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Mpuuga, MP Kagabo summoned over 40 million shillings bribe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules Committee of Parliament has summoned the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga together with the Bukoto South Member of Parliament, Twaha Kagabo to explain the source of the 40 million Shillings that “they have been throwing around.” The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among directed …

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Galisonga appeals against election petition ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loser of the Bugweri County parliamentary elections Julius Galisonga, has appealed the dismissal of his election petition against the incumbent MP Abdul Katuntu. The Electoral Commission declared Katuntu the winner with 17,813 votes against Galisonga’s 9,074 votes. Daniel Joseph Ibaale of the National Resistance …

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Court rejects Abdul Katuntu’s witnesses over inconsistencies

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Jinja has rejected three witnesses that have been presented by Bugweri county Member of Parliament Abdul Katuntu, for cross-examination in an election petition filed against him by his challenger Julius Galisonga. Galisonga, a candidate of the Forum for Democratic change-FDC party …

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Parliament tasks seven ministries to present policy statements

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has tasked seven ministries and agencies to present their policy statements on Monday.  Ministerial policy statements are documents that set out the performance and plans of government agencies, linking them with their policy objectives. The Budget Act (2001) provides that Parliament shall use these statements …

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MP Mawanda secures leave to introduce BoU Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Michael Maranga Mawanda the Igara County East MP has been granted leave of Parliament to introduce the Bank of Uganda Amendment Bill 2019. The bill seeks to separate the fusion between the Bank of Uganda (BoU) management from the board of directors. It seeks …

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BoU scandals linked to Mutebile succession-Katuntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bugweri County Member of Parliament, Abdul Katuntu, says there is need to address Governance issues in Bank of Uganda-BoU to curb scandals rocking the central bank. Katuntu, who chaired the Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprise-COSASE, says there is a big …

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Munyagwa takes over COSASE leadership

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mubarak Munyagwa, the Kawempe South Member of Parliament has finally assumed the leadership of the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE. He replaces Abdul Katuntu, the Bugweri County MP who was dropped by the Leader of Opposition late last year. COSASE is …

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