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UN removes Sudan from the list of countries that support terrorism

UN removes Sudan from the list of countries that support terrorism

The UN secretary general António Guterres has told African leaders that it’s time to remove Sudan from the list of states that support terrorism. This was addressed during the annual African union summit in Addis Ababa the capital city of Ethiopia, Guterres said UN will now extend support to Sudan. The 33rd African Union (AU) summit was […]

Kadaga roots for better Uganda-Dutch Parliamentary relations

Kadaga roots for better Uganda-Dutch Parliamentary relations

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, has called for more collaboration between Members of Parliament from Netherlands and Uganda so as to strengthen relations between the two countries. “We can consider arranging for a memorandum of understanding and identify areas where we can collaborate as Parliaments,” Kadaga said. She made the call while meeting Members […]

Cecilia Ogwal asks African youth to shun homosexuality

Cecilia Ogwal asks African youth to shun homosexuality

Parliamentary Commissioner and Dokolo Woman MP, Cecilia Atim Ogwal, has asked African youth to reject foreign cultures and traditions including homosexuality as they prepare to take up leadership positions on the continent. Speaking at the opening of the 4th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region) Youth Parliament held at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Hon. Ogwal warned […]

587 Police Officers Sit for African Union Mission Exam

587 Police Officers Sit for African Union Mission Exam

The Uganda police force directorate of Peace Support Operations has conducted the second aptitude test in English on a total number of 587 under the African Union (AU) Pre -Assessment for Assistance Mission service (AMS) at Nsambya Youth Sharing Hall on April 3 2018. The AIGP Grace Turyagumanawe, the Director Peace Support Operations Uganda police […]

Buyende Mp says government should stop relying on politicians to implement controversial laws

Buyende Mp says government should stop relying on politicians to implement controversial laws

Uganda’s representative at the Pan Africa parliament Veronica Babirye  Kadogo  says that government should stop relying on politicians in enforcing and implementation of the controversial laws. This came barely few days after the pan African Parliament resolved to compel African governments where FGM is being practiced to put more emphasis on ending this practice which […]

430 Police Officers sit for UN interviews

430 Police Officers sit for UN interviews

About 430 Police Officers have today started sitting for the United Nations Assistance Mission serviced (AMS) interviews at Mandela National Stadium Namboole an exercise that will run for a week . “The interviews are prepared by the department of Peace Keeping Operation in New York in collaboration with the countries that requested .” said the […]

Parliament divided on Specioza bid

Parliament divided on Specioza bid

Members of parliament are still divided over Dr. Specioza Wandira Kazibwe’s bid for the chairperson of the African Union despite claims that 1 billion shillings was invested by government  for her candidature for this job. The woman member of parliament for Dokolo district Cecilia Ogwal asked Ugandans who have contrary views about Dr. Wandira Kazibwe’s […]

Burundi elects amid controversy

Burundi elects amid controversy

As election day dawns in Burundi conflict  still rages with the head of Burundi’s parliament, Pie Ntavyohanyuma, fleeing the country on the eve of the key elections denouncing the president’s “illegal” third term bid. After months of conflict and over 70 deaths – the latest being three people killed in gunfire and grenade blast on […]

President Omar Al-Bsahir safely back home

President Omar Al-Bsahir safely back home

Some legislators say that the attempted arrest of President Omar Al-Bashir is lessons to some African Presidents, who are dictators, cling to power and commit atrocities. The High Court in Pretoria on Sunday extended an order preventing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving South Africa, where he had gone to attend an African Union Summit, until it made a final […]

Pan African Parliament passes 2016 AU Budget

Pan African Parliament passes 2016 AU Budget

Members of Pan African Parliament debated and passed the African Union 2016 Budget as read by H.E Erastus Mwencha the Deputy Chairperson of the African Union. This was in line with Rule 28(b) of the PAP Rules of Procedure which stipulates that “Parliament shall discuss the budget of the Union and make recommendations through the […]

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