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16:35
16:35

MPs, Defence Minister Clash over Budget policy statement 2

The MPs suspended the meeting accusing the Defence Minister Adolf Mwesige of disrespecting them. Mwesige had appeared before the committee with other officials from the Ministry to present their policy statement for the coming financial year 2019/2020.
16:58
16:58

Oulanyah: No Report on Kasese Killings 1 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has revealed that the report on the 2016 Kasese killings is not yet drafted one year after investigations were carried out. The Defence and Internal Affairs committee of Parliament chaired by Mityana Woman MP Judith Nabakooba was in December 2016 directed by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to probe into the attack on the Rwenzururu Kingdom palace in Kasese town on November 27, 2016.
11:13
11:13

MPs Demand UGX 28Bn for E-Passports 1

The full implementation of the project requires US 100 million, which is unfunded in the 2017/2018 financial year budget. The issuance of E-passport by the National Citizen and Immigration Control was planned to start by January 2017.
13:36
13:36

Reinstate Allowances For Soldiers In Somalia - MPs somalia deployment

The Defence committee wants government to engage with the European Union EU, United Nations UN and other stakeholders with a view to reinstate the original troop allowance levels saying that the current rate is way below the risk exposure of the countries soldiers while in operations.
14:22
14:22

Minister, MP Clash Over Kaweesi Murder Suspects 5 1 Top story

Tempers flared today in Parliaments defence and Internal Affairs committee over the suspects recently named in the murder of Assistant Inspector General of Police AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
16:29
16:29

Controversy as IGP Kayihura Privately Meets MPs mp judith nabakooba 5

Police Chief Kale Kayihura is meeting a group of legislators led by defence committee chairperson Judith Nabakooba. But Shadow Minister for Internal Affairs Muwanga Kivumbi says the meeting which is taking place at Lake Victoria Serena, Kigo is a very unusual arrangement.
17:22
17:22

Speaker Directs House Committee to Probe Kasese Killings kasese attacks 3

Rose Akol, the Internal Affairs minister regretted the killings in her statement to the house. She explained that government has intensified joint operations comprised of the army and police to contain the situation.
11:44
11:44

Akullo to Parliament: I learnt of Second Pension Scam Report in Media pension arrears 6 1

"This case was a complex case in terms of the method which was used to steal the money, so it became complex because a number of ghosts to a tune of at least 2,000 which had to be created for the persons who allegedly stole this money to have a total of 169billion stolen," says Akullo.
18:37
18:37

MPs Reject UGX204bn Budget For Policing 2016 Elections 5 1 Top story

The 204billion Shillings request is more than half the total budget for the Electoral Commission for the financial year 2015/2016. EC that is mandated to organise elections has a budget of 376billion Shillings.
15:17
15:17

Proposed Law Seeks to Ban Mairungi Cultivation

All the prohibited plants listed under the Fourth Schedule of the Bill are Cannabis (Marijuana), Catha edulius (Mairungi, Khat), Coca bush, Papaver Somniferum and Papaver Setigerum.
15:42
15:42

MPs Want EC Delinked from Registration of Persons Bill 4

Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi, the Butambala county MP and shadow internal affairs minister says the independence of EC is provided for under the Electoral Commission Act, Cap 140.
16:19
16:19

Police Officials Bounced as MPs Question Kayihura Absence uganda police force 3

The Uganda Police team led by Internal Affairs minister Gen. Aronda Nyakairima and Deputy Inspector General of Police Steven Ochola was bounced by angry legislators despite explanations that Gen. Kayihura was up country on duty. Committee members instead accused him of deliberately avoiding committee sessions.
18:01
18:01

Ugx 27 Billion Needed for Biometric Passports parliament 3

Issuance of Biometric passports is a requirement by the International Civil Aviation Organization as a standard procedure for reducing fraud, aviation related crimes and hurdles at international airports. Countries across the world have until December 2015 to fulfill the requirement.
17:50
17:50

MPs Want Inquiry Into Public Demonstrations 2

The Parliamentary Defence and Internal Affairs Committee is pushing for an inquest into increased public demonstrations as a way of promoting unity, consensus and stability in the country.
17:54
17:54

Legal Expert: Internal Affairs Minister Wrong To Lapse The Amnesty Act car 3

Recently civil society organizations and some members of the public petitioned the deputy speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah arguing that this is likely to counter the very objective of the amnesty commission. This is especially for the many children who were forced to join the Lord’s Resistance Army and are now discouraged to return home which may prolong the conflict.
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