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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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Tunisian president sacks PM, freezes parliament

Tunis, Tunisia | Xinhua | Tunisian President Kais Saied announced on Sunday evening that he has removed Hichem Mechichi from the post of prime minister and suspended all activities of the Assembly of People’s Representatives, the parliament. The announcement was made in a video broadcast on the official page of the …

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NUP MPs to use vehicle cash on constituency welfare

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition Chief Whip, John Baptist Nambeshe says that the National Unity Platform-NUP leaders resolved that their elected Members of Parliament devote substantial amount of vehicle cash to Constituency welfare. Out of the 529 Members of the Eleventh Parliament, NUP has 57 legislators hence …

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‘Speaker Oulanyah back in the country’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah on Friday quietly returned to the country, sources have revealed. Oulanyah has been out of the country for one and half months. He last presided over Parliament at the reading of the 2021/2022 financial year budget at Kololo …

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