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16:26
16:26

Pictorial: Vetting of New Ministers Parliament

Raphael Magyezi, the Igara East MP who was appointed Minister of Local Government was the first to appear before the committee followed by Judith Nabakooba, the Mityana Woman MP and former Police Spokesperson who was appointed Minister for Information, Communication and Technology (ICT).
16:19
16:19

Pictorial: UPDF 10 Day Countrywide Recruitment Exercise Starts UPDF recruitment Top story

Prospective applicants must be Ugandans aged between 18 and 25 years (regular recruits) while professional recruits are required to be between 18 and 30 years.
14:16
14:16

Pictorial: Decorations Ahead of Christmas Celebration Top story

Christmas is celebrated annually on December 25th to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. Ahead of the D-day, celebrants take to different places to shop for the festivities and their loved ones, something that partly explains why different business centers decorate to attract customers.
10:41
10:41

Pictorial: A Visit to Tiira Mining Sites, Busia

The artisanal Miners under Busia United Artisanal and Small Scale Miners Association and Tiira Small Scale Mining Association-TISMA are specifically pointing out Busia Resident District Commissioner, Hassan Kato Matanda for deploying, the army at the Tiira mining site to harass them.
07:48
07:48

Pictorial: European Union Envoys Visit Kiprotich National High Altitude Training Centre

The Ambassadors kicked off their day with a tour of a demonstration farm of Joel Cherop supported by the Netherlands at Kapenjuria Village in Kapchorwa village. They could later visit the Kiprotich National High Altitude Training Centre at Teryet, Kapchorwa where they toured the facility and engaged with World Cross Country champion Joshua Cheptegei, Olympic marathon champion Stephen Kiprotich, 2019 World Athletics gold medalist Halima Nakayi, middle distance runner Winnie Nanyondo and others.
19:42
19:42

Pictorial: EU Ambassadors Tour Tororo Solar Plant, Malaba One Stop Border Post Top story

On Tuesday, the team met human rights activists at Mt. Elgon Hotel in Mbale before moving out to visit the Tororo Solar Power Plant that was launched in 2017. However, the envoys learnt that the prevailing rainy weather has affected the production capacity of the plant currently producing less than 4 megawatts a day instead of 10MW.
07:54
07:54

Pictorial: EU Ambassadors Retreat Kicks Off in Mbale Henk Jan Bakker Top story

On Monday, the Ambassadors met Mbale district officials, the District Police Commander, Resident District Commissioner and others in a closed door meeting. They also met the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders in the district.
17:54
17:54

Pictorial: Kadaga, Ethiopian Counterpart Meet

During his meeting with Kadaga, they agreed to further cooperation in the oil and energy sector, which both countries are currently pursuing. They also pledged to cooperate on the exploitation and development of solar energy.
14:37
14:37

Pictorial: Parliament’s Appointments Committee Vets New Judges 1 Top story

The Committee chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga kicked off the vetting process with interaction with Monica Kalegira Mugenyi who has been serving as Principal Judge at the East African Court of Justice in Tanzania. She was moments after followed by lawyer Muzamiru Mutangula Kibedi.
15:49
15:49

Pictorial: 21st National Prayer Breakfast Top story

Pastor Johnny Enlow, the Founder of Restore 7 Organisation USA and Author of the Seven Mountain Prophecy delivered the key note address at the prayers attended by President Yoweri Museveni, First Lady Janet Museveni, Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine and legislators among others.
15:24
15:24

Pictorial: 5th Women’s Forum of the National Prayer Breakfast Top story

Hosted by Speaker of Parliamentm Rebecca Kadaga, the women prayed and held discussions on different topics including the power of character in family, education and mentor-ship, leadership, administration and access to justice among others.
18:50
18:50

Pictorial: OIC Speaker's Conference Opens Top story

The OIC member countries are Algeria, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. The officials are set to discuss among others corporation among their countries, human rights, and support to education and health facilities.
10:20
10:20

Pictorial: Commonwealth Delegates Tour Uganda

Delegates, spouses and accompanying persons to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) on Friday toured the Uganda Wildlife Conservation and Education Centre, Entebbe, the Uganda Equator and Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.
20:29
20:29

Pictorial: President Museveni Opens Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

The conference attended by delegates from different countries including Canada, Australia, United Kingdom (UK), Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, India and others is under the theme “Adaption, Engagement and Evolution of Parliaments in a rapidly changing Commonwealth.”
17:48
17:48

Pictorial: Commonwealth Delegates Visit to Bulange

At Lubiri, the delegates were taken through the Palace norms, culture and also visited the former armoury of the late President Iddi Amin Dada. Buganda premier Charles Peter Mayiga took the delegates through the Kingdom’s history and the role of the Buganda Lukiiko or Parliament.
19:45
19:45

Pictorial: Day One of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Top story

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference on Monday kicked off at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo with mainly two meetings including the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference and the Small Branches Conference.
13:16
13:16

Pictorial: A Glimpse into the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference prime minister Top story

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) has today started at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo, 52 years after Uganda hosted the Conference.
18:19
18:19

Pictorial: MP’s Botched Visit to Suspected Safe Houses Top story

The visit to the facilities was prompted by a directive from the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to the committee to investigate the alleged presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba and Kyengera where several Ugandans are reportedly tortured.
12:50
12:50

Pictorial: Hundreds Turn Up for 2019 Rotary Cancer Run Top story

Hundreds of participants on Sunday Converged at Kololo Independence Grounds to take part in the annual Rotary Cancer Run
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