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Gov’t maintains food relief will only cater for Kampala, Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government will distribute food to Ugandans only in Wakiso and Kampala districts for now despite objection from Parliament on the methodology of distribution and question of beneficiaries. During a heated plenary on Thursday, Parliament chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga asked …

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Kadaga blocks three MPs from accessing Parliament after Dubai travel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has blocked three legislators from accessing parliament and referred them to institutional quarantine following their travel to Dubai in United Emirates. They are the Physical Infrastructure Committee Chairperson, Robert Kafeero Ssekitoleko, Lwengo Woman MP, Cissy Namujju and her …

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Parliament to remain operational despite ban on gatherings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament of Uganda will remain operational amidst the temporary ban on public gatherings by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni due to the coronavirus (COVID -19). President Museveni on Wednesday among other things announced a ban on all political and cultural activities as a means to …

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Speaker Kadaga commissions six ambulances in Arua district

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has warned Arua district leaders against misusing and over charging for ambulance services meant to transport pregnant mothers and children in the district. Kadaga made the caution while commissioning six ambulances worth UGX 441 million that were procured …

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Speaker Kadaga lures women icons into book writing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has commended women icons in Uganda who have documented their success, saying it is a sure way of grooming girls into great women leaders. Kadaga made the statement while launching a book ‘Rise Up’ authored by Rosemary Ssenabulya, a …

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Kadaga pledges support to nurses, midwives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nurses and midwives in Uganda have renewed calls for better working and living conditions including accommodation and feeding, and have asked the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to intervene. Justus Cherop Kiplangat, the President of Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union said that nurses and midwives …

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MPs want National ID replacment fee scrapped

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want a select committee instituted to investigate the National Identity and Registration Authority (NIRA) over failure to issue Ugandans with identity cards. The MPs were on Tuesday debating the communication of the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, who noted that some Ugandans were frustrated …

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Govt, Speaker inject UGX 13 M in UPPA SACCO

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Parliamentary Press Association-UPPA SACCO has received a boost of Shillings 13 million. The Micro Finance State Minister, Haruna Kasolo and the Speaker of Parliament handed over a dummy Cheque of Shillings 10 million and Shillings 3 million in cash respectively during the launch …

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