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21:05
21:05

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Avail UGX 10.3b for UNESCO Conference, Dubai Expo tourism 1

In the report, Patrick Isiagi Opolot, the Vice-Chairperson of the Budget Committee noted that there was no budget allocation for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee Conference yet Cabinet had approved a request for Uganda to host it in May 2021.
20:41
20:41

Madhvani Land at the Centre of MPs Otto, Akol Bickering Parliament 3 1

Through the Ministry of Lands, Madhvani Group of Companies in partnership with government in 2017 surveyed and acquired 10,000 hectares of land in Lakang, Bana, Kololo, Omee, Pailyech, Lujoro, and Lwak Obito in Amuru Sub-county.
20:19
20:19

UGX 39.6 Trillion Budget Framework Paper Approved 4 1

According to the approved Budget Framework Paper, the National Budget is projected to reduce by 2 percent from the current 2019/2020 budget of Shillings 40.488 trillion to 39.641 trillion in the financial year 2020/2021. The reduction in resource inflow is mainly attributed to a reduction in the projected external financing.
19:11
19:11

Uganda At High Risk of Debt Distress-Report public debt 2 1

As at end of June 2019, the stock of public debt amounted to 46.36 trillion Shillings (USD 12.55 billion). Of this, the external debt was 30.85 trillion Shillings (USD 8.35 billion). The domestic debt was 15.51 trillion Shillings (USD 4.2 billion).
18:18
18:18

Parliament Approves Additional UGX 164b for Health Sector 1

10 billion shillings of the additional budget will be for medical interns' allowances, 15 billion in counter-part funding for some projects, 7.6 billion for Uganda’s contribution towards Global Fund and others.
18:17
18:17

MPs Otto, Akol in fist Fight in Parliament 1 1 Top story

It is here that Otto was rushed by Parliamentary Ambulance to Nakasero Hospital. Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP who was at the scene during the fight, says he doesn’t know what exactly started the fight but said Otto was out of danger.
18:01
18:01

MPs Question UGX 744m Budget for Model Village 5

According to Ababiku, the funds will be used to carry out baseline surveys, setting up of coordination offices, and training for field officers and identified beneficiaries. Each field officer will also receive a motor cycle and earn a monthly salary of shillings 400,000.
17:24
17:24

Karamoja MPs Reject USD 22m Aerial Survey Loan PARLIAMENT 4 1

Hillary Lokwang the MP Ik County in Kaabong district rejected the loan request saying there is need for Government to first address the poverty ravaging Karamoja region before they look borrowing money for minerals which do not benefit the region.
14:25
14:25

Parliament Approves Third National Development Plan 4 1

Deputy Speaker Oulanyah appealed to legislators to skip debate on the NDP III, approve it and concentrate on debating the election-year budget later in the afternoon.
13:51
13:51

Parliament Tasks Gov’t on Fresh Cattle Raids in Karamoja, Illegal Guns Karamoja Region 8 1

During the debate steered by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, Karenga Woman MP Rose Lilly Akello said that they were experiencing external raids, especially from South Sudan. She said that in the past few days, they experienced raids in different sub-counties where the attackers use guns to take cattle.
13:12
13:12

Auditor General Queries Kalangala Infrastructure Services 1 1

The total project investment was estimated at USD.49.56 million (UGX 128 billion) and Government, was required to pay in advance, the annual and quarterly support payments to KIS for ferry and road services respectively.
11:52
11:52

Kadaga Calls for Women Involvement in Conflict Resolution 1

Kadaga who was speaking on Wednesday at the Ninth Conference of Parliamentary Muslim Women held on the side-lines of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Conference (PUIC) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso said that the international bodies and governments should consult and involve women in mitigating conflicts around the world.
07:36
07:36

Parliament Passes Traffic and Road Safety Bill 4

The Act among others will strengthen road transport regulation and road safety management in Uganda, address existing challenges such as new and emerging trends, increased number of road users including motorcycles, increased road accidents and the need to conform to the regional and international agreements that Uganda is a signatory to.
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