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Parliament tasks Minister Kasaija on Islamic banking

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has tasked Finance Minister Matia Kasaija to explain the delayed implementation of Islamic banking which is provided for in the Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2016. Islamic banking operates in line with Sharia law that prohibits the charging of interest and speculation. During plenary, the …

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Segirinya vouches for MPs salary cut

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The newly elected Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Mohammad Segirinya says he is against most of the perks that make the job of a legislator posh and attractive to many, pointing out, among others the hefty salaries and allowances.    With a total of over …

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Parliament renews call for gov’t to open remaining sectors

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has reechoed the need for government to open different sectors still under lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  She made the call during plenary on Tuesday afternoon as Parliament resumed business after a two weeks’ recess.  In her communication to …

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Uganda’s safe houses are not torture chambers- Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has reiterated that safe houses, wherever they exist in Uganda, are only used for intelligence work and not detention and torture of suspects. The affirmation follows a heated debate from which the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga …

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