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Kadaga asks IGP on vigilance after attatck in Kenya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Parliament of Uganda has, this afternoon observed a moment of silence in solidarity with the government of Kenya, following an attack on Dusit D2 Hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. The Tuesday afternoon attack left at least 14 people dead. Initial reports indicated that five …

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Kadaga summons Otafiire over delays in electoral reforms

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire over the delayed presentation of electoral reforms. Kadaga noted that she had previously reminded the government to bring the necessary electoral legislation so that Parliament handles them …

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Katuntu to continue chairing BoU probe

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bugweri County MP, Abdu Katuntu will continue chairing the Central Bank probe, URN has learnt. This was resolved in a closed door meeting involving the the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, the Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ochan, Deputy Opposition Whip, Harold …

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Kadaga to ‘name and shame’ corrupt officials

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has threatened to name and shame officials involved in corruption in an effort to end the vice in public institutions. Kadaga was speaking during ecumenical prayers held at parliament in Kampala on Monday. The prayers are part of …

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Independent MPs need more attention – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has asked Commonwealth Parliaments to pay attention to independent members, who she said are laying increased claim for wider space in the multiparty arrangement. In a meeting to set the agenda for the bi-annual Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding officers Conference scheduled …

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Prisoners decry justice system, prison conditions

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Inmates have decried the poor prison conditions and justice system that has unfairly kept many of them in jail. The inmates, complained about poor feeding, health facilities, congestion, denial of the right to vote, delayed appeals in court and an unfair criminal justice …

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Kasolwe stock farm to boost farmers’ fortunes

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged farmers to consider intensive commercial agriculture in a bid to grow household incomes and improve Uganda’s economy. Kadaga also asked farmers in Busoga sub-region to take advantage of the several partnerships made with the Government …

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Highs, lows of 2018 as Uganda Parliament ends year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has given Parliament a good report card to end 2018 at the annual joint staff and MPs’ party. Kadaga was all praises for Parliament staff, who she said do a lot for the House, but that their efforts go unacknowledged. “Whenever …

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