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21:02

Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Backtracks on Discharge of Independents from Parties 6 1 Top story

The Bugweri County MP, Abdu Katuntu said the government proposal sought to keep members enslaved to their political parties, arguing that processes of recruitment and membership should be a matter solely for political parties and not the law.
20:43
20:43

Archbishop Janani Luwum's Widow Succumbs to Cancer Church of Uganda 1

McLeod Baker Ochola, the former Bishop of Kitgum Diocese, says Mary Luwum will be missed for her great love for the Church, family and the country. He says Mary Luwum taught the nation the true values of perseverance
19:45
19:45

MPs Task Attorney General on Supreme Court Recommendations electoral reforms 3 1

The Committee Chairperson Markson Jacob Oboth-Oboth made the directive on Tuesday during an interface with Mwesigwa who appeared alongside Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Gen. Kahinda Otafire to justify five electoral reform Bills recently tabled before parliament.
19:01
19:01

Electoral Reforms: Government To Delay Creation of New Districts Nabilatuk 3

Ajuri County MP, Hamson Obua says that much as he agrees with the government on deferring elections in such districts and constituencies, it will create a leadership and administrative vacuum.
18:48
18:48

Otafire Backs Private Bill on Pre-Entry Exams 2 1

Otafire was tasked to shed light on the matter noting that the Uganda Law Council had moved to scrap the exams but was surprised to find out that pre-entry exams have been scheduled for August 20th
18:42
18:42

We Blocked Minister, MPs for Safety Reasons-Lubowa Hospital Investor Finasi/ROKO 1 Top story

On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng and Permanent Secretary, Diana Atwiine setup to inspect the construction site of ISHU along the Kampala-Entebbe Road but were turned away by armed Local Defense Unit-LDU and Police personnel.
17:43
17:43

StanChart New Digital App to Target Social Media Users digital banking 2 1

The bank has added a feature called SC Keyboard on their digital app, SC Mobile, designed to show up on the lower left corner of the chats whenever one has opened say Facebook, WhatsApp or any other social media platform.
17:42
17:42

Zigy Wyne Was Bruised in Motorbike Accident – Witnesses Police 1

The four who have recorded statements with the police allegedly include persons who participated in Alinda’s rescue, treatment and recovery of items from the accident scene.
17:21
17:21

Uganda On Track to Eliminate River Blindness By 2020 Ministry of Health 1

Aceng says tests done by the Molecular Laboratory in 24 districts are constantly coming out negative and have now resolved to phase out mass treatment in those districts.
17:06
17:06

Tumwine Says Accusations of Maligning Speaker Are Malicious Gen. Elly Tumwine 2 1

In the aftermath of a discussion about his attitude, Tumwine allegedly attacked Cecilia Ogwal for bringing out an incident in the Seventh Parliament, where the army MP drew a gun at her. The matter was referred to the Rules Committee of parliament for investigations.
16:46
16:46

Another Mak Staff Suspended for Leaking Documents Makerere University 1

Isaac Anyaku, a Custodian at the University College of Business and Management Sciences –CoBAMS was suspended last month, Uganda Radio Network has learnt.
15:57
15:57

Minister, MPs Blocked from Accessing Lubowa Hospital Site keith muhakanizi 5 1

A team from Parliament’s National Economy Committee had gone to monitor ongoing works at the 30-acre facility along the Kampala-Entebbe Road. The MPs sought permission from the Health Ministry to visit the site.
14:54
14:54

EAC Army, Police Chiefs in Uganda for Counter Terrorism Conference 2

Deputy Army and Defence Spokesperson, Lt Col Deo Akiiki, said the training is being held in Jinja at Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF)’s Rapid Deployment Capability Center and Junior Staff College.
13:46
13:46

EC Bans Street Processions Ahead of Polls in Hoima, Kaabong 2

The Parliamentary seats in the two districts fell vacant when legislators Tophace Byagira Kaahwa and Rose Lilly Akello opted to switch to the newly created districts of Kikuube and Karenga.
13:36
13:36

Mak Staff Accuse Nawangwe of Bias Makerere University 1

Two senior academic staff, who requested not to be disclosed say they have been waiting for the tribunal’s composition in vain. They say their cases have stalled at the tribunal due to lack of quorum. They also argue that there are serious anomalies with the “so-called petition” and the Vice Chancellor's intervention.
13:18
13:18

More People Left Banking Halls for Digital Platforms – Stanbic digital banking 3 1

Stanbic Bank chief executive Patrick Mweheire says that more than 80 per cent of their transactions, during the last half of the year, were on digital platforms. Agent banking made up 20 per cent of the bank's transactions, with the bank enlisting 1,000 agents across the country.
12:52
12:52

Boda Boda Murders: Police Question Arrest of Constable, Informant By ISO John Bosco Mugisha 1 1 Top story

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says the duo has been very helpful in the investigations into the gruesome murder of Boda-boda riders. According police, Lusiba and Sserwadda provided information that led to the arrest 21 suspects in connection to Boda boda killings.
12:21
12:21

Public Service Commission Re-advertises Over 60 KCCA Jobs Top story

A section of KCCA staff protested the recruitment process accusing Lule of favoritism. The disgruntled staff petitioned the Inspectorate of Government to investigate the process.
12:17
12:17

Court Issues Warrant of Arrest for Local Gov't Ministry Official

Gumonye and Nampijja appeared in court and denied the charges. They have since been released on bail.
11:54
11:54

MPs to Spend More in 2021 Elections-ACFIM age limit 1 2

A survey conducted by ACFIM revealed that 113 MPs of 185 spent close to 25 billion shillings in the Parliamentary elections 2016. In 2016 there were about 400 MPs.
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