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Parliament adjourns to mourn with Minister Kibuule

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has suspended today’s plenary sitting  to enable legislators join State Minister for Water Ronald Kibuule’s family for the burial of his two children. Twins Raiden Wasswa and Roman Kato drowned in a swimming pool at their home yard in Mbalala, Mukono district on …

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MTN secures data, OTT deal for parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament is to pay the Over the Top-OTT Tax and provide monthly data bundles for each legislator. A document seen by our reporter shows that parliament will pay the monthly sh6000 for OTT alias social media tax and sh30,000 for 5GB data bundles for …

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Gov’t asks for more time to table electoral reforms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Attorney General William Byaruhanga has asked for some more days to table electoral reforms. According to Byaruhanga, government will table the proposed reforms within a period of ten days. He disclosed this while updating plenary on the progress on tabling the proposed electoral reforms. …

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Parliament slashes BOU capitalization fund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has rejected a proposal by the government to allocate sh484.2 billion to recapitalize the Bank of Uganda (BOU) , reducing it to sh200 billion. The changes were made on Friday as Parliament adopted the report by parliament’s Finance Committee on the Finance Sector …

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‘Obore’s contract was not terminated’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Jane Kibirige, the Clerk to Parliament has opposed an application by Chris Ariko Obore, the Director of Communication and Public Affairs of Parliament seeking a judicial review on the decision to terminate his services. In her response to the application, Kibirige notes that she …

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Egypt parliament to vote on extending Sisi rule to 2030

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Egypt’s parliament, packed with loyalists of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, began Tuesday a session to vote on changes to the constitution that could keep the former military chief in power until 2030. The proposed amendments were initially introduced in February by a parliamentary bloc supportive …

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KADAGA: I am getting better

  Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has assured Ugandans that she is on course for full recovery from an illness that has had her hospitalized at Aga Khan in Nairobi, Kenya since last month. “I am glad to report that due to God’s Mercy …

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Obore recruited illegally – Clerk to parliament

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The recruitment of Chris Ariko Obore as Director of Communication of Public Affairs at Parliament was based on an illegality. This is contained in a March 5th, 2019 termination letter to Obore by the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige. She explains that this is …

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UCC backtracks on radio frequency for Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament will not have absolute control of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) Red Channel 98.0 FM, as it will only convey its programs through UBC, URN has learnt. According to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), Parliament will be producing programs, and UBC will host …

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‘Gov’t now has full ownership of Uganda Airlines’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has regained full ownership of Uganda Airlines Company Limited, Works and Transport Minister, Monica Ntege Azuba assured parliament today. Azuba was responding during the plenary session chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah following a report by the Budget Committee and a minority report …

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