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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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Kadaga calls for reform of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has supported the proposed reforms to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, a constituent organization of the Commonwealth. At the Association’s Executive Committee meeting in Mauritius, the Speaker said the reforms are long overdue and should be urgently implemented. “At the moment, the Commonwealth …

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THIS WEEK: Parliament probes Kadaga, Namuganza feud

THIS WEEK: Parliament probes Kadaga, Namuganza feud Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Deputy speaker of parliament Jacob Oulanyah on Mar.15 ordered the Committee on Rules, Privileges and Discipline to investigate the cause of fights between Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and Minister Persis Namuganza. Oulanyah said the committee has to find …

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Kadaga wants foreign aid tagged to women projects

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has asked donors to tie aid to women-centred projects as a way of empowering local entrepreneurship. Kadaga was speaking during the 62nd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women at the UN headquarters in New York. The Speaker …

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Kadaga blocks Kasaija censure motion

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has directed the Auditor General John Muwanga to conduct a special audit into the account of the Treasury, to establish how and where the $200 million that was meant to purchase drugs was spent. Kadaga ruled on …

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Kadaga, Katureebe disagree on ‘Age Limit’ summons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament and Chief Justice have disagreed publicly about recent summons during parliament’s debate of the Constitution Amendment Bill 2017, referred to by many, as the Age Limit Bill. “I have a problem with being directed how to carry out the responsibilites …

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Kadaga tasks government on fake academic documents

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has expressed concern over  increased fake academic documents applicants are using to apply for various public service jobs. Kadaga said as the chairperson of the Parliament Appointments Committee, she was overwhelmed with several cases of forged qualifications by …

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