Breaking

Archive

Oct 63 results
12:47
12:47

Kipoi Re-arrested in Botswana tonny nsubuga kipoi 1 Top story

According to the story, Kipoi was arrested for overstaying his visit making him a prohibited immigrant. Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Kipoi travelled to Botswana upon his release from custody in Uganda and has been in detention since October 15th, 2020.
19:33
19:33

MPs Ask Government to Reduce Domestic Borrowing bank of uganda 3 1

Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa says that many businesses are facing challenges accessing loans because of the COVID-19 risks, and fears that as the government moves to borrow, many banks will withhold money from Ugandans with the hope of lending to the government.
06:51
06:51

Parliament Approves UGX 200B for DRC Road roads 3 1 Top story

Uganda and DRC entered a bilateral agreement to implement strategic infrastructure projects which includes constructing the road from Kasindi to Beni measuring about 80 kilometres, Beni to Butembo measuring 54 kilometres and the Bunagana border to Ruchuru-Goma road which measures 89 kilometres.
16:45
16:45

MPs Demand Specific Date for 2021 Elections Parliament 2 1 Top story

Kira Municipality MP, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, says despite being asked to submit a campaign program, he cannot do so since he doesn’t know when the elections will be held.
17:36
17:36

Kampala, Kasese Register More Independent Candidates than Party Flags Nomination 1 1

This is followed by aspirants under the National Unity Party (NUP) led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu with 10 candidates, and the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and the National Resistance Movement (NRM) with nine candidates each.
11:35
11:35

EC Abandons Nomination Schedule to Prioritize Emergency Cases 2021 Elections 4 1

Aspirants from the five divisions of Kawempe, Lubaga, Nakawa, Makindye and Kampala central started arriving at the Electoral Commission Offices in Ntinda, as early as 7 a.m., in line with a schedule with pre-booked nomination times. However, several people requested for special consideration, away from the schedule.
18:29
18:29

UWA to Remove Marabou Stork Nestlings from Parliament cattle egrets 2 1

The move follows a plea by State Minister for Mineral Development Sarah Opendi earlier in September, to the Parliamentary Commission to get rid of Marabou storks around the precincts of Parliament saying they pause a health threat to the MPs.
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.
04:53
04:53

Kadaga, EC Bicker over Extension of MPs Nomination Dates 2021 elections 1

The new pronouncement by the Electoral Commission chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama does not only extend the nomination dates from Monday, October 12 and Tuesday, October 13, but overrules the dates that were communicated by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga during the National Prayer Breakfast at State House Entebbe.
14:44
14:44

Cecelia Ogwal Regrets Condemning Museveni on Lockdown Parliament 1 1

Ogwal, a member of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who was addressing the President as she led prayers, said that when President Museveni instituted the lockdown including closing churches, many people were uncomfortable, and she personally condemned the President.
15:30
15:30

Envoys Bothered About Poor Quality of Elections in Uganda 2021 elections 1 4

In their final report after the 2016 polls, the European Union Elections Observer Mission made 30 recommendations that needed to be given priority to improve Uganda's elections. They include granting the Electoral Commission sole regulatory power to regulate essential parts of the electoral process, including voter registration, polling, tallying and electoral dispute system prior and during the election.
17:48
17:48

MPs Ask Museveni to Revise Number of People Attending Prayers COVID-19 3 1 Top story

Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
16:53
16:53

Parliament Bus Evacuating Covid-19 Patients Catches Fire Kitgum District 1

The Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson, Patrick Jimmy Okema couldn’t tell whether any of the people on the bus sustained injuries.
19:29
19:29

Ministers Abscond from Parliament after Loss in NRM Primaries NRM polls 3 1

Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament said that the matter of absentee Ministers including the leader of Government Business and Chief Whip should be brought to the attention of the President.
16:22
16:22

MPs Who Lost in NRM Primaries Not to Contest As Independents Parliament 3 1

The losers led by Minister of State for Investment Evelyn Anite who lost the Koboko NRM flag to Dr Charles Ayume said that despite the irregularities in the primaries, they will not challenge the results.
18:08
18:08

South Sudan Pay: Kasaija Skips House Again Parliament 1 1

Kasaija who appeared in Parliament at 11;00 am to meet with Kadaga and Isimba Dam contractors was also sighted at lunch time in Parliament but was not present for plenary sessions which kicked of at 3;00pm.
13:23
13:23

Maracha MP Acidiri Abandons NRM for Independent Card 2021 Elections 1

The Member of Parliament for Maracha East James Acidiri says that he will be contesting as an independent member of parliament after falling apart with the National Resistance Movement(NRM).
08:22
08:22

Can Kadaga’s Neutrality in Parliament Dent her CEC Bid? opposition 5 1

On several occasions, Kadaga has summoned ministers and given the government an ultimatum on when they should act or give a response. She has equally spoken out on government inconsistencies and declined to approve government proposals for borrowing.
23:59
23:59

Prof. Latigo Abandons FDC for Independent Card 2021 elections 1

“I was asked if I was going back to FDC, and I said I didn’t want to use a bad word to describe how I felt, but political parties stink. When they asked me while I was still here, I said you do not let flies sit on the wound,” he added.
13:26
13:26

Ministerial Team Mediating Kadaga, Oulanyah Conflict Parliament 1 1

The two leaders have had a bitter relationship since 2016 when Oulanyah sought to contest for the position of the Speaker of Parliament, currently occupied by Rebecca Kadaga. They have, on several occasions disagreed on who should chair plenary sittings and taking trips abroad.
Oct 63 results