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Uganda, DR Congo speakers root for regional cooperation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah and the President of the Senate of the DR Congo, H.E. Modeste Bahati Lukwebo have agreed to foster bilateral relations that better the lives of their people. In their meeting on Tuesday, 21 December 2021 at Parliament House, Oulanyah …

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Gov’t tables UGX43Trillion national budget framework

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has tabled before parliament the national budget framework paper totaling 43 trillion Shillings for the coming financial year 2022/2023. The document was tabled before the Tuesday afternoon sitting by the Minister of State for Finance-General Duties, Henry Musasizi. Speaker Jacob Oulanyah referred the …

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Gov’t commits to pay salaries of medical interns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development (General Duties), Henry Musasizi, has given legislators assurance that medical intern doctors and senior medical staff in government health facilities will be paid within two weeks. “It is true that the House handled the issue …

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Parliament to debate motion on striking doctors

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The strike by medical interns continues to attract debate in Parliament and this time round, Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, has granted Timothy Batuwa, Jinja South Division West MP permission to present a motion to discuss the matter. Medical interns in government hospitals and health centers countrywide took …

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Gov’t seeks to borrow UGX386Bn for oil roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has tabled before parliament a proposal to borrow 386 Billion Shillings for the upgrading of oil roads in the Albertine graben. The roads include the 54-kilometre Masindi-Biiso road, 25 kilometres of Hohwa-Nyairongo-Kyarushesha-Butole road, and 25.7 kilometres of Kabaale-Kiziranfumbi road. Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa …

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‘Focus on the ordinary Ugandan’, Oulanyah tells UHRC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has urged government agencies to focus their research studies and recommendations on the plight of the common man. According to the Speaker, a number of reports presented by agencies to Parliament do not adequately capture the concerns and issues …

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Oulanyah blames poverty in Northern Uganda on leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has tasked leaders from Northern Uganda to consider working in unison to redeem the region, saying it ranks poorest in the country. Oulanyah said the Northern region has received numerous ‘helping hands’ from government and development partners, but that …

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Speaker Oulanyah calms MPs over President’s remarks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, has spoken out on the President’s warning to MPs that have made allegations of corruption against the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Monica Musenero. Presiding over the plenary sitting on Thursday, 11 November 2021, Oulanyah said the President’s …

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