release from detention, he has been visited by several high profile officials but the visits have not had any impact on his innovation save for intimidation and warnings to go slow on COVID-19 research.
17:48
17:48

PAC Questions State House on Acquisition of Okello House Parliament 1 3

State House has said its former landlord at plot 10A, Nehru Road, overlooking the State House in Nakasero, Alexan­der Okello lost his property Okello House after he was duped to by individuals.
15:55
15:55

Is @KagutaMuseveni a Private Account? The Media Experts View State House 3 4 Top story

William Tayebwa, the head of the Makerere University Department of Journalism and Communication says that any public servant at that level of leadership ceases to own what ordinary people call private accounts and adds that unless the account is encrypted and the information is not available to the general public then it can be considered private.
07:51
07:51

MPs Express Mixed Reactions to State of Nation Address COVID-19 7 1

While addressing Parliament unveiled 11 measures that he said will help sustain the economy which was affected by COVID-19.
12:58
12:58

MPs Skeptical on Use of Zoom Technology to Deliver State of the Nation Address President Museveni 4 3

However, some MPs note that there is a risk the President may not communicate well with MPs and the nation, in case of interruptions.
16:37
16:37

Only Five Non-Legislators Invited for State of The Nation Address COVID-19 1 Top story

The five include the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) David Muhoozi, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola, the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP) Johnson Byabashaija and the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in his capacity as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.
18:15
18:15

EAC Member States to Jointly Test Truck Drivers for COVID-19 State House 1 3

This is the highest number of infections to be recorded by the country in one day, since the confirmation of the virus in March. Uganda’s caseload now stands at 114 infections, a sizeable number from Kenyan and Tanzanian truck drivers who are entering the country through Malaba, Busia and Mutukula border posts.
13:27
13:27

Nationwide Power Blackout Delays Museveni Address State House 1 1

The blackout started just moments before the address which was earlier on planned to start at midday. According to the Umeme Spokesperson, Stephen Illungole, there was a problem at the Owen Falls Dam, where the water hyacinth reportedly blocked the turbines.Illungole says that this could partly be related to the overflow from the lake.
14:17
14:17

COVID-19: KCCA Sets Up Rapid Response Teams coronavirus 1

In a press statement issued Thursday, KCCA says it has set up Division Rapid Response Surveillance Teams comprising Doctors, Clinicians, Lab Technicians and Surveillance Officers.
15:01
15:01

Corona Virus: Journalists Barred from Museveni's Address coronavirus 1 Top story

“Colleagues, as advised by the relevant health officials against meetings, PPU will relay the President’s address live. There will be no access to any other media to State House Entebbe-SHE. We shall be sharing with you the link and content for your use. #StaySafe,” she said.
18:25
18:25

Kafuuzi Still Hopeful for Parliament Approval State House 1

Kafuuzi, who missed out on the administration of oath early this week said that contrary to the queries, he has an experience spanning 13 years in the legal field, eight of them as an advocate of the high court. He is optimistic that the committee will give him a nod as soon as members reconvene to review his credentials as submitted by the judiciary.
22:47
22:47

Environmental Degradation is Uganda's Biggest Problem-Museveni State House 1 2

According to Museveni, the biggest problem the country is facing now is disrespect for the environment which has led to the several deaths especially in disaster prone areas.
18:34
18:34

Criminals Cornered as New Security Measures Begin to Bite-Museveni State House 1 1

The 10-point security plan was first announced after a shooting which claimed the life of then Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga, who was gunned down by gunmen near his home in Kawanda, Wakiso district in June 2018. This also followed a series of similar incidences involving high profile nationals, gunned down in different parts of the country.
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