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13:46
13:46

MPs Task National Water to Extend Piped Water to all Town Councils Parliament 1 4

This comes after Eng. Silver Mugisha, the managing director NWSC told the legislators that they are only mandated to operate in cities, municipalities and a few urban town councils which are designated to them by the Ministry of water.
18:20
18:20

Oulanyah Throws Out Saved Business from Tenth Parliament Parliament Business 5 1

The Speaker’s guidance means that government Bills that lapsed with the Tenth Parliament will now have to be published, reprinted and introduced in Parliament afresh, the same applies to Private Members Bills.
17:58
17:58

Gov’t Starts Engaging Gold Dealers over Decline in Taxes Parliament 1 3

This is after the Ministry of finance reported that the country lost over 470 billion Shillings in taxes on the exportation of gold due to the new taxes that were imposed on the mineral starting with this financial year.
17:03
17:03

Gov’t Negotiating with COMESA Countries For Trade border closure 1 3

The government has said that it is exploring new market opportunities with the Common Market for East and Southern Africa member states (COMESA) as trade with its neighbours gets worse.
22:09
22:09

Parliament Passes Motion to Rename Wampewo Avenue after BMK 11th Parliament 3 1

Wampewo Avenue stretches from the Jinja road round about Adjacent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs to upper Kololo terrace road, above the airstrip. It is the same avenue where one of his investments; Hotel Africana and BMK Building are located.
19:43
19:43

Opposition Still Focused on Regime Change – Mpuuga 2 2

Mpuuga was appointed into the office by the President of the National Unity Platform Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu after his party emerged as the main opposition group, having won more parliamentary seats than all other opposition groups in the January polls.
19:18
19:18

EU Wants Parliament to Prioritize Sexual Offences, National Legal Aid Bills EU Ambassadors 1 4

Ambassador Merrifield said that the EU delegation would like to have further meetings with parliament on a section of Bills that they have been following closely.
18:04
18:04

Mpuuga Calls for Opposition Unity As He Marks 100 Days in Office 1 3

The Leader of Opposition told journalists that he has in the first 100 days in the office worked towards uniting the opposition MPs since his position entails promoting togetherness among members from different political parties.
16:40
16:40

EU Ambassadors Court Speaker Oulanyah on DGF Suspension European Union 3 1

The fund which was started to provide well-coordinated support to various entities in Uganda was suspended early this year after President Yoweri Museveni accused the Ministry of Finance of irregularly authorizing funding, to a tune 500 billion Shillings, to be operated exclusively by foreign missions in Uganda.
16:19
16:19

Imbalances Cited in UGX 530b Secondary Education Expansion Project Parliament 1 6

The project will see 116 schools constructed. Of these, 84 schools will be constructed in non-refugee hosting districts while 32 new schools will be constructed in the refugee-hosting districts. at least 61 existing schools in refugee-hosting districts will also be expanded.
11:03
11:03

Rotary Gets Nod for Outstanding Community Service in Uganda 2 5

Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa says that Rotary Clubs have proposed solutions to problems faced by the country’s communities, providing life-saving equipment, birth kits, support to pregnant women and children under five, a great contribution to the developement of the health sector in Uganda over the years.
17:18
17:18

Rotary International President Flags off Construction of Cancer Bunkers nsambya hospital 1 4 Top story

According to Stephen Mwanje, the Past District Governor, the construction is to start this month and run until September 2023. He says that after the construction works, Rotary will equip the facility with the necessary equipment to establish a fully-fledged Cancer treatment center in Nsambya.
17:01
17:01

Cattle Compensation: MPs Query Attorney Generals List Parliament 7 1

The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained that the Ministry of Justice is currently dealing with 92,652 people from northern Uganda who are verified and not in dispute. He revealed that of this 16,946 are from Acholi, 42,042 from the Lango sub-region and 33,664 from the Teso region.
16:48
16:48

Science Under Threat: UVRI Boss Speaks Out Against Political Interference 1 4 Top story

science is increasingly coming under the threat of politicization and abuse by actors during pandemics and epidemics says Dr. Tom Lutalo, the Deputy Director Uganda Virus Research Institute.
13:11
13:11

Don’t “Cook Research” Musenero Tells Ugandan Scientists 4 1 Top story

The minister says without integrity in scientific research many will question the credibility of the findings. Some researchers have been accused of faking findings for financial gain.
22:11
22:11

IMF Explains UGX 3.5 Trillion COVID-19 Loan Facility to Uganda 2

In June, the IMF Executive Board under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement approved a loan to support Uganda's post Covid-19 recovery and increase households’ incomes and inclusive growth by fostering private sector development.
16:10
16:10

Arua Data Entrant Clerks Want to Return their UGX 100,000 Covid-19 Relief misuse of funds 1 4

Eight Data entrants from Arua city who were charged with the responsibility of registering vulnerable people have requested to refund the 100,000 shillings that they got.
16:12
16:12

Busoga MPs Demand for Return of Kingdom Property Parliament 1 3

The Members of the Busoga Parliamentary caucus are demanding for the return of or compensation for their kingdom property taken by Government in 1966 after the abolition of cultural institutions.
09:57
09:57

Busoga, Bunyoro Public Universities Will be Operational Next Year-PM busoga university 1 1

The Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has said that Government has embarked on establishing public Universities across the country to accommodate growing number of students in the country.
20:55
20:55

MPs to Probe Sugarcane Growing in Bugoma Forest Parliament 1 3

Oulanyah said the matter will be debated in the house on Tuesday next week and probed by the Parliament committee.
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