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  • Speaker appeals to MPs to constantly visit constituencies

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has appealed to Members of Parliament to visit their constituencies to understand the challenges faced by the people. The Speaker said that unless MPs tour their areas, they...
  • Kadaga urges women to document their stories

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has commended women icons in Uganda who have documented their success, saying it is a sure way of grooming girls into great women leaders. Kadaga said that...
  • Parliament legalises use of technology in elections

    Parliament has legalised the use of technology in the management of general elections. The move is in accordance with a recommendation of the Supreme Court in the presidential election petition of...
  • Returning officers involved in election malpractice to face legal action

    Parliament has passed the Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with a call for punishment of returning officers involved in election malpractice. Members of Parliament supported an amendment...
  • Cattle traders implicate Tumwine, Kabatsi in FMD quarantine

    Cattle keepers and traders in Lwemiyaga, one of the counties in Sembabule district have accused the Minister for Security, Gen. Elly Tumwine, of being behind the unfair quarantining of animals in the...
  • Gulu University accountability riles MPs

    The Gulu University Accounting Officer, Asaph Adedua faces jail for failure to account for Shs12 billion collected by the institution in the financial year 2017/2018. Adedua who was appearing before...
  • Elderly persons seek representation in Parliament

    Elderly persons have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, seeking representation in Parliament. In their petition presented on 05 March by the National Council for Older Persons and...
  • Oulanyah defends Uganda on political inclusion

    Uganda ranks among the top countries in the Commonwealth in promoting political inclusiveness, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has told a conference in London.   “Uganda goes an...
  • MPs quiz former Judiciary PS over Shs343 million

    Lawmakers on the Public Accounts Committee gave grilled the former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, Kagole Kivumbi over a Shs343 million payment to the Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe...
  • Uganda’s MPs call for ratification of Maputo Protocol to silence guns

    Uganda’s representatives to the Pan African Parliament (PAP) have called upon member states to ratify the Maputo Protocol to achieve peace in Africa. The MPs were part of the delegation of...

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