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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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Parliament commissioners to be elected

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliamentary commissioners will have to be elected, by secret ballot, at the end of the tenure of the current position holders, the Speaker of Parliament has ruled. The Parliamentary Commission, which is established by the Administration of Parliament Act, is the top most administrative body …

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Kadaga wants water bodies managed better

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has directed the Ministry of Water and Environment to rein in on encroachers of water bodies in the country. Kadaga reiterated the President’s remarks about people living around water bodies, who cultivate land up to 50 metres into the …

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Parliament commissioners to be elected-Kadaga rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four parliamentary Commissioners will be elected by the house as opposed to being nominated by parties, the Speaker ruled on Tuesday. The Parliamentary Commission is the highest decision making body of parliament. It of the Speaker of Parliament, the Deputy Speaker, the Leader of Government …

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Kadaga roots for women rights in Ghana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has yet again taken to the international scene the fight for equal representation of women in leadership. Kadaga told legislators and key leaders in Ghana that states can increase participation of women in leadership and power through legislation and …

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More girls should join Guides – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called upon Uganda Girl Guides Association to design strategies to attract more girls to join the movement. “I am a bit disappointed that we have 200,000 girl guides from a population of close to 40 million people. We …

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Kadaga moves to waive certificate of financial implication for private bills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga plans to waive a requirement for a mandatory certificate of Financial Implication, to allow legislators present private members bills. Kadaga accuses the Ministry of Finance of using the requirement to deliberately frustrate private bills. Parliament Rules of Procedure provide …

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Kadaga honored for defeating LGBT agenda at IPU meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have paid tribute to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over what they termed as, “consistently upholding and protecting Uganda’s cultural values.” Legislators meeting at the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva from 14 to 18 October, 2018 voted to ban debate …

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Kadaga appeals for more UN refugee support

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda needs more financial support to be able to properly accommodate the growing number of refugees, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has told a high level United Nations delegation. Kadaga, who was meeting various UN agencies including UNDP, UNOPS, UNICEF, UNFPA, WFP and UN …

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