Breaking

Archive

May 28 results
14:54
14:54

MPs Push for Free Water, Electricity lockdown 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament want Government to waive water and electricity bills for six months following the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
13:16
13:16

Govt Revises Proposal to Acquire Loans for COVID-19 COVID-19 effects 3 1

Government has revised its proposal to borrow money to mitigate the effects of Coronavirus by up to 1.3 trillion shillings.
15:49
15:49

Cecilia Ogwal Collapses in Parliament Dokolo District 1 1 Top story

The Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament, Cecilia Atim Ogwal, collapsed in Parliament this afternoon, URN has learnt.
15:04
15:04

Masindi Municipality MP Hands Over UGX 20m to COVID-19 Task Force Minister 1

The shillings 20 Million was allocated to each member of parliament in the country recently by parliament to facilitate them supervise anti-COVID-19 activities.
14:27
14:27

MPs Start Receiving UGX 20m COVID-19 Cash Ministry of Health 1 1

MPs Start Receiving UGX 20 m COVID Cash Members of Parliament have started receiving the 10 billion shillings supplementary for COVID-19 intervention despite a court order halting the process.
17:43
17:43

Kadaga’s Press Secretary Summoned over Message on MPs Benchmarking Trips Parliament 1

Although the post was forwarded from another social media group by Obbo, it appears to mock Members of Parliament and their expensive bench marking trips.
16:10
16:10

Health Ministry Gets Additional UGX 45b for COVID-19 Fight Parliament 3 1

The Budget committee has allocated addition 107 billion shillings to the health Ministry in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
10:26
10:26

MPs Fault Gov’t for Delayed Payment of South Sudan Traders Parliament 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament has questioned the decision by Ministry of Finance to contract an audit firm, Ernest & Young at 2 billion shillings to audit Uganda traders who supplied South Sudan.
20:44
20:44

COVID-19: Plenary Adjourned to Tuesday coronavirus 1 1

Earlier on, Kadaga told the legislators that they would process the budget for the 2020/2021 financial year budget electronically to reduce on committee sittings because of the corona pandemic.
16:59
16:59

Kadaga Blocks Three MPs from Accessing Parliament After Dubai Travel Plenary 2 1 Top story

Kadaga has also asked MPs to name their colleagues who travelled to high risk corona virus countries for appropriate action.
10:27
10:27

Uganda AIDS Commission Seeks UGX16b to Counter New HIV Infections Parliament 1 1

The Uganda AIDS Commission has appealed to Parliament to allocate extra 16 billion shillings to HIV prevention, seeing the rise in new HIV infections is worrying.
07:17
07:17

PAC Summons Auditor General, Accountant General and IGP Over Health Worker's Uniforms Parliament 3 1 Top story

During the committee sitting on August 23rd, 2019, the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary, Dr. Diana Atwiine informed PAC that the Ministry made a request to NMS to procure health worker’s uniforms and medical stationery. NMS contracted Nytil Company Limited to supply the uniforms.
19:54
19:54

MPs Condemn Brutal Eviction of Encroachers from Railway Land KCCA 2 1 Top story

Addressing the Committee, Charles Kateeba, the Managing Director URC admitted to liaising with KCCA to evict the encroachers with the aim of ensuring a safe and healthy railway corridor. He however, denied the alleged sale of URC land and collecting money from the encroachers.
20:14
20:14

Lukwago Asks MPs to Reject UGX600Bn Tondeka Bus Loan Parliament 1 1 Top story

The proposed principal public operator in Kampala Metropolitan area is expected to serve in collaboration with the Works and Transport Ministry and Uganda Development Corporation.
15:04
15:04

Parliament Blocks Obore’s Return from Forced Leave IGG 1

According to the job advert, a suitable candidate was expected to hold an Honors Degree in Mass Communication, Communication Studies, Journalism or Arts with Communication and Public Relations studied as subjects, from a recognized University plus a Masters' Degree in a relevant field.
12:13
12:13

ICT Ministry Seeks UGX 92b to Assign Addresses on Locations service delivery 1

Vincent Bagire, Permanent Secretary Ministry of ICT says the move is aimed at ensuring security, accessibly, service delivery and also help enhance the location of places in the country.
18:59
18:59

Failure to Renew Practicing Certificate Cost Kafuuzi a Cabinet Post Parliament 1

Advocates certificates are renewed on an annual basis. But Kafuuzi last renewed his certificate of practice on April 22, 2015, slightly over three years after enrolling as an advocate on January 18, 2012, according to the roll of advocates posted on the Judiciary Website http://judiciary.go.ug/data/ladvocates/
19:10
19:10

Nabbanja, Kafuuzi Cabinet Approval Delayed over Qualifications, Experience Jackson Kafuuzi 1 1 Top story

URN has learnt that two of the nominees; Robinah Nabbanja, the designate Minister of State for Health and Jackson Kafuuzi-the designate Deputy Attorney General had their approval deferred to allow further consultations on their qualifications.
16:45
16:45

Kadaga, Attorney General Meet MPs Thrown Out of Parliament asuman basalirwa 1

The meeting which was held on Thursday lasted over an hour in the Speaker’s office. The Attorney General William Byaruhanga left the meeting earlier but the MPs remained with the Speaker. The MPs confirmed meeting Kadaga and Byaruhanga but declined to divulge further details.
15:17
15:17

Parliament Halts UPDF Fisheries Operations Indefinately torture 3 1 Top story

Legislators noted that officers attached to the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit have time and again been implicated for harassing, torturing and intimidating fishing communities.
May 28 results