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Mixed reactions on proposal to Parliament to pay journalists monthly allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Journalists accredited to cover Parliament have expressed mixed reactions to the proposal that Parliament should consider paying them monthly top-up allowances. The proposal was presented by Uganda Parliamentary Press Association President (UPPA), Moses Mulondo to the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga on Thursday. Mulondo told Kadaga that …

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Kadaga, commissioners disagree on payment of OTT for MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has disagreed with the decision of the Parliamentary Commission to pay the Over the Top-OTT tax. According to bid documents seen by URN, parliament will pay the month Shillings 6000 OTT alias social media tax and provide 5GB …

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Stop pre-empting parliamentary decisions – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has urged journalists to refrain from writing stories on issues that Parliament has not made final decision in the House. She made the appeal in a meeting today with some members of the Uganda Parliamentary Press Association (UPPA). Kadaga …

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Ministers involved in exporting labour abroad-Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ministers own companies that are involved in the exportation of domestic workers abroad, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said. The Speaker was on Wednesday officiating at the Anti-slavery workshop at Golden Tulip hotel in Kampala. The workshop was an engagement of different …

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Debt servicing is straining service delivery – IMF warns Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that as Uganda allocates more resources to interest repayment, key social services are being starved which will, in turn, impact health, schools, and job creation. In its latest economic outlook report for Uganda after the executive consultations on …

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Sugar bill talk dominates Kadaga’s thanksgiving ceremony

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Talk on the contentious Sugar Bill dominated the thanksgiving prayers for the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga at Christ Cathedral Bugembe in town council in Jinja district on Sunday. Several speakers including political, religious and cultural leaders expressed their disappointment with the Sugar Bill that …

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Kadaga courts Buganda parliamentary caucus on sugar bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has urged the Buganda Parliamentary Caucus to support the people of Busoga in opposing clauses in the Sugar Bill that are not in the interest of sugarcane out growers. Kadaga is opposed to the proposed zoning of cane growers, …

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Speaker Kadaga bashes trade committee over sugar bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has faulted the Trade Committee of parliament for rushing the Sugar Bill 2016 and overstepping their mandate. Kadaga, who has been away for close to a month because of ill health expressed her concern in a meeting with Busoga …

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IGG declines to probe Bugisu Cooperative Union

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has declined to investigate Bugisu Cooperative Union-BCU. In February 2019 the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga asked the IGG to investigate allegations of corruption against the leadership of BCU. Kadaga’s request came after some members of BCU …

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Kadaga returns after treatment in Nairobi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has returned to the country after spending three weeks at Aga Khan Hospital in Kenya’s capital Nairobi. Information from the Speaker’s office indicates that Kadaga returned to the country on Saturday. Her Principal Press Secretary, Sam Obbo confirmed …

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