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Agriculture Ministry officials named in export corruption scandal

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A group of farmers and exporters of fruits and vegetables have petitioned Speaker Rebecca Kadaga demanding action against officials within the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries accused for frustrating their work and engaging in corruption tendencies. The group, led by Micheal …

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Kadaga warns Busoga leaders against frustrating government projects

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked leaders to stop corrupt tendencies that threaten government projects. Speaking at the commissioning of construction works along two roads in Jinja town, Kadaga says that, she receives numerous reports of intrigue and corruption by both technocrats …

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Parliament directs Finance Ministry on BoU Deputy Governor position

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija to present a statement concerning the vacant position of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank. The directive follows the expiry of Dr Louis Kasekende’s contract on 18th January 2020. Dr …

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MP Lutanywa granted leave to introduce Constitutional Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has granted leave to Jack Lutanywa, the Kibanda South Member of Parliament to introduce a Private Member’s Bill, the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020. Lutanywa said that there was need to recognize the Maragoli as one of the indigenous tribes in Uganda by amending …

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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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Kadaga demands census for persons with albinism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded that the national census incorporates a category for persons with albinism so that their population size is adequately captured for proper planning. Albinism is a genetic disorder where some people are born without the usual pigment or …

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