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17:40
17:40

PAC Probes UGX 398m Unaccounted for by the Courts 1 4

The undersecretary Maureen Kasande had been asked to explain an expenditure of 398 million Shillings which lacked supporting documents as per the Auditor General's report for the 2018/2019 financial year. Kasande had appeared before the committee alongside other accounting officers of institutions under the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS), on Monday.
13:26
13:26

Ministerial Team Mediating Kadaga, Oulanyah Conflict Parliament 1 1

The two leaders have had a bitter relationship since 2016 when Oulanyah sought to contest for the position of the Speaker of Parliament, currently occupied by Rebecca Kadaga. They have, on several occasions disagreed on who should chair plenary sittings and taking trips abroad.
14:01
14:01

Namuganza Promises to Build NRM Women’s Resilience and Livelihood 1

Persis Namuganza the Minister of Lands and an aspirant for the second National Chairperson of the NRM has said her focus will be on the welfare of women and youth in the party.
13:28
13:28

Justice Ministry Blames Treasury for Failed Procurements Solicitor General 4 1

The Solicitor General Francis Atoke refused to accept blame for failing to absorb 148m that remained unspent at the end of the 2018/2019 financial year, he insisted that the fault lies with the treasury that failed to release the funds in time.
04:41
04:41

Gov’t Chief Whip, Justice Minister Suggest Cap on Number of MPs Parliament 1 2

During the heated debate that preceded the approval, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko questioned the parameters that the government used to create the new areas. He observed that despite its high population, Kampala central was not a beneficiary of the new creations.
22:58
22:58

Parliament Approves Creation of 46 New Constituencies 5 1

The approved new constituencies are Buhweju West, Buwekula South, Kiboga West, Lamwo East, Bugangaizi South, Chekwi East, Mulanda, and Kwania North. On the same list is Buyanja East, Kagoma North, Ngariam, Agago West, Bukanga North, Bukimbiri and Nakaseke Central. These (15) were approved by Cabinet on June 15th.
17:14
17:14

MPs Heap Praises on Kadaga ahead of NRM Contest President Museveni 1 7

Members of Parliament have today thrown their weight behind the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga as she contests for Second National Chairperson of the National Resistance Movement (NRM).
17:08
17:08

MPs Question Delayed Appointment of Human Rights Commission Boss 1 3

The previous chairperson of the commission Med Sozzi Kaggwa died in November last year. However, he has never been replaced close to eight months down the road. It’s on the basis of this that the committee pointed to the gross underperformance of the commission in the absence of a fully constituted team.
13:10
13:10

MP Mbwatekamwa Shifts Political Base to Faceoff with Minister Raphael Magyezi 3 1

The legislator who has represented Kasambya county in Mubende since 2016, was born and raised in Gongo village in Igara, Bushenyi District. He has already picked nomination forms from the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party to contest for Igara West Parliamentary seat, where he is already a registered voter.
23:58
23:58

Parliament Rejects De-registration of Coffee Farmers 1 4

Parliament today unanimously rejected the proposal to deregister coffee farmers who fail to meet standards set by Government in regards to coffee growing.
22:44
22:44

MP Mwiru Tables Bill Seeking to Address Regional Imbalance in Government Appointments 1

Mwiru is specifically seeking an amendment of chapter four of the Constitution which provides for the protection and promotion of fundamental and other human rights and freedoms and an insertion of a new article to provide for affirmative action to promote equitable distribution of employment opportunities for any office in the public service based on the regions of Uganda.
16:50
16:50

PAC Questions Solicitor General Over Court Awards 1 3

The matter arose while MPs on the committee chaired by Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi were questioning an accrued cost of Shillings 18bn which was above the ministry’s approved annual budget of Shillings 138.2bn for the year in review.
07:48
07:48

Gov’t Fails to Utilize UGX 18 Trillion External Debt public debt 1

According to the Vice-chairperson of the committee Lawrence Bategeka, although loan disbursement performance has been improving over time, a significant amount of committed external debt amounting to 18 trillion shillings remains undisbursed.
21:28
21:28

MPs Raise Concern over Burial of Namisindwa COVID-19 Victim 1 2

Raising a matter of national importance on Tuesday, Grace Namukhula Watuwa, the Namisindwa Woman MP, said the deceased was hurriedly buried, adding that the body could have been laid to rest in a shallow grave.
17:56
17:56

Lira University Secretary Liable for Not Remitting Taxes 1 3

According to the Auditor General, the University did not remit Pay as You Earn tax (PAYE) of Shillings 31.73 million deducted from the payment of housing and top-up allowances of Shillings 105.79 million.
14:53
14:53

Heart Institute Boss Welcomes COVID-19 Wake Up Call 3 1

Dr. Omagino said the lack of space and limited Intensive Care Unit beds renders the institute incapable of adequately delivering on its mandate.
07:33
07:33

Community Museums Seek UGX 3.6bn Lockdown 1 3

Members of the association led by their chairperson Abraham Kitaulwa on Monday petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga.
22:31
22:31

Minister Baryomunsi Joins Race For NRM Vice Chairperson Western Region NRM Party 1 1

The Minister of State for Housing, Chris Baryomunsi says that he is ready to replace Maj. Gen (Rtd) Matayo Kyaligonza as the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party National Vice Chairperson Western Region.
20:34
20:34

Heart Institute Fails to Attract Consultant Doctors 3 1

The committee chair and Budadiri West MP, Nathan Nandala Mafabi tasked Dr. Omangino to explain why the institute failed to fully utilize a budget release of Shillings 18.6bn for the 2018/2019 Financial Year leaving an unspent balance of Shillings 472M.
15:26
15:26

Parliament Chamber: Kadaga Clashes With Contractor Over Contradictory Status Report 1 6

The Shillings 206 billion project started in August 2017 and is being undertaken by Roko Construction Limited. The building is expected to provide more space and offices compared to the current chambers. It will increase the number of seats for the legislators from the current 100 to 600. It will have 9 floors comprising an ultra-modern museum, state of the art archiving facility and gallery and others.
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