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NUP to defy forced Covid-19 vaccination for MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP, the party with the largest number of opposition legislators has said it is going to defy the Deputy Speaker’s order banning all unvaccinated people from accessing parliament. Last week, Anita Among, the deputy speaker said that nobody including MPs, support staff …

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Minister Kasaija defends parliamentary commission budget cuts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija has justified the budget cuts on the Parliamentary Commission, saying that it was necessary to help the country meet urgent Covid-19 medical needs. According to Kasaija, the decision was taken by Cabinet to cut money appropriated for travel and workshops …

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Parliamentary commission protests budget cuts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Commission has protested budget cuts to Parliament saying that these have crippled the work of the House committees. Parliament appropriated 831 billion Shillings for the Parliamentary Commission for the financial year 2021/2022, but available information indicates that the budget was cut by 80 …

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Deputy speaker directs MPs on Covid-19 vaccination cards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has notified Members of Parliament that starting next week, they will be required to present Covid-19 vaccination cards to attend sittings. Among made the statement during her communication to MPs during the Thursday afternoon plenary sitting. She noted …

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We’ll ensure Ssegirinya gets better treatment – Anita Among

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Anita Among has told legislators that the Parliament leadership is working on having Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya, receive better treatment outside Murchison Bay prison, Luzira. In her communication to legislators on Thursday, Among confirmed that MP Ssegirinya was at Murchison Bay …

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Parliament demands report on Lubowa Hospital construction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has directed government to provide the status report on the  construction of the Lubowa Specialized Hospital as well as the eligibility of Power China International Group to undertake the project. Deputy Speaker Anita Among made the directive on Thursday, 30 September 2021 following concerns …

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