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MPs demand gov’t action on pastor Bujingo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |   Members of Parliament have asked the government to take action against Pastor Aloysius Bujingo for publicly saying he tolerated his wife for over 10 years with haemorrhage. Kampala Woman MP Nabilah Naggayi Sempala who raised a matter of national importance on Wednesday at Parliament …

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Chief whip under attack over committee deployment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament witnessed an unprecedented attack against the Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa by the Kyankwanzi Woman MP, Ann Maria Nankabirwa. The Kyankwanzi Woman MP couldn’t take it when Government Chief Whip dropped her from the Natural Resources Committee where she has been serving as a …

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Parliament among KCCA ground rent defaulters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament is among the list of government entities that owe Kampala Capital City Authority–KCCA Shillings 16billion in ground rent and property rates for the 2016/2017 financial year.  The others are Uganda Police Force headquarters, National Water and Sewerage Corporation-NWSC among others. The acting KCCA Executive Director, …

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Parliament passes landlord-tenant bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has passed the Landlord and Tenant Bill, 2018 that seeks to among other things regulate the relationship between landlords and tenants. The Bill was passed with several amendments which relate to duties and rights of landlords and tenants in rented commercial and residential premises. …

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KADAGA: Parliament’s hands tied on UTL

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Both parliament and the executive can’t take any unilateral decision on the administration of Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL), Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has ruled. She made the ruling during plenary on Tuesday in response to last week’s request by Aringa South MP, …

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LIVE: Museveni delivers State of the Nation Address 2019

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In fulfillment of the constitutional requirement under Article101 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni will today deliver the State of the Nation Address, 2019. The president will gave accountability on particular government commitments and appraise the country of …

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Lubowa Hospital funds reported missing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has started investigating reports that more than 140 billion Shillings set aside for the construction of the Lubowa International Specialized Hospital has gone missing. In March this year, Parliament approved a guarantee of USD 379 million (1.4 trillion Shillings) for the construction of …

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Parliament approves UGX 40.5 Trillion Budget without debate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has on Friday in an unprecedented manner passed the 2019/2020 budget totalling 40.48 trillion Shillings without debate on the budget committee report. The report was presented on Thursday afternoon by the committee Chairperson Amos Lugoloobi as well as a minority report by Butambala …

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Stop pre-empting parliamentary decisions – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has urged journalists to refrain from writing stories on issues that Parliament has not made final decision in the House. She made the appeal in a meeting today with some members of the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA). Kadaga …

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