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17:32
17:32

Prime Minister Order Investigation into Relief Items 1 3

The Premier on Tuesday rejected an assortment of relief items meant for flood victims in Kasese district due to poor quality. The items included 1,000 mosquito nets, 100 floor mops presented as blankets, 100 mats, 20,000 kilograms of beans, 40,000 kilograms of maize flour, 2,000 kilograms of sugar, 1,35o jerricans, 2,000 tarpaulin, 1,000 basins and 100 cartons of laundry soap.
13:57
13:57

Energy Transition: Is Investment in Crude Oil Refinery Worth It? 1 2 Top story

While some studies and analysts say the future of the refinery sector is likely to be challenging especially in the second half of the century, Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) which will own 40% of the refinery has indicated that the project will remain profitable.
10:53
10:53

Health Committee Seeks Support for Private Non-Profit Health Institutions medical bureaus 1 2

The facilities are all well equipped, highly specialized and offering some of the services that cannot even be found in government hospitals. For instance, Lacor hospital in Gulu has two anesthesiologists in the whole region, while Pope John’s Hospital of Atapara (Aber) has a CT Scan for detecting bones and joint problems.
08:17
08:17

Akol Calls for Unity as He Assumes Acholi Parliamentary Group Leadership 2 1

Akol, the Kilak North Member of Parliament was elected to lead APG for a two-and-a-half-year tenure on Thursday from Parliament. He collected 11 votes to defeat Omoro District Woman Member of Parliament Catherine Lamwaka who had 10 votes. The two other contenders; Phillip Okin Ojara and Hillary Onek Obaloker stepped down before the polls.
20:39
20:39

Nabbanja Responds to Two Questions in Maiden Prime Minister's Time 1 5

The Prime Minister’s Question Time is provided for under Rule 41 of the House rules of procedure and it is every Thursday scheduled to start at 4:00pm and last for only 45 minutes. During this time, the Premier responds to several questions raised by Members of Parliament regarding government policy, projects, performance of agencies and authorities and others.
16:47
16:47

Deputy Speaker Tasks Health Committee on Status of Health Facilities hospitals 5 1

Among issued the directive on Thursday afternoon during the plenary session. She gave the committee chaired by Koboko Municipality MP, Charles Ayume one month to report back to Parliament.
10:59
10:59

Acholi MPs to Reach Consensus on APG Positions 6 1

At least 16 legislators have so far declared interests in the various positions of APG out of nine are for top slots by Tuesday, the closing date for declaration of interest, ahead of Thursday’s election.
10:34
10:34

How Uganda Plays a Key Role In Global Illicit Wildlife Trade pandemic poachers 1 Top story

Criminal organizations in Uganda and East Africa are linked to ivory and of recently heavily linked to pangolin trafficking. A third of hunters and traders interviewed in Uganda reported that traffickers take advantage of the weak border controls and security challenges in northern Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan to offload the scales they collected, sometimes concealing themselves as impoverished locals to avoid detection at known checkpoints.
21:10
21:10

Prime Minister Tables Lists of Covid Relief Cash Beneficiaries COVID-19 relief 4 1

Nabanjja said that the Ministry of Finance released 53.5 billion Shillings and so far, 41.35 billion Shillings have been paid out.
17:24
17:24

Henry Waiswa Appointed Interim Clerk to Parliament 1 2

Kibirige was retired by President Yoweri Museveni in public interest and replaced with former Minister of Defence, Adolf Mwesige. But Among informed parliament this afternoon that Waisswa had in the interim been appointed to handle the duties of a Clerk to Parliament due to incomplete formalities regarding Mwesige’s appointment
16:47
16:47

MPs Task Deputy Speaker on Oulanyah Absence 2 3 Top story

Among said that there was no leadership vacuum in the institution and requested MPs to proceed with other serious business on the Order Paper.
16:26
16:26

NRM Courts Independent MPs to Support Gov't Legislative Agenda 1 3

The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party is currently courting Independent legislators with a view of gaining their support for government’s legislative agenda in the Eleventh Parliament.
14:45
14:45

Opposition MPs Scoff at PM Nabbanja for Banning Food Distribution 1 2

Early this week, Nabbanja stated that politicians were causing people to converge as they scramble for food, which exposes them to the risks of contracting COVID-19. She guided that the politicians either send out money to people’s mobile phone accounts or give the food to established COVID-19 task-forces at their respective districts, to allow for proper distribution to the needy.
13:56
13:56

Parliament Fixes Date for EALA MP By Election James Kakooza 1

The seat fell vacant after the death of one of Uganda's nine representatives Mathias Kasamba on April 27th 2021.
13:31
13:31

Gov’t Tasked to Expedite Implementation of Islamic Banking 1 3

According to Mugalu, if implemented, Islamic Banking would help several people during the current difficulties in the economy caused by the Covid-19 pandemic
11:46
11:46

Mufti Mubaje Criticizes Gov’t Covid Relief Cash 5 1 Top story

The Mufti advised the government to procure food and deliver it to the households like it was done in last year’s lockdown.
07:34
07:34

Minister Hilary Onek Seeks to Become Leader of Acholi MPs Parliament 4 1

According to Olanya, the expression of interests ends on Tuesday, and only members who have expressed interest will be considered. He says they do not expect members to use party lines in deciding on the chairperson but look at the interest of members.This is after reports that some contestants for the sit had already started mobilizing members based on party lines, starting to cause division.
07:09
07:09

Nambooze's Resolve Never to Meet Museveni Upsets MPs on Assurances Committee 2 Top story

Committee Chairperson Betty Nambooze says she is unwell due to the pain inflicted on her life by the President’s soldiers during the 2017 fracas in Parliament when a section of Opposition MPs were ejected from the Chambers as they protested the removal of the Presidential age limit. As such, she says another member can lead the committee for the session should the need to meet President Museveni ever arise.
17:49
17:49

PAC Will Live by Ethical and Professional Standards – Sseggona 1 6

The Public Accounts Committee is appointed by Parliament to examine the accounts of different Ministries, Missions Abroad, and other entities in the Central Government, showing the appropriation of funds for public expenditure and how they were spent.
14:27
14:27

Pray for Protection of Our Land, Kabaka Asks Muslims Mailo Land 1 Top story

“We appeal to all believers participating in this animal sacrifice to do it with a purpose of beseeching God to save us, have mercy on us, and continue blocking all paths and voices targeting our properties, especially ownership of land in a move to undermine and create hatred for Buganda in various ways” Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II.
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