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Kadaga, IPOD meet over electoral reforms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Inter party Organisation for Dialogue (IPOD) Council have met the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to discuss the IPOD resolution of enacting electoral reforms. The iPod is composed of Political Parties including National Resistance Movement (NRM), Democratic Party (DP), Justice Forum (JEEMA), …

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MPs demand creation of City Metropolitan police force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have faulted Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) for failing to create a Metropolitan Police Force nine years after a law came into force. In their report, the MPs sitting on the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) say …

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Kadaga calls for production of reusable sanitary pads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of the Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has said that production of reusable sanitary pads should be emphasized in a bid to support girl child education. Kadaga argues that reusable pads are often cheap and convenient since they can be used several times when the …

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UTL still available for investment – Administrator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Telecom administrator, Bemanya Twebaze says that the company is still accessible for investment following the exit of a Nigerian firm, Teleology Holdings Limited. The Nigerian firm which had been identified to revamp UTL following a cabinet directive failed to meet its contractual …

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Police pilots demand for pay rise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Pilots and Engineers are demanding for a pay rise.  The pilots say that they are being left out of a proposal to standardize the salary of pilots. Although the pilots have been earning a meagre 2.1 million per month, in April this year …

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Parliament cancels OTT payment contract for MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the cancellation of a contract that would see Parliament pay the Over the Top-OTT tax for legislators. Parliament had crafted an arrangement to pay the tax calculated at a monthly rate of 6,000 Shillings and provide …

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Kadaga directs health committee to probe theft of gov’t medicines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Health Committee to study an investigative documentary on the illegal sale of government medicines. Kadaga’s directive followed a concern raised by Usuk County Member of Parliament Peter Ogwang about shocking revelations from the documentary titled ‘Stealing …

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Kadaga sets deadline for gov’t to table bills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government has been given two months August to table all the necessary bills they want parliament to handle during the fourth session of the tenth of Parliament. The session started on 6th June when President Yoweri Museveni delivered his State of the Nation Address. …

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Kadaga seeks gov’t assurance on Murchison falls

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked the government to give an assurance to the public about the status of Murchison falls. Recently power regulator, Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), announced that they had received an application from Bonang Power Energy Ltd, a South African …

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Kadaga roots for integrity studies in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga wants integrity studies included in the national school curricula. Kadaga was on Tuesday meeting pupils of Dream Africa Schools who had paid a courtesy call on her. Led by Jackline Rukundo, the Public Relations officer of the school, the …

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