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Uganda’s Minimum Wages Bill hits snag

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has declined to assent to the Minimum Wages Bill. The Bill was in February passed by parliament. The Minimum Wages Bill, 2018 sought to empower the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development to appoint a Minimum wages Board to fix …

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KADAGA: MPs are allowed to determine own pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has defended a move by Members of Parliament (MPs) to increase their own pay. Kadaga says that there is no illegality since the process is done in conformity with all provisions of the constitution. Last month, the Supreme Court …

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Museveni’s electoral reforms

Why opposition shouldn’t expect President to drop winning strategy Kampala, Uganda | AGATHER ATUHAIRE | Since Attorney General William Byaruhanga tabled before parliament the government proposed electoral reforms on July 26, attention has been on how opposition parties will react to them. Presentation of the proposed reforms is, on paper, a …

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Electoral Reforms finally

The good and the bad from government’s tabled amendments Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The demand for electoral reforms in Uganda has been a persistent cry from the opposition and civil society for over ten years with each election cycle prompting a new call for the government to introduce …

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Kadaga says MPs will still visit Lubowa hospital site

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said that Parliament will still push to know details about ongoing works at the International Specialized Hospital site at Lubowa in Wakiso district. On Tuesday, a group of legislators from the National Economy Committee accompanied by the Health …

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Kadaga clears COSASE to probe BOU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises – COSASE to conduct proceedings on issues that were not concluded as pertains matters on the closure of seven commercial banks by Bank of Uganda.  The seven banks …

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Parliament demands regular updates on Lubowa hospital

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked the Ministry of Health to report to Parliament every two weeks on the status of the International Specialized Hospital in Lubowa. This was after the Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng on Thursday presented a statement on …

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Kadaga bitter with URA for taxing albino lotion

Bududa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |   The speaker of Parliament has expressed her disappointment in Uganda Revenue Authority for continuing to levy taxes on the sun screen Lotion. Sun screen Lotion helps people living with Albinism against the sun rays that cause cancer. The speaker was speaking on Friday at …

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