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Rwabwogo blasts MPs on greed

VIDEO: NRM mobiliser  Odrek Rwabwogo has said the country needs to check the greed of legislators. Rwabwogo, who is also President Museveni’ son in-law, says the excessive monetary demands are stalling parliament. He calls for an amendment of the constitution to adopt the Israel system where legislators are elected based on experience. His …

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VIDEO: Local Government officials divert sh5.3 billion to personal accounts

VIDEO: Local Government ministry comes under fire after officials reportedly diverted sh5.3 billion to their personal accounts. According to reports, the said funds were meant to procure cars to the district chairpersons in the 2014/15 financial year. As they appeared before the Public Accounts Committee of parliament, officials from the ministry of …

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Kagina faults former UNRA directors on misplaced sh47bn

The Executive Director of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) Allen Kagina has faulted former directors for advancing billions of shillings meant to compensate persons affected by various road projects, to contractors’ accounts. Kagina was responding to a query Wednesday by the parliament committee on commissions, statutory agencies and state enterprises on the …

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OPINION: Kadaga’s bizarre move against the media

OPINION: By Cissy Kagaba  In a bizarre move, as reported in the media, Parliament is proposing to gag media. Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga’s move seems to be part of a well-scripted plan to determine what is published by the media. Her demand to investigate journalists for what she perceives as …

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VIDEO: ‘NO authority status for National Water and Sewerage Corporation’

VIDEO: Legislators on the Natural Resources committee of Parliament have vowed to block the government proposal to elevate National Water and Sewerage Corporation to an Authority status, saying such a move would antagonize the well laid out corporation. Officials from the National Water and Sewerage Corporation revealed they needed a Shs180billion boost …

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Museveni to push for special fund for all former MPs

President Yoweri Museveni has promised government will set up a special fund to cater for the welfare of former Members of Parliament (MPs) and their families. “We are going to work on the welfare of former MPs. How can we fail to look after 1,000 people yet we are looking after tens …

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PICTORIAL: MPs from 1st to 9th parliament get Golden Jubilee medals

PICTORIAL: All former Uganda Members of Parliament (MPs), from the 1st to 9th Parliament, were today honoured  with Golden Jubilee Medals. President Yoweri Museveni was chief guest at the occasion organised to recognize former MPs. It was organised by Uganda’s parliament at Serena Hotel in Kampala. Museveni promised to work on the …

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VIDEO: MP benefits tearing FDC

VIDEO: The opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) risks losing out in its attempts to block its members of parliament from getting the sh200 million car grant proposed for legislatures. The events of this week which appear to have deepened as the week came to a close raise questions on whether the country’s …

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