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Parliament queries planned reopening of schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister of Education and Sports to immediately provide a clear plan of re-opening schools amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The directive followed a statement by the Minister of State for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo about …

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Speaker directs review of taxes on textile following traders’ outcry

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to review taxes on imported textile, following uproar from traders who said the new tax regime is prohibitive. In a meeting with the United Textile Group and Manufacturers’ Association …

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Kadaga’s convoy accident victim passes on

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One of the three people who were knocked by the lead car of the speaker’s motorcade in Fort Portal tourism city has died. Karima Mitala breathed his last at his home in Nyabusozi cell in Central Division Fort Portal around 9pm on Sunday. His …

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Violence shouldn’t define 2021 elections –MPs

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have demanded that the government treats all Ugandans equally regardless of their political opinions. On Wednesday, MPs from across the political divide asked the government to ensure that all rights should continue to be protected even when the country embarks on the …

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Joint committee rejects NSSF direct lending to gov’t

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A  joint team comprising members from the finance and gender committees in parliament has rejected proposed direct lending by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) to the government. The committee members say that this is intended to avoid abuse of member’s funds and conflict of …

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Private universities lecturers seek UGX 25 billion from gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Academic staff from private universities have sought parliament’s intervention to have government avail them 25.4 billion Shillings to create a revolving fund that is aimed at facilitating their members who have been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Under the Consortium of Private Universities …

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Parliament demands clear gov’t position on schools re-opening

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda to immediately appear before parliament and provide the government position in regard to re-opening of education institutions. Kadaga’s directive followed complaints by a section of Members of Parliament in regard to the …

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