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18:37
18:37

It is Constitutional to Deny Bail – Speaker Oulanyah 5 1

MPs Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana are facing several charges, including murder, attempted murder, aiding and abetting terrorism. They were on Monday denied bail by Masaka High Court Judge, Lawrence Tweyanze saying that their release would jeopardize investigations since they are currently under trial.
08:30
08:30

Oulanyah Criticizes Legal Committee for Turning Away Deputy Attorney General 6 1

The chairperson of the committee Robinah Rwakoojo told Parliament that her committee could not proceed with a meeting with Kafuuzi after he informed the committee that he was not holding the portfolio for the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.
17:59
17:59

Oulanyah Asks MPs to Develop Children’s Legislative Agenda 6 1

Oulanyah accused the members of failing to come up with a legislative agenda for children after a speech delivered by the Forum Chairperson, Margaret Makokha, the Namayingo Woman MP made no mention of it.
17:29
17:29

Speaker Directs MDAs to Stop Funding Parliament Committees 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has directed that no Ministry, Department and Agency of government should finance activities of House committees since this undermines the independence and authority of the institution.
18:20
18:20

Oulanyah Throws Out Saved Business from Tenth Parliament Parliament Business 5 1

The Speaker’s guidance means that government Bills that lapsed with the Tenth Parliament will now have to be published, reprinted and introduced in Parliament afresh, the same applies to Private Members Bills.
19:18
19:18

EU Wants Parliament to Prioritize Sexual Offences, National Legal Aid Bills EU Ambassadors 4 1

Ambassador Merrifield said that the EU delegation would like to have further meetings with parliament on a section of Bills that they have been following closely.
16:40
16:40

EU Ambassadors Court Speaker Oulanyah on DGF Suspension European Union 1 3

The fund which was started to provide well-coordinated support to various entities in Uganda was suspended early this year after President Yoweri Museveni accused the Ministry of Finance of irregularly authorizing funding, to a tune 500 billion Shillings, to be operated exclusively by foreign missions in Uganda.
15:51
15:51

Parliament Honours Orthodox Archbishop Jonah Lwanga 1 1

Oulanyah described the late Archbishop as a true spiritual leader who was unequivocal on issues of human rights and democracy.
15:50
15:50

Oulanyah Asks Ugandans to Pray for the Sick, and Not Declare them Dead Parliament 3 1

Oulanyah last presided over Parliament at the reading of the 2021/2022 financial year Budget at Kololo Independence Grounds shortly after his election as Speaker of Parliament. But his absence from the public triggered speculation about his heath, with media reports indicating that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
14:14
14:14

I am Alive and well, Speaker Oulanyah Reports Parliament 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he is alive and well despite reports that he has been unwell.
21:13
21:13

Speaker Oulanyah Returns from United Kingdom Parliament 1

Sources close to Oulanyah say that he returned on Friday from the United Kingdom.
16:47
16:47

MPs Task Deputy Speaker on Oulanyah Absence 3 2 Top story

Among said that there was no leadership vacuum in the institution and requested MPs to proceed with other serious business on the Order Paper.
14:27
14:27

Deputy Speaker Anita Among Explains Oulanyah’s Absence plenary 1 1

According to Deputy Speaker of Parliament Annet Anita Among, with the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, they agreed on a working schedule that will see them work in 'shifts' of two months each.
19:54
19:54

Speaker Oulanyah In UK To Visit His Son - Chris Obore COVID-19 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah conducted several COVID-19 tests from 2nd June to 22 June before travel, and in all he emerged negative according to family sources.
17:07
17:07

Speaker Oulanyah Operating from Committee Room Jacob Oulanyah 1 1

The office of the Speaker has been occupied for the past 10-years by the former Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. However, she lost the seat to her former deputy and Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah in a vote held at the beginning of the eleventh parliament last month.
17:08
17:08

Oulanyah Tasks MPs on Responsive Representation 2 1

Oulanyah was this afternoon delivering a speech during the opening of the 1st Session of the Eleventh Parliament prior to the delivery of the State of Nation Address by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
10:56
10:56

Oulanyah Contacts Parties Over Formation of Appointments Committee NRM 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he has informally contacted leaders of the political parties represented in Parliament over the nomination of members to the appointments committee.
19:28
19:28

I'll Execute My Mandate With Utmost Diligence -Oulanyah 2 1 Top story

The Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has pledged to execute with outmost diligence the mandate given to him as head of the legislature.
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