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  • Buhweju artisanal miners want licenses

    Artisanal miners from Buhweju district are seeking licenses to explore gold, following their eviction from the fields by the Mineral Protection Unit. In their petition to the Committee on Natural...
  • PAP to engage national parliaments on corruption

    The Pan African Parliament has resolved to engage with national and regional parliaments to have them enact or revise legislation intended to fight corruption. In one of the resolutions adopted...
  • African Parliament moots model law on food security

    The Pan African Parliament Committee on Agriculture has been granted leave to commence continent-wide consultations on the draft model law on food security and nutrition. The model law is intended to...
  • Sub-contractors allay MPs’ fears on rural electrification

    A cluster of companies sub contracted by TBEA Hengyang Transformer Company Limited has reassured MPs on their ability to deliver, in the face of persisting claims of their incompetence and the...
  • Kadaga in move to bolster relations with Nile Basin Member States

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has allayed concerns raised by the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt, Ali Abdel-Aal, on the use of the River Nile, whose basin is situated in...
  • Uganda takes leadership of PAP Alliance on SDGs

    MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA: The leader of Uganda’s five-member delegation to the Pan African Parliament, Hon. Jacquilline Amongin, has unanimously been elected chairperson of the Alliance for the...
  • African Parliament honours Robert Mugabe

    MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA: Pan African Parliament (PAP) MPs have honoured President Robert Gabriel Mugabe, referring to him as a fervent Pan-Africanist who defended his country and Africa on the world...
  • Women call for involvement in peace building in Africa

    Legislators and civil society groups have called for the inclusion of women in all peace building activities and processes in order to bring about lasting peace on the African continent. In...
  • Oulanyah wants whistleblowers’ protection enhanced

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has said that although Uganda has a law that provides for protection of witnesses or whistleblowers, the country lacks a conducive environment for...
  • Kadaga roots for enhanced Parliamentary oversight

    There is a growing need to have Parliaments across the world share in the responsibility of protecting the rule of law and human rights, alongside institutions such as courts of law and human rights...

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