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15:58
15:58

Speaker Oulanyah Asks India To Train New MPs On Procedures Of Parliament 11th Parliament 1 2

The Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has asked the Indian Government to support new members of the Ugandan Parliament to enhance their debate.
12:11
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Gender Committee Starts considerating NSSF Bill 11th Parliament 1 1 Top story

The 10th parliament passed the NSSF bill allowing for midterm access by savers above 45 years or at least those who have saved for 10 years. However, the president didn’t assent to the bill until the expiry of the 10th parliament.
15:40
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Kadaga’s Institute to Lose Name, Autonomy in New Motion 11th Parliament 1 1

The institute will now revert to being a department under parliamentary service, with the same mandate of training Members of Parliament and staff. This means that it will now be audited together with other departments and be funded through the parliamentary commission, with no right to mobilize resources from outside Parliament.
14:27
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Deputy Speaker Anita Among Explains Oulanyah’s Absence plenary 1 1

According to Deputy Speaker of Parliament Annet Anita Among, with the Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, they agreed on a working schedule that will see them work in 'shifts' of two months each.
07:38
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MPs Advised to Remain in Constituencies During Parliament Lockdown 11th Parliament 1

“I would expect them to work from their constituencies, because they should be at the top of campaigning against COVID-19 in their constituencies,” the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige said.
13:19
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Oulanyah Working From Home-Parliament Jacob Oulanyah 1

According to Parliament’s Director of Communication and Public Affairs Chris Ariko Obore, the Speaker is well and having time with his children at home.
20:00
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MPs Welcome Museveni’s Statement on Corruption, Demand Action on Security President Museveni 12 1

The President while delivering the State of the Nation address at a Parliament session held at Kololo Airstrip said that to achieve aims of building the economy, they must defeat corruption which starts from the Ministry of Finance, that add in things that are not there.
16:03
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Parliament Looking for Special Office Space for Kadaga Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

Kadaga has over the past 20 years occupied the office of the Deputy Speaker and that of the Speaker of Parliament. But she has now vacated the office of the speaker after losing the seat to her former deputy Jacob Oulannyah, who was backed by the National Resistance Movement-NRM party.
13:39
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Former Health Minister Aceng Warns MPs Against Taking Off Masks In Parliament MPs orientation 1 3

The former Minister of Health Jane Ruth Aceng has warned members of Parliament against removing their masks while speaking on the floor of the house.
17:53
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Speaker Oulanyah Urges MPs on Evidence Based Debate plenary 1 6

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has urged members of the 11th Parliament to ensure that debate in the house is evidence-based rather than speculation. Oulanyah was today opening the three day orientation exercise for the 529 members of Parliament.
19:28
19:28

Kadaga Leaves Behind Legacy of Human Rights, Independent Parliament-MPs 11th Parliament 1 8

Kadaga’s journey at the helm of the legislature came to an end on Monday when she was defeated by her former deputy Jacob Oulanyah. Oulanyah who was fronted by the NRM CEC polled 310 votes while Kadaga who chose to contest as an independent candidate polled 197 votes.
10:56
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Oulanyah Contacts Parties Over Formation of Appointments Committee NRM 1 3

The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he has informally contacted leaders of the political parties represented in Parliament over the nomination of members to the appointments committee.
00:59
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10th Parliament Ghosts Come Back as 11th Parliament Votes Speaker 4 1 Top story

This is the second time the Special Forces Command now led by the President’s son, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba is getting into direct confrontation with MPS. In September 2017, five members of Parliament sustained series injuries when suspected SFC operatives dressed in civilian clothes stormed the chamber of Parliament.
17:20
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Tough Exchange Between Otafiire, Journalists Over Retirement Questions Parliament 1 4

General kahinda Otafiire, the member of Parliament for Ruhinda County who bounced back in the 11th Parliament after suffering defeat in the 10th Parliament has taken oath.
16:00
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MPs say 11th Parliament Should Focus on Pro-People Legislation MPs swearing in 5 1

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.
08:05
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Kafuuzi Calls for Legislation to Address Gap After Expiry of Ministers Tenure President Museveni 1 2

The Deputy Attorney General Jackson Kafuuzi Karugaba has said Ministers can only continue with their work if President Museveni issues a special instrument allowing them to work.
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Oulanyah Sets 2021/2022 Budget Timeline 11th Parliament 4

Oulanyah told MPs that the 10th Parliament is mandated to complete the budget process before the 11th Parliament commences on May 20.
19:47
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Oulanyah Gets Cheerful Welcome Upon Return to Parliament NRM 3 1

Oulanyah was called to preside over Wednesday’s session to allow Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to mourn her niece Sheila Alitwala Kadaga who died on Monday. This came moments after Koboko Woman MP Margaret Babadiri put Kadaga to the task to explain the whereabouts of the Deputy Speaker at a time when she needed a break to deal with the loss.
15:04
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MPs Ponder Between Principled Oulanyah and Lenient Kadaga 2021 elections 1 3 Top story

According to Bunyole West Member of Parliament James Waluswaka Oulanyah is very strict on time and challenges the MPs so much, while Kadaga is accommodative, even for those who are less informed, comical, spontaneous and somewhat ill-prepared for debates.
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