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08:30
08:30

DP Wants Rules of Procedure of Parliament Amended to Enforce Discipline Bank of Uganda 3

Under the multi-party dispensation, Dr. Gerald Siranda Blacks, the DP’s Secretary General argues that the Administration of Parliament Act and Rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure of Parliament allows parties to nominate members for designation by their respective Whips in the House but the same rules undermine powers to recall the nominees.
10:28
10:28

Ssenyonyi Demands Unconditional Release Of Jailed NUP Supporters 1 2

The LOP’s office released a list of 45 opposition supporters who are being detained at Luzira and Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. 15 of them are in Luzira including two female inmates; Olivia Lutaaya and Resy Birungi Nabbosa are being detained at Luzira Women's Prison while 30 others are in Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. URN could not verify the authenticity of the document.
16:23
16:23

Appointments Committee Vets Electoral Commission Members Makerere University 1

The nominees include Justice Simon Byamukama (Chairperson), Hajjati Aisha Lubega (Deputy Chairperson), James Peter Emorut, Stephen Tashobya, Anthony Okello, the former Kioga County MP, Dr. Simba Ssali, a Don of Political Science at Makerere University, and Caroline Bainamaryo.
15:26
15:26

I'll Build My Legacy on Strong Foundation Laid by Mpuuga – Ssenyonyi service delivery 3 1

The Nakawa Division West MP was appointed by his party, the National Unity Platform – NUP in December 2023 and made the remarks after Mpuuga officially handed over the LOP’s office on Wednesday at Parliament. The handover brought Mpuuga’s 30-month’ tenure since May 2021 to an end.
17:11
17:11

Mpuuga Slams Speakers for Defending PM Nabbanja’s ‘Incompetence’ 3 1 Top story

Mpuuga accused Nabbanja of rarely attending plenary sessions, noting that if she surfaces in the House, she is less knowledgeable and hardly spends enough time to attend to pertinent issues that require a timely response from the government.
16:51
16:51

Speaker Among to Meet President Museveni Over Fresh Opposition Demands Court Martial 1 3

Among proposed to engage the President over the prolonged detention of suspects, and deferred determination on the four Opposition demands until after a meeting she scheduled with the Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission next week, Monday.
15:12
15:12

Opposition to Boycott Plenary Sittings Over Security Raid of NUP Offices 2021 general polls. 1 3

According to Mpuuga, the Shadow Cabinet has notified the office of the Speaker of the emerging concerns, adding that if the government fails to respond to their demands, they will extend the boycott until the issues at hand are appropriately responded to by the Affairs Minister or the Prime Minister, the Head of Government Business in the House.
07:50
07:50

I Brokered Release of MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana For Their Families – Mao dialogue 1 3

While addressing the media at the Democratic Party – DP headquarters in Kampala on Tuesday, Mao said denial of bail to the accused and continuous incarceration by the State was a violation of their right guaranteed by Article 23 (6) of the 1995 Constitution and was ‘no longer prosecution but persecution.
16:43
16:43

Compensate Families of Victims Killed in 2020 Riots - Mpuuga protestors 1

Mpuuga made the statement on Friday in commemoration of the 54 civilians killed by the security personnel during a violent crackdown of protestors who were opposing the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, alias Bobi Wine during a presidential campaign in Luuka District.
07:25
07:25

NRM-DP Tie: House Sitting Arrangement, Whipping Role Upset Opposition Norbert Mao 1 3

the Leader of Opposition – LoP, Mathias Mpuuga, raised a procedural matter citing section nine of the Rules of Procedure of Parliament and sought guidance from the speaker on how Mao will sit on the Government side, yet DP legislators sit on the left.
13:05
13:05

Acholi MPs Threaten to Refund UGX 1.7 Billion Spent on Oulanyah’s Flight 4 1

The Acholi Parliament Group – APG Chairperson Anthony Akol who is Kilak North Constituency MP in Amuru District accused the NUP leadership for fuelling the protests because they have not officially denounced the unpatriotic deeds of their diaspora supporters.
16:37
16:37

EC Warns Against Violence Ahead of Local Gov't Residual, By-elections Kayunga District 2 3

Byabakama warned the youths who are majority voters in Kayunga and are susceptible to being lured into violence to desist from such unlawful tendencies.
19:35
19:35

Oulanyah Clashes with Former NUP Coordinator for Supporting Kadaga Gulu University 1 2

Olenge a Biosystems engineering student of Gulu University and former NUP Northern Youth MP aspirant crossed to the National Resistance Movement-NRM shortly before the January polls.
22:04
22:04

Opposition Parties Accuse NRM of Stage-Managing Defections in Acholi 1 3

In December, at least 500 NUP supporters in Gulu and Nwoya District including their leaders allegedly crossed to NRM. This week, the NRM party officials again announced the defection of 400 supporters from the opposition FDC to NRM from across Gulu East and West Divisions. Also, 780 NUP coordinators reportedly abandoned their party in Agago District.
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