Parliament News

UPDF: We Budgeted for Newly Promoted Officers

However, Parliament has already debated the draft budget for the 2019/2020 financial year that is only awaiting approval.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Parliament to be dissolved to make way for May 8 elections

Parliament is to be dissolved in the next few days, albeit only at a technical level.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

MPs want BoU staff punished over commercial banks closure

The call for sanction is one in a raft of recommendations contained in a report prepared by Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) due to be tabled on the floor of the House on Thursday afternoon.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Okot Ogong, Lyomoki vow to oppose Museveni’s sole candidature

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two National Resistance Movement (NRM) Members of Parliament have dismissed a resolution by the party’s top decision making organ-the Central Executive Committee (CEC) endorsing President Yoweri Museveni as sole candidate in the 2021 elections.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

‘Museveni’s sole candidature not a surprise’

Nambooze addressed the media at Parliament on Wednesday together with the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Betty Aol Ochan, who said that the opposition will ignore Museveni’s sole candidature.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Tito speaks: What you didn't see on TV at Budget 2019

Quite often, on a "big day" in Parliament, the EFF arrives in a group, singing and dancing, like at the State of the Nation Address two weeks ago.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

LIVE FEED: #StateCaptureInquiry February 21, 2019

Advocate Vincent Maleka, for the commission's legal team, said the reports, which include Parliament's Eskom inquiry report and the state capture report, would be used and on Wednesday he placed them on record for the commission.

IOL , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Finance minister Tito Mboweni's budget speech in five telling quotes

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni delivered the 2019 budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday, as power utility Eskom struggles to keep the lights on.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

As Cosase winds up bank probes, bits of truth and mischief

The BoU probe challenged a number of precepts that augur well for the rule of law in Uganda principally the accountability of the Executive to Parliament who are the people’s elected representatives.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Busisiwe Mkhwebane left fuming over Tito Mboweni's "speeding" remarks

One of the biggest fall-outs from Wednesday’s budget speech may have actually happened before a word was said in Parliament.

The South African , South Africa Feb 21, 2019