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17:09
17:09

Parliament Finally Passes NSSF Bill Allowing Midterm Access workers 1 7

The bill also streamlined the supervision of the 15 trillion shilling fund between the Ministries of Gender and of Finance. The workers, government, and the Gender committee agreed to have the Ministry of Gender supervise the social security aspect, while the Ministry of Finance will be in charge of the finance and investment aspects.
19:45
19:45

Civil Society Finance Experts Want Windfall Tax Levied on Monthly Basis Parliament 1

A windfall tax is a tax levied by Government against industries that have benefited the most from prevailing economic conditions causing those industries to experience above average profits.
16:32
16:32

We Don't Know how we Gave Investors Twice the Railways Land Approved by Cabinet -ULC Parliament 1 1

The Committee on Commissions Statutory Authority and State Enterprise -COSASE chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi the Nakawa West MP is probing into the sale and giveaway of several estates belonging to the Uganda Railways Corporation -URC.
21:40
21:40

Gov't to Compensate Victims of Kampala Bombings Parliament 1 3

Delivering a statement on the bomb blasts to Members of Parliament on Thursday, Nabbanja said that Government will organize compassionate assistance to the families of the bereaved families and the survivors.
11:18
11:18

Parliament Business to Resume On Thursday bomb explosions 1

Parliament Business was suspended following explosions at the IPS building opposite Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the quarter guard at CPS Kampala on Tuesday.
09:38
09:38

There is Restricted Entry to Parliament After Tuesday's Bomb Blasts ISIS 1

At the spot of the bomb blast, between the IPS building and Queens Chambers, everything remains intact including the wreckage of the five cars that got burnt and motorcycles lying on the ground. The newspaper stands and tree branches have all been preserved.
19:23
19:23

MPs Hand Mukamanayamba Official to Police over Misleading Adverts Parliament 1 7

The committee was meeting energy and soft drink producers who were tasked to explain misleading advertisements about the capacity of their products to arouse sexual enhancement, heal diseases like cancer, pressure and diabetes among others.
15:58
15:58

Speaker Oulanyah Asks India To Train New MPs On Procedures Of Parliament 11th Parliament 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has asked the Indian Government to support new members of the Ugandan Parliament to enhance their debate.
18:04
18:04

MPs Summon Land Commission Over Sale of Raliway Land in Nsambya, Port Bell Parliament 4 1

Sarah Nambasa the URC corporation Secretary was tasked to explain how the 57 acres of land was given to 10 investors including Janet Kobusingye the owner of Mestil Hotel, Charles Kimera, Islamic University, House of Dawda, CTM Uganda Limited, Access Uganda Limited and Yas Company.
17:38
17:38

Uganda Railways Junk Locomotives Cost Much more Than New Ones Parliament 4 1 Top story

A team of URC officials led by Managing Director Stanley Sendegeya told the committee that they had initially planned to procure six-year-old locomotives at 36 billion Shillings but they ended up procuring four eight-year-old locomotives at 48 billion shillings.
17:24
17:24

MPs Summon Energy Drink Producers to Explain Safety, Efficacy of their Products advertisement 1 3

In the meeting, several MPs said the different energy drinks producing companies were misleading people with adverts indicating that their products boost sexual stamina and correct erectile dysfunction.
19:09
19:09

Govt Seeks UGX 3.3b to Secure Office Space for Presidential Advisors Parliament 1 1

On the list, of those who will occupy the offices, is former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi, former Security Minister General Elly Tumwine, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, Amelia Kyambadde, Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi and Sarah Kanyike among others.
18:49
18:49

DRC Reparations: Gov’t Seeks 2.8 Bn UGX to pay American lawyer Parliament 2 1

Government has tabled a supplementary request of 2.8 billion shillings to pay arrears of Boston based law firm M/s Foley Hoag the law firm that has been representing Uganda in the DRC Reparation case.
07:42
07:42

Gender Committee Approves NSSF Mid-Term Access Parliament 1 2

Parliament’s Gender Labour and Social Development Committee has approved the 20% midterm access for National Social Security Fund (NSSF) savers aged 45 and have saved for 10 years.
13:10
13:10

CSOs Seek Review of EACOP Bill On Domestic Use of Oil and Gas Parliament 2 1

Civil Society Organizations (CSO)’s have called for a review of the provisions in the East African Crude Pipeline Special Provisions bill that limits domestic use of oil and gas produced in Uganda.
18:24
18:24

UMSC Faults MPs for Ignoring Muslims Views on Succession Bill Parliament 1 3

The Second Deputy Mufti of Uganda Ali Waiswa noted that it is unfortunate that their position as Muslims in Uganda has been ignored.
11:51
11:51

Parliament So far Fails to Implement Vaccine Card-for-Access Directive Ministry of health 1

On Thursday last week, Among notified Members of Parliament that starting this week, they will be required to present Covid-19 vaccination cards to attend sittings. This would include staff and members of the Parliamentary staff.
18:36
18:36

Gender Ministry Should Supervise NSSF-Committee Report Parliament 1 Top story

The government had initially wanted to provide for dual supervision of the Fund, putting the Ministry of Gender in charge of the social security arm of the Fund, which deals with the welfare of workers and their savings while the Ministry of Finance, would supervise the Investment arm which deals with the business component where savings are invested in assets to generate income.
18:11
18:11

Gov't to Explain Museveni's Procurement Directives Contravening PPDA Law Parliament 2 1

"The directive of the president to ministry of education and health that beginning the financial 2021-2022 all contracts to build schools and schools should be given to UPDF contravenes both the Public finance management act and the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets -PPDA law!" -Mawokota South MP Yusuf Nsibambi
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