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Kadaga says NRM flag bearers have run broke

Kadaga says NRM flag bearers have run broke

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has noted that the National Resistance Movement (NRM) flagbearers are broke and don’t have money compared to other candidates who are campaigning for the 2021 general elections. The National Resistance Movement (NRM)  flag bearers are broke. They went through the primary election that was like a general election and […]

Sugarcane growers petition Parliament over tax

Sugarcane growers petition Parliament over tax

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has promised to mediate between the ministers for trade, agriculture and finance and sugarcane growers in a bid to seek a long lasting solution to problems in the sugarcane industry. The Speaker gave this assurance while receiving a petition from the Uganda National Association of Sugarcane Growers who are […]

Uganda is not quitting ICC –Kadaga

Uganda is not quitting ICC –Kadaga

While at the commemoration of the 20 years of the Rome Statute in Netherlands, the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga reassured that Uganda had no intentions of leaving the International Criminal Court. “I want to begin by reassuring the President [of the ICC] that Uganda will not withdraw from the Rome Statute but we will […]

Parliament moves to better primary schools’ infrastructure

Parliament moves to better primary schools’ infrastructure

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has announced plans by Parliament to concentrate on infrastructural improvement at primary schools. At a fundraiser for Rwemiyenje Primary School in Rwampara County, Mbarara district, Kadaga said attention must be paid to structures in primary schools. “We have not quite addressed the infrastructural challenges at primary schools. We should bring a motion […]

Uganda is secure, says Gen. Tumwine

Uganda is secure, says Gen. Tumwine

Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine has urged Ugandans to ignore messages on social media threatening instability. In a brief off-the-cuff remarks to Parliament on Thursday, 12 July 2018, Tumwine said such threats amount to nothing. “Threatening of the public is not good; Ugandans are safe, the security of the country is in the hands of […]

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 […]

Government should advance review of mobile money, social media tax – Kadaga

Government should advance review of mobile money, social media tax – Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has urged government to move expeditiously and present amendments to the recently passed Excise Duty (Amendment) Act that introduces taxes on mobile money transactions and social media. “This bill was passed into law so it should not be handled lightly. There is urgent need to harmonize the existing law […]

Parliament won’t interfere in mobile money and social media taxes – Kadaga

Parliament won’t interfere in mobile money and social media taxes – Kadaga

By Imran Bataliwo The Speaker of parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has ruled that the house will not interfere with mobile money and social media taxes. Rebecca Kadaga was expected to comment on whether the August house could put on hold and act after government rejected demands from the MPs to suspend the implementation of the […]

Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes

Students, vendors ask Speaker to revisit new taxes

Makerere University Guild and a section of mobile-money vendors have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to intervene and cause the review of the recently passed Excise Duty (Amendment) Act. The law imposes a one per cent excise duty on Mobile money transactions and shs200 on over the top services on social media. The students […]

Absentee MP’s to be ashamed

Absentee MP’s to be ashamed

The speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has started the process of name and shame of Members of Parliament who dodge the committee sittings. This as she issued a whipping warning letter that states that the next session will attract disciplinary proceedings against any Member of Parliament who will absent themselves from committee work. Kadaga’s letter […]

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