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Uganda at high risk of debt distress-report

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Budget Committee has noted that the country’s debt servicing level is one associated with high risk of debt distress. This is carried in their report on the coming financial year 2020/2021 Budget Framework Paper totalling Shillings 39.64 trillion. The Committee Vice Chairperson Patrick Isiagi …

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Rules committee chairperson defends committee work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  During each session of parliament, the Speaker of parliament directs the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee to investigate allegations of misconduct against some legislators. The committee is mandated to investigate complaints of contempt of parliament, breach of privileges and indiscipline among others. The Committee conducts …

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MPs agree to name parliament institute after speaker Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Parliament has unanimously agreed to name the Institute for Parliamentary studies after the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga.  On 29th May 2019 during the debate on the Institute of Parliamentary studies bill 2019 tabled by Cecilia Ogwal, the Dokolo Woman MP, Parliament passed a …

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Education Ministry to present budget for free sanitary pads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Parliament has tasked the Education and Sports Ministry to present a budget for the provision of free sanitary pads to school girls. The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga issued the directive after the Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo, failed to state how much money government …

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Gen. Tumwine to seek legal redress over parliament report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine has threatened to seek legal redress over a parliament report that found him guilty of assaulting Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal. Tumwine’s statement followed the adoption of the Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee report that recommended his reprimand for breach …

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Gen Tumwine found guilty of assaulting MP Cecilia Ogwal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee has recommended that Gen. Elly Tumwine is reprimanded for breach of privilege of Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal and for being disrespectful to Parliament. The committee’s recommendation stems from its investigation into allegations of contempt of parliament levelled …

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Tumwine says accusations of maligning speaker are malicious

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine has described as malicious, allegations of contempt of parliament brought against him by fellow legislators, Atkins Katusabe and Cecilia Ogwal. The two legislators accused Tumwine of questioning the powers of parliament, directives issued by the legislature, and the position …

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Gen. Tumwine asks for more time to respond to allegations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has asked for more time to respond to allegations made against him in relation to contempt of Parliament. Gen. Tumwine on Thursday appeared before Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee investigating allegations of contempt of parliament levelled …

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MP Cecilia Ogwal pins Gen. Tumwine on alleged attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament Cecilia Ogwal has told the rules committee of Parliament that that Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine no longer respects Parliament, an institution which he has served for more than 30 years. Ogwal was appearing before the committee that was tasked …

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