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Bahati Asks MPs to Support Compulsory Land Acquisition Bill land amendment bill 2

The Minister of Finance in charge of planning David Bahati has asked Members of Parliament to support the constitutional amendment bill no 2 that seeks to forcefully acquire Land.
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Parliament Approves Taxes on Mobile Money, Social Media parliament debate 5 1

The approval implies that each person using platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook, Viber and Skype among others, will be subjected to a daily levy of 200 Shillings while each mobile money transaction will be subjected to a 1 percent excise duty. The government is projecting to collect 284 billion Shillings from the measures.
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Oulanyah: Parliament Wastes 80% of its Time Politicking parliament week 1

Oulanyah noted that the 10th parliament, which he superintends hasnt has had time to discuss important issues other than politics.
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Bribery, Coaching Mar Ssekandi's Age Limit Consultations edward ssekandi 1 1 Top story

According to information obtained by URN, prior to his visit to Kyesiga and Kyanamukaka sub counties, Ssekandi sent a team led by Mulindwa Birimumaaso, a senior presidential advisor to select and register those who would participate in the consultations.
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Parliament Resolves to Investigate Oil Cash Bonanza parliament debate 1 3 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.
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DP Tables Proposals to Improve Parliament Debate democratic party 3 1

According to Mao, since the problems of Uganda are known, there is need to discuss them openly to generate better ideas.
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Parliament Wants Quality of Debate Improved parliament debate 6 1

Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has in the past lamented about the low quality of debate in the House attributing it to lack of research on the part of legislators. Oulanyah today noted that research is critical for an institution like parliament since it is the highest legal forum in the country.
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We Shall Hold the 2016 Elections-NRM nrm caucus 2

Opposition are demanding that the elections are postponed to allow for comprehensive reforms, given that the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2015 had not included their demands.
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Government Told to Concentrate More on Trade than Aid commonwealth day 3 1

In a students and Members of Parliament Debate on the need for trade, not aid, Parliament adopted that Government emphasizes the need for trade rather than aid for sustainable development after the Students who were on the Government side took the day.
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Opposition MPs Protest Discussion of Public Order Management Bill parliament debate 3

Parliament has witnessed a large turn up today as Members of Parliament meet to conclude the Public Order Management Bill. However, the decision by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanya to conclude the discussion has not gone down well with opposition MPs.
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Parliament Summons CDF, Defence Minister Over Coup Talk ministry of defence

Parliament has summoned the Chief of Defense Forces General Aronda Nyakairima and Defense Minister, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga, over their recent comments of a possible military coup in Uganda.
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MPs Disagree With Kadaga Over Refusal to Recall Parliament rebecca kadaga 3

Members of Parliament have disagreed with Speaker Rebecca Kadaga over her decision turning down a petition to recall the House from recess. In a letter dated January 17 2012, Kadaga tells the legislators that she could not recall the House because the petitioners had not fulfilled the requirements of Article 95(5) of the constitution on the same.
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Uganda At 50: USD 5 Billion in Debt uganda debts 2

Uganda’s level of indebtedness is causing an increasing worry among a section of politicians and policy makers as the country celebrates 50 years of independence. Uganda marks fifty years of independence with what some politicians call a mountain of foreign debts amounting to about five billion US dollars.
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Choosing MPs to Debate Not Practical, says Opposition Chief Whip parliament debate 1

Opposition chief whip Winnie Kiiza has said that a proposal to have party whips choose legislators to contribute on the floor is ideal but not practical in Uganda.
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MPs Demand Adhoc Committee's Findings Before Oil Bills are Passed tullow oil 2

Members of parliament have questioned why the adhoc committee that was instituted last year to investigate the oil sector hasn’t tabled it is findings to guide them on the oil bills debate.
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Museveni 5th term debate diversionary say NRM legislators parliament debate 4

The move by some ruling NRM party legislators to begin a campaign for President Museveni to run for a 5th elective term has drawn mixed reactions. It could be be another sign of emerging cliques with in the NRM as its members differ on how to address some of the governance issues in the country.
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NRM MPs Block Pay Rise For Teachers In 2011/12 Budget nandala mafabi

There was drama in parliament on Tuesday when the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, openly frustrated and blocked attempts by the opposition to cut budgets of various ministries and have the money re-channeled to enhance the salaries of teachers and other government workers.
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Minister Kajara In Trouble Over Electricity Comments load shedding

Aston Kajara, the State Minister for Investment, is in trouble over lying to parliament last week during a debate on the current power crises in the country.
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Opposition MPs Order Government to Arrest Arinaitwe Bwana demonstrations

a late evening story from parliament which i put up to be used in the morning
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Internal Affairs Minister Comes Under Fire for Police Brutality parliament debate

A story from a parliamentary debate of police brutality against civilians, including the last week\'s killings of two youths in Ntinda.
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