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Tayebwa wants govt to fund religious institutions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has called on government to finance religious institutions as a way of safeguarding citizens from groups promoting lesbianism, bisexual, gay and transgender (LGBT) relations. Tayebwa said that his recent experience at the Joint Parliamentary Assembly of African, Caribbean and …

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Tayebwa secures ACP-EU support for EACOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The African, Caribbean, Pacific-European Union (ACP-EU) Joint Parliamentary Assembly sitting in Maputo, Mozambique on Wednesday, 02 November 2022 voted to let Uganda proceed with developing the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Project (EACOP). The Ugandan delegation to the Maputo meeting led by Deputy Speaker Thomas …

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ACP-EU Summit: Uganda to oppose abortion, homosexuality proposals

Maputo, Mozambique | THE INDEPENDENT |  Uganda’s delegation to the joint parliamentary Assembly of the Organisation of the African, Caribean, and Pacific States and the European Union led by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa, has stated that it will oppose plans to make them adopt and adapt to homosexuality. Tayebwa said Uganda …

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Oulanyah discusses border conflict with Rwandan Speaker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah and Rwanda’s Parliament Speaker Donatile Mukabalisa has urged MPs from both countries to intervene in the border conflict. Uganda and Rwanda have for the last months experienced tensions with the later closing the border in February amid …

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Oulanyah asks EU to respect sovereignty of African states

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has appealed to the European Union (EU) to respect the sovereignty of African states. Oulayah says the EU has continuously influenced how African countries define democracy, saying that whilst many African states are independent, they cannot …

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