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15:43
15:43

Gov't COVID-19 Relief Fund to Delay for Another Week-Minister Engola Parliament 2 1 Top story

Lillian Aber, the Kitgum Woman MP asked Government to negotiate with Telecoms to waive the withdraw charges so that the beneficiaries receive the entire sum of Shillings 100,000. She also raised complaints about ghost names on the Government list.
16:05
16:05

Number of Journalists Covering Parliament Reduced to 30 lockdown 1

The reduction also means that only 20 media houses of the over 50 will be able to cover Parliament events.
15:10
15:10

Only 14 of the 160 COVID-19 Cases at Parliament were MPs lockdown 1

More than 3,000 people were tested for COVID-19 as part of the clearance to attend the different Parliamentary events this month. The events included the election of the Speaker on May 24, the State of the Nation Address by President Museveni on June 4, and Budget Reading on June 10.
11:51
11:51

Private Teachers Petition Parliament over UGX 20Bn Relief Fund lockdown 2 1

In July 2020, the government pledged 20 Billion Shillings to support teachers in private schools who were affected by the closure of schools.
22:40
22:40

Gov’t Rejects Demands to Lift Curfew Parliament 5 1

Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has said that the curfew will be maintained despite calls by members of Parliament to have it lifted.
08:47
08:47

No Need to Lift Curfew for Ramadan Period - Minister Obiga Kania COVID-19 1 2

Mario Obiga Kania, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs has said there is no need to lift curfew as Muslims observe the Ramadan period.
17:35
17:35

Parliament Questions Relevance of Curfew lockdown 4 1

The matter was raised by Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who says that the curfew is now being used to violate rights of Ugandans, curtail mothers and women who are coming from the market and extort money from Ugandans.
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.
18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
18:16
18:16

MPs Task Gov't on Opening Remaining Sectors of Economy COVID-19 1 3

Members of Parliament argue that the sectors are prepared to meet the standard operating procedures and adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines.
14:18
14:18

Health Ministry Seeks UGX 465bn For Covid-19 Fight health budget 1 1

In an interview with URN, Atwine says the money will be used to trace Covid-19 cases, receiving returnees and purchasing PPEs among others.
12:16
12:16

Gov't Stuck with 300 Domestic Workers Facing Deportation in Saudi Arabia parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Health is under pressure to clear the return of 300 domestic workers currently stuck in Saudi Arabia .
05:27
05:27

MPs Fault Ministries for Failing to Register Crumbling Businesses lockdown 1 2

President Museveni had directed that businesses that were still under lockdown by June 22, when he addressed the country, should be registered for possible support. The task was specifically given to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Gender.
05:50
05:50

Returnees in Sheraton Hotel Petition Against Extended Isolation Parliament 1 1 Top story

The group has already exhausted the 14 mandatory days of quarantine after their arrival into the country. But they must endure another three days of confinement while waiting for the Ministry of Health to undertake confirmatory COVID-19 tests before releasing them.
01:58
01:58

I am yet to Receive my COVID-19 Test Results - MP Kahunde Parliament 1

The Woman MP for Kiryandongo Helen Kahunde has said she is yet to receive her COVID-19 test results after she tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Starts Testing MPs for COVID-19 lockdown 1 1

The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which have put them into contact with different people since the outbreak of the pandemic.
17:31
17:31

Parliament Demands Evaluation of Covid-19 Lockdown MPs 2 1

Kadaga also questioned how long the lockdown will continue. She asked the Prime Minister to prepare an evaluation.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
14:39
14:39

EU Gives Ministry UGX 25Bn for Tourism Industry Reopening lockdown 2 1

The ministry of Tourism has negotiated a 6m Euro (25.2 billion) stimulus package from the EU towards the tourism private sector for post lock down operations.
14:57
14:57

Bar, Restaurant Owners Petition Kadaga over Reopening lockdown 7 1

The Association led by their chairperson Tesfalem Gherathu says that with over 70,000 bars, lodges and restaurants closed since March, an estimated five million people have been rendered jobless.
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