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09:15
09:15

Gov't Hails 10th Parliament for Passing Age Limit Bill, Positive Criticism new Parliament 1 7

But as they walk out, a number of them say that their term of office was a roller-coaster, punctuated with attacks, safety challenges and a virus that almost put the assembly to a halt. However, they say, having a firm and committed speaker of Parliament saved the day and helped them to ensure that the business of parliament continues, amidst the storm.
20:45
20:45

MPs Trash Nakawa-Naguru Land Probe report Parliament 5 1

In the report, the Committee Chairperson, Kafeero Ssekitoleko, says that Cabinet had agreed to pay the sitting tenants Shillings 17.7 million each as ex-gratia. The committee however proposed that the money be increased.
23:34
23:34

Parliament Silently Passes Law Against Homosexuality 1 6

Parliament has passed the sexual offenses bill 2019 reintroducing the ban on homosexuality in the country.
19:36
19:36

Finance Slashes Parish Development Model Funds to 200 Billion Parliament 5 1 Top story

The Ministry of Finance has revised downwards the funds for parish development model from 490 billion shillings to 200 billion shillings.
11:28
11:28

MPs Want Affirmative Action Funds Seperated from Parish Model Program Parliament 6

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga called on Government to look for funding from somewhere else and not stifle funding for affirmative action.
19:57
19:57

MPs Question Ministry Officials on Valuation of Ndeeba Church Land Parliament 1 3

Members of Parliament have tasked Government officials to explain plans to pay for land occupied by other individuals instead of only paying the demolished St. Peter Church Ndeeba.
15:21
15:21

Kadaga to Meet Katikkiro Over Kabaka’s Health Parliament 1 2

During the meeting, Jeremiah Keeya Mwanje, the Kasubi councillor, who read a statement on behalf of the 41 National Unity Platform-NUP councillors, said they are concerned about the wellbeing of cultural leaders.
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 1 4

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.
07:41
07:41

Reflect on Your Past Mistakes: Muntu to Parliament Electoral reforms 1 5 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 3 1

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 1 4

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.
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