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18:24
18:24

MPs Reiterate Call for Accountability for COVID-19 Donations Parliament 1 1

The total donations to the COVID-19 task force were valued at 28 billion Shillings by May 2020. They included both cash and non-cash donations channelled through the national response fund, chaired by Emmanuel Katongole, the Executive Chairman of Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
05:33
05:33

MPs Seek Suspension of Local Council Nominations 1 3

The Legislators have expressed concern over the age restrictions placed by the law on LCIII chairperson aspirants at Sub County, Municipal or City Division level who need to be 30 years or above to qualify to stand for these positions. A number of aspirants have already been blocked from nomination on grounds of being underage.
17:02
17:02

150 Moroto Prison Escapees Were in Jail for Murder, Firearm-Related Crimes Uganda Prisons 1

It has now emerged that 93 of the prisoners were in jail for possession of firearms, 59 were in jail for murder and four had been convicted on both charges. Another 12 had been jailed for Aggravated defilement and defilement, while 18 were in for rape and five were in for robbery and aggravated robbery.
16:59
16:59

War Brewing Between MPs and Marabou Stork For Parliamentary Space Health 2 1

The Minister of State for Energy Sarah Opendi has raised "a matter of national importance" in Parliament., saying the nesting of Marabou Storks could be hazardous and could bring about zoonotic diseases that people don’t know
15:52
15:52

MPs Furious as Centenary Park Compensation Holds Flyover Project KCCA 1 4

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) on Wednesday told the committee that M/S Nalongo Estates, a company owned by Kampala Businessman Sarah Kizito is holding the land for the project to pending a Memorandum of Understanding with KCCA.
05:33
05:33

MPs Demand Comprehensive Plan on Reopening of Schools 5 1

The chairperson of the committee Jacob Opolot observed that the children cannot study unsupervised through radio and television lessons and the majority of learners are faced with a strange language and approach that renders them unable to benefit from the lessons.
14:08
14:08

Parliament Yet to Receive Ministry Report on Dead MP Alupo Faith Alupo 1 2

Despite having not received a report to confirm cause of death from the health ministry the assistant director for communication and public affairs at Parliament Helen Kaweesa says Pariament will proceed with its program of a special sitting next week until advised otherwise by the health ministry.
17:48
17:48

Ankole, Buganda Have Best Roads, Karamoja the Worst - Katumba Wamala road network 2 1

According to General Katumba Wamala, the Ministry and Uganda National Roads Authority followed specific criteria in paving roads and overtime, the coverage will be enhanced. He says some of the technical reasons behind paving the roads include; roads critical to support agriculture, tourism, oil and gas, minerals and other economic activities.
16:14
16:14

Premier Rugunda Tasks Internal Affairs Minister to Present Kibwetere Massacre Report 1 1

On 26th August, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga gave the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda a two weeks ultimatum to present before the House an action taken report on the Kibwetere massacre as well as compensation for orphans.
16:22
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MPs Who Lost in NRM Primaries Not to Contest As Independents Parliament 1 3

The losers led by Minister of State for Investment Evelyn Anite who lost the Koboko NRM flag to Dr Charles Ayume said that despite the irregularities in the primaries, they will not challenge the results.
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11:28

Pensioners, Civil Servants Want Pension Scheme Digitized 3

William Bateganya, a civil servant at Makerere University, says there is no proper representation and advocacy for pension schemes in the country.
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18:39

Isimba Dam Contractor, UEGCL Boss Clash Before Kadaga Isimba Dam Bridge 4 1 Top story

The Tuesday afternoon meeting that was attended by Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija, was summoned by Kadaga over the controversy of the regarding Bridges that are supposed to run from Kayunga to Kuva Island and another from Kuva Island to Kamuli side. The speaker has severally demanded for answers from the Finance Ministry why the works on the Bridges have stalled.
18:08
18:08

South Sudan Pay: Kasaija Skips House Again Parliament 1 1

Kasaija who appeared in Parliament at 11;00 am to meet with Kadaga and Isimba Dam contractors was also sighted at lunch time in Parliament but was not present for plenary sessions which kicked of at 3;00pm.
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17:00

NRM Primaries Will Cause COVID-19 Explosion in Schools - MP Okabe 3 2

Hon. Okabe says the recent NRM primaries and campaigns which were characterized by large crowds including school-going children with no respect for COVID-19 preventive guidelines is going to lead to a massive spike in infections.
15:05
15:05

Ssebaana Kizito Beats Ragga Dee to Win Kampala Lord Mayor's Flag NRM primaries 1 1

Ssebaana, a nephew to former Kampala Mayor, the late John Ssebaana Kizito defeated Musician Daniel Kazibwe also-known-as Ragga Dee despite losing in four out of the five Divisions of Kampala Capital City. According to official figures declared by the party’s returning officers in each Division, Ssebaana has a total count of 37,191 against Kazibwe‘s 29,793 votes.
14:54
14:54

Voting for NRM LCV Councilors, Mayor Concludes in Kampala Central 2020 NRM primaries 1 1

Today, the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has been holding primaries for flag bearers at Local Council V level in the five Divisions of Kampala City. Competition in Kampala Central Division for the NRM Kampala Lord Mayor flag is between musician Daniel Kazibwe also known as Ragga Dee and Ssebaana Kizito, a nephew to former Kampala mayor, the late John Ssebaana Kizito.
17:51
17:51

MPs Oppose Move to Police Personal Social Media Accounts UCC 1 5

The Ayivu county MP Bernard Atiku says even though regulation is necessary to stop impunity of social media parliament should examine the regulations and UCC needs to be summoned before the committee on Information Communication and Technology ICT to explain the measures.
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15:35

Kadaga Calls for Cancer Screening at Lower Health Centres Rotary Cancer Run 1 4 Top story

The Speaker pledged to rally MPs to support budgeting for screening facilities at the lower health centres.
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Gov’t Proposes Stringent Measures for Errant Physical Planners 1

Uganda currently has no legal framework regulating physical planners unlike other professionals such as lawyers, surveyors, engineers and doctors who have regulatory frameworks governing them. “The absence of a legal framework has compounded the practice of preparation of arbitrary physical development plans, unethical planning practices and violation of minimum physical planning standards, rampant abuse and use of environmentally sensitive areas, degradation of the environment, encroachment on public areas such as open spaces and road reserves, depletion of natural resources and disorganized urban and rural development in the country, reads part of the Bill.
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13:57

Kadaga Under Pressure to Delay NSSF Bill- Lyomoki 1 2

Kadaga was forced to abruptly adjourn plenary on Wednesday when Lyomoki declined to leave the floor while protesting a ruling by the speaker to postpone the second reading of the bill for a further two weeks.
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