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Parliament suspends implementation of new lower Secondary curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has halted the implementation of the revised lower secondary curriculum, which among others scraps termly examinations. The decision followed an extensive debate on the ministerial statement presented by the Primary Education State Minister, Rosemary Sseninde on the matter during plenary on Tuesday. Last …

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Deputy speaker asks MPs Otto, Akol to formally resolve grievances

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has asked Aruu Member of Parliament Odonga Otto, and Kilak North MP Anthony Akol to resolve their grievances formally. Odonga Otto was rushed to Nakasero hospital on Thursday after allegedly being punched by the Kilak North Member of …

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Oulanyah summons Education Minister over revised curriculum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has summoned the Education Minister to address Parliament about the revised lower secondary curriculum scrapping term examinations. Oulanyah made the directive on Friday after Igara East MP Michael Mawanda questioned several issues in the revised curriculum whose implementation starts next …

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MPs reject mandatory assistance to accident victims

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament have rejected a provision in the Traffic and Road Safety Act that makes it mandatory for road users to render assistance to accident victims.        This is one of the provisions in the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998 (Amendment) Bill, …

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MP Nambooze wants KCCA act amended

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Member of Parliament for Mukono Municipality Betty Nambooze wants an amendment of the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Act citing inconsistencies. In August, Parliament passed the KCCA amendment bill which was later on assented to by the President. The bill which was first introduced in …

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Opposition Constitution Amendment Bill title gazetted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The title of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by the Shadow Attorney General Wilfred Niwagaba has been gazetted. The title gazette follows several exchanges between the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige, Attorney General’s Office, Ministry of Finance and the Leader of Opposition Betty Aol …

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Opposition MPs discuss how to advance Constitution Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition legislators have laid strategies on how to push the privately sponsored Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by the Shadow Attorney General, Wilfred Niwagaba. The bill seeks to among other things scrap the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal the office of Prime Minister, …

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