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Mpuuga outlines Opposition legislative agenda

1. Reforming political representation and the ‘fossils’ of decentralisation 2. Operationalisation of the National Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy 3. Enforcement of Service Delivery 4. National Health Universal Coverage 5. Education Financing and access 6. Prioritising games and sports 7. Curbing of wasteful expenditure 8. [Fight] Run away …

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Parliament police arrests extortionist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Francis Malinga, 47, is under custody following his arrest by Police at Parliament on allegations of fraud and extortion. Masquerading as a staff of Parliament, Malinga approached a government official, and claimed the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has details of his …

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Only vaccinated MPs to attend Parliament sessions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament who have not been vaccinated against the coronavirus will not be allowed to attend parliament sessions next week. MPs are currently on a working recess to assess the impact of the Emyooga program in their constituencies. Chris Obore, the Parliament Director of …

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Parliament procures iPads for MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has procured iPads for Members of Parliament, including ex-officio Ministers. This was revealed by Deputy Speaker Anita Among during the Thursday plenary session. She said that parliament would start distributing the iPads to MPs on Monday next week. The tradition of procuring iPads for …

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Speaker Oulanyah back at parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has today returned to parliament, as was welcomed by Deputy Speaker Anitah Among and Leader of the Opposition Mathias Mpuuga. Oulanyah returned from the United Kingdom on Friday after over one month in what Parliament says was …

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Speaker Oulanyah: ‘I am alive and well’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he is alive and well despite reports that he has been unwell. Oulanyah returned from the United Kingdom on Friday after over one month in what Parliament says was a private visit to see one of …

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James Kakooza elected EALA MP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Kabula County MP, James Kakooza has been elected to represent Uganda in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). On Monday, 183 MPs voted in favour of Kakooza’s representation. The eleventh Parliament has a total of 529 MPs. Deputy Speaker Anita Among declared Kakooza as …

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