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16:10
16:10

Special “Emyooga” Treatment for Kampala, Wakiso Draws Criticism COVID-19 5 1

According to the breakdown, each group is entitled to 30 million Shillings and an allocation of 500 million Shillings is set aside for each constituency. However, a move by the government to allocate an additional 50 billion Shillings to Kampala and Wakiso districts has sparked criticism from Members of Parliament.
14:44
14:44

Cecelia Ogwal Regrets Condemning Museveni on Lockdown Parliament 1 1

Ogwal, a member of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) who was addressing the President as she led prayers, said that when President Museveni instituted the lockdown including closing churches, many people were uncomfortable, and she personally condemned the President.
21:12
21:12

Parliament Passes Resolution for Gov’t to Pay Exam fees for Candidates lockdown 2 1

Parliament has passed a resolution urging government to meet the cost of examination registration for all candidate classes for this year due to the impact of COVID-19.
17:48
17:48

MPs Ask Museveni to Revise Number of People Attending Prayers COVID-19 3 1 Top story

Busia Municipality MP Geoffrey Macho told parliament today, that the government needed to reconsider this decision, and allow more numbers of worshippers according to the size of the churches and the number of people it can accommodate.
18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
14:27
14:27

Basketball Body Considers 3X3 Tournament lockdown 1 2

Arnold Katabi, the FUBA Vice President in Charge of Marketing and Publicity, says they are discussing how to hold a 3x3 basketball tournament, which has few players and is shorter compared to the league. Three on three Basketball is a new initiative by the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) to help make basketball a more versatile sport.
11:09
11:09

Foreign Affairs Recalls Embassy Staff in Denmark lockdown 1 1

In the Zoom meeting, the diplomats agreed on how much each of the three top diplomats and the junior staff would get as per diem despite not doing any work.
18:16
18:16

MPs Task Gov't on Opening Remaining Sectors of Economy COVID-19 3 1

Members of Parliament argue that the sectors are prepared to meet the standard operating procedures and adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines.
07:13
07:13

Special Application Window Sought for Students who Missed University Deadlines lockdown 3 1

But like for all universities across the country, the process was conducted during a lockdown which affected the participation of a number of students who otherwise qualify to join higher institutions of learning
15:00
15:00

FUBA Cancels Basketball League lockdown 1 1

In an interview with President FUBA, Nasser Sserunjogi says that except for Afrobasketball qualifiers, the other competitions will not take place.
14:18
14:18

Health Ministry Seeks UGX 465bn For Covid-19 Fight health budget 1 1

In an interview with URN, Atwine says the money will be used to trace Covid-19 cases, receiving returnees and purchasing PPEs among others.
12:16
12:16

Gov't Stuck with 300 Domestic Workers Facing Deportation in Saudi Arabia parliament 1 1

The Ministry of Health is under pressure to clear the return of 300 domestic workers currently stuck in Saudi Arabia .
05:27
05:27

MPs Fault Ministries for Failing to Register Crumbling Businesses lockdown 1 2

President Museveni had directed that businesses that were still under lockdown by June 22, when he addressed the country, should be registered for possible support. The task was specifically given to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Gender.
12:19
12:19

Gov’t Officials Meeting in Entebbe to Discuss Possibility of Ending Lockdown COVID-19 1 1 Top story

The government started easing COVID-19 restrictions a month ago, after more than two months of a total lockdown that was announced as one of the measures to control the spread of COVID-19. But salons, arcades, bars and bodaboda businesses have remained closed, alongside churches, schools and other public gatherings.
05:50
05:50

Returnees in Sheraton Hotel Petition Against Extended Isolation Parliament 1 1 Top story

The group has already exhausted the 14 mandatory days of quarantine after their arrival into the country. But they must endure another three days of confinement while waiting for the Ministry of Health to undertake confirmatory COVID-19 tests before releasing them.
01:58
01:58

I am yet to Receive my COVID-19 Test Results - MP Kahunde Parliament 1

The Woman MP for Kiryandongo Helen Kahunde has said she is yet to receive her COVID-19 test results after she tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Starts Testing MPs for COVID-19 lockdown 1 1

The decision followed an engagement with officials from the Ministry of Health officials who guided that MPs needed to be tested based on their engagements which have put them into contact with different people since the outbreak of the pandemic.
17:31
17:31

Parliament Demands Evaluation of Covid-19 Lockdown MPs 2 1

Kadaga also questioned how long the lockdown will continue. She asked the Prime Minister to prepare an evaluation.
14:15
14:15

Journalists Failed to Question Official Narrative in COVID-19 Coverage-Report lockdown 2 Top story

The study conducted between January 1 and June 30, 2020, indicates that the conventional reporting format of news writing remained dominant with 1,965 stories, representing 75 per cent of all news stories and articles published during the time. Often, government officials were not questioned on their statements.
20:44
20:44

Gov’t to Write-off UGX 108B Youth Livelihood Program Loans lockdown 1

The plan was unveiled by the State Minister for Labour, Mwesigwa Rukutana in a presentation before the National Economy Committee of Parliament. The Ministry officials had appeared before the meeting to submit their views on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
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