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FDC tables response to Constitutional Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party has reiterated its proposal to create parliamentary seats for presidential candidates who garner 10 percent votes or more in the presidential elections. The party officials led by their president Patrick Oboi Amuriat on Wednesday appeared before the …

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Opposition Constitutional Amendment proposals restrictive, discriminatory – Electoral Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Electoral Commission (EC) has opposed several constitutional amendments proposed by the opposition in the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which directly affects its operations. In its proposals tabled by the Shadow Attorney General, Wilfred Niwagaba, the opposition suggests to among others amendment of Article 60 to …

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MP Lutanywa granted leave to introduce Constitutional Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has granted leave to Jack Lutanywa, the Kibanda South Member of Parliament to introduce a Private Member’s Bill, the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020. Lutanywa said that there was need to recognize the Maragoli as one of the indigenous tribes in Uganda by amending …

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Russian lawmakers to debate Putin’s constitution reform

Moscow, Russia | AFP |  Russia’s State Duma on Thursday was set to discuss the constitutional amendment bill submitted by President Vladimir Putin, a reform plan unlikely to meet any serious criticism in parliament. The bill is on the agenda to be debated in the first of three readings just a …

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Gov’t not frustrating constitutional amendment bill- minister Ajedra

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The State Minister for Finance-General Duties, Gabriel Ajedra has dismissed claims by Shadow Attorney-General Wilfred Niwagaba that he was denied a Certificate of Financial Implications for the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2019. Niwagaba sought a certificate for his Bill immediately after being granted leave by parliament …

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