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Kadaga encourages Ugandans to sue Kenya for blocking imports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has called on concerned Ugandan citizens to sue the Kenyan government for unfair trade practices that infringe on the treaty of the East African cooperation. Kadaga on Wednesday reminded Ugandans of their right to take a partner state to …

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Parliament’s probe on electoral violence suffers setback over funding

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Human Rights Committee of parliament has decided to postpone investigations into cases of electoral violence due to funding. The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga directed the committee to take stock of the human rights violations that marred the electoral process. Although the committee was …

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Parliament unveils institute of Parliamentary studies inaugural board

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has inaugurated the first board for the Institute of parliamentary studies. The board chaired by Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Atim Ogwal will also have MPs Anna Adeke Ebaju, Gulu Municipality MP Lyandro Komakech, Isingiro South MP Alex Byarugaba Bakunda, Justine Niwagaba and Dr Stella …

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Auditor general fails to submit 2020 report

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Auditor General’s office is one month behind the schedule of submitting the much-awaited 2019/2020 financial year audit report to parliament. The report for the financial year ended June 30, 2020, was expected by  December 31, 2020. Under the Constitution and the National Audit Act, …

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Parliament demands answers on stranded workers in Saudi Arabia

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked the Ministry of Gender Labor and Social development to brief Parliament on the plight of stranded migrant workers in Saudi Arabia. Kadaga’s decision followed the presentation of a matter of national importance by the Bugabula South MP …

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MPs ponder between principled Oulanyah and lenient Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | For his strictness, time management and no-nonsense attitude, Jacob Oulanyah has won some souls as an ideal speaker for the Ugandan Parliament. But he has also lost some, who believe that he does not give members as much time to speak, as Rebecca Kadaga does.   …

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Museveni returns coffee bill to parliament

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni declined to assent to the National Coffee Bill and asked parliament to review several provisions in the proposed law. The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said, in her communication on Tuesday, that the President wants parliament to review clause 14 of the …

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Committee to meet Museveni, Kyagulanyi over rights violations

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights plans to interact with major Presidential candidates as it investigates concerns of rights violations during elections. The Committee was tasked by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to take stock of violations that marred the electoral process. It is …

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Parliament demands statement on re-opening of schools

    Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has asked the Government to come up with a comprehensive statement on plans for the reopening of schools. This is after Joseph Ssewungu, the Kalungu West MP raised a matter of national importance during plenary. He said that parents have been left …

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President declines to assent to landlord-tenant bill

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has returned the Landlord and Tenant Bill for reconsideration after one and a half years since it was passed by Parliament. The Bill that seeks to among other things regulates the relationship between landlords and tenants was passed by Parliament in June …

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