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MP Cecilia Ogwal ordered to take back the age limit cash

MP Cecilia Ogwal ordered to take back the age limit cash

Dokolo district voters ordered their district woman MP Cecilia Ogwal, to return the age limit bill consultation money to its source. The voters in the 11 sub counties told the MP during her consultations over the bill to take back SHS 29 million given to all MPs last month to facilitate their consultations over the […]

Cecilia Ogwal flags off national debating team for Indonesia championships

Cecilia Ogwal flags off national debating team for Indonesia championships

Dokolo Woman MP, Cecilia Ogwal this week flagged off the national team ahead of the world schools debate championships in Indonesia Ninety countries including Uganda will participate in the competition that is slated for July 31st to 11th of August in Bali. Ogwal met the team on behalf of the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga that is […]

Ogwal wants government to avail funds for debates in schools

Ogwal wants government to avail funds for debates in schools

The Commissioner of Parliament who is also Dokolo district Woman MP,   Cecilia Ogwal has asked Youth Member of Parliament to push government to apportion  money for facilitating schools who represent the country in world competitions. Ogwal said this while flagging off students from Kira college Butiki who are going to present the country in world debating competition in […]

Kadaga wants more leave days for breastfeeding mothers

Kadaga wants more leave days for breastfeeding mothers

The Speaker of Parliament, Hon.Rebecca Kadaga, has urged the Parliamentary Health Committee to seek for public opinions that can facilitate the amendment of the Uganda labour law for mothers to get more leave days and exclusively breast feed and look after their babies. Kadaga who was speaking with ministry of health officials at parliament said […]

Speaker Kadaga vows to promote Rights of mothers and children.

Speaker Kadaga vows to promote Rights of mothers and children.

The newly elect and sown in Kamuli woman MP Rebecca Kadaga has vowed to promote and up hold the rights of mothers and children in the 10th parliament. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga who has been the Speaker of the 9th parliament also contesting for Speakership in the 10th parliament says in her 5 year term, advocacy […]

Parliament passes Uganda Heart Institute Bill

Parliament has passed the Uganda Heart Institute Bill, 2015 which will make the Institute a self-accounting body with a budget independent of the Health Ministry. The object of the Bill is to establish the Institute as an autonomous government agency mandated to undertake and coordinate the management of cardiovascular diseases. Presenting a report on the […]

Ugandan Traders petition government over property lost in South Sudan war

Ugandan Traders petition government over property lost in South Sudan war

Ugandan traders from South Sudan have petitioned the Parliamentary Committee on the Budget asking the government to compensate them for the properties they lost during the South Sudan War. The group led by the chairperson Uganda Traders Association of South Sudan Patrick Ntege Walusimbi complained to the committee that government through cabinet had agreed to […]

Uganda Parliament honours Janan Luwuum

Uganda Parliament honours Janan Luwuum

Legislators across the political divide on Tuesday, 31st March 2015 paid tribute to the late Archbishop Janan Luwum who was murdered on 16th February 1977 during President Idi Amin’s regime. This followed a Motion moved by the Prime Minister, Ruhakana Rugunda at a Sitting of Parliament chaired by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah. […]

Oldest serving politician in Uganda Philemon Mateke sworn in at Parliament

Oldest serving politician in Uganda Philemon Mateke sworn in at Parliament

The Deputy Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah today, presided over the administration of the oath of allegiance taken by the oldest serving politician in Uganda at the moment and the new Minister of State for Regional Cooperation Philemon Mateke. Mateke took the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Member of Parliament to the post […]

Parliament names MPs to the Pan African Parliament

The Parliament of Uganda has approved the nomination of two members to represent Uganda in the Pan African Parliament. Uganda is expected to elect five members in total from its Parliament to constitute its legislative representation in the continental assembly. MPs Cecilia Ogwal (opposition) and Otada Sam (Independent) were unanimously approved Thursday July 21 by […]

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