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Parliament directs audit of day care centres in new markets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the Public Service and Local Governments Committee of parliament to ascertain whether Daycare Centers exist at the newly built markets and how they are used. In June 2015, Parliament approved a Shillings 268 billion loan request to …

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Opposition Whip Semujju Nganda announces bid to speaker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition Chief Whip and Kira Municipality MP, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has officially joined the Speaker’s race. The offices of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker will fall vacant with the expiry of the term for the 10th Parliament in May this year.  While launching his …

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Parliament to merge bills relating to death and inheritance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has proposed measures to fast track five bills which he says should have been merged into one.  Oulanyah on Wednesday stepped into the chair following the demise of Sheila Alitwala Kadaga, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga’s niece who died on …

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MPs question UDB officials over UGX 455Bn Covid-19 stimulus funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament’s Finance Committee has tasked officials from Uganda Development Bank (UDB) to account for the 455 Billion Shillings which was appropriated to mitigate Covid-19 effects on businesses. This was during a meeting between UDB officials led by the Deputy Executive Director, Denis Ochieng and MPs. …

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Kadaga brushes off concerns about deputy speaker’s absence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has brushed off concern by some Members of Parliament on the continued absence of her deputy, Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah has not chaired any parliamentary session for over a year now, raising concerns from some legislators. Oulanyah last chaired …

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Gov’t fails to table list of abduction victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has allowed individual members of parliament to present lists of missing people from their constituencies. She made the decision after the Internal Affairs Minister; Gen. Jeje Odongo failed to show up to present the list of people in state …

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Deputy Speaker Oulanyah to preside finally over Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has brushed off concern by some Members of Parliament on the continued absence of her deputy, Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah has not chaired any parliamentary session for over a year now, raising concerns from some legislators. Oulanyah last chaired …

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