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  • Parliament defers debate on loan for vocational schools

    Members of Parliament have expressed their displeasure with the justification by the government to borrow US$45 million from the Islamic Development Bank to support technical vocational education...
  • House summons Ministers to explain Sudan, Rwanda killings

    The Ministers of Internal Affairs and that of the East African Community Affairs (EAC) have been summoned by Parliament to explain the recent murders of Ugandans in South Sudan. Two Ugandan teachers...
  • Woodball players court Speaker for home

    The Uganda Woodball Federation has requested the Speaker of Parliament to support the spread of the game in Uganda with the acquisition of a permanent home. The appeal was made by Mr Paul Mark...
  • MPs thank God for Kadaga, push for Speakers Panel

    Parliament has moved a motion to consider having a Panel of Speakers to assist the Speaker and Deputy Speaker in presiding over the House. The proposal was debated alongside a motion by Hon. David...
  • Kadaga gives Kamuli schools exam printing press

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has offered examination printing equipment to be used by schools in Kamuli District. Kadaga said that this should help boost the performance of primary...
  • Kadaga announces Shs7.5 billion to develop Busoga, tips Diaspora on tourism

    Parliament has passed Shs 7.5 billion to support the Busoga Special Programme Fund intended to lift the region out of poverty. This, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, said would be used to...
  • Kadaga decries slow industrialisation pace

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has tasked the National Planning Authority (NPA) to give industrialisation first priority in the National Development Plan III. In a meeting with NPA...
  • Ex-gays want anti-homosexuality law enacted

    Members of the ex-gay community in Uganda want the anti-homosexuality law 2014 re-tabled in Parliament. George Oundo, the chairperson of the ex-gay community in Uganda, on Monday, 27 May 2019...
  • Works, Security take lion’s share in Shs40.5 trillion budget

    Parliament has passed the Budget, with hopes of projected economic growth at 6.3 per cent and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at 7 per cent, surpassing earlier projections. In a report to aid the...
  • Youth activists petition Kadaga on climate change

    Young environmental activists under their body, Fridays for Future Club, have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over what they called government’s reluctant approach towards...

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