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07:54
07:54

Pictorial: EU Ambassadors Retreat Kicks Off in Mbale Henk Jan Bakker Top story

On Monday, the Ambassadors met Mbale district officials, the District Police Commander, Resident District Commissioner and others in a closed door meeting. They also met the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party leaders in the district.
20:15
20:15

Uganda Humbles Burundi in Inter-Parliamentary Games Netball 3

The Ugandan team took charge of all four quarters thanks to a formidable force from a combination of staff and legislators, led by Central Youth MP, Sarah Babirye Kityo in Goal shooting, Kasese Woman MP, Winfred Kiiza in goal attack and Kiryandongo Woman MP, Jalia Bintu in Wing Attack.
19:55
19:55

African Leadership Institute Revamps Parliamentary Scorecard representation 2 1

The scorecard was first published in 2007, analyzing the performance of each legislator in both committee sittings and Plenary. But the second edition of the scorecard which was due to be released in January 2011 was delayed after disagreements that it could be used as a witch-hunting tool for the MPs, who were campaigning for another term in office. It did not see the light of the day.
19:26
19:26

Envoys Advise Uganda to Utilize EU’s Zero Tariff on Agricultural Produce European Union 4 1

The advice was given by the Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Uganda ambassador Attilio Pacifici, this afternoon, at the beginning of a four-day retreat bringing together envoys from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy, The Kingdom of Netherlands and Sweden. The retreat is taking place at Mt. Elgon Hotel, Mbale.
16:04
16:04

Appointments Committee Vets New Supreme Court Judges Parliament 1 1

Those who appeared before the committee today include the current Director of Public Prosecution-DPP Mike Chibita, who was appointed a justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Flavian Zeija who was appointed Principle Judge and the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Emmanuel Katongole, who was appointed Chairperson of the Uganda National Oil Company-UNOC.
11:00
11:00

Pictorial: First Day of Inter-parliamentary games 12

The Ugandan parliamentary staff drew in their netball and football matches against staff from Kenya and Burundi. The Netball teams drew 21-21 while football teams drew 1-1.
15:04
15:04

Inter-Parliamentary Games Should Promote Integration-Kadaga 2 3

Uganda is hosting the games, under the theme, "East Africa Community, one spirit, one destiny, strengthening integration through ten years of inter-parliamentary games.
19:17
19:17

Oulanyah Calls for An End to Dependency development 2 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said Ugandans lag behind because of preaching hatred and dependency instead of working hard for development.
18:24
18:24

Joint Committee Stuck with NSSF Amendment Bill 3 2

The process hit a snag when the finance committee allegedly cancelled the last meeting with Gender Minister Janat Mukwaya, a move which Gender committee chairperson Alex Ndeezi says proves lack of cooperation.
17:14
17:14

Rwanda, South Sudan Skip Inter-Parliamentary Games 2 1

The Chairperson of Uganda's organising Committee, Peter Ogwang, told journalists on Friday that Rwanda and South Sudan have confirmed that they shall not be taking part in the games.
19:33
19:33

Vote on Motion to Approve Cities Suspended Due to Lack of Quorum 3 4

For the motion to pass, Oulanyah noted that it will require majority support from 223 MPs out of the 443 legislators with voting rights. He made the decision after establishing that there were less than 223 MPs in the chambers.
18:50
18:50

Brutal Arrest of Suspects is Lawful –Internal Affairs State Minister brutal arrests 3 1

The State Minister for Internal Affairs Obiga Kania has told Parliament’s Defence Committee that brutal arrest of suspects is provided for in the law.
16:48
16:48

Zaake Probe Reveals CCTV Coverage Gap in Parliament UGanda Police Force 3 1 Top story

Zaake is accused of confronting Prof. Nawangwe when he appeared before the Education Committee of parliament that was investigating the stalemate at Makerere University following the implementation of the 15 percent tuition policy increment.
15:27
15:27

Delays to Investigate High Profile Murder Cases Angers MPs Uganda Police 2 1

During the meeting, Kivumbi pointed out that there are several murder cases which are still pending more than five years after the crime and that the suspects have never been committed to court.
12:08
12:08

Select Committee Faults Minister, Agaba and Security Agencies Over Kigorobya Evictions 2 Top story

Among the key findings are that the families were illegally evicted and displaced from their homes forcing them to take refuge in nearby bushes, villages and Budongo Forest in Masindi district.
11:29
11:29

Gov’t Asked to Support Landslide Victims landslides 4 1

Manjiya County MP John Baptist Nambeshe says that 30 houses in different sub-counties had been buried by a landslide due to heavy rains and that to date, several bodies are still trapped.
07:45
07:45

Uganda Red Cross to Be More Self Sustaining in New Bill 1 1

The Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) will be more self-sustaining and efficient in response following the introduction of the Uganda Red Cross Society Bill 2019.
19:54
19:54

MPs Want Voter Verification Exercise Reviewed 3

Arua Woman Member of Parliament Maurine Osoru raised a matter of national importance. Osoru noted that lack of adequate equipment is hindering Electoral Commission (EC) officials from carrying out the voter verification exercise.
19:16
19:16

Parliament asked to Guarantee Safe Environ for Sexual Violence Victims to Testify 5

Mpuuga, the Shadow Minister of Education, was appearing before the education committee of Parliament to justify a motion to institute a probe into the unrest that broke out at Makerere University on 22 October. The students were protesting against the implementation of a 15 per cent tuition increment policy.
18:52
18:52

Parliament Adopts Commitment to be Honest, Ethical corruption 5 1

The commitment signed on behalf of Parliament by the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah also pledges that henceforth, Parliament shall provide timely service to the people of Uganda, negotiate all government contracts with integrity and ensure zero tolerance to corruption.
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