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17:53
17:53

Boda Boda Cyclists Demand Meeting With Museveni over Lockdown President Museveni 2 1

Julius Byarugaba, the Speaker of the Boda Boda Association which represents over 2,000 cyclists says that there is an increase in domestic violence because men are failing to take care of their families after the lockdown affected their daily income.
12:39
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Private Sector, CSOs Hail Gov’t for Tax Relief, Recapitalizing UDB Parliament 2 1

The Private Sector Foundation (PSF) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have hailed Government for passing a realistic budget saying it reflects Ugandas current situation and looks at reviving vital sectors.
16:33
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Museveni Rejects 'Unclear' Loans Amounting to UGX 1.4 Trillion President Museveni 1

However, in a letter dated April 4, 2020, the president rejected the loan on the forest and resilience landscape project and the additional financing for intergovernmental fiscal transfers. He said he has a problem with the Ministry's lack of seriousness and failure to use clear language in seeking for the loan.
12:58
12:58

MPs Skeptical on Use of Zoom Technology to Deliver State of the Nation Address President Museveni 4 3

However, some MPs note that there is a risk the President may not communicate well with MPs and the nation, in case of interruptions.
16:37
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Only Five Non-Legislators Invited for State of The Nation Address COVID-19 1 Top story

The five include the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF) David Muhoozi, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Martin Okoth Ochola, the Commissioner General of Prisons (CGP) Johnson Byabashaija and the High Commissioner of the Republic of Rwanda in his capacity as the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps.
16:43
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Kadaga, Katureebe Advised Museveni to Declare a State of Emergency Parliament 3 1

During plenary on Thursday morning, Kadaga told MPs that last Friday, the President invited the top leaders of the arms of Government and during the meeting, they advised the President to declare a state of emergency. However, Kadaga said that it was objected by a cabinet Minister who convinced the President against declaring a state of emergency.
15:36
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Museveni Summons Speaker Kadaga President Museveni 1 1

In her opening remarks to plenary, Kadaga actually acknowledged meeting the President but didn’t divulge what they had discussed. She instead complained about the traffic congestion on Entebbe road, saying there is need to establish bus services.
17:53
17:53

Jackson Kafuuzi Takes Oath as Deputy Attorney General President Museveni 1

Kafuuzi was on Wednesday sworn in at State House in Entebbe at a function presided over by President Museveni.
15:33
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EC will have Reason to be Negligent in 2021 with Budget Cut - Opposition President Museveni 3 1

Members of the Opposition in Parliament are concerned that the current cry by Government that they do not have money to run elections could be used against the opposition.
07:51
07:51

Uganda in Advanced Stages of Negotiations With DRC in Plunder Case President Museveni 2 1

Byaruhanga says that although the court had asked Uganda and the DRC to settle the matter out of court, DRC proposed 23 billion US Dollars which was too much for Uganda. Uganda has however offered 150 million dollars, though it hasn’t been agreed yet by DRC.
14:51
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Designate Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi Left Out as New Ministers Take Oath President Museveni 1

The eight include Raphael Magyezi, Judith Nabakooba, Molly Kamukama, Denis Hamson Obua, Robinah Nabbanja, Peter Ogwang, Beatrice Anywar and Helen Adoa.
14:28
14:28

Parliament to Vet Newly Appointed Ministers on Friday President Museveni 1

According to a communication from the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige dated December 30th, the first person to appear before the committee will be Raphael Magyezi, the Igara East MP who was appointed Minister of Local Government.
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Parliament Halts UPDF Fisheries Operations Indefinately torture 3 1 Top story

Legislators noted that officers attached to the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit have time and again been implicated for harassing, torturing and intimidating fishing communities.
07:14
07:14

IGG Scrutinizing Jinja Express Highway Financing-Gov’t President Museveni 4 1

Government has said the matter of the Jinja Express way financing has been referred to the Inspector General of Government (IGG) for scrutiny.
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