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Outgoing MPs receive tips on life outside Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament will have opportunity to live differently after expiry of their term of office following training on life outside Parliament. The Rebecca Kadaga Institute of Parliamentary Studies organized a two day seminar where outgoing MPs of the 10th Parliament received tips ranging from …

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Parliament passes 12% tax on internet data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has passed a 12% tax on internet data.  The tax measure is contained in the Excise duty amendment bill 2021 that among other things has introduced a 100 shillings’ tax on every liter of fuel. The new tax proposals also repealed the daily 200 …

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MPs want affirmative action funds seperated from parish model program

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has yet again deferred the proposal by the government to introduce a Parish development model that seeks to empower Ugandans economically in the 10,594 parishes.  The model is a strategy being fronted by the Government in the next financial year for organizing and delivering public …

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I’m tired of begging parliament to do Its work-Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said he’s tired of begging parliament to do its work of appropriating government funds.  Speaking today at Ngoma Government Farm in Luweero district, while closing a three-week retreat of Members of Parliament elected on the National Resistance Movement ticket, Museveni …

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End of term: Parliament to sit daily to conclude business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  With 20 days to the dissolution of the 11th Parliament, the house will now start conducting business from Monday to Friday and morning and afternoon to complete pending business. The speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga announced the development during her communication to the plenary on …

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MPs to visit disputed land due for compensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament and surveyors from the Ministry of Lands have resolved to visit land that is due for compensation.  The Adhoc committee of parliament led by Kaberamaido County Woman MP Veronica Bichetero is currently investigating compensation concerning land in Ndeeba on which a Church …

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Parliament demands update on status of UPDF in Somalia following clashes

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Parliament has tasked the Defense and Veterans Affairs Ministry to explain the status of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) in Somalia following the renewed unrest resulting from the President’s attempts to extend his mandate.   The unrest started after President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed signed a …

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