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  • Oulanyah adjourns House to commiserate with Speaker

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, who presided over the House on Thursday, 3 March 2021, commiserated with the family of Speaker Rebecca Kadaga over the loss of her niece, Ms Sheila...
  • Religious call for speedy national dialogue in meeting with Opposition

    The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda (IRCU) has called for an immediate national dialogue, saying the political situation in the country demands urgent reconciliation. In a farewell meeting with the...
  • Members to table names of missing persons

    Legislators will on Thursday, 4 March 2021 table their ‘lists’ of missing persons alleged to have been abducted by the security agencies. The green light was given by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga during...
  • ‘Amend Parliamentary Pension Act’

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called for the expedited amendment of the law that governs the  Parliamentary Pension Scheme. The Speaker said that the proposals have been talked about...
  • Busoga asked to embrace Hass Avocado

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has called upon farmers in Busoga to start growing Hass avocado for commercial agriculture. Kadaga said she visited the Musubi avocado farm in Mayuge and she...
  • Parliament to vote on Constitution amendment Bill as debate winds

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said notice will be given on the date for conducting a vote on the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after the closure of debate. The Bill, moved by MP Wilfred Niwagaba (...
  • MPs question merger of gov’t agencies

    Members of Parliament have cast doubts at government’s proposal to merge over 100 agencies saying the process may face legal challenges. The Minister for ICT and National Guidance, Hon Judith...
  • MPs now want UPDF MPs out of Parliament

    The debate on the Constitution Amendment Bill 2019 has continued with a section of Members of Parliament speaking against the presence of the Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) representatives in...
  • MPs concerned about new driver licence issuance

    Government is set to take over the issuance of driving licences from Face Technologies Ltd with legislators concerned that government is not prepared for the task. On 01 March 2021, Uganda Security...
  • MPs reject seven year term recommendation

    A recommendation by the Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to have the tenure of all elective offices extended to seven years has met stiff resistance from Members of Parliament. In its...

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