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Parliament in catch-22 over Obore’s ‘irregular’ appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | When The Parliamentary Commission sought to recruit a Director of Communications and Public Affairs, in 2012, Hellen Nanteza Kaweesa, the current Deputy Director CPA was the sole applicant for the position. Kaweesa had secured a nod from the interview panel for a promotion to the …

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Gov’t stuck with administration of judiciary bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government is yet to persuade Members of Parliament on two key proposals carried in the Administration of Judiciary Bill whose report is awaiting debate by parliament. Ruth Nankabirwa, the Government Chief Whip on Tuesday told Journalists at Parliament that the majority National Resistance Movement …

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Parliament approves report recommending review of sexual violence laws

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has approved recommendations in select committee report following investigations into allegations of sexual violence in institutions of learning. The select committee Chairperson and Gomba West, Member of Parliament, Robina Rwakoojo presented the report to parliament early this month. The speaker of parliament, Rebecca …

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Kadaga suffering from fatigue related illness – parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The office of the Speaker of Parliament has confirmed that the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga is being managed at Nakasero Hospital due to fatigue-related illness. According to a press statement issued by Kadaga’s Press Secretary, Sam Obbo, the Speaker became ill after her return from …

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Opposition to table electoral reforms bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ochan has said that the opposition will table electoral reforms Bill. Aol says that the Bill which will to be presented by the Shadow Attorney General, Wilfred Niwagaba is ready and only awaits space on the order paper. …

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Kadaga raps gov’t over disruption of house business

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has criticized the decision by government to hold the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party Parliamentary Caucus retreat in the course of business in the house. NRM legislators who are the majority in the house are expected to converge …

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Kadaga should retire as MP in 2021-Kanyeihamba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Professor George Kanyeihamba, a former delegate of the Constituent Assembly wants the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to retire in 2021. Kadaga has been the Kamuli district Woman representative since 2021. The Constituent Assembly through affirmative action created several seats for marginalized groups like Youths, …

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Uber, taxify drivers ask gov’t to regulate fares

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Smart Online Driver’s Association has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament over unfair treatment and low fares. The petitioners who offer special vehicle hire services under Uber and taxify, accused the two companies of offering low fares to customers at their expense. Musa Kawunga, …

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Kadaga accuser thrown out of his home

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Wankole in Kamuli district have ejected Damian Akuze, a witch doctor who allegedly sued the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga for nonpayment of sorcery services. Akuze filed the case through his lawyers; Mangeni and Company Advocates at the Jinja High Court, demanding …

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Uganda, Serbia parliaments sign MoU on cooperation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament of Uganda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Serbia to establish collaboration between the two parliaments’ in promoting tourism, trade and other key sectors. The MoU was signed by the Speaker of Uganda Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga and the Speaker of …

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