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Kadaga Pushes for Retirement Package for Former Speakers

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has come out to lobby for a better retirement package for former Speakers of Parliament. The speaker made presented the motion during the Wednesday, 24 plenary sittings. “When we were considering the Administration of Judiciary Bill, we provided for the existing and retired judges, this

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Bobi Wine Says He Won’t Accept 20M Covid-Money From Parliament

Kyadondo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine has said he won’t take the 20M shillings parliament intends to send to the accounts of every MP to help in the fight against COVID-19 (coronavirus). Earlier this week, news emerged that Parliament had allocated itself with shs 10bn to

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MPs Demand Equitable Distribution of Scholarship

Members of Parliament have demanded the Ministry of Education and Sports promotes equitable distribution of student scholarships. According to MPs, many scholarships are awarded to students from particular parts of the country, which they attribute to decisions taken by the Central Scholarship Committee under the Ministry. Bugiri Municipality MP, Hon. Asuman Basalirwa

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Parliament Restricts Access, Non-critical staff to work from home

Parliament has rolled out a number of measures restricting and limiting access to the Building, and curtailing MPs’ activities in the constituencies intended to stem the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). In her communication, today, Thursday 19, March 2020 to Parliament, Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, said that access to the precincts of Parliament

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Back to Business: Parliament Resumes

Parliament’s one month’s recess has come to an end.  The Parliamentary sittings are set to resume today with the first agenda being the national budget framework paper for the financial year 2020/2021. Parliament was supposed to start resume earlier but, the office of clerk to Parliament has been postponing the Parliamentary

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Parliament Developing Mobile App to Promote Public Participation

Parliament of Uganda is set to diversify the use of technology in an effort to enhance public participation in plenary and committee proceedings and other activities of the House. This follows Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga’s directive to the ICT team at Parliament to develop a mobile application that will see Parliament

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Nakapiripirit Woman MP Esther Anyakun Takes Seat on IPU Executive Committee

Uganda has grasped the opportunity to influence key decisions of the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) as well as present a case for better representation of the East African Community and Africa at large, with membership on the IPU Executive Committee. This follows the nomination and secondment of Nakapiripirit Woman MP Esther

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