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The State of Safe Houses in Uganda

Published 3months ago -

“There is nothing which is open to everyone, there are limitations to everything even in your house; and there are areas which some people don’t reach. There are areas which for security reasons, this committee is not allowed to visit.” This was a statem... More »

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The Speaker launches the AGOA exhibition

Published 6months ago -

On Tuesday 14th May 2019, Rt. Hon. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga held a press conference at Parliament on the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) two-day sensitization workshop and exhibition which intends to create awareness on AGOA to both the public and Memb... More »

UCC Executive Director Godfrey Mutabazi
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Human Rights Committee frustrated by UCC’s Mutabazi

Published 6months ago -

The Human Rights Committee of Parliament has expressed their frustration after the Uganda Communication Commission’s (UCC) Executive Director Godfrey Mutabazi failed to appear before the committee. The committee chaired by Chairperson Hon. Egunyu Nantume wro... More »

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This Week in Parliament 7th -9th May 2019

Published 6months ago -

The Speaker congratulated the Muslim community upon the observance of the Ramadhan which commenced on 06th May 2019. He also reminded members of the need to accomplish the budget process before 30th May 2019. Lyandro Komakech raised a matter of national import... More »

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Weekly Parliament Human Rights Tracker

Published 7months ago -

About:  The Parliament Human Rights Tracker curates key human rights issues and discussions that happen in Plenary and committees. It tracks the actions taken by Parliament on the same. This is meant to monitor the work of Parliament in promoting Human rights... More »

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Parliament Passes Three Tax Bills

Published 7months ago -

During the plenary sitting on the 30th April 2019 which was chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, members passed the three out of the five tax bills which were read. Those which were passed were: the Stamp Duty Amendment bill, 2019 which prov... More »

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MPs question ISO on Compensation of Ugandan Traders

Published 8months ago -

The Parliamentary Select Committee that is interrogating the compensation of Ugandan traders who supplied goods and services to South Sudan, was on Wednesday 3rd April meeting with the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) at Parliament. The team was led by Mwe... More »