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Parliament reconsiders Museums and Monument Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Museums and Monument Bill, 2022 that was returned by the President in November 2022 has been reconsidered by the House. The Bill was passed for the second time during the plenary sitting of Tuesday, 24 January  2023 chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, …

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Ministers to present statement on Entebbe Airport extortions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministers for Works and Internal Affairs have been directed to present a joint statement to the House on allegations of extortion at Entebbe International Airport. The directive by Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa was made during the House sitting on Tuesday, 24 January 2022. “The …

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Tayebwa calls for investigation into same sex vices in schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Committee on Education has been tasked to expeditiously carry out investigations into same-sex vices in schools. This follows a directive given on the matter by Speaker Anita Among on Wednesday, 18 January 2023. On Tuesday, 24 January 2023, Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa expressed concern …

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Select committee to investigate Minister Namuganza named

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa has named a seven member committee to investigate allegations of misconduct against the State Minister for Housing, Persis Namuganza. On Friday, 23 December 2022, Agago North Member of Parliament, John Amos Okot moved a motion to censure Namuganza. …

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Uganda to host Commonwealth Speakers Conference in 2024

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has been chosen to host the next sitting of the Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers slated for January 2024. This was announced by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, who is currently attending the four-day Commonwealth Speakers and Presiding Officers’ Conference in the …

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Finance minister presents Shs 49.9 trillion national budget framework

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has tabled the National Budget Framework Paper totaling Shs49.9 trillion for the Financial Year 2023/2024. The document, which paves way for the budget approval process by Parliament, was tabled during plenary sitting on Friday, 23 December 2022 by the Minister of Finance, Planning and …

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Gov’t to table Bill repealing unconstitutional provisions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has given the Attorney General up to Tuesday, 13 December 2022 to present the Law Revision (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) Bill, 2022. Bugiri Municipality Member of Parliament, Asuman Basalirwa had been granted time to move a motion seeking leave of the House to present a private member’s …

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Tayebwa pledges Parliament support in GBV fight

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa has pledged Parliament’s support to Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) in the fight against violence against on women and girls. Tayebwa made this commitment in a meeting on gender based violence at Parliament, held on Wednesday, 07 December 2022. The event …

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URA urged to sensitise traders on new tax system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament calls for sensitization of traders before the full implementation of the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing System (EFRIS). The House chaired by Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa on Wednesday, 07 December 2022 adopted the report of the Committee on Tourism, Trade and Industries recommending changes in …

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