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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.
15:21
15:21

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

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 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.
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 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.
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 4 2 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.
11:29
11:29

President Was Given Wrong Information on DGF Funding - Kasaija human rights 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.
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.
08:32
08:32

2021 Elections: More than half of the Parliamentary Candidates Are Independents MPs 6 2 Top story

According to the data, Jinja Division North has the highest number of independents with 12 candidates followed by Samia Bugwe County North with 11 independents and Kigulu County South with 10 Independents. Others are Bbale County, Nakawa West, Kigulu North with 9 independent candidates each.
17:35
17:35

MPs to Visit DRC Road Construction Site Parliament 1 2

Amos Mandera, the MP Rakai District and a member of the committee says that the roads are undoubtedly important, but before a project kicks off, it is important to do a site visit.
17:16
17:16

PWDs Decry Lack of Sign Language Interpreters During Campaigns Parliament 1 2

Although all the 11 Presidential candidates use the services of the different language interpreters wherever they go, the sign language interpretation for the deaf and dumb are lacking keeping them excluded from the campaign messages and manifestos.
12:47
12:47

Kipoi Re-arrested in Botswana tonny nsubuga kipoi 1 Top story

According to the story, Kipoi was arrested for overstaying his visit making him a prohibited immigrant. Uganda Radio Network has learnt that Kipoi travelled to Botswana upon his release from custody in Uganda and has been in detention since October 15th, 2020.
16:45
16:45

MPs Demand Specific Date for 2021 Elections Parliament 1 2 Top story

Kira Municipality MP, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, says despite being asked to submit a campaign program, he cannot do so since he doesn’t know when the elections will be held.
17:36
17:36

Kampala, Kasese Register More Independent Candidates than Party Flags Nomination 1 1

This is followed by aspirants under the National Unity Party (NUP) led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu with 10 candidates, and the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and the National Resistance Movement (NRM) with nine candidates each.
11:35
11:35

EC Abandons Nomination Schedule to Prioritize Emergency Cases 2021 Elections 1 4

Aspirants from the five divisions of Kawempe, Lubaga, Nakawa, Makindye and Kampala central started arriving at the Electoral Commission Offices in Ntinda, as early as 7 a.m., in line with a schedule with pre-booked nomination times. However, several people requested for special consideration, away from the schedule.
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