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Appointments Committee approves seven new judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament Appointments Committee has approved seven judges recently appointed by President Yoweri Museveni. The two approved Court of Appeal justices are the former Deputy Solicitor General, Christopher Gashirabake and Jinja Resident Judge, Eva Luswata. The committee chaired by Deputy Speaker Anita Among also approved …

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Lawyers, Anti-corruption agencies query Kaboyo’s ministerial approval

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s decision to approve the appointment of Alice Kaboyo as Minister of State for Luwero Triangle-Rwenzori region has attracted criticism from a section of lawyers and officials from Anti-corruption agencies. The Appointments Committee chaired by Deputy Speaker Anita Among had earlier rejected Kaboyo’s appointment on …

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Parliament makes U-turn on Kaboyo’s ministerial appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Appointments Committee of Parliament has backtracked on its earlier position and approved the appointment of Alice Kaboyo, as Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister for Luwero Triangle-Rwenzori region. According to sources, the committee chaired by the Deputy Speaker Anita Among, …

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Parliament rejects Kaboyo ministerial appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament Appointments Committee has declined to approve the appointment of Alice Kaboyo, as Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister for Luwero Triangle-Rwenzori region. Kaboyo, a former State House aide is among several ministers that President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni appointed to …

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Committee queries academic papers of three ministerial appointees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Appointments Committee of Parliament has reportedly queried the academic papers of three Ministerial appointees and asked them to put their papers in order. The three are part of close to 20 ministerial nominees vetted between Monday and Tuesday. Isaiah Sasaga, the Budadiri East MP, …

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Minister Tumwebaze on NRM’s Appointments Committee list

📌 NRM members to Appointments Committee ➡️ Joyce Moriku Kaducu ➡️ Okullu Abuka ➡️ Betty Engola ➡️ Rose Akello ➡️ Dr Florence Assimwe ➡️ Sarah Mateke ➡️ Arinaitwe Rwakajara ➡️ Fred Kambale ➡️ Frank Tumwebaze ➡️ Diana Mutansingwa ➡️ Sarah Najjuma ➡️ David Kabanda ➡️ Robinah Rwakojo ➡️ Cissy Namuju …

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Oulanyah contacts parties over formation of Appointments committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The new Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he has informally contacted leaders of the political parties represented in Parliament over the nomination of members to the appointments committee. The Appointments Committee is supposed to comprise of not less than fifteen and not more …

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Parliament approves Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo, Deputy Buteera

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has today approved the newly appointed Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and his Deputy Richard Buteera. The two appeared before the Appointments committee of Parliament chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga in which they were asked questions and were scored at the …

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Kafuuzi eventually gets nod for Deputy Attorney general’s job

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Appointments Committee of Parliament has eventually cleared Kyaka South Member of Parliament Jackson Kafuuzi Karugaba to take on the position of Deputy Attorney General. Kafuuzi was appointed during President Yoweri Museveni’s latest cabinet reshuffle, announced in December 2019, to take on a position hitherto …

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