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Kadaga renews call for panel of speakers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has renewed her calls for a panel of Speakers to help preside over parliament sittings. Kadaga made the call on Thursday during the plenary sitting. This followed her apology for arriving late to preside over the session citing …

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Kadaga pledges to push for equal benefits in CPA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga says that changing the status of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) to have benefits equally shared by all regions will be her priority as new Association President. Kadaga on Saturday was approved as the new Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) …

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Parliament set to host OIC Speaker’s conference

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speakers and Deputy Speakers from countries under the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Countries Conference-PUOIC are scheduled to meet in Kampala this week, URN has learnt. The OIC member countries are Algeria, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Iran, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, …

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Museveni tasks Commonwealth countries on investment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has tasked Commonwealth countries to use their numbers to promote investments, work together on security and cultural exchanges. The President was on Thursday officiating at the opening ceremony of the 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. The conference …

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Pakistan legislator elected commonwealth women parliamentarians chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Shandana Gulzar Khan, the Pakistan’s Federal Parliamentary Commerce Secretary is the new chairperson of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians-CWP. She replaces Malaysia’s Dr Dato Noraini who has been CWP Chairperson since 2016. Shandana was announced winner on Tuesday following a vote at the ongoing 64th Commonwealth …

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MPs with disabilities want Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Constitution amended

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Female Members of Parliament with disabilities are seeking for the amendment of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Constitution to institute an organ for addressing welfare of parliamentarians with disabilities. This was during a session by Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Conference chaired by Nakaseke South MP …

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Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference kicks-off in Munyonyo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference has kicked off this morning at the Speke Resort, Munyonyo with closed meetings of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association regional secretaries. Also scheduled concurrently, is a meeting of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians steering committee, the small branches steering committee and the …

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Reported torture in safe houses tarnishing country’s image- Katikiro

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Katikkiro of Buganda, Charles Peter Mayiga, has expressed concern over the allegations of torture in Safe Houses across the Country. According to Mayiga, the kidnap and torture of suspects is worrying since it doesn’t only violate human rights but also tarnishes Uganda’s image. Mayiga was …

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