Teefe Trust Bank Was illegally Closed -BOU

Teefe Trust  Bank Was illegally Closed -BOU

Officials of the bank of Uganda have today admitted that Teefe bank was illegally closed. They were appearing before the parliamentary committee of commissions statutory authorities and state enterprises which is probing the controversial trend under which seven commercial banks have been closed Led by the governor Tumusiime Muyebile, officials of the bank of Uganda today returned to the parliamentary committee to answer queries put against them by the auditor general’s report on closure of…

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Minister Tasked To Explain, The Delay To Gazette Excise Duty Amendment Act

Minister Tasked To Explain, The Delay To Gazette Excise Duty Amendment Act

Minister Tasked To Explain, The Delay To Gazzet Excise Duty Amendment Act The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has yesterday tasked the minister of finance to appear before parliament and explain why they have delayed to gazette the excise duty amendment law ro reduce mobile money tax from 1% to 0.5% During today’s parliamentary plenary the Nakaseke south member of parliament Paulson Luttamaguzi Ssemakula moved a petition tasking government to offer an explanation as to…

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Kadaga Appointed CPA President

Kadaga Appointed CPA President

Kadaga Appointed CPA President By Admin The speaker of parliament ,Rebecca Kadaga ,has been appointed President Designate 2018 to 2019 during the Commonwealth association executive meeting held in London ,UK. The commonwealth parliamentary association executive (CPA) meeting is being attended by among others speakers from Cameroon ,Malta ,Kekya ,Lesotho among others . Uganda has offered to host the 64th commonwealth parliamentary Conference in September 2019 in Kampala . The conference theme is adaption ,Engagement and…

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African Legislators Urged to Prioritise Good Governance in migration

African Legislators Urged to Prioritise Good Governance in migration

African legislators urged to prioritise good governance in migration By Admin KIGALI, RWANDA: Weak policies and frameworks governing migration in Africa have been cited as the leading cause of tensions between host communities and migrants. While presenting a paper on Labour Migration and Governance in Africa to Pan African Parliament MPs on Friday in Kigali, Rwanda, Jason Theebe, the Senior Regional Labour Migration expert of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said absence of good…

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African MPs in Kigali for PAP sittings

African MPs in Kigali for PAP sittings

African MPs in Kigali for PAP sittings By Adimin KIGALI, RWANDA: African legislators have converged in Kigali, Rwanda to discuss among others contemporary issues affecting the continent such as natural resources management and corruption, labour migration and the need to develop model laws. The First Ordinary Session of the Fifth Pan African Parliament sitting, which is premised on the African Union theme of the year 2018: “Winning the fight against corruption: a sustainable path to…

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Uganda MPs Block Gay Debate AT IPU Conference

Uganda  MPs Block  Gay Debate AT IPU Conference

Uganda MPs Block Gay Debate AT IPU Conference By Adiga Julius Legislators meeting in Geneva have voted to ban debate on the subject of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) at the Inter Parliamentary Union ever again. The Ugandan delegation led by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga led the move against what they termed as a well-orchestrated machination led by Canada and Belgium who had lobbied many delegates to vote in favor of the motion. Uganda’s delegation…

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Let’s stick to the Parliamentary Calendar in the conduct of House business-Kadaga

Let’s stick to the Parliamentary Calendar in the conduct of House business-Kadaga

Let’s stick to the Parliamentary Calendar in the conduct of House business I would like to clarify comments attributed to the Government Chief Whip, Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa, where she is reported to have said that the reason MPs did not pay tribute to the former Attorney General and former Buruuli County MP was because the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker were away on official duty. The remarks are far from true and unfortunately have been…

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Parliament Gives 34M To Late Abirigas Family

Parliament  Gives 34M To Late Abirigas  Family

i Parliament Gives 34M To Late Abirigas Family By our reporter Parliamentarians and Ministers have contributed 34 million shillings to the family of the deceased Member of Parliament for Arua Municipality the late Col. Ibrahim Abiriga. The money is part of condolences collected from different caucuses in Parliament and government ministers who generously contributed towards the welfare of the Late Abiriga’s family. The Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebbeca Kadaga today handed over the condolences…

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Opposition Ready For Dialogue. Set Tough Conditions

Opposition Ready For Dialogue. Set Tough Conditions

By.Admin Uganda’s opposition has today unanimously agreed to having a national dialogue but with the set seven demands for the dialogue first fulfilled. Addressing a joint press conference today in Kampala, former UPC president, Amb. Olara Otunu states that the country is in the grip of grave national crisis hence the need to have a national dialogue before the situation turns into a serious problem. He further states that for the national dialogue to be…

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LOP set for nationwide engagement with political parties

LOP set for nationwide engagement with political parties

By PP The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Hon Betty Aol Ocan, is to embark on a countrywide tour aimed at uniting the Opposition in and outside Parliament. Aol Ocan who was appointed two months ago says she had planned to carry out the tour but was disrupted by circumstances that surrounded the Arua municipality by-election. The LOP made this revelation when she paid a courtesy visit to the Democratic Party (DP) President, Hon…

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