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Speaker warns against planned demo during coffee debate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has warned legislators against staging protests ahead of the debate on the controversial coffee agreement. According to Among, she will not hesitate to stop the debate should any legislator demonstrate during the discussion of the report prepared by …

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Zaake asks court to hear impeachment case expeditiously

Mityana, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The embattle Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake has pleaded with Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera to expeditiously hear his application challenging his removal from the parliamentary commission. On March 10th, 2020, Parliament resolved to remove Zaake from the parliamentary commission for alleged indiscipline. This followed a report …

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AMONG: I will be Speaker for everybody

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Anita Among Annet, the newly elected Speaker of Parliament, has pledged to work and serve Ugandans irrespective of political party affiliation. Among made the remarks while delivering her mainden speech at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala on Friday. Among garnered 401 votes to defeat …

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Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Anita Among: Emerging political powerhouse? THE LAST WORD In memory of Jacob Oulanyah: The former speaker’s political journey is a story of Uganda’s politics of conflict and reconciliation ANALYSIS The world must avoid …

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How Among, Tayebwa were elected

📌 Among 401 votes 📌 Basalirwa 66 votes 📌 Tayebwa 379 votes 📌 Okot 82 votes Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bukedea Woman MP, Anita Among has been elected Speaker of the Eleventh Parliament. The election of the Speaker of Parliament was presided over by the Chief Justice of Uganda, …

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