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Uganda needs food storage policy – Kadaga

  Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked cabinet to come up with a clear policy on food storage the lack of which, she said, is the cause of the current food shortage and famine in many parts of the country. Kadaga, who was chief guest at the wedding of …

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Speaker pledges radio, TV as parliament week ends

On Feb.10, events to mark parliament week ended with a ‘public plenary’ where members of the public were engaged in discussions about the measures to mitigate adverse effects of climate change in parliament chambers. According to speaker Rebecca Kadaga, this was meant to give the public a feel of what …

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NGO petitions Uganda parliament over increased tuition

A Ugandan non-government organization (NGO) has petitioned Parliament over the increased tuition in government schools. The Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) is seeking intervention in the regulation of fees being asked for by government aided schools across the country. “These schools are supported by government through payment of salaries of their …

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Kadaga urges IMF chief to support gender budgeting

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has called upon the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to support Uganda in streamlining Gender Budgeting. In a meeting with the head of the IMF Christine Lagarde at Parliament on Friday, Kadaga highlighted the challenges faced by women and noted that funds allocated to the …

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Kadaga asks Museveni to investigate Kavuma court order

On Jan.16, a notice to resume committee sittings the following day and plenary on Wednesday was issued by clerk of parliament Jane Kibirige. Parliament had gone on abrupt recess after Speaker Rebecca Kadaga put business on hold following a court order by Deputy Justice Stephen Kavuma blocking parliament from discussing …

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Parliament agrees to investigate oil tax bonus

Parliament to investigate “sh6 billion golden presidential handshake” Parliament on Wednesday agreed to set up a select committee to look into what has been referred to as the “Golden Presidential handshake” that cost tax payers sh6 billion. The bonus was paid out to a team of 42 selected government officials …

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Parliament resumes plenary on Wednesday

Uganda’s Parliament is to resume plenary sittings on Wednesday. A statement signed by the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige indicates that all committee activities will resume tomorrow before the house convenes on Wednesday. Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga last week suspended business, after what she called a “stupid court order” …

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