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15:43
15:43

Excitement as Kadaga Resumes Duties rebecca kadaga 4 1

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga who has been hospitalized for close to a month has resumed duties at Parliament.
18:25
18:25

Kadaga, Oulanyah Get Press Secretaries media management 1

Parliament has appointed two Principle Press Secretaries for the Speaker of Parliament and her Deputy.
18:59
18:59

Committee Chairpersons Given 7-Day Ultimatum to Hand Over Office rebecca kadaga 2 1

According to Kadaga, some chairpersons have stubbornly refused to hand over their work and are occupying two offices leaving their successors stranded.
07:04
07:04

Parliament Tree Project Dries in Moroto chris obore 1 1

In June last, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga launched the Mt. Moroto Tree Planting Project in Katikekile Sub County with the aim of protecting the environment and address climate change in the region.
18:26
18:26

Parliament Demands Prosecution of Police Officers over Torture torture of suspects 5

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga observed that that the application of torture contravenes article 24 of the Constitution which outlaws all forms of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment as a form of punishment. Kadaga noted that the acts depict total disregard of the Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act by the police force.
15:36
15:36

Katumba Wamala's Status in UPDF Raises Contention rebecca kadaga 1 4

Committee members questioned the appointment saying it could contravene provisions of the law to have a serving army officer in cabinet. Similar queries were raised four years ago prior to the approval of former Army Commander Gen Aronda Nyakairima deceased who had been appointed Internal Affairs Minister in 2013.
07:25
07:25

Parliament Resolves to Investigate Oil Cash Bonanza parliament debate 3 1 Top story

The Attorney General, William Byaruhanga informed parliament that government has given out similar rewards before citing Ugandans who excelled in different fields including but not limited to the thirty public officers who were part of the team that discovered oil in Uganda in 2006.
08:06
08:06

Accountability Committees to Adopt IGG, DPP Officials rebecca kadaga 2

Gerald Karuhanga, the Public Accounts Committee Vice Chairman, saying adopting officials from the IGG and DPP will boost the fight against corruption and make it more effective.
15:45
15:45

Gov't Brought No Business to House – Kadaga government business 1 2

Addressing journalists during the closure of parliament for the Christmas break this afternoon, Kadaga observed that effective work in parliament started in August, saying June and July were used for induction, sensitization and orientation of new legislators.
19:08
19:08

MPs Attack Ministers Over 'Unannounced Constituency Visits' rebecca kadaga 1 5

In her communication to parliament, Kadaga gave an example of a number of teams sent out by government to talk to people about climate change in different constituencies without the knowledge of area MPs. She demanded an explanation from the Prime Minister.
08:02
08:02

Two Parliamentary Committees to Probe Kasese Killings kasese clashes 3 1

Several legislators had, among others, called for a select committee to specifically investigate the recent killings and raid on the Royal Palace of Rwenzururu.
19:22
19:22

Reporters Challenge Parliament's 'Assault' on the Media rebecca kadaga 1 Top story

As journalists who cover parliament, we subscribe to the journalists creed and the journalists code of ethics. We are not paid to publish stories and we challenge any MP who has ever paid for a story to come forward. We strongly oppose the plan to have journalists swear oaths and we actually describe it as laughable.
11:46
11:46

Kadaga Retains Seat Unopposed race for speaker 3 1 Top story

Kadaga was overwhelmingly endorsed by the legislators following her nomination by Raphael Magyezi, Igara West MP. She was seconded by Dokolo Woman MP and outgoing opposition chief whip, Cecilia Atim Ogwal in a session presided over by the Acting Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma at the conference hall of parliament.
16:16
16:16

Kadaga, Oulanyah Submit Interest Forms for Speakers Job jacob oulanyah 4 1

They will be vetted by the Central Executive Committee of the NRM and by the NRM caucus before a final vote to be held by all members of the tenth parliament.
17:04
17:04

Women MPs See Slow Progress in World's Parliaments – IPU rebecca kadaga

IPUs Women in Parliament 2015: the Year in Review released this evening ahead of International Womens Day on 8 March, shows that for the second year in a row, the number of women Members of Parliament MPs across the world rose by a worryingly low 0.5 percentage point. Women now account for 22.6 per cent of the worlds MPs.
15:22
15:22

Clerk to Parliament: Letter Evicting Senior Scribes from House Still Valid rebecca kadaga

Kibirige reportedly dismissed the letter from UPPA, which she described as a lobby group saying her directive to editors to withdraw journalists who have covered the house for over 5 years still stands.
15:50
15:50

Oulanyah: House Will Decide Who Will Lead Reforms Debate rebecca kadaga 1 1 Top story

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that the House will decide who between him and Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga will chair next year's debate on electoral reforms after Opposition questioned his impartiality.
15:53
15:53

Museveni Hits Back At Donors rebecca kadaga 7 3

President Yoweri Museveni has today hit back at donors urging Ugandans to desist from requesting for donations and focus on supporting the growth of the private sector.
11:58
11:58

VP, Speaker on The Spot Over Benefits edward ssekandi 1 Top story

Vice President Edward Ssekandi and Rebecca Kadaga, the speaker of parliament receive benefits of a retired speaker and deputy speaker respectively despite receiving full entitlements in their new capacities, a highly placed source in parliament has intimated to URN. City Lawyer Caleb Alaka calls this corruption at its peak adding that it is exploitation of tax payers. According to Alaka, much as the law is silent, it is illegal for one person to draw two salaries or benefits from the same fund.
11:52
11:52

MPS Ask Kadaga to Stand for Presidency speaker kadaga 1 2

After David Bahati congratulated Kadaga on her CWP win, Busongora North MP William Nzoghu told the Speaker that she had delayed to contest to become Uganda\'s first female President.
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