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  • Treat women well, invest in the girl child – Oulanyah

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has urged the public to promote femininity and support the girl-child in order to impede the escalating levels of gender-based violence and other...
  • Kadaga urges Ugandans to reject conflict

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged Ugandans to reject all forms of behaviour that is inciteful, if peace is to prevail in the country.   “It is unfortunate that some societies in...
  • Government not responsible for delay in public servants’ salaries

    The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has distanced his Ministry from being responsible for the delayed payment of salaries of some civil servants in the local governments....
  • PAP calls for internal democracy in political parties

    The Pan African Parliament (PAP) has called for internal democracy in political parties in order to build proper democracy at national level. Debating a report on political parties building vibrant...
  • MPs demand compensation for persons affected by road works

    The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah has tasked the Minster for Works and Transport to study a petition by residents of Kagarama Town Council, Ntungamo District over pending compensation to persons...
  • Law to operationalise road tolls passed

    Parliament has passed the Roads Bill 2018 that will see motorists start paying to use some roads around the country. The bill provides for among others, the prescription of tolls for toll roads that...
  • CSOs call for financial support to palliative care

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has commended Civil Society Organizations that provide palliative care and tasked them to engage Government to avail more funding to the sector....
  • MPs decry grabbing of Government Ranches

    Members of Parliament on the Committee on Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries have decried continued encroachment of government ranches by individuals. The Vice Chairperson of the Committee,...
  • Ugandan legislators urged to streamline e-passport use

    The head of Uganda’s Mission in South Africa, Hon. Barbara Nekesa, has appealed to Ugandan MPs to push government to streamline the move towards the use of electronic passports in order for the...
  • Kadaga calls for restrictions on labour export

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has proposed that labour export is a monopoly of government in a move to curb the rising cases of human trafficking. “One of the things we have demanded from...

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