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  • Parliament moves to better primary schools’ infrastructure

    Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has announced plans by Parliament to concentrate on infrastructural improvement at primary schools. At a fundraiser for Rwemiyenje Primary School in Rwampara County, Mbarara...
  • Gov’t should expedite review of mobile money, social media tax – Kadaga

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged government to move expeditiously and present amendments to the recently passed Excise Duty (Amendment) Act that introduces taxes on mobile money...
  • Uganda is secure, says Gen Tumwine

    Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine has urged Ugandans to ignore messages on social media threatening instability. In a brief off-the-cuff remarks to Parliament on Thursday, 12 July 2018, Tumwine said...
  • Kadaga roots for better Uganda-Dutch Parliamentary relations

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called for more collaboration between Members of Parliament from Netherlands and Uganda so as to strengthen relations between the two countries. “We can...
  • President Museveni beefs up MPs’ security

    The President of Uganda, Yoweri K. Museveni, also Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, has ordered for the deployment of army sharp shooters and the purchase of escort cars for MPs’ protection.  ...
  • Government should allay fears of insecurity - MPs

    Members of Parliament have raised concern over threats of insecurity and rebellion circulating on social media, saying that this has thrown the country into panic. The concern was raised by Gulu...
  • Gov’t to review law on Mobile Money, social media taxes

    Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has announced plans by government to propose an amendment to the Excise Duty (Amendment) Act 2018, which imposed taxes on Mobile Money transactions and social media....
  • Let’s build more cancer wards – Kadaga

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged Rotary Uganda to focus its cause on building and equipping more cancer wards in rural hospitals. Kadaga made the call while launching the Seventh...
  • Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes

    Makerere University Guild anda section of mobile-money vendors have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to intervene and cause the review of the recently passed Excise Duty (...
  • Kadaga opens Uganda Culture Park in China

    In a move geared to promote Uganda’s tourism, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has launched a Uganda culture park in China. Located at Shaping Street, Kaifu District in Hunan Province in...

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