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19:23
19:23

Parliament Calls for Audit of Police, Prisons Facilities 1 5

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has tasked the House Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs to carry out an audit of Police Stations and Prison facilities across the country.
16:12
16:12

Parliament Bans MPs Travel Abroad Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Corona virus 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed that no travels outside the country will be undertaken by Members of Parliament and the Institution’s staff.
18:01
18:01

MPs Want Janet Museveni Referred to Disciplinary Committee For Contempt of Parliament 7 1

The Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan rose on a procedural point demanding respect for resolutions made by parliament. She questioned why the Executive had defied parliament on the matter.
12:07
12:07

Tree Fund Frustrated by Finance Ministry - Speaker Kadaga Climate Change 1 4

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said that it was sickening that 16 years after passing the Act, Finance Ministry is yet to allocate money under the Fund to enable vigorous replacement of trees that have been cut and the disappearing forests. The Tree Fund is provided for under Section 40 of the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act 2003.
11:52
11:52

Kadaga Calls for Women Involvement in Conflict Resolution 1

Kadaga who was speaking on Wednesday at the Ninth Conference of Parliamentary Muslim Women held on the side-lines of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Conference (PUIC) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso said that the international bodies and governments should consult and involve women in mitigating conflicts around the world.
18:49
18:49

Gov’t Spent UGX 1.15 Trillion Without Parliament Approval Auditor General 1

According to a review undertaken by Muwanga on the performance and implementation of the approved budget, it was observed that during the financial year, the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija approved a supplementary budget of Shillings 1.772 trillion but upon tabling the expenditure before parliament, only 615.7 billion was approved leaving 1.156 trillion unapproved.
16:02
16:02

Court Orders Against Gov’t Pre-arranged- Speaker Kadaga 1 2

A garnishee order is a directive by court to allow creditors recover money from a debtor. The order can be carried out by taking money from the debtor’s bank account or from one’s salary.
15:44
15:44

Auditor General Queries Absence of Petroleum Investment Framework Petroleum Fund 4 1

The Auditor General John Muwanga noted that although the government appointed the Investment Advisory Committee (IAC), there is no approved Petroleum Revenue Investment Policy (PRIP) and Investment framework to guide operations of the petroleum revenue.
12:57
12:57

Motion to Introduce Panel of Speakers Ready- Kadaga 3 1

In October, Kadaga appealed to legislators to plan and move a motion before the Christmas holiday for the creation of a panel of speakers who will stand in for them when they away on other parliamentary engagements.
16:31
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Opposition Amendment Bill Tabled 1 1

Bukoto East MP Florence Namayanja presented the Bill for its first reading on behalf of the Shadow Attorney General Wilfred Niwagaba in a parliament sitting chaired by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
14:50
14:50

MPs Want President Museveni to Intervene in Gen. Elly Tumwine, Lt. Gen. Angina Clash UPDF 1 6

A section of Members of Parliament have today expressed displeasure over an exchange involving Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine and Deputy Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation Lt. Gen. Charles Angina and sought President Yoweri Museveni’s intervention.
12:04
12:04

I Have No Communication on New Cabinet Ministers– Kadaga 1 1 Top story

In her communication to parliament this morning, Kadaga said she also learnt of the appointments through the media, saying she can’t start the vetting process in the absence of official communication from the appointing authority.
19:35
19:35

Kadaga, Ethiopian Counterpart Call for Improved Transport Infrastructure 1 2

Kadaga expressed dismay at the difficulty of travelling within Africa saying the infrastructure is either non-existent or poor. She added that there are no roads and railways linking the different countries coupled with the stringent immigration laws that limit the travel of persons on the continent.
17:54
17:54

Pictorial: Kadaga, Ethiopian Counterpart Meet

During his meeting with Kadaga, they agreed to further cooperation in the oil and energy sector, which both countries are currently pursuing. They also pledged to cooperate on the exploitation and development of solar energy.
12:52
12:52

Kadaga Pledges to Push for Equal Benefits in CPA 1 2

Addressing the media on Tuesday, Kadaga said that her priority will be to effect change of the CPA status which is currently a charitable organization registered in England receiving monetary contribution from nine regions. The nine regions of CPA include Africa, Asia, Australia, British Islands, Mediterranean, Canada, Caribbean, Americans and the Atlantic, India, Pacific and South-East Asia.
17:38
17:38

Parliament Set to Host OIC Speaker's Conference 6 1 Top story

The Kawempe North MP, Latif Ssebaggala who is a member of the Conference Organizing Committee, said delegates from the different member countries started arriving in Uganda on Saturday. 20 delegates are already in the country with 10 others expected to arrive later today.
14:52
14:52

Verbatim: Speaker Rebecca Kadaga's Speech at Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 1

There is a growing focus on greater scrutiny of Parliamentarians, coupled with a demand for accountability and transparency. At the same time, the public trust in Parliaments is flagging in most countries, yet the people increasingly expect more from their representatives.
14:55
14:55

Kadaga Faults Absentee MPs over Allowances parliament 1 4

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has faulted members of Parliament for appending their signatures for allowances, yet they do not attend Plenary and committee sittings.
07:06
07:06

Kadaga Sets Deadline for Gov't to Table Bills 2

During Tuesday’s plenary session, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said that they would like to have all the business to be tabled by August to enable the different committees to start processing them and report back to parliament.
09:12
09:12

IGG Declines to Probe Bugisu Cooperative Union

The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has declined to investigate Bugisu Corporative Union-BCU. The petitioners have been advised to take the matter to courts of law
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