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Parliament commits to enhance funding towards HIV/AIDS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has pledged to increase funding towards efforts geared at combatting HIV/AIDS as the country celebrated Worlds AIDS Day. 1st December is designated as the international day for raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic. This year’s celebration was under the theme; “End Stigma, End Aids, …

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Railway land: IGG to probe MP Rukaari

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspectorate of Government – IG has given Mbarara City North legislator Robert Mwesigwa Rukaari up to December 6, 2021, to submit relevant documents regarding Uganda Railway Corporation land transactions at Nsambya. Rukaari is one of the beneficiaries of the 57 acres of …

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MP Muhammad Ssegirinya given bail finally

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court has granted bail to Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya who is battling charges of inciting violence. The Grade One Magistrate, Doreen Olga Karungi granted the legislators bail of sh1 million in cash. She ordered each of his …

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CHILD CARE: Speaker Among threatens to name and shame MPs

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has threatened to name and shame MPs who refuse to accept responsibility for their children. Among was on Wednesday December 1, 2021 presiding over the house during a heated debate on a statement presented by the Vice …

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MPs to probe agreement with Russian car tracking company

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is to examine the agreement between Uganda and Global Security JSC, a Russian company that was awarded a 10-year contract to install digital monitoring systems in all motorcycles and vehicles in Uganda. This follows a motion by Tororo Woman MP Sarah Opendi, who said …

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Parliament plenary sittings to resume on Thursday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is set to resume its business on Thursday, two days after it was suspended following explosions at the IPS building, opposite Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA, and the quarter guard at CPS Kampala on Tuesday. The Clerk to Parliament Adolf Mwesige said that he had …

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Parliament business suspended following city explosions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige has suspended today’s plenary following explosions at the IPS building opposite Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the quarter guard at CPS Kampala this morning. “I have been directed by the Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker of Parliament to inform you …

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NOTU spitting fire over delayed NSSF Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) has threatened to mobilize workers countrywide to protest the delayed processing of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) amendment bill. Although the NSSF Bill recently appeared under the business to follow for debate on the order paper, …

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MP Kinywamachunda leads Uganda to Abuja Africa conference

  Godfrey Ssali | THE INDEPENDENT | Kabula County Member of Parliament Enos Asiimwe Kinywamachunda is leading a high-level delegation of Members of Parliament that are representing Uganda at the 51st Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) – Africa Region Conference taking place in Abuja, Nigeria November 8th to 14th November, 2021. Kinywamachunda who doubles …

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