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15:11
15:11

Tenth Parliament Out-Performs Previous One in First Year absenteeism 4 1

Atkins Katusabe, the Bukonjo County West MP describes the absenteeism of ministers that has marred the first session of the tenth parliament as a tragedy and national scandal.
17:50
17:50

Gov't Moves to Amend Terrorism Act ruth nankabirwa 3

While addressing journalists under Uganda Parliamentary Press Association-UPPA this morning, the Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa, said government intends to amend the Anti-terrorism Act to include the definition of terrorism accepted globally.
07:36
07:36

Accountability Committees Shine in a Largely Quiet Parliament tenth parliament 2

The committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises COSASE helped the government to recover 32 billion Shillings from four Chinese companies that were irregularly profiteering from the money. The money was part of the 47.7 billion Shillings that Uganda National Roads Authority UNRA had advanced to the companies to compensate people affected by road construction projects.
18:50
18:50

Clerk Recalls Parliament plenary sitting 1

The parliament commission is expected to table government business that the 10th parliament is to deliberate on in the first session.
17:45
17:45

Three Buildings Shortlisted for Parliament Office Space tenth parliament 1 1

The buildings that have been fronted include Queen Chambers, which previously housed the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs along parliamentary Avenue while the other two are newly constructed buildings on Portal Avenue and Lumumba Avenue respectively.
18:59
18:59

Ministers Stall Business in Parliament tenth parliament 6 1 Top story

The trio including Education Minister, Janet Kataha Museveni, Internal Affairs State Minister, Obiga Kania and their Security counterpart, Henry Tumukunde were lined up on the order paper to present statements to parliament from issues in their dockets.
11:10
11:10

Acholi MPs Outline Priorities for Tenth Parliament 5 1

Oil discovered in Nwoya district is top on the agenda, others are; land dispute, Education, poverty eradication, peace and unity.
06:47
06:47

Pictorial: 2016 State of the Nation Address tenth parliament

On Tuesday afternoon, President Yoweri Museveni delivered the State of the Nation Address and also opened the first session of the Tenth parliament.
06:24
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Full 2016 State of the Nation Address tenth parliament 1

In fulfillment of the Constitutional requirement under Article 101 1 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, I am here to deliver the State of the Nation Address, 2016.
18:30
18:30

Army Legislators Lobby for Neutral Space army mps 6 1 Top story

Major Gen Onesmus Pecos Kuteesa raised concern about the current sitting arrangement during the day orientation exercise of newly elected legislators. According to Kuteesa, the current sitting arrangement, which places them on the government side, puts them in a fix.
15:33
15:33

Burahya County MP Margaret Muhanga Takes Oath tenth parliament 2 1

Muhanga, who had missed the swearing-in ceremonies that ended on Wednesday, took the oaths this afternoon at an event presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
15:10
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MPs Spend Big on Swearing in Parties mps spending big 5 1

Dickson Ogwangokul, Ugandas Deputy Ambassador in Washington DC told URN that they spent Shillings 3 million on transporting Okellos supporters from Kole to Kampala. Safina Nabatanzi, a supporter of Cissy Dionizia Namujju, the Lwengo Woman MP, said the legislator hired taxis for her supporters in each of the sub counties in the district.
09:58
09:58

Pictorial: Parliament Concludes Swearing in MPs of Tenth Parliament clerk to parliament

A total of 426 MPs of the 427 MPs took their oaths of Allegiance and of Member of Parliament in the event held at the South Wing of Parliament.
19:28
19:28

Burahya MP-Elect Muhanga Misses Swearing In clerk to parliament 1

Margaret Mugisa Muhanga, the MP-elect for Burahya in Kabarole district did not show up for the three days event, which commenced on Monday.
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National Theatre Cashes in on MPs Swearing tenth parliament 2 1

David Mubiru, a dealer in T-shirts said the business was not moving as he had anticipated, saying people didnt have money to buy his merchandise.
16:45
16:45

Jewish Rabbi Sworn In as MP abayudaya 4 1 Top story

Wambedde becomes the first Jew to join the Ugandan parliament. After taking his oath, Wambedde told URN that his presence in the Tenth parliament is a new dawn for the country.
07:59
07:59

Pictorial: Day Two of Swearing in MPs of Tenth Parliament new mps take oath

In an attempt to add color to their first act as legislators, some members came with troupes dressed in traditional attire, who danced and ululated as they led or followed their MPs up the stairs to the podium set at the entrance to the Main Building.
07:27
07:27

Opposition MPs Resolve to Fight for Political Space dr. kizza besigye 8 1

Roland Mugume, the Rukungiri Municipality MP says there is need to create political space for all former presidential candidates to contribute to the development of the country.
18:50
18:50

Unemployment Threatening National Security – Army Mps cdf katumba wamala 6 1

UPDF elected ten representatives to the Tenth Parliament. The legislators sworn in today include Chief of Defence Forces CDF Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, Col. Felix Kulayigye Mutiini, Maj. Gen Onesmus Pecos Kuteesa, Captain Susan Lakot Oruni and Lt. Gen Ivan Koreta.
14:51
14:51

Pictorial: Day One of Swearing in MPs of the Tenth Parliament new mps take oath

The Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige kicked off the event by making a proclamation to administer the oath of allegiance and oath of Member of Parliament for the 145 out of the 426 MPs to be sworn in on day one of the three-day exercise.
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