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  • FDC calls for independent selection of Election Commission

    Opposition Party, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) wants a panel to select officials to serve in the Electoral Commission (EC) established. The party President, Patrick Amuriat Oboi who was flanked...
  • Parliament suspends travel over coronavirus

    Parliament has suspended all foreign travels for legislators and staff to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said. The virus, which has disrupted virtually all...
  • MPs want voter update re-opened

    Legislators have demanded that the Electoral Commission re-opens registration of voters in order to accommodate persons turning 18 before the general election next year. The members debating a...
  • Trade Ministry on the spot over arrest of jaggery operators

    The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister for Trade Industry and Cooperatives to present a report on the fate of manufacturers of jaggery in Uganda, a by-product of sugarcane. In her...
  • Speaker Kadaga supports manufacture of sanitizer for Coronavirus

    The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said that an American scientist has donated a patent to Uganda for the manufacture of a sanitiser that instantly kills the coronavirus. The Speaker who chaired the...
  • Cabinet meeting to focus on coronavirus

    The Ministry of Health will present an official status statement to Parliament on the impact of the Coronavirus after a cabinet meeting whose main agenda will be on the pandemic. The Minister for...
  • Kadaga visits, pledges support to Kiira Motors

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has visited and pledged continued support to the Kiira Motors Plant, the local makers of electric motor vehicles. Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) is located...
  • Kadaga advises MPs against travel abroad

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has advised legislators to avoid traveling abroad as a measure of curbing the spread of the coronavirus disease in Uganda. “I want to urge members to desist from traveling...
  • Kadaga appeals to UN to finance Women Councils

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has appealed to UN agencies to support the operations of the National Women’s Council to enable it reach women at grassroots level. Kadaga said she was...
  • MPs query ID acquisition process

    Members of Parliament have expressed dissatisfaction with the long and tedious process of acquisition of new and replacement of national identity cards by the National Identification and Registration...

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