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NRM MPs worried about pressure from their party on Parliamentary issues

The NRM members of parliament have expressed divergent views over the ongoing NRM caucus meeting. This followed reports that among things to be discussed were the Dura Cement report tabled before parliament last week. Some members of parliament have expressed fears that this caucus meeting could be aimed at protecting the people implicated in the […]

Parliament to educate illiterate MPs

  The Parliament of theRepublicofUgandaunder its Parliamentary commission has inaugurated theInstituteofParliamentarystudies. The function took place in the Parliament conference Hall and it was attended by both current and former MPs, Parliamentary staff, civil society, ambassadors, and human rights networkUganda, the media and members of the academia. The function was presided over by the speaker ofUgandaparliament, […]

IPU conference costs Ugandans 36 billions

    Over one thousand delegates have converged in Kampala this week to participate in the Inter- Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference and its related meetings. The conference has been hosted by the Parliament of Uganda and it has brought together over 150 Parliaments of the world. The world MPs have come to deliberate on matters […]

IPU delegates meet UYD leaders, government puzzled

  The Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) delegates currently in Uganda for an IPU conference have held a closed door meeting with the leaders of Uganda Young Democrats. The meeting left the government puzzled because president Museveni could not imagine IPU officials could hold a closed door meeting in Kampala. The venue for the meeting was […]

IPU president is in Uganda

President Abdelwahed Radi of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) assembly arrived at EntebbeInternationalAirporton Tuesday for the 126th Parliamentary Assembly. Abdelwahed Radi Radi was welcomed by the Speaker of Uganda Parliament ms Rebecca Kadaga and the leader of opposition, Nandala Mafabi at Entebbe International airport. The IPU meeting will run from March 31st to April 5th at […]

A4C leaders refuse to put activities on hold

The coordinators of Activists for Change (A4C) have resolved to refuse to put on hold their activities during the period when the parliament of Uganda would be hosting the Inter -Parliamentary Union assembly. Sources within A4C told this informer that this would be their right time to show the dignitaries visiting Uganda for the meeting […]

Museveni orders police to beef up security at parliament, Serena Hotel, Imperial Royal Hotel

President Museveni has directed police to beef up security at Serena Hotel Kampala and Imperial Royale Hotel Kampala and around parliament. Why? This is because police have to give security to over 2,000 delegates who are expected to converge inKampalanext week to participate in the Inter- Parliamentary Union Conference. The conference is going to be […]

Buganda MPs to mediate between Buganda kingdom and central government talks

MPs who hail from Buganda are set to mediate between Buganda kingdom and central government wrangles. This was revealed on Wednesday when the MPs who represent constituencies in Buganda kingdom paid a visit to the Katikkiro of Buganda, Eng. JB Walusimbi at the Buganda kingdom headquarters in Bulange Mengo in Kampala. The MPs were led […]

Museveni meets cabinet over ‘shaking’ government

President Museveni has this morning met with his Cabinet in Kampala and discussed with the ministers the precarious environment his government is in following the resignation of six ministers over corruption allegations. The meeting took place in the Cabinet Library at the President’s Office on Parliamentary building, in Kampala central division. Some of the ministers […]

Parliamentary report against corrupt ministers leaks

The public accounts committee (PAC) report which had been kept as a secret has finally leaked to the press. The report recommends that the two ministers, Syda Bbumba of Gender and Khiddu Makubuya of General Duties relinquish their positions over reported abuse of office. The MPs report shows that Bbumba and Khiddu caused financial loss […]

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