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Nambooze given green light to seek treatment in the US

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono municipality Member of Parliament Betty Bakireke Nambooze has been cleared by the Medical Board to travel to the United States for treatment. The breakthrough comes after the intervention of the Speaker of Parliament Annet Anita Among who directed the Medical Board to fast-track …

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MPs urged to develop capacity for effective oversight

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have been urged to seize available opportunities within the legislature in a bid to shape their oversight role and ensure its effective implementation. Former Bukedea County Member of Parliament, Charles Oduman said effective oversight by MPs can be done by pursuing government’s compliance …

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Speaker warns against planned demo during coffee debate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has warned legislators against staging protests ahead of the debate on the controversial coffee agreement. According to Among, she will not hesitate to stop the debate should any legislator demonstrate during the discussion of the report prepared by …

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MPs push for release of Sh440 billion for Entebbe Airport expansion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Physical Infrastructure wants the government to release Sh440 billion for the second phase of upgrading and expansion of Entebbe International Airport. The committee Chairperson David Karubanga says the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA has completed close to 80 percent of the …

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New bill to rationalize MPs pension scheme

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Workers representative Arinaitwe Rwakajara has been granted leave of Parliament to introduce a private member’s bill intended to streamline the administration and operations of the Parliamentary Pensions Scheme. Rwakajara who is also the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Pensions Scheme board of trustees was granted leave during …

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🔴 Speaker Oulanyah is dead

✳ March 1965 – March 2022 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | President Yoweri Museveni has confirmed the death of Uganda’s Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, who has been in hospital for over a month in Seattle, USA, “It is with a lot of sadness that I announce the death …

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Former ministers asked to return diplomatic passports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Citizens and Immigration Control has asked former Ministers and Members of Parliament to return the official and diplomatic passports. Without revealing names, Jacob Siminyu, the Ministry of Internal Affairs spokesperson said several former ministers and MPs are illegally holding diplomatic and official passports …

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Mulago boss complains of Ministers, MPs seeking free services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Executive Director of Mulago National Referral Hospital Dr Byarugaba Baterana has criticised ministers and Members of Parliament for curtailing the health facility’s efforts of generating revenue. He said they continuously demand free services at their private section. Dr Baterana said that it was …

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