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Kadaga slams tourism board for snubbing miss tourism pageant

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has expressed displeasure with Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) over its failure to facilitate the Miss Tourism Uganda for the International competition in Malaysia.   Kadaga said that the Board’s action was disadvantaging the promotion of Uganda’s tourism sector and frustrating …

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No new gay bill, says government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has denied reports that there is an anti-gay bill in the offing after earlier reports indicated that the bill would return in its earlier form. The anti-gay bill was struck down by the courts in 2014 a few months after …

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Kadaga, Serbian speaker discuss renewed working relations

Belgrade, Serbia | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda is set to benefit from a number of sectors including agriculture and education through improved bilateral relations with the Government of Serbia, in a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). According to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, a meeting with the Speaker of Parliament of …

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Kadaga in move to boost relations with nile basin member states

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has allayed concerns raised by the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt, Ali Abdel-Aal, on the use of the River Nile whose basin is situated on Lake Victoria in Uganda. Kadaga said this during a bilateral meeting …

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President, Kadaga root for religious freedoms

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT President Yoweri Museveni has said government adopted the principle of non-interference with religious freedoms, provided they are practiced within the laws. Museveni was welcomed by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga in Jinja, where he led anniversary celebrations for the World Mekaddishken Ministries, which brings together a number of …

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Kadaga roots for Parliaments role in protecting Rule of Law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speakers under the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) have expressed the need to have Parliaments across the world share in the responsibility of protecting the rule of law and human rights. According to Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, the exclusion of Parliaments stand on the universal …

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Gov’t rules out reintroduction of anti-gay bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has said it does not intend to re-introduce the contentious Anti-gay bill contrary to reports that a new law was in offing. The bill was first introduced in 2009 drawing worldwide condemnation for gay rights activists because of the tough penalties including death …

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Parliament’s Appointments Committee vets new judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Appointments Committee vetted three Justices to the Court of Appeal and twelve High court Judges recently appointed by President Yoweri Museveni. The Committee chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga kicked off the vetting process with interaction with Monica Kalegira Mugenyi who …

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Kadaga wants mandatory physical exercise in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked local leaders and district education officers to ensure all schools have enough space to conduct physical exercises. Speaking at the celebrations of the World Heart Day in Jinja district on Friday, Kadaga says that, some schools …

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