Tag: Members of Parliament

Consumption tax rate law on beer and wine passed: What does this mean for Rwanda?

In Rwanda, Members of Parliament passed a draft law that Finance Minister Uzziel Ndagijimana presented to parliament earlier this month that reduces the consumption tax rate on beers and wines made using locally produced raw materials. Also, sources have disclosed that MTN Rwanda is weighing options of acquiring stake in Korea Telecom Rwanda Network (KTRN). Julius Bizimungu, Journalist at The New Times Rwanda joins CNBC Africa for more.

Uganda Supreme Court: Parliamentarians cannot increase remuneration without Executive approval

The Supreme Court in Uganda decided that Members of Parliament cannot unilaterally increase their remuneration without involvement of the Executive. To elaborate on this and matters affecting the country's economy, Oscar Emasu, Research Analyst, Omic, Crested Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.

British MPs to vote on May’s Brexit deal today

Members of Parliament of the United Kingdom will vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal later today after she secured some legally binding changes to the deal following last-ditch talks with the European Union in Strasbourg. But will the deadlock finally be broken this week? And are there any implications of the deal for Nigeria? Adim Okwesa, Associate Analyst at FDC joins CNBC Africa for this discussion.

Women in politics: Why do so few women hold positions of power?

Women in politics: Why do so few women hold positions of power?

Mbete to announce decision on secret ballot

Mbete to announce decision on secret ballot
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