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07:50
07:50

Museveni Summons NRM Caucus as Drive to Ban Bail for Capital Suspects Intensifies 1 2 Top story

The President today clashed with Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo about the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
23:09
23:09

Clerk to Parliament Suspends Kadaga Institute's Funds, Probes it for Irregularities 1

The institute attained a semi-autonomous status after the enactment of a law establishing an institute named after the former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga. The act was gazetted in May last year. The institute operates as an agency of the government under the supervision and control of the Parliamentary Commission. It among others, conduct training of Members of Parliament and staff in Uganda and elsewhere in the world, as well as training of local government officials.
09:32
09:32

Committee Recommends Forensic Audit on UGX 53 Bn COVID-19 Relief cash parliament 1

According to information from the committee, the team is recommending a forensic audit on how the relief cash was distributed, the beneficiaries, the selection criteria of the municipalities and cities.
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17:45

Now MPs Demand Monthly Updates on Maternal Deaths from MoH 5

Mbarara Wonman MP, Margaret Ayebare says it is important to get the monthly reports because some of the districts do not submit maternal audit reports to the ministry.
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MPs Decry Exploitation of Ugandans by Telecom Companies ministry of ict 5 1

Members of Parliament have tasked Government to prevail on the high costs of services provided by telecom companies that is affecting communications countrywide.
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Schools Reopening: Gov't to Prioritize Learners in P.1, S.1, S.5 Minister Muyingo 5 1

Muyingo says that unlike the re-opening of schools after the first lockdown when the emphasis was put on finalists, this time they plan to emphasize first-year classes to enable them to finalize their studies so that they can make room for the new entrants.
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16:27

JEEMA to Hold Grass Root Elections 1 4

JEEMA Secretary General, Muhammad Kateregga tells URN that after grass root elections, the party structures will be fully constituted for the National Delegates Conference planned for 2023.
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18:19

Parliament Asks Gov’t to Intervene in Butabika Hospital Staff Strike 1 4

The MPs demanded that government provides adequate security so that medical staff works in a favourable condition.
17:27
17:27

MPs Query Gov't on Former VP Ssekandi's Retirement Benefits Parliament 1 2

Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
17:19
17:19

MPs Clash with Gen Otafire over Masaka killings Parliament 1 3

Mubende Municipality MP Bashir Lubega Sempa says although he is an NRM supporter the remarks of the minister were tarnishing the image of NRM. He expressed disappointment over the remarks saying this should not be treated casually.
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15:58

IGP Ochola Battling Unstable High Blood Pressure - Pathologist Uganda Police 4 1

The police has finally spoken out on the health of Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola, saying the head of Police is suffering from unstable high blood pressure.
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People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
09:43
09:43

MPs Demand List of Ugandans Holding Diplomatic Passports Parliament 1 4

According to the Committee chairperson Betty Nambooze, several Ugandans not designated to hold the diplomatic passports poses the red passports. She cited local government councillors and ordinary citizens.
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19:07

Gov’t Engaging 16 NGOs over Suspension Parliament 1 3

Sixteen of the 54 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that were suspended in August are engaging Government to have their suspension lifted.
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NSSF Bill: President Museveni Writes to Speaker Oulanyah 9 1

The Bill had endorsed a proposal for the government to allow savers who have clocked 45 years and had saved for 10 years to access 20 percent of their savings. After several months of back and forth with the fund managers and workers, the President said he would only assent to the Bill with amendments.
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Speaker Directs MDAs to Stop Funding Parliament Committees 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has directed that no Ministry, Department and Agency of government should finance activities of House committees since this undermines the independence and authority of the institution.
11:43
11:43

Rwenzururu Unhappy With Leaders for Frustrating Rebuilding of Institution 4 2

According to OBR leaders led by Prime Minister Joseph Kule Muranga, many of the leaders have not been supportive of the agenda to rebuild the Institution’s trust among the community and the government.
09:05
09:05

MPs to Consider Increasing NMS Annual Budget By UGX 100Bn for Mama Kits, Drugs 4 5

The legislators were reacting to a statement by Moses Kamabare, the General Manager of NMS, who noted that the agency needs an additional shillings of 100billion.
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19:09

Gov’t Cleared to Borrow UGX 530bn Loan for Construction of Secondary Schools Parliament 1 2

According to the Ministry, 116 schools will be constructed out of which 84 schools will be in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools in the refugee-hosting districts. At least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
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Workers' MPs Query Speaker’s Decision on NSSF Bill Workers MPs 4

Addressing journalists at Parliament, Workers MPs including Margaret Rwabushaija, Dr Abdul Byakatonda, Agness Kunihira and Usher Wilson Were, the Chairman General of the National Organization of Trade Union- NOTU demanded that the Bill is returned immediately by the Attorney General and Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development for urgent consideration by the 11th Parliament.
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