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09:32
09:32

Committee Recommends Forensic Audit on UGX 53 Bn COVID-19 Relief cash parliament 1

According to information from the committee, the team is recommending a forensic audit on how the relief cash was distributed, the beneficiaries, the selection criteria of the municipalities and cities.
16:10
16:10

Arua Data Entrant Clerks Want to Return their UGX 100,000 Covid-19 Relief misuse of funds 4 1

Eight Data entrants from Arua city who were charged with the responsibility of registering vulnerable people have requested to refund the 100,000 shillings that they got.
08:33
08:33

Museveni Explained Ndeeba Church Demolition to World Church Leader land evictions 2 1

The Minister of State for Land, Persis Namuganza has told members of Parliament that Ugandas image was tarnished following the evictions in Lusanja and demolition of the Ndeeba Church.
14:06
14:06

Gov’t Introduces UGX100 Tax on Fuel Instead of Car License road license fees 1 1

Government has abandoned the proposal to impose a 200,000 shillings license on vehicles and instead introduced a 100 shillings tax on fuel to raise revenue.
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.
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 .
11:32
11:32

Nakapiritpirit Leaders Divided Over New Chekwi Constituency affirmative action 3

Kadama are a minority community of Nakapiripirt district in Karamoja sub region. They live around Mount Kinei in the far East of district bordering Amudat as well as Kenya. According to Hon. Esther Anyakun, the Woman MP Nakapiripirit, the community needs affirmative representation in the parliament through their own constituency in order to address political representation.
15:36
15:36

Moroto MPs Refuse to Donate UGX 20m to District Covid-19 Taskforce parliament 3

John Baptist Lokii, the MP for Matheniko County and Stella Atyang, the Moroto District Woman MP informed the District COVID-19 taskforce that they will not hand over the money to the district.
19:31
19:31

COVID-19; MP Akol Faults Parliament for Ignoring Laxity at Entebbe Airport Anthony Akol 3 1

Akol was asked to leave the house on Thursday and advised to self-quarantine after telling members that he had been to South Korea and South Africa in recent days. South Korea, one of the country’s worst hit by the pandemic, has reported nearly 8,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus with at least 71 deaths.
12:44
12:44

Some Health Workers Think Cancer is a Virus– Dr Orem nutrition 2 1

Dr Orem also disclosed that some health workers have limited knowledge on cancer and can neither counsel nor diagnose patients correctly.
19:15
19:15

Ssekikubo Asks Gov’t to Compensate Cattle keepers, Traders parliament 2 1 Top story

Addressing the Committee, the Lwemiyaga LC V Councilor, Robert Ambikiire accused Tumwine of setting up a team to extort money from cattle traders to grant them permission to transport their animals to cattle markets and abattoirs.
16:48
16:48

Zaake Probe Reveals CCTV Coverage Gap in Parliament UGanda Police Force 3 1 Top story

Zaake is accused of confronting Prof. Nawangwe when he appeared before the Education Committee of parliament that was investigating the stalemate at Makerere University following the implementation of the 15 percent tuition policy increment.
19:13
19:13

Minister Bahati Pleads With MPs to Approve UGX 415bn Loan for Irrigation loans 3 1

Some of the areas include medium scale Irrigation schemes in Kabarole, Oyam, Kween, Nebbi, Butaleja, and Omoro. Others are small scale Irrigation schemes Arua, Ntoroko, Ibanda, Dokolo, Butambala, Gomba, Rukungiri,Kisoro,Kaabong, Napak,Manafwa among others.
19:29
19:29

Climate Change Committee Seeks to Activate Tree Fund tree planting 1 1

The committee will initiate and scrutinize bills, coordinate activities and make recommendations to Parliament on the legal and institutional mechanism to address climate change. It was established against a background of challenges the country is facing in mitigating the effects of climate change.
17:05
17:05

President Museveni Sought Salary Advance after 2016 Polls parliament 2 1 Top story

This was uncovered as a team from State House interfaced with the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament this morning. The committee is scrutinizing queries raised by the Auditor General, in his report for the financial year ending June 2018.
09:41
09:41

MPs Fail to Access Tabled Electoral Reforms Attorney General 1 2

When a bill is tabled for first reading, MPs are provided copies for easy reference. It is also a culture for the bills tabled before Parliament to be forwarded to the Parliament Library and also uploaded on the Parliament website. However, this was not the case for the tabled reforms.
10:46
10:46

Engineer Declines to Handover Lubowa Hospital Office parliament 1 1

Wakabi was appointed for a six months’ contract from December 1 2018, to take on a subcontracted role, which involved protecting the interests of the government and ensuring that the other contractors on the task adhere to the project specifications.
06:11
06:11

Parliament Demands Regular Updates on Lubowa Hospital Enrica Pinneti 2 1

According to Aceng, there is conflict between the contractors ROKO and FINASI following the entrance of another contractor China Power to do civil works.  
18:29
18:29

Coffee Cooperatives Welcome Registration of Farmers coffee farmers 2 1

Ankole and Kibinge Coffee Cooperative (ACPCU) have welcomed the proposal to register coffee farmers saying it will facilitate extension services and address gaps in production and processing.
19:06
19:06

MPs Decry Delays in Issuance of National IDs NIRA 4 1

Several MPs also observed that they had spent more than a year trying to process national IDs in vain. The MPs demanded that the issuance of identity cards be extended to the lowest local Governments, get rid of middlemen who broker ID replacements and issuance.
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