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Malacs’s tenure comes to an end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The tenure of the United States of America (USA) Ambassador to Uganda, Deborah Ruth Malac has come to an end, URN has learnt. News of Malac forthcoming departure came to the fore when she visited the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday where …

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Education Ministry to present budget for free sanitary pads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Parliament has tasked the Education and Sports Ministry to present a budget for the provision of free sanitary pads to school girls. The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga issued the directive after the Presidency Minister, Esther Mbayo, failed to state how much money government …

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Kadaga to executive: Stop undermining parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has cautioned the Government Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa and the Executive against undermining the powers and role of the legislature. Kadaga says that she is concerned that while political parties have the right to caucus and make decisions on …

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Isimba dam bridge funds swindled- Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Shillings 24 Billion meant for the construction of Isimba Dam Bridge, was swindled, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has revealed.    Commissioned on March 21st, 2019, the 183MW Isimba Hydro Power Project is located 4km downstream of Simba Falls on the River Nile, approximately …

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Speaker Kadaga advocates for tree planting at all public gatherings

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has advocated for tree planting at every public or social gathering as a way of mitigating the adverse effects of climate change. Making reference to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference that took place in September 2019 in Kampala, which …

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Speaker refers Zaake to rules committee for attacking Prof. Nawangwe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has referred Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake to the Rules and Privileges Committee of parliament for allegedly attacking Makerere University Vice Chancellor, Professor Barnabas Nawangwe. Trouble for the MP started on Wednesday when Makerere University officials led by Prof. …

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Kadaga condemns restriction of Opposition activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has questioned the state of the multiparty system in the country, citing the persistent brutality and harassment directed at the opposition. This came up during the debate on the police brutality against the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party members …

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Gov’t tasked to explain constant power outages in Gulu, West Nile

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has demanded an explanation from the government about the continuous power outages in Gulu and Lira districts. Gulu district has been experiencing major power outages since 2012 with blackouts recorded daily, which has affected several businesses. Presenting a …

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Government given two weeks to return Sugar Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Parliament has given government two weeks to return the sugar bill 2016 to the house. In 2018, Parliament passed the sugar bill 2016 excluding zoning, which would allow sugar millers to set up factories and buy cane from out growers without any restrictions. However, …

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