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  • Parliament to approve new Vice President, Prime Minister

    With the election of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker done, the House sits to consider a motion for the approval of the nominee for the Vice President in accordance with Article 108(2) of the...
  • New MPs to be designated to committees

    After taking oath, members are allocated to sectoral, on which they serve for one session or Parliament year and standing Committees, on which they serve for a period of two and half years. Party...
  • 131 MPs take oath on day one

    131 Members of Parliament have been sworn in on day one of the inauguration of the 11th Parliament. A total of 529 MPs-elect are expected to take their oath of office between Monday, 17 May 2021 and...
  • The oaths taken by the MPs-Elect

    The Oath of Allegiance reads: I, ____________________[NAME]________________ , swear in the name of the Almighty God/solemnly affirm that I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Republic of...
  • MPs to elect Speaker next week

    After the swearing-in of Members of Parliament, the first business conducted by the new Parliament is the election of the Speaker of Parliament, which has been scheduled for Monday 24th May 2021. The...
  • 11th Parliament starts, MPs take oath

    The 11th Parliament of Uganda commences today, Monday 17 May 2021, with the swearing-in of new Members. This is the 11th Parliament of Uganda since the country attained independence in October 1962....
  • Kadaga urges on family values

    Ugandans have been urged to promote family and societal values in a bid to build a strong and progressive nation through grooming children to match a good upbringing. According to the Speaker of...
  • Shs 1.4 trillion loan for Kampala-Malaba railway line

    Parliament has approved a government request to borrow Euros 216.7 million from the African Development Fund (ADF), Euros84.41 million from the African Development Bank (ADB) and Euros25.9 million...
  • Govt pinned over top vacancies in agencies

    The President is yet to consider names for the appointment of the Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) and two Commission members. The Deputy Attorney General, Hon. Jackson...
  • MPs reject recommendation to grant citizenship to refugees

    Legislators have blocked a recommendation by the House Committee on Human Rights that sought to grant citizenship to children of refugees born in Uganda, and register them at birth as Ugandans. The...

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