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19:35
19:35

Is Speaker Anita Among A Victim Of Political Witch Hunt? Agora discourse 4 1 Top story

“This pettiness of not just from Chris Obore but Ugandans who say oh it is personal. We have heard that it is personal ever since we started these exhibitions. And this must be the sixth” Said Atuhaire
09:17
09:17

Akol Challenges Election of New Acholi Parliamentary Group Leaders 1 4

“Be informed that APG has 30 members and 3 ex-officios. Therefore, five members out of 30 cannot sit and appoint themselves to the leadership of the APG without following due process. The APG leaders are elected but not appointed,” Anywar’s statement reads in part.
17:26
17:26

Joyce Mpanga,“Madam Firsts”,Politician, Educationist and Buganda Loyalist Buganda Kingdom 6 1 Top story

Joyce Mpanga was the third girl in East Africa to get a University degree and the first Ugandan woman to win a US Fulbright scholarship. This Obituary has audio of the late retrieved from URN archives.
18:55
18:55

Henry Kyemba (1939-2023): The Curtain Falls on “State Of Blood” Author 1 Top story

Kyemba’s life story is illuminated by his years of service as the Private Secretary to Presidents Apollo Milton Obote and Idi Amin Dada, a minister in the Amin and Museveni governments, a member of the Constituent Assembly that made the 1995 constitution, and a Member of the Sixth Parliament of Uganda.
23:30
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Museveni's Tax Waiver To Bujagali Questioned 1 Top story

But members of different civil society actors which include the African Institute for Energy Governance (AFIEGO) and 12 others in a statement said they were dismayed that President Museveni returned the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2023 to Parliament asking it to grant a one-year tax waiver to Bujagali Energy Limited (BEL).
20:07
20:07

Hajj Hussein Kyanjo 1960-2023 1 2 Top story

A number of tributes are also flowing in praise of Hussien Kyanjo, who while living preached and practiced “Politics of honesty and openness”
14:31
14:31

Former Kabweri MP Gonahasa Francis Barnabas Dead francis gonahasa 1

Family sources and friends confirmed his death but the cause is yet to be ascertained. A close relative told URN that he died suddenly on Saturday night.
08:05
08:05

Isimba Dam Flooding Raises More Questions Than Answers uegcl 3 1 Top story

While there are questions on whether there is a need to import electricity from Kenya, some suggest the bigger questions include whether Isimba Dam was insured. Why should the government pay to repair the Dam after the floods if it was really insured? What about the threats the Dam poses to nearby communities?
18:43
18:43

NRM Party Aspirants, Leaders Divided Over Omoro County Flag Bearer 1 3

Oulanyah’s family member had demanded that his 32-year-old son Andrew Ojok Oulanyah be fronted unopposed to finish his father’s term in Parliament.
16:51
16:51

Don’t Speculate Oulanyah’s Cause of Death-Acholi Clerics 1 2

The Northern Uganda Diocese Bishop Rev. Godfrey Loum, however, says whereas Oulanyah’s death is painful, it was too early to question and point fingers at who could have caused his death.
16:30
16:30

Urgently Recall Sexual Offences Bill Says Akina Mama wa Afrika fida uganda 1 Top story

The groups says instead of criminalizing sex work, specific regulatory frameworks should be put in place to protect sex workers and grant them the same rights as any other laborer.
10:54
10:54

Gov’t Urged to Tax Online Advertisers, Content Promoters and not Internet unwanted witness 1 2 Top story

Dorothy Mukasa, the Chief Executive Officer at Unwanted Witness Uganda explains that raising the cost of the internet through an additional tax is a slap in the face of digital innovators who can potentially create more revenue sources through creating employment.
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19:11

Parliament Passes Succession Law; Here is How Estates will be Shared succession bill 1 2 Top story

According to the breakdown, of the deceased or testators wealth, the surviving spouse or spouses will take 20 per cent, the dependant relatives take 4 per cent, the linear descendants or biological and adopted children take 75 per cent while the customary heir will take 1 per cent. The repealed act provided for only 15 per cent for the spouse.
10:05
10:05

Parliament Vets New Deputy IGP Uganda Police 1 2

The Newly appointed Deputy Inspector General of Police General Paul Lokech has reportedly told the Parliament’s committee that he is a fixer who gets things done.
14:06
14:06

COVID-19 Helped Parliament Perform Better - Oulanyah 4 1 Top story

Jacob Oulanyah says quorum is no longer a nightmare to him after the rules of parliament were amended to reduce the number of MPS required to vote on a bill or a motion. He says since the COVID19 outbreak, Parliament has been able to debate and pass very many laws.
16:12
16:12

Kadaga Accuses Rugunda, Ministers Of Crippling Parliament Business nssf bill 1 1

Kadaga who was today making her communication to the house said that on numerous occasions, Parliament has failed to conduct business in the house simply because the Leader of Government Business and Ministers are absent.
22:37
22:37

NHIS: People to Pay Out of Pocket for Some Health Services Ministry of Health 1

Ronald Baggaga, the Legal Counsel to the parliamentary health committee, says discussions of the bill that establishes the scheme that is being touted as a solution to Uganda’s healthcare system that is riddled with high out of pocket expenditure and bribery are complete.
16:14
16:14

MPs Advise Education Ministry to Cancel Academic Year 1 4 Top story

According to MPs, it is not feasible to re-open schools for the continuation of the academic year amidst the burden of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that were put in place to tame the virus.
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21:04

President Museveni Advises Taxi Drivers to Form Apex Body Ministry of Kampala 1 4

According to State Minister for Kampala Benny Namugwanya, the president is concerned that the numerous splinter groups and associations of Taxi drivers and operators are threatening the efficient management and development of the transport industry. Namugwanya was speaking during a meeting with the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga on Friday.
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07:33

Activists Want Patient Rights Law Expedited SAMASHA Uganda

Robinah Kaitiritimba, the Executive Director Uganda National Health Consumers’ Organisation says that this would be a good time to pass the bill considering that the country is discussing key solutions for health like the national health insurance, parliament is still failing to work on it even as it was reintroduced in parliament early this year.
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