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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.
16:19
16:19

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

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.
17:01
17:01

Cattle Compensation: MPs Query Attorney Generals List Parliament 1 7

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.
16:12
16:12

Busoga MPs Demand for Return of Kingdom Property Parliament 3 1

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.
20:55
20:55

MPs to Probe Sugarcane Growing in Bugoma Forest Parliament 3 1

Oulanyah said the matter will be debated in the house on Tuesday next week and probed by the Parliament committee.
15:40
15:40

MPs from Islands Protest Continued Harassment of Fishing Communities Parliament 5 1

Members of Parliament from the fishing communities have protested the continued harassment of fishers in the different water bodies in the country.
11:38
11:38

Decision for Local Gov'ts to Remit Funds to Consolidated Fund Reversed Parliament 1 3

In a debate to reverse the matter, all the MPs who stood up to speak on the matter called for the reversal, forcing the Minister of Finance in charge of General Duties Henry Musasizi to concede and accept the reversal.
19:08
19:08

Privileges of MPs Are Limited-Oulanyah Parliament 1 2

Raising a matter of procedure on Wednesday in Parliament, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the Kiira Municipality MP said the arrest of the MPs touches on the privileges and protection as MPs. He questioned if Parliament is taking any step to help the MPs.
17:59
17:59

Trade Committee Queries Gov’t Shares in Atiak Sugar Works Parliament 1 4 Top story

The government has so far injected 101 billion shillings and owns 40 per cent of the shares in Horyal Investment Company Holdings Limited, the entity behind the Sugar factory, while the other shareholders; businesswoman Amina Hirse Moghe and his son Mohamoud Abdi Mohammed own 60 per cent of the shares.
21:36
21:36

Nabbanja On the Spot For Coming Late to Parliament Robinah Nabbanja 1 3

Kiira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda took to the floor and questioned why Nabbanja came to Parliament late and yet she is supposed to listen and answer to the concerns of the MPs.
18:38
18:38

Parliament Demands Comprehensive Plan on School Reopening 2 1

The Minister of state for higher education John Chrysostom Muyingo informed MPs that the government is still vaccinating teachers and has promised to bring a comprehensive report on the matter within one week.
13:03
13:03

Masaka Murders: Buganda MPs Want Former Security Personnel Profiled Parliament 3 1 Top story

Greater Masaka comprises Bukomansibi, Lwengo and Masaka districts. In his report to parliament on Tuesday, the Internal Affairs Minister, Gen David Muhoozi, said there is heightened security in the region, which has led to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
21:41
21:41

Deputy Speaker Among Wants Vigilantes Mobilised to Fight Masaka Murders Parliament 1 1

In a report he tabled before parliament on Tuesday, General Muhoozi explained that there is heightened security in the region, which has left to the arrest of 11 suspects in connection to the attacks.
15:50
15:50

Oulanyah Asks Ugandans to Pray for the Sick, and Not Declare them Dead Parliament 3 1

Oulanyah last presided over Parliament at the reading of the 2021/2022 financial year Budget at Kololo Independence Grounds shortly after his election as Speaker of Parliament. But his absence from the public triggered speculation about his heath, with media reports indicating that he had tested positive for COVID-19.
20:05
20:05

Museveni Blames Parliament for Delays in COVID-19 Vaccine Procurement Vaccines 4 1

He said that when the government sought a supplementary of 292 billion Shillings which included 18.5 billion Shillings for the COVID-19 vaccine in February 2021, the tenth Parliament delayed its approval for over two months.
16:35
16:35

Legality of COVID-19 Taskforce Questioned as Health Committee Takes Charge Parliament 1 4

On Tuesday, MPs had a lengthy discussion on the legality of the Katuntu led Taskforce. The Deputy speaker constituted the task force without approval from the house, which has raised questions among some members.
14:14
14:14

I am Alive and well, Speaker Oulanyah Reports Parliament 1

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he is alive and well despite reports that he has been unwell.
21:13
21:13

Speaker Oulanyah Returns from United Kingdom Parliament 1

Sources close to Oulanyah say that he returned on Friday from the United Kingdom.
07:34
07:34

Minister Hilary Onek Seeks to Become Leader of Acholi MPs Parliament 1 4

According to Olanya, the expression of interests ends on Tuesday, and only members who have expressed interest will be considered. He says they do not expect members to use party lines in deciding on the chairperson but look at the interest of members.This is after reports that some contestants for the sit had already started mobilizing members based on party lines, starting to cause division.
10:47
10:47

Karamoja Risks Complex Emergency With COVID-19, Famine and Insecurity-Health Experts Parliament 1 3

Dr. James Lemukol, the Napak District Health Officer, says that the region is already experiencing family because of the prolonged drought.
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