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18:07
18:07

Pictorial: Parliament Concludes Vetting of New Ministers new cabinet

The Houses vetting committee chaired by Speaker of Parliament has for the last three days been engaging the nominees for different ministerial positions.
17:46
17:46

Vetting Committee Rejects Ismael Orot new ministers

His rival, Kevin Ikiror challenged his nomination during the National Resistance Movement party, saying his academic papers were falsified.
07:47
07:47

Pictorial: Vetting of New Ministers Underway cabinet reshuffle

The committee vetted a total of 14 ministers out of the 81 ministers appointed by Museveni in his recent cabinet reshuffle. The vetting is scheduled to run for three consecutive days.
07:06
07:06

Kadaga Defends Cabinet Expansion cabinet reshuffle 1 5

Joseph Ssewungu, Kalungu MP and Democratic Party DP whip in parliament, says the expansion of cabinet will not solve the problems in government.
11:41
11:41

Former Premier Questions Increase in Number of Ministers heavy tax burden 1

Former Prime Minister Apollo Nsibambi told Uganda Radio Network in an Interview that the cost of public administration is becoming unmanageable as the number of ministers goes surges beyond the constitutional provision.
16:33
16:33

Hoima Residents Petition Museveni Over Kajura Sacking cabinet reshuffle 2

Bunyoro residents say that the decision was unfair to Bunyoro considering that the region overwhelmingly voted for president Museveni in the February 18 general election. President Museveni scored 72 percent of the vote in Bunyoro Sub-region, ranking second best after Karamoja.
13:07
13:07

Parliament Constitutes Committee to Vet Appointed Ministers new ministers 1 1

The 23-man committee was constituted in a session presided over by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga this morning.
12:54
12:54

Parliament Approves Ssekandi As Vice President cabinet reshuffle 4 1

The Aruu county MP, Odonga Otto described Ssekandi as a very simple and humble Ugandan who is fit for the job of vice president. He humorously thanked the opposition Democratic Party DP for grooming such a humble person.
12:22
12:22

Rose Akol Appointed Internal Affairs Minister cabinet reshuffle 1 Top story

Bukedea District Woman MP Rose Akol Okullo has been appointed the new Internal Affairs minister, replacing the late Gen. Aronda Nyakairima.
20:36
20:36

Kadaga Blocks Motion Against Vetting New Ministerial Appointees cabinet reshuffle 1 3

Fungaroo argued that, the recent cabinet reshuffle by President Yoweri Museveni is a slap in the face of Northern and Eastern Uganda, whose representation is minimal.
17:48
17:48

Youth MPs Warn Anite Over Sidelining Opposition Youths evelyn anite 3 1

Youth representatives in Parliament have tasked the incoming Minister of State for Youth and children Affairs, Evelyn Anite to serve the interests of all youths in the country, regardless of their party affiliation. President Yoweri Museveni recently reshuffled the Cabinet; appointing Anite to the position, in what political pundits believe is a reward for her role in spearheading the sole candidacy of Museveni in the forthcoming 2016 general elections.
14:59
14:59

President Violated Constitution on Cabinet Composition-Lawyer cabinet reshuffle 1 2

According to constitutional lawyer, Peter Walubiri, the recent reshuffle was done without due consideration of the principles of the Constitution, which mandates that the cabinet is inclusive of ethnic, religious, ideological, political and cultural diversity.
17:18
17:18

Opposition Questions Cabinet Composition maria kiwanuka 1 2

Out of the 30 senior ministerial positions, 20 are individuals from the Western region, followed by the Central region with five senior ministers. The Eastern region follows suit with 3 ministers while Northern has only two.
10:26
10:26

Rugunda Dismisses Mbabazi-Museveni Rift Talk mbabazi dropped 2

In-coming Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has dismissed talk of a rift between President Yoweri Museveni and Amama Mbabazi, who was dropped from cabinet on Friday. In a mini-cabinet reshuffle on Friday morning, President Museveni appointed Dr Rugunda Prime Minister with immediate effect.
10:54
10:54

Mbabazi Dropped, Rugunda New PM nrm power struggles 3 Top story

President Yoweri Museveni has dropped Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi from cabinet and replaced him with Health minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.
15:15
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Bunyoro\'s Okwir: Omukama Iguru Issued Letter Suspending New Cabinet cabinet reshuffle 1

In an interview with Uganda Radio Network on Monday evening, the Okwir explained that the Omukama suspended the new cabinet to do more consultation. He says the king later realized that the new cabinet lacked balance in terms of districts and religion, which are vital factors.
15:37
15:37

Buganda MPs Describe Wamala Promotion As Cosmetic aronda nyakairima 4

The elevation of General Edward Katumba Wamala from commander of the land forces to Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) in last night\'s cabinet and army reshuffle by President Yoweri Museveni has been met with less than satisfaction by leading opposition Members of Parliament from the central region.
16:34
16:34

Busoga Leaders Want Special Ministry poverty eradication 1

The leaders say government has been promoting programs and creating special ministries in other regions like Northern Uganda, Luweero, Teso, Karamoja and Bunyoro, while Busoga region languishes in poverty.
15:43
15:43

Bunyoro Welcomes New Minister with Hope oil exploration 2

The Banyoro have tasked newly appointed Bunyoro affairs minister to negotiate for the long the kingdom’s share of the oil revenues once he assumes office.
14:30
14:30

Mixed Reactions in Busoga To New Cabinet cabinet reshuffle

Politicians in Busoga have expressed mixed feelings about the new cabinet. President Museveni unveiled a largely unchanged cabinet on Wednesday bringing back former ministers Professor Tarsis Kabwegyere, John Nasasira, Sam Kutesa, and Mwesigwa Rukutana, and also bringing on board new and young faces.
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