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MPs say 11th Parliament Should Focus on Pro-People Legislation 2021 1 5

Some members of Parliament have said that the 11th parliament should focus on passing legislation that is pro-people and not focus what political parties want.
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Pictorial; New Members of Parliament Take Oath MPs swearing in

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
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Ten Controversial Bills Passed by the 10th Parliament Age limit 1

The 10th Parliament passed and enacted 118 bills, approved 75 loan requests, made 47 resolutions to pay tribute and heard and considered 349 Ministerial statements.
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Administration of Oaths Underway for New Members of Parliament MPs swearing in 5 1 Top story

Every person elected to parliament takes the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of Member of Parliament, before they officially start their five-year term of office. The ceremony, which is following the alphabetical order of names of each legislator, will see 132 members take oath today, according to a programme issued by Parliament’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Helen Kawesa.
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I Don’t Need Lectures About Democracy -Museveni museveni sworn in 1 5

It is quite comic and laughable to hear of some actors in the world giving us lectures about democracy. You give me lectures about democracy…What are your credentials?” Museveni asked. His closest challenger Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, of the National Unity Platform (NUP) secured 34.83 per cent of the vote.
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Museveni Sworn in as President of Uganda 1 4 Top story

The administration of the Oath of Allegiance and the Oath of the President was subsequently presided over by Chief Justice Alfonse.
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Parliament Clears UGX 695B Supplementary Expenditure for Current Financial Year 1 2

A big chunk of the money (481 billion Shillings) is going to the Uganda National Oil Company for its portion of equity investment into the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Ltd for the construction of the crude oil pipeline for transporting Uganda's crude oil from Hoima to the Port of Tanga in Tanzania to enable access to international markets.
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Gov't Hails 10th Parliament for Passing Age Limit Bill, Positive Criticism new Parliament 1 7

But as they walk out, a number of them say that their term of office was a roller-coaster, punctuated with attacks, safety challenges and a virus that almost put the assembly to a halt. However, they say, having a firm and committed speaker of Parliament saved the day and helped them to ensure that the business of parliament continues, amidst the storm.
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Parliament Clears Compensation of Ndeeba Church, Lusanja Land owners Lusanja land case 1

The Adhoc committee on land compensation led by Veronica Eragu Bichetero has been investigating the compensation of property owners by the Ministry of Lands Housing and Urban Development in Bunyoro and Buganda regions.
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Attorney General to Guide After Expiry of Ministers' Term President Museveni 1 1

Ofwono Opondo, the Director of Uganda Media Centre says that the Ministers’ tenure expires tomorrow with the swearing-in of the President. He says no Minister can represent the government in public functions.
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Parliament Closes with the Approval of 5 Trillion Shillings Loans in 2 Days 10th parliament 1 2

The 10th Parliament has come to an end with the approval of five loans worth 4.8 trillion shillings in just two days.
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Parliament Approves UGX 1.4 Trillion Loan for Malaba Railway Project 6 1

The 250-kilometre Kampala-Malaba railway connects Uganda’s capital with Kenya at the Malaba border.
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Tough Penalties for Water Transport Offenders marine accidents 1 3

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga is confident that the new legislation will help Uganda contend with the challenges of the water transport sub-sector such as the increased number of water transport users and cases of marine accidents.
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Buganda Asks Museveni to Prioritize Return of Kingdom Property in New Term Buganda Kingdom 3 1

In his address on Monday to the special Lukiiko at Bulange, Mengo, the Kingdom Prime Minister Charles Peter Mayiga, demanded that the government returns property and pays money owed to the Kingdom.
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Kadaga Slams PM Rugunda on Speakers Election Dates President Museveni 2 1

The Clerk to Parliament last week released the swearing-in program of the MPs to the 11th Parliament indicating that the process for the administration of oaths will take four days between May 17 and May 20, 2021. This means that the Speaker would be elected on May 21, 2021, after the prorogation of Parliament.
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Criminalisation Of Sex Work Will Increase Violence prostitution 3 1 Top story

Criminalisation refers to laws that makes selling sex illegal, but it can also be applied to legal frameworks where activities closely related to sex work.
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Gov’t Lacks Work Plan for UGX 200b Withdrawn From Petroleum Fund 1

Section 59 (3) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2015 (PFMA), provides that petroleum revenue is to be used to finance infrastructure and development projects only.
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Parliament Spends Over UGX 1 Billion To Hire Tents plenary 1 Top story

Parliament has spent over 1 billion shillings for hiring two tents that are currently used for plenary sessions.
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Kadaga Reveals how Gov’t Tried to Kill and Replace Sexual Offenses Bill 10th parliament 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament has commended Uganda Women Parliamentary Association (UWOPA) for braving the executive and moving with the gender-related bills that have been passed.
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Reduced Funding to Agricultural Sector Worries Minister and Opposition 1 2

Parliament on Friday passed a 44.77 trillion Shillings National Budget under which allocations to the Agricultural sector were drastically cut from 1.3 trillion in the current financial year to 799 billion in the new one.
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