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VIDEO: KOTSA drivers, cyclists petition Parliament over Old Taxi Park sale

Kampala, Uganda| GODFREY SSALI | Taxi drivers under their umbrella body Kampala Operational Taxi Stages Association (KOTSA) have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga protesting the sale of the old taxi park without consulting them. The taxi drivers were accompanied by the unionized drivers and cyclists under the Amalgamated Transport …

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Kadaga boosts St.Mary’s Kisubi cancer drive

Kadaga urges leaders to support cancer awareness campaigns Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has called for more effort in reducing cancer patients’ pain, death, and incidence through rallying leaders at all levels to sensitize the masses on the need for screening at early stages. Kadaga noted that people need to …

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KADAGA: Absenteeism by ministers slowing down government

Speaker “Reports” Ministers to President over perennial absenteeism Kampala, Uganda| PWATCH UG| The Speaker of Par­lia­ment, Re­becca Kadaga has out­lined the peren­nial ab­sence of cab­i­net min­is­ters among is­sues that greatly af­fected busi­ness dur­ing the first ses­sion of the 10th Par­lia­ment. In her com­mu­ni­ca­tion to the House on June 6, 2017, Kadaga …

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VIDEO: Chris Obore explains why parliament has summoned Tumwebaze

FULL VIDEO: Chris Obore, the Director, Communication and Public Affairs at Parliament of Uganda explains to NBS TV why Parliament is summoning  ICT Minister Frank Tumwebaze for ‘defying’ the house on deadlines for SIM-card registration. Tumwebaze maintained the deadline last Friday, a day after Parliament had recommended it be pushed …

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Parliament rocked by bribery allegations

Parliament is in the spotlight over new allegations that MPs are soliciting for bribes from government officials appearing before parliamentary committees. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda complained to Speaker Rebecca Kadaga about the creeping vice of committees of parliament extorting money and other benefits from government entities they superintend over as …

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Min­is­ter Tumwe­baze to be sum­moned by Par­lia­ment over SIMs

Kampala, Uganda| PWATCH UG|  The Speaker of Par­lia­ment Re­becca Kadaga has vowed to com­mit ICT Min­is­ter Frank Tumwe­baze to the Rules Com­mit­tee for con­tempt over implementation of deadlines for SIM-Card reg­is­tra­tion. Kadaga says that Uganda’s Ex­ec­u­tive has “dis­re­spected the voices of the peo­ple”, which is parliament. “This is un­ac­cept­able and can­not …

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Parliament screens UK PM Ques­tion Time to help Ugandan legislators

Kampala, Uganda | PWATCH UG| Uganda’s Par­lia­ment has started airing the UK Prime Min­is­ter’s Ques­tion Time from the House of Commons for its legislators. The 45-minute ses­sion was in­tro­duced dur­ing the 9th Par­lia­ment to al­low MPs ask the Prime Min­is­ter ques­tions of na­tional im­por­tance and pol­icy mat­ters but the Speaker Re­becca Kadaga and her …

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TORTURE: Kadaga directs Human Rights Committee to inspect Nalufenya

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has instructed the parliamentary committee on human rights to visit and inspect Nalufenya detention facility and report to the house in regard to torture allegations at the now infamous Jinja-based facility. In her communication to the house during Wednesday’s plenary sitting, Kadaga directed the committee chaired by …

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