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Kadaga directs Health Minister on coronavirus management

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked Health Minister Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng to provide parliament with a report on its previous resolution to support Ugandan students in students stuck in China and the steps taken to manage the threat of coronavirus. The directive …

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Parliament pension fund grows to Shs 257 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament Pension Scheme has realised an assets growth of 25.7 percent from shs 204.55 billion in 2018 to Shs 257.21 billion improving its financial and investment capacity. The Chief Operations Manager, Nightingale Mirembe said that this is attributed to an increase in member …

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Mobile money agents decry poor relations with telecom companies

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Mobile money agents under their umbrella; the Association of East African Mobile Money Traders Limited have petitioned Parliament over the poor working relationship with telecom companies. The Association chairperson, George William Nyombi presented the dealer’s petition to the Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga on …

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PM Rugunda reassures Kadaga on Jinja-Kampala Expressway

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has said that building of the Kampala-Jinja Expressway remains a key government priority and is on agenda for the upcoming cabinet meeting scheduled for Monday 24 February 2020. Rugunda reassured Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga who raised the …

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Parliament rejects proposal to move all public holidays to weekdays

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament on Thursday voted against a proposal to have all Public holidays that fall on weekends moved to weekdays  to give Ugandans enough time to feel true meaning of public holiday. Juliet Kyinyamatama Suubi, the woman MP Rakai district had sought permission of the …

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Security stepped up at Parliament after attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is heightened security at parliament, a day after two members of the Red Top Brigade jumped from the stranger’s gallery to the floor of the house protesting corruption. Military men have been deployed at the two gates of parliament to beef security. Visitors …

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Kadaga to attackers: We will deal with you severely

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has condemned the raid on the house by members of the Red Top Brigade Movement, saying they will be dealt with very severely. It comes shortly after two men donning red tops jumped from the stranger’s gallery to …

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Museveni summons Speaker Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni met the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga ahead of the discussion on the new lower secondary school curriculum in parliament. The Education and Sports Minister, Janet Museveni was expected to deliver a statement on the revised curriculum, which has been subject of …

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UBL goes big on tree planting

Beer maker, Uganda Breweries Limited has promised to partner with several private sector companies to plant trees as an avenue to mitigate the negative effects of climate change. Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Speaking during the 330-km long awareness relay Marathon from Kampala to Gulu, in a tree campaign …

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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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