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18:52
18:52

Nancy Kalembe Wants EC Funding to Presidential Candidates Reinstated 2021 elections 1 3

Appearing before the Human Rights Committee of parliament on Wednesday, Kalembe who garnered 38,772 votes says that she faced difficulties during the campaigns due to inadequate funds.
14:25
14:25

MP Kinyamatama Declares Bid to Contest for Speaker of Parliament Speaker Race 4 1

The Rakai Woman Member of Parliament Juliet Kinyamatama Suubi has announced her bid to contest for the position of Speaker of Parliament come May 2021.
22:05
22:05

Defense Ministry Seeks 6.3 Trillion Shillings for 2021/22 Budget Parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs is seeking up to 6.3 trillion shillings to finance its budget for financial year 2021/2022.
14:54
14:54

Desperate Former Presidential Candidate Resorts to Selling Books to MPs 2021 elections 1 3

Former Presidential candidate John Katumba was the center of drama at a Parliament committee meeting after he resorted to pleading with members to buy his book, "The Untold Story of John Katumba".
07:41
07:41

Reflect on Your Past Mistakes: Muntu to Parliament Electoral reforms 5 1 Top story

Although the committee sought answers from Muntu on whether he faced rights violations throughout his campaign, he told the members that all the problems the country is facing stems from their actions such as the removal of the presidential term limits, presidential age cap and failure to act on the Supreme Court decisions and recommendations for electoral reforms.
16:37
16:37

Deputy Speaker Race; Rwakoojo Hopeful for CEC Endorsement NRM 5 1

Gomba West MP Robina Rwakoojo is optimistic that her experience in law will win her the endorsement of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Central Executive Committee (CEC) for the Deputy Speaker race.
14:15
14:15

NRM to Reach Consensus on Speakership Race-Nankabirwa Parliament 1 3

According to the Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa, although all MPs in the party are free to express their interest and contest for the Speakership race, the contestants will be vetted and approved by the party’s Central Executive Committee-CEC.
16:35
16:35

Kadaga Woos Turkish Investors for Uganda’s Agro-Processing Industry Parliament 1

Kadaga said that in light of the ongoing trade wars between Uganda and other East African Countries, it is crucial that focus shifts to value addition in sugarcane, maize and other produce. She said that sugarcane can for instance be turned into syrups and paper, to save Ugandans who are struggling with markets for their agricultural produce.
21:08
21:08

Health Ministry Yet to Receive Funds for Vaccines Parliament 1 3

Although Parliament passed 18.3 billion shillings supplementary budget for the procurement of the AstraZeneca Vaccines from the Serum Institute of India last month, the Health Ministry says there has been a delay in availing the money by the Ministry of Finance.
07:55
07:55

Lango Parliamentary Group Endorses Oulanyah for Speakership 1 5

Jimmy Akena, who is also the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) President says that Oulanyah would best steer the Parliament with his principles and knowledge about the law. Akena said that he will support Oulanyah, although he highly respects Kadaga.
13:03
13:03

What NRM Looks for When Choosing Speaker of Parliament CEC 2 4 Top story

According to Mike Mukula, the Eastern NRM Regional Vice-chairperson says the CEC mostly considers loyalty and interest of the party when picking a Speaker. He says this is what determines who will work in consideration of the interests of the appointing authority.
16:46
16:46

Race for Speaker Turns Nasty Online Parliament 1

Online gangs have taken the race for Parliament Speaker to the gutters, running smear campaigns against the top contenders and crowing out reasonable debate about what the speaker's role and challenges are.
15:39
15:39

MPs Reject Proposal to Limit Term of BoU Deputy Governor Parliament 2 1

The legal Committee of Parliament has rejected a proposal to have the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda (BoU) serve for a maximum two terms of 10 years while the Governor’s term is unlimited.
11:38
11:38

MPs Call for Wider Consultations on Proposed 7-Year Term 2021 elections 4 1

Members of Parliament have called for wider consultations on the proposal to extend the term of Members of Parliament and the Presidency from the current five years to seven years.
18:16
18:16

MPs to Meet Kadaga over Funding for Electoral Violence Probe Parliament 1 2

Last week, the committee postponed investigations into cases of electoral violence due to lack of funding.
21:30
21:30

East African Civil Aviation Academy Decries Underfunding Parliament 1 1

Turyamubona told the committee that the school is continuing to struggle because of underfunding. He added that currently six of the aircraft are grounded due to lack of maintenance.
17:44
17:44

Parliament's Probe on Electoral Violence Suffers Setback Over Funding funds 1 1 Top story

The Human Rights Committee Chairperson Janepher Egunyu Nantume told URN that they are facing some administrative challenges, which have hindered the start of the work. According to a source within the committee, Parliament didn’t budget for standing committees in the third quarter and they are only waiting for the next course of action.
11:29
11:29

President Was Given Wrong Information on DGF Funding - Kasaija Parliament 1 2

Kasaija told Uganda Radio Network that he has written a detailed report to the President explaining the processes that the Finance Ministry went through to approve DGF Funding and how the basket fund operates in Uganda. He, however, could not divulge details but added that the president's judgement was based on wrong information.
06:56
06:56

Foreign Affairs Ministers Tired of Begging for Money -Oryem minister sam kutesa 1 3

The Ministry has been allocated 30 billion Shillings out of a 58 billion Shillings request to facilitate its activities for the Financial year 2021-2022. Based on the shortfall, Oryem says they are frustrated by the failure by their counterparts in finance to prioritise diplomatic work and fund it appropriately.
19:13
19:13

Seven Eyeing Deputy Speakers Job in Parliament NRM 1

They include West Budama North MP Jacob Oboth-Oboth, Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among, Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko, Ruhinda North MP Thomas Tayebwa, Gomba West MP Robinah Rwakojo, Theodore Ssekikubo, the Lwemiyaga County MP and State Minister for Finance David Bahati.
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