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MPs seek AG’s opinion on local content bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has directed the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga to give an opinion on whether the proposed National Local Content Bill, 2019 conflicts with the regional Protocol. The objective of the Bill is to guarantee priority and exclusive use of …

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Kadaga interests Jewish Americans investors in Uganda

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has met and asked the visiting Presidents of Major Jewish American Organisations to support Uganda’s agricultural sector. Kadaga urged the investors to invest in the sector considering that Uganda’s economy largely depends on agriculture. The meeting was held …

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President, Parliament eulogise Bamwoze

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has joined MPs in eulogizing the former Bishop of Busoga diocese, the late Rev Cyprian Bamwoze. In a special sitting at Parliament chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga Thursday, 14 February 2019, Museveni said the passing of Bamwoze robbed the youth of an …

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Kadaga wants executive to respect parliament’s independence

Geneva, Switzerland | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has stressed the need for the Executive to respect the independence of Parliament, saying it is an inevitable balance required in strengthening democratic governance. Kadaga said issues relating to the independence of Parliament; its responsiveness in addressing service delivery needs of …

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FDC is under attack – party president

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president Patrick Oboi Amuriat has said the party is under attack from social media detractors and negative pushes from the leadership of parliament. Amuriat said that the negativity targeted mainly on the opposition leadership in parliament is aimed at …

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Media experts: Kadaga using UCC to gag press

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The spirit in which Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) directed Monitor Publications Limited (MPL) to shut down it’s news website, Daily Monitor following a complaint by the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga is aimed at suppressing press freedom, media experts have said. In a letter dated …

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Infrastructure committee invites the public over landlord-tenant bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Physical Infrastructure Committee of parliament is scheduled to conduct public hearings on the Landlord and Tenant Bill. The Lands, Housing and Urban Development Minister, Betty Amongi Ongom tabled the bill in November 2018. The Committee that is chaired by Nakifuma County MP, Robert …

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Kadaga orders for arrest of politicians fueling FGM

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has directed for arrest of politicians from the Sebei and Karamoja regions who are reportedly promoting female genital mutilation (FGM) in their areas. Kadaga made the directive while meeting leaders from Sebei and Karamoja regions, the Minister of …

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Speaker tasks Government on ambulances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tasked government to ensure that all health centres IVs around the country get ambulances as proposed in the 2019/2020 budget. Kadaga said that with the intended procurement of the ambulances will ensure that all  Ugandans good health services. …

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Busoga leaders asked to implement best agricultural practices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, has led a delegation of leaders from Busoga sub region to learn from agricultural practices available at the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) in Namulonge. Lessons from the benchmarking visit held on Monday, 04 January 2019 are intended to boost …

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