• NEW CABINET ORDERS GOOD, BUT PRESIDENT MUST LET INSTITUTIONS WORK

    Recently, President Museveni issued 15 new orders to cabinet, aimed at propelling Uganda to middle economy status. The orders include; building 22 industrial parks, expeditious licensing of businesses, promoting agro-processing, accelerating building of an oil refinery and pipeline and stopping environmental degradation. The other orders are; improving health and education service delivery, solving land ownership […]

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  • MPs’ proposal to raise their emoluments – Our position

    Call to Action… We urge the Parliamentary Commission and the Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs to immediately drop the proposed allowances. We propose that all the necessary amendments be done, and MPs emoluments be determined by the Salaries and Remunerations Board.   We note with concern recent developments that the Parliamentary Commission tabled […]

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  • ILLEGAL MP ALLOWANCES: A THREAT TO PARLIAMENT’S INDEPENDENCE

    PRESS STATEMENT: Tuesday 20th October 2015, 9:00am The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (1995) as amended, under article 77, establishes the institution of Parliament as an independent arm of government. This independence has however often come under scrutiny, due to external influences especially from the Executive. Cases abound of the Executive interfering with Parliament’s […]

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