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17:57
17:57

Kadaga Upset by Delayed Appointment of Human Rights Commission Chairperson Uganda Law Society 6 1

Since the previous chairperson of Uganda Human Rights Commission Medi Kaggwa passed away in November last year, no replacement has been appointed, even as the Speaker of Parliament has reminded the president several times
07:15
07:15

Kadaga Seeks Collaboration Between Parliament and US Congress 4 1

Kadaga notes that the collaboration is strong at the government level but there is no cooperation between the two legislatures.
17:29
17:29

Investigate Human Head Incident- Kadaga 1 1

On Monday, a 22-year-old man Joseph Nuwashaba, a resident of Kizinda, Bushenyi district was intercepted at Parliament with a severed human head that he wanted to deliver to Speaker Kadaga.
17:53
17:53

'State Agencies Intimidated NRM Supporters to Vote Against Me'-Kadaga CEC 1 Top story

Kadaga polled 6,776 votes against Namuganza’s 3,882 votes to retain her seat. In the aftermath of her victory, Kadaga praised NRM voters for enduring intimidation from state agencies to vote for her, adding that she was particularly proud of the ministers and members of parliament who stood by her amidst threats by Ruth Nankabirwa.
06:17
06:17

Soroti Elevation Boosts Kadaga's Support in Teso Region Soroti City 4 1

During the inauguration of Soroti City on Monday, Bob Owiny, the Deputy Council Speaker for Soroti District chaired a special council meeting to extend gratitude to Kadaga and the government for considering the operationalization of Soroti City. Owiny also used the opportunity to lobby for support to Kadaga’s candidature in recognition of her effort in steering deliberations in Parliament.
14:01
14:01

Namuganza Promises to Build NRM Women’s Resilience and Livelihood 1

Persis Namuganza the Minister of Lands and an aspirant for the second National Chairperson of the NRM has said her focus will be on the welfare of women and youth in the party.
17:05
17:05

President Yet to Assent to Traditional Medicines Act 1 1

In the Speaker’s communication to Parliament on Tuesday, Kadaga tasked the Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo about the Act saying that if Parliament does not hear from the Head of State in the next few days about the matter, the House will go ahead to pronounce it as Law.
14:22
14:22

Slow Works on New Chamber Irks Parliamentary Commission 1

On Friday, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, her Deputy, Jacob Oulanyah, Leader of Opposition, Betty Aol Ocan and other Parliamentary Commissioners toured the site only to find that the contractor has only completed three and half of the 9 levels.
17:52
17:52

Kadaga Cautions Against Rushing Motions Amidst Forgery Reports 1 1

Kadaga made reference to a section of legislators who have petitioned her office disowning a motion authored by Samia-Bugwe North MP Gideon Onyango.
17:25
17:25

Kadaga, Oulanyah Fights Intensify with Impeachment Ploy 2021 elections 1 Top story

MPs from the Busoga caucus reportedly started collecting signatures to impeach Oulanyah last week, a move that Oulanyah loyalists are suspicious could be coming from Kadaga’s camp. According to media reports some MPs have already signed the petition in a discreet move.
13:28
13:28

Covid-19 Returned Cash to be Sent to Districts- Kadaga COVID-19 Cash 1 1

The MPs argued that it was morally wrong for them to receive the money at the time when the country is faced with a crisis. But in her communication to Members of Parliament this Afternoon, Kadaga said that any returned funds will be sent to the District Task Forces, in areas where the MPs come from.
17:31
17:31

Speaker Kadaga Allows MPs to Spend COVID-19 Funds 5 1 Top story

The parliamentary commission received an allocation of 10 billion Shillings as part of a supplementary budget to facilitate activities to control the spread of coronavirus disease. From this allocation, each of the legislators received 20 million Shillings, raising controversy on the exact role that the MPs were going to play when the country is on lockdown.
15:47
15:47

Parliament Seeks Attorney General’s Guidance on COVID-19 Funds 1 1

Kadaga says that by the time her office received the Court order, the money had already been received by the Parliamentary Commission and disbursed to individual MPs. She asked the Attorney General to offer guidance on how the Court Order which she described as confusing can be implemented.
16:50
16:50

Kadaga Wants Arua Nurse Awarded For Excellent Work 2 1 Top story

Speaking during plenary on Tuesday afternoon, Kadaga noted that she had observed Okundinia and recommend her for a Labour Day award. She tasked the Presidency Minister to take up the matter, saying the nurse should be awarded instead of being intimidated.
19:23
19:23

Parliament Calls for Audit of Police, Prisons Facilities 5 1

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 tree planting 4 1

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.
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