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  • Kadaga warns over COVID-19 laxity

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has cautioned residents of Kamuli district against relaxing on the public health preventive measures of controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, saying they are...
  • Legislators demand opening of boda boda operations

    Parliament has opposed the prolonged reluctance by the government to fully open up the motorcycle taxi business (boda boda) country wide. As part of the measures to mitigate the spread of Covid-19,...
  • Parliament urges Gov’t to construct another sugar factory in Busoga

    Legislators have called on government to expedite the construction of a sugar factory in the Busoga region to avoid a repeat of the current ban by on export of sugarcane by the Kenyan government. The...
  • Parliament to screen MPs and Staff for Covid-19

    The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has revealed that Parliament will begin mass screening for coronavirus for Members of Parliament and staff on Thursday, 16 July 2020. “Some time back Members...
  • Government tables Bill to reform 1993 UNEB Act

    A bill aimed at reforming the Uganda National Examinations Board to enable it regulate and oversee the national examinations has been presented before Parliament. The Uganda National Examinations...
  • Ministers summoned for flouting COVID-19 SOPs

    The Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Ministers for Health and Kampala respectively to make statements to the House on allegations that they did not adhere to the standard operating procedures...
  • Broadcasters call for scrapping of gov’t free airtime

    Rural broadcast media owners and managers have appealed to Parliament to reign-in on the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to scrap the requirement of offering government programmes free airtime...
  • Former RDCs make distress call to Parliament for pension

    Retired Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) have asked Parliament to retrospectively pass laws to accord them pension. In a meeting with the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, a section of the...
  • Parliament approves political party guidelines

    Parliament has approved new guidelines for the conduct of political party primaries and election of its leaders, with the objective of curbing the rise of the Covid19 pandemic. At a sitting on...
  • Taxi operators petition Kadaga over mistreatment

    Taxi operators under the Kamuli Taxi Drivers Association have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over unfair treatment by Kampala Capital City Authority regarding operations of...

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