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Kadaga, Central Bank director clash over COSASE report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has told off Benedict Sekabira, the Director Financial Markets Development Coordination in Bank of Uganda over his concerns on the central bank probe report. In her communication during plenary on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga disclosed that she had received …

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Bishop Bamwoze hailed for development initiatives

Bishop Cyprian Bamwoze has been hailed as a developmental leader who established many projects for Busoga region and his nation. The retired bishop of Busoga diocese died aged 86 after a battle with leukemia. President Yoweri Museveni praised Bamwoze for being a pillar to the youth. During a special sitting …

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Speaker Kadaga meets Prof. Nawangwe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has met the Makerere University Vice-chancellor Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe. The closed-door meeting between the two and a few other Parliament officials took place on Friday at the Speaker’s boardroom. When asked by URN in a telephone interview about the …

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Speaker secures South Korea scholarships for Ugandan students

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A meeting between Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and Chairman of the South Korea-based Sun Moon University, Mr Hwang Sun-Jo, has fruited into fully paid scholarships for Ugandan students. Following the meeting, Mr Sun-Jo accepted an invitation from Kadaga to visit Uganda in March, to finalise …

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Speaker, Miss Uganda ask children to stay in school

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga and Miss Uganda, Quinn Abenakyo have appealed to school going children to concentrate on their studies, nurture their talents and stay in school for a bright future. This was during visits to Star Light Primary School and St. Michael International …

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Kadaga questions oil production timeline changes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has questioned the recurring changes in timelines for achieving Uganda’s first oil, which was recently pushed to 2022. Kadaga’s inquiry was in response to a presentation by Energy Minister Irene Muloni indicating that that Uganda was likely to …

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‘Gov’t abdicating its role in FGM fight’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Government has been accused of abdicating its role in stopping female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says that the government has failed in its role and has left the FGM fight to Non-Governmental Organisations-NGOs. Kadaga was speaking on Thursday at a …

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Kadaga raps Otafiire over electoral reforms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, General Kahinda Otafiire was today questioned by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga over utterances he made that he isn’t in a hurry to table electoral reforms. Kadaga urged Otafiire to differentiate between the Constitutional Review Process and …

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Performing artists petition Kadaga over new Legislation

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Federation of Performing Artists of Uganda (FPAU) has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga challenging the proposed regulations to guide the entertainment industry. The proposed regulations require artists to register with the Gender Ministry, submit lyrics for their songs and scripts for …

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