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May 2021 22 results
21:58
21:58

Anita Among Overwhelmingly Elected Deputy Speaker Parliament 2 1 Top story

The Bukedea Woman MP Anita Among has been declared Winner of the Deputy Speakership race after she garnered 415 votes in the Monday evening elections.
21:30
21:30

MPs Treated To Comedy as Gen Ali, Ssegirinya Are Nominated Parliament 1 4

Members of Parliament were treated to some comedy on Monday evening following the nomination of two unlikely candidates; General Moses Ali and Muhammad Ssegirinya for the position of Deputy Speaker.
19:28
19:28

I'll Execute My Mandate With Utmost Diligence -Oulanyah 2 1 Top story

The Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has pledged to execute with outmost diligence the mandate given to him as head of the legislature.
19:09
19:09

KCCA To Review Old Taxi Park Stages Before Reopening 1 2

The Chairman of the Uganda Transport Development Agency- UTRADA Mustafa Mayambala says they also need to resort the issues of leadership at stages outside the Park. At Burton street there is a Bweyogerere stage just like there is in the Old Taxi Park.
17:51
17:51

Jacob Oulanyah Elected Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election 4 1 Top story

Oulanyah won the hotly contested race with 310 votes against 197 votes garnered by former Speaker of the Tenth Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
17:01
17:01

Assailants Kill Former UN Employee in Kasangati 1 3

According to Owoyesigyire, Muwonge met his death in the wee hours of Monday morning. His lifeless body was found by one of his relatives covered in a Polythene bag outside in his compound. Owoyesigyire says that the assailants took off with the deceased’s mobile phones, saying that they are treating the case as an aggravated robbery.
16:50
16:50

ASTU and UPDF Recover 8 SMGs, Kill 10 Rustlers in Three Weeks in Karamoja 1 1

Other than eight SMGs recovered and killed rustlers, ASTU has faced off with armed groups in at least 40 incidents, in which security has been able to recover 380 cows and 13 goats in the last three weeks of operations.
16:42
16:42

Pictorial: Election of Speaker of Eleventh Parliament Speaker election Top story

The Speaker contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah and Kamuli Woman MP, Rebecca Kadaga who has been serving as Deputy Speaker and speaker in the Tenth Parliament.
16:35
16:35

Private Schools Prioritize Teachers' Saving Schemes 6

Some private schools in Kampala have embarked on planning on how to best support their teachers and school staff to recover and at the same time build capacity to enable them to build resilience against similar situations in future.
15:51
15:51

Ssekikubo Raises Concern Over Museveni’s Presence as MPs Elect Speaker Parliament 1 2

The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo today overruled Lwemiyaga MP Theodore Ssekikubo for raising concern over President Museveni’s presence in parliament as MPs voted.
15:48
15:48

Mulago, Entebbe ICUs Full of COVID-19 Patients 2 Top story

Dr. Rose Baynyima, the Deputy Executive Director at Mulago National Referral Hospital and the head of the COVID-19 treatment unit says they had to re-open the unit especially the high dependency unit (HDU) and ICU when hospitals began referring critical patients.
15:19
15:19

Speaker Elections: Security Deploys at Homes of Winners and Losers 1 1

Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said they have realized that the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker are hotly contested and they have effectively deployed overt and covert security teams.
14:51
14:51

Former Makerere University Student Found Dead 1 1 Top story

Luke Owoyesigyire, the Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson identifies the deceased as 27-year-old James Eyangu, the former president of Makerere College of Veterinary Medicine. He graduated on Wednesday in Biomedical Laboratory Technology.
14:26
14:26

Election of Eleventh Parliament Speaker Under Way 1

The contest is mainly between Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah who has been serving as Deputy Speaker in the Tenth Parliament and Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga who has also been serving as Speaker in the previous parliament. Both candidates are from the ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM party but Kadaga chose to contest as an independent candidate after her party offered the flag to Oulanyah.
12:41
12:41

Archaeologist Demystifies Earlier Assumptions on Northern Uganda Suitability for Settlement 1 3

Before his study, the general perception of pioneering archaeological researchers was that northern Uganda was dry and not conducive to human habitation.
12:18
12:18

Uganda Looking at J&J, Sinopharm Vaccines to Fill AstraZeneca Shortfalls 3

According to Aceng, the government has ordered 5 million vaccines from the African Union so far. The delivery dates are yet to be communicated. The need for other vaccines come following a shortage fo AstraZeneca vaccines
12:16
12:16

Tayebwa Withdraws From Deputy Speakership Race NRM 1 1

Thomas Tayebwa, the Ruhinda County North MP has withdrawn from the race of the Deputy Speaker of Parliament.
11:22
11:22

Over 600,000 Teachers, Health Workers Shun COVID-19 Vaccine 3 1

Only 82,746 teachers and health workers have received one dose of the vaccine. According to the health ministry, 249,546 people in the priority groups have received one dose of the vaccine. The breakdown of the vaccinated groups shows that security personnel have the highest vaccination numbers at 115,800 followed by people aged 50 and above at over 51,000
11:11
11:11

NUP MPs Await Party Decision On Who To Vote As Speaker Jacob Oulanyah 1 2

Members of Parliament of the National Unity Platform (NUP) which is the majority opposition party in Parliament will wait for a directive from their party before voting for the Speaker of Parliament.
May 2021 22 results