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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 1 3 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 KCCA 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 President Museveni 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.
19:55
19:55

African Leadership Institute Revamps Parliamentary Scorecard representation 2 1

The scorecard was first published in 2007, analyzing the performance of each legislator in both committee sittings and Plenary. But the second edition of the scorecard which was due to be released in January 2011 was delayed after disagreements that it could be used as a witch-hunting tool for the MPs, who were campaigning for another term in office. It did not see the light of the day.
16:04
16:04

Appointments Committee Vets New Supreme Court Judges Parliament 1 1

Those who appeared before the committee today include the current Director of Public Prosecution-DPP Mike Chibita, who was appointed a justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Flavian Zeija who was appointed Principle Judge and the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Emmanuel Katongole, who was appointed Chairperson of the Uganda National Oil Company-UNOC.
15:52
15:52

Prof Nawangwe Pins MP Zaake for Threatening to Beat Him Parliament 1 3

Nawangwe was today appearing before the Parliamentary Committee of Rules, Discipline and Privileges, which is investigating Zaake’s conduct on the day Makerere University Administrators were invited by the Education committee to explain more about the 15 per cent cumulative increment on tuition and the impasse that paralyzed the university a month ago.
16:32
16:32

CID Quizzes Businessman Parimal Patel over Illegal Sale of Expropriated Asian Property PARLIAMENT 2 1

Parimal Patel had appeared before the committee which is currently inquiring into the illegal sale and ownership of the expropriated Asian property. The committee is in possession of a report pinning Parimal Patel for having fraudulently possessed departed Asians properties in parts of Eastern Uganda.
14:55
14:55

Gov't Rules out Reintroduction of Anti-Gay Bill Parliament 1 1

Government has said it does not intend to re-introduce the contentious Anti-gay bill contrary to reports that a new law was in offing.
07:43
07:43

Kadaga Asks IGP to Deploy More Officers to Deal With Rampant Cattle Theft in Bunyoro. Parliament 1

Kadaga noted that something needs to be done to stop animal theft, which is retarding the economic development of the people of Bunyoro sub region.
19:34
19:34

Government Sides With Finasi In Lubowa Hospital Saga Finasi/ROKO 2 1

Government has said it is not worried about the scuffles between the Special Purpose Vehicle Finasi/ROKO as long as the construction of the International Specialized hospital of Uganda is ongoing.
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