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20:51
20:51

NSSF Declares 11.23% in Interest to Members

The National Social Security Fund NSSF has declared 11.23 percent as interest on members contributions for 2016/17.
20:15
20:15

Suspended MPs Speak Out After Arrest 1 1

Five of the MPs are still hospitalised while others are home, some with injuries. Those still in hospital include Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, currently at Rubaga Hospital after the medical team from Kadic Hospital declined to admit him because he was taken in a bad condition.
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19:30

Secrecy Law Aiding Public Officials to Deny Citizens Information 5 1

Harmonising laws on access to information emerged as a major issue today when public officials, policy makers, civil society, and scholars gathered in Kampala to commemorate the International Day on Access to Information. Participants noted that despite the enactment of access to public information law 12 years ago; several public officers in Uganda still hide under the Official Secrets Act, a 1964 piece of legislation that barred public officials from disclosing information to the public.
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18:46

NRM MPs Praise Kadaga for Suspending Colleagues raid on parliament 2 1 Top story

Several Members of Parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement today took to the floor to shower praises at the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for close to three hours in a House abandoned by the Opposition.
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18:09

Mak Don Warns Museveni Against Forcing Ugandans into Exile age limit debate 2

According to Mwambustya, Museveni has been an improvement from Obote but risks being compromised should he fail to listen to the peoples voices.
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17:47

Slow, Quiet Start after Chaos at Parliament nrm fdc

It was a quiet atmosphere at Parliament today as legislators turned up for the afternoon sitting just a day after 25 of their colleagues were arrested amidst chaos. The singing, clapping and wearing of red ribbons, which had become a trademark for the opposition legislators over the last three sittings, were missing today.
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Only 7000 to Benefit from Free Yellow Fever Vaccination nms 4 1

Ignatius Mugwanya, a fresh food vendor says that he was prompted to attend the URA tax payers week to be vaccinated against yellow fever.
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Opposition Boycott Parliament until Suspended Colleagues Return age limit removal 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza, has announced that the opposition will boycott three parliament sessions, in solidarity with their colleagues who were suspended on Wednesday.
16:10
16:10

I Planned Raid on Parliament - IGP Kayihura plain clothed men 2 1

The Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has said he planned and coordinated the raid on Parliament on Wednesday in which security forces arrested 24 legislators. Kayihuras revelation comes hours after the police forensic team commenced investigations into violence and vandalism of property that unfolded inside the Chambers on Wednesday, shortly before a motion to remove presidential age limits was tabled.
14:03
14:03

Police Starts Investigating Vandalism Inside Parliament Chambers investigations 1

The police forensic team has pitched camp at Parliament to investigate violence and vandalism of property that unfolded inside the Chambers on Wednesday, shortly before a motion to remove presidential age limits was tabled.
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12:27

Mak Dons Defend Student Anti-Age Limit Protests article 102 (b) 6 1

Prof. Archangel Byaruhanga Rukooko, an expert in Epistemology, Ethics, and Applied Philosophy hails students for their activism and keeping Makerere at the top in order to ensure that their views in regard to issues that affect the country are heard.
12:03
12:03

NSSF Assets Hit UGX 8 Trillion

National Social Security Fund--NSSF has increased its assets hitting the eight-trillion-shillings mark.
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11:08

Eyes of a Journalist Book Launch Finally Confirmed rwandan refugees 1 Top story

Eyes of a Journalist, a book written by veteran journalist Justus Muhanguzi Kampe, is slated to be launched today Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Hotel Africana at 5:30pm. The book brings back to life names we have not heard from for a long time that played important roles in the RPF struggle to dislodge President Juvenal Habyarimana and the Hutu majority regime in Kigali. The author shares his impatience that turns into frustration after trying in vain to meet the overall RPF commander, Major-General Fred Rwigyema.
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07:03

Pictorial: Chaos, Drama as Security Ejects Suspended MPs chaos in parliament

The 25 MPs were suspended for alleged misconduct and disrupting parliament business a day earlier. The legislators comprising mainly of opposition members, engaged security in fights leading to the destruction of microphones and benches in the chamber.
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