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15:36
15:36

Moroto MPs Refuse to Donate UGX 20m to District Covid-19 Taskforce parliament 3

John Baptist Lokii, the MP for Matheniko County and Stella Atyang, the Moroto District Woman MP informed the District COVID-19 taskforce that they will not hand over the money to the district.
19:31
19:31

COVID-19; MP Akol Faults Parliament for Ignoring Laxity at Entebbe Airport Anthony Akol 3 1

Akol was asked to leave the house on Thursday and advised to self-quarantine after telling members that he had been to South Korea and South Africa in recent days. South Korea, one of the country’s worst hit by the pandemic, has reported nearly 8,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus with at least 71 deaths.
12:44
12:44

Some Health Workers Think Cancer is a Virus– Dr Orem nutrition 2 1

Dr Orem also disclosed that some health workers have limited knowledge on cancer and can neither counsel nor diagnose patients correctly.
19:15
19:15

Ssekikubo Asks Gov’t to Compensate Cattle keepers, Traders parliament 1 2 Top story

Addressing the Committee, the Lwemiyaga LC V Councilor, Robert Ambikiire accused Tumwine of setting up a team to extort money from cattle traders to grant them permission to transport their animals to cattle markets and abattoirs.
16:48
16:48

Zaake Probe Reveals CCTV Coverage Gap in Parliament UGanda Police Force 3 1 Top story

Zaake is accused of confronting Prof. Nawangwe when he appeared before the Education Committee of parliament that was investigating the stalemate at Makerere University following the implementation of the 15 percent tuition policy increment.
19:13
19:13

Minister Bahati Pleads With MPs to Approve UGX 415bn Loan for Irrigation loans 1 3

Some of the areas include medium scale Irrigation schemes in Kabarole, Oyam, Kween, Nebbi, Butaleja, and Omoro. Others are small scale Irrigation schemes Arua, Ntoroko, Ibanda, Dokolo, Butambala, Gomba, Rukungiri,Kisoro,Kaabong, Napak,Manafwa among others.
19:29
19:29

Climate Change Committee Seeks to Activate Tree Fund tree planting 1 1

The committee will initiate and scrutinize bills, coordinate activities and make recommendations to Parliament on the legal and institutional mechanism to address climate change. It was established against a background of challenges the country is facing in mitigating the effects of climate change.
17:05
17:05

President Museveni Sought Salary Advance after 2016 Polls parliament 2 1 Top story

This was uncovered as a team from State House interfaced with the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament this morning. The committee is scrutinizing queries raised by the Auditor General, in his report for the financial year ending June 2018.
09:41
09:41

MPs Fail to Access Tabled Electoral Reforms Attorney General 1 2

When a bill is tabled for first reading, MPs are provided copies for easy reference. It is also a culture for the bills tabled before Parliament to be forwarded to the Parliament Library and also uploaded on the Parliament website. However, this was not the case for the tabled reforms.
10:46
10:46

Engineer Declines to Handover Lubowa Hospital Office parliament 1 1

Wakabi was appointed for a six months’ contract from December 1 2018, to take on a subcontracted role, which involved protecting the interests of the government and ensuring that the other contractors on the task adhere to the project specifications.
06:11
06:11

Parliament Demands Regular Updates on Lubowa Hospital Enrica Pinneti 1 2

According to Aceng, there is conflict between the contractors ROKO and FINASI following the entrance of another contractor China Power to do civil works.  
18:29
18:29

Coffee Cooperatives Welcome Registration of Farmers coffee farmers 1 2

Ankole and Kibinge Coffee Cooperative (ACPCU) have welcomed the proposal to register coffee farmers saying it will facilitate extension services and address gaps in production and processing.
19:06
19:06

MPs Decry Delays in Issuance of National IDs NIRA 1 4

Several MPs also observed that they had spent more than a year trying to process national IDs in vain. The MPs demanded that the issuance of identity cards be extended to the lowest local Governments, get rid of middlemen who broker ID replacements and issuance.
18:30
18:30

Parliament Asks Gov't to Clarify Revision of Retirement Age jobless youth 1 3

Her concern stems from a statement attributed to the Public Service Ministry Permanent Secretary, Catherine Bitarakwate on Friday last week indicating that Uganda lacks specialists because they retire at 60 years of age when they can still serve the country.
14:55
14:55

Kadaga Faults Absentee MPs over Allowances parliament 4 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has faulted members of Parliament for appending their signatures for allowances, yet they do not attend Plenary and committee sittings.
17:35
17:35

Federation Cautions Against Whipping Coffee Farmers parliament 1 3

Byamukama was making reference to the ongoing discussion on the National Coffee bill 2018 which is currently being scrutinized by Parliament's Agriculture committee. The bill proposes the registration of farmers, capturing details of the size of land, the number of coffee trees and particulars of the farmers, coffee buyers and sellers among others.
18:14
18:14

Coffee Federation Asks Gov't to Use Existing Groups to Register Farmers coffee bill 1 2

The Uganda Coffee Federation (UCF) has proposed that the registration of farmers be conducted by value chain actors through their affiliated groups instead of Government registering them.
18:45
18:45

MPs Query Slow Verification of Cooperative Unions War Claims parliament 2 1

A number of unions are seeking compensation of assets that were lost during the National Resistance movement struggle, Hostilities by the Lord’s Resistance Army, atrocities during Idi Amin’s regime, and different regime changes among others.
20:49
20:49

Deputy Speaker Demands Report on Labour Export betty nambooze 1 2

Oulanyah demanded a statement from Government on the number of companies exporting labour, the illegal companies and those that are blacklisted among others.
18:26
18:26

Broadcasters Faulted for Failing to Stand up to UCC media freedom 1 3

The matter came up this morning when a team of NAB officials led by Vice chairperson Peter Ssematimba was today appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Human rights to answer to cases of rights violations of Journalists, UCC directives and poor pay for journalists by media houses.
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