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MP Mwine Mpaka to chair NSSF probe committee

ūüĒĶ Probe team named ‚ú≥ Mwine Mpaka (chair) ‚ú≥ Charles Bakkabulindi ‚ú≥ Karim Masaba ‚ú≥ Michael Kakembo ‚ú≥ Fortunate Nantongo ‚ú≥ Laura Kanushu ‚ú≥ Amos Kankunda Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Mbarara South Division Member of Parliament, Mwine Mpaka has been named Chairperson of the select committee to investigate operations …

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Parliament reconsiders Museums and Monument Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Museums and Monument Bill, 2022 that was returned by the President in November 2022 has been reconsidered by the House. The Bill was passed for the second time during the plenary sitting of Tuesday, 24 January¬† 2023 chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, …

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NAMUGANZA CENSURED: Only 5 of 356 MPs stand with her

348 vote to censure Minister Namuganza; MPs Loy Katali, Alioni¬†Yorke Odria,¬† Moses Walyomu¬†Muwanika and Mary Nakato Annet vote ‚ÄėNO‚Äô to the motion Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Members of Parliament (MPs) on Monday overwhelmingly voted¬†to censure Persis Princes Namuganza, Uganda’s State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development. She did …

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MPs reject proposed budget cuts in the tourism sector

Kampala, Uganda |¬†THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Members of Parliament have rejected the projected budget cuts in the tourism sector, saying it is a key contributor to foreign revenue and a remedy to debt burden. Legislators are dismayed that government is moving to cut the tourism budget from Shs195 billion in 2022/2023 Financial …

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Select committee to investigate Minister Namuganza named

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa has named a seven member committee to investigate allegations of misconduct against the State Minister for Housing, Persis Namuganza. On Friday, 23 December 2022, Agago North Member of Parliament, John Amos Okot moved a motion to censure Namuganza. …

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URA urged to sensitise traders on new tax system

Kampala, Uganda |¬†THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Parliament calls for sensitization of traders before the full implementation of the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing System (EFRIS). The House chaired by Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa on Wednesday, 07 December 2022 adopted the report of the Committee on Tourism, Trade and Industries recommending changes in …

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Cane farmers make case for amended Sugar Act

Kampala, Uganda |¬†THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Sugarcane out growers have demanded for expeditious amendment of the Sugar Act, 2020 to include a revised formula on determination of cane price. A section of farmers from Mukono and Kayunga districts say that exclusion of other cane products such as molasses, carbon dioxide, bagas and …

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Gov’t seeks repayments from South Sudan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Uganda has written to the Government of South Sudan seeking reimbursement of funds paid to Ugandan traders and companies on behalf of South Sudan. In 2018, Parliament endorsed government’s request to clear Shs151 billion owed to Ugandan traders and companies by the South Sudan government. …

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Uganda-South Sudan traders renew calls for compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |¬†Ugandan traders have renewed their demands to Parliament seeking compensation of $15 million (57.535 billion Shillings) from the government for losses they incurred during the armed insurgency in neighboring South Sudan. The 160 traders led by Rashid Manafa, under their umbrella body, Joint Action for …

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Tourism experts call for repatriation of Uganda’s artefacts

Kampala, Uganda |¬†THE INDEPENDENT |¬†The Uganda Tourism Association (UTA) has called for the establishment of a committee to lead the return of Ugandan artefacts from foreign museums. Herbert Byaruhanga, the President of UTA made the call on Tuesday, 30 August 2022, as he and association members appeared before the Committee …

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