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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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Rules Committee to meet Kadaga this week over Namuganza row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee of Parliament has invited the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for an interaction in relation to the bickering between her and State Minister for Land Persis Namuganza. The committee was tasked by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah to …

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THIS WEEK: Kadaga off the hook in age limit petition

THIS WEEK: Kadaga off the hook in age limit petition Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Constitutional Court sitting in Mbale district declined to issue summons to Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament for the ongoing the age limit petition hearing. The petition is challenging the passing of the law …

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Kadaga blames African leaders for worsening refugee crisis

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has criticized African leaders for the influx of mainly African refugees to Europe and North America. Kadaga said African refugees make dangerous crossings through the Mediterranean, fleeing harsh economic conditions and conflicts in their countries. “Today, many of our countries are independent, …

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