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21:12
21:12

LOP Calls for Boycott of Museveni's Swearing-in Ceremony 2021 elections 1 3

Two Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) Members of Parliament have called for the boycott of President Museveni’s swearing-in ceremony on 12th May.
18:20
18:20

Parliament Approves Amendment of NMS, NDA Acts 1 1

In the report presented by PAC Chairperson Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the laws establishing the two entities should be amended to ensure that NDA effectively performs its supervision role over NMS. Nandala observes that, the General Manager of NMS is a board member of NDA and likewise, the Chairperson of NDA Board is a board member of NMS.
16:38
16:38

Parliament Accuses NMS of Theft and Dealing in Expired Drugs, Approves Breaking its Monopoly 1 4

Legislators have this afternoon approved parliament’s Public Accounts Committee- PAC Central Government report recommending that the monopoly of National Medical Stores- NMS be stopped.
16:10
16:10

PAC Directs Forensic Audit on NMS over UGX 13.3Bn Supply of Uniforms 1 4

Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the PAC Chairperson said that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose. He says that the uniforms were never delivered on time and if delivered, they were not the right quality, quantity, size and wrong distribution. Nandala notes that NMS does not manufacture uniforms and the reason to contract them defeats the purpose.
19:15
19:15

Parliament Rejects Proposal for Speakers Voluntary Resignation plenary 1 4

Clement Obote Ongalo, the chairperson of the Rules, Privileges and Discipline commitee of Parliament had fronted the proposal on grounds that the current Rules of Procedure do not provide for a Speaker or Deputy to voluntarily resign. However, the rules provide for the impeachment of the two leaders.
16:20
16:20

Gov’t Presents Fresh UGX 1.4 Trillion Loan Request for Malaba Railway Project 2 1

The new loan request is in the excess of 101.05 billion of government’s initial need. The Kampala-Malaba railway connects Uganda’s capital with Kenya at the Malaba border.
08:03
08:03

Gov’t Proposing Law on Merger, Disbandment of Agencies merger of agencies 1 5

The Minister said that this process will have legal, administrative and financial implications which include amending laws especially for the agencies that were created by Acts of Parliament and those that are constitutional.
20:45
20:45

MPs Trash Nakawa-Naguru Land Probe report Parliament 1 5

In the report, the Committee Chairperson, Kafeero Ssekitoleko, says that Cabinet had agreed to pay the sitting tenants Shillings 17.7 million each as ex-gratia. The committee however proposed that the money be increased.
17:27
17:27

ULC Fails to Acount for Land Compensation for Past 18 Months Ndeeba Church land 1 4

Veronica Eragu Bichetero, the Committee Chairperson asked the commission members to avail a three-year compensation list, but the commission pleaded to say they have none and searching for the files were difficult.
15:59
15:59

Parliament Approves Death Penalty for Human Sacrifice Convicts 1 7 Top story

“Human sacrifice is a growing concern to law enforcement agencies, parents, child rights activists and the general public. Records from the Uganda Police Force show that human sacrifice cases have been steadily increasing for the last several years,” reads part of the committee report. A person who contravenes this provision commits the offence of human sacrifice and is liable, on conviction, to suffer death.
23:58
23:58

House Approves Taxes on Rental Premises, Fish Maw 1 4

The approval of the taxes was during a plenary session chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga. The taxes are to come into effect on 1st July 2021 when the new financial year 2021/2022 starts.
23:34
23:34

Parliament Silently Passes Law Against Homosexuality 6 1

Parliament has passed the sexual offenses bill 2019 reintroducing the ban on homosexuality in the country.
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22:52

Parliament Rejects Tax on Wheat, Maize Brand new taxes 1

Parliament on Monday declined to approve the External Trade (Amendment) Bill, 2021 under which government proposed to levy US Dollars 0.4 per kilogram of exported maize brand, wheat bran, cotton cake and different by-products of the milling industry.
20:24
20:24

Do Not Handle Acts of Militarism Against Journalism Lightly - Prof. Jjuuko 1 8

The professor who also teaches media law was today delivering a key note address titled; Freedom of Expression and the Emerging Militarism”. This was at an event organized by the Uganda Editors’ Guild in commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day at Kampala Serena Hotel.
14:38
14:38

Public Trust in Radio, Television Content Remains Consistent – Report 3 1

Aidan Eyakuze, the Executive Director Twaweza East Africa tasked media institutions to continue working towards building public trust by avoiding partisanship. He said that trust remains a big challenge affecting the media and it has implications on the economic viability of the industry
09:43
09:43

Outgoing MPs Regret Not Getting Lessons on Life After Parliament 1 3

Members of Parliament who lost the 2021 elections have been told to set up businesses and projects with their pensions and gratuity.
19:36
19:36

Finance Slashes Parish Development Model Funds to 200 Billion Parliament 1 5 Top story

The Ministry of Finance has revised downwards the funds for parish development model from 490 billion shillings to 200 billion shillings.
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Parliament Passes 12% Tax on Internet Data Ministry of finance 1 5

Parliament has passed a 12% tax on every internet purchase made, with exceptions of data for provision of medical services and education services.
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11:28

MPs Want Affirmative Action Funds Seperated from Parish Model Program Parliament 6

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga called on Government to look for funding from somewhere else and not stifle funding for affirmative action.
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18:09

COSASE Tasks KCCA to Recover NSSF Remittance to Staff 1

This is carried in the committee report to parliament following an inquiry prompted by a whistleblower petition to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga dated 20th August, 2019.
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