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18:04
18:04

UTL Libya Owners in Uganda Over Ailing Company 4

David Bahati, State Minister of Finance told the select committee that the Libyan company has since last year failed to inject funds into the company due to financial challenges and international sanctions.
18:29
18:29

Finance Minister Wants UBC Board, Top Managers Sacked 2

While presenting the national budget framework paper for the 2017/18 financial year before the Budget committee this afternoon, Kasaija noted that a recent audit by the Finance Ministry found that most of the problems surrounding UBC are linked to mismanagement.
18:24
18:24

MPs Demand for Irrigation Policy 4 1

The request was triggered by a proposed allocation of 129 billion Shillings for irrigation and facilitating operation wealth creation, a government program started to enhance household participation in commercial agricultural production.
17:28
17:28

Lawyer Withdraws Petition Against Oil Cash Debate interim court order 2 1

Eric Sabiiti petitioned the Constitutional Court, seeking an interim order to bar Parliament from debating handouts to government officials involved in a tax arbitration case between Uganda and Heritage Oil.
17:46
17:46

Lawyer Apologizes to Speaker Over Oil Cash Bonus Order kacita 3 1

URN tried in vain to reach Attorney General to establish how much he has gone with implementing the directive from the speaker.
12:39
12:39

Judiciary Advises Parliament to Appeal Oil Bonus court Order heritage oil 1

In a short statement issued today morning, Chief Registrar Paul Gadenya says the Judiciary has noted that Parliament is aggrieved by the decision of the Constitutional Court and advises the institution to appeal the order.
19:33
19:33

Kadaga Defies Court, Calls Oil Bonus Order ‘Stupid' 4 1 Top story

Kadaga, who this evening chaired a rather charged up plenary sitting, out rightly, dismissed the injunction allowing Mbarara Municipality MP, Michael Tusiime, to table a motion calling for a House committee to investigate circumstances under which the officers received payments.
15:46
15:46

Parliament Issues 60-Day Ultimatum on LC Polls 4 1

Raphael Magyezi, the chairman of the Public Service and Local Government Committee of Parliament, which scrutinized the bill, says that the absence of a legal LC system for the last 16 years has posed a challenge to governance, service delivery and administration in the villages.
17:41
17:41

MPs Split Over “Presidential Handshake” Motion

Uganda Radio Network has learnt that two MPs; Mbarara Municipality MP Michael Tusiime and Ndorwa East MP Wilfred Niwagaba both wanted to present a petition to Parliament to investigate the circumstances under which the payments were made to the 42 government officers.
15:59
15:59

Electoral Commission to Purchase Building for Headquarters 1

The relocation to an alternative area is to pave way for the construction of the eastern route of the Standard Gauge Railway SGR and a fly over under the Kampala Integrated Transport Management System.
18:06
18:06

URA Defends UGX 6B Tax Dispute Pay Out attorney general

In a statement issued today, Sarah Birungi Banage, the Assistant Commissioner Public and Corporate Affairs defends the payment, stating that following Ugandas victory, the Attorney Generals office recommended that the multi sectoral team on the case be commended and appreciated with a Presidential Handshake.
16:41
16:41

EC Needs Money To Compile New Voters Register 3 1 Top story

According to Sam Rwakoojo, EC Secretary, the need for the new register is to enable the commission verify voters in the villages across the country, where the elections for LC 1, LC 2 and women councils will take place.
18:22
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Fresh Details Emerge On UGX 6B Oil Case Payout 2 1 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni met with Doris Akol, Uganda Revenue Authority URA Commissioner General on May 17, 2015 at Rwakitura in Kiruhura district to discuss government court win over Heritage Oil and Gas Limited in early 2015.
18:15
18:15

EC: LC 1 Campaigns Premature ministry of finance 3

EC spokesperson, Jotham Taremwa told URN in an interview today that the commission has not yet issued any guidelines nor appointed or gazetted dates for purposes of conducting the elections.
17:26
17:26

KCCA Installs Traffic Lights At Fairway Junction world bank 1

Constructed by China Railway Seventh Group Company Ltd to ease traffic congestion along Yusuf Lule Road during peak hours, the junction was unsupported by traffic lights and road marks. The junction has, however, been a spot of confusion for motorists for months since September 2016, with drivers clueless on which lanes to use.
15:25
15:25

Besigye Renews Call For Dialogue, Sets Terms national dialogue 3 1

Citing numerous attempts calls for dialogue; Besigye says he will not be party to talks called by Museveni, stating that an independent person must be trustworthy and credible and should look at a mechanism to implement solutions.
16:23
16:23

Museveni: Uganda Airlines Revival On Course new year messages

In his New Year message, President Yoweri Museveni has said the revival of Uganda Airlines is on course. This, the president says, will reduce on the financial haemorrhage to other airlines by Ugandans and those travelling to Uganda.
13:37
13:37

Police Deploys 20 Sidecars In Kampala security in kampala 2 1

According to Emilian Kayima, Kampala Metropolitan Area police spokesperson, the side cars were purchased to boost the forces efforts in community policing through improving its response mechanisms.
17:59
17:59

Kasese MPs: No Talks Without Mumbere kasese clashes 2 1 Top story

During the meeting between President Museveni and MPs on Wednesday at his farm in Kisozi in Gomba district, the legislators also demanded for the Omusingas unconditional release, as well as those of more than 150 royal guards also on remand in Luzira prison.
17:05
17:05

MPs Split Over Lower Council Election Debate 3

The committee was today expected to meet with the Minister of Finance, Matia Kasaija, Local Government Minister, Tom Butime and Gender Minister Janat Mukwaya to discuss modalities on the elections, including budget allocations for the elections. However, the ministers did not turn up.
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