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James Kakooza elected EALA MP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Kabula County MP, James Kakooza has been elected to represent Uganda in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). On Monday, 183 MPs voted in favour of Kakooza’s representation. The eleventh Parliament has a total of 529 MPs. Deputy Speaker Anita Among declared Kakooza as …

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Parliament fixes date for EALA MP by-election

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliament of Uganda has fixed July 26th 2021, to conduct the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA by-election. The seat fell vacant after the death of one of Uganda’s nine representatives, Mathias Kasamba on April 27th 2021. Now according to a notice signed by Henry Yoweri …

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Inside EAC’s US$91.7milion budget

The spending plan comes at a time the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged economies through lockdowns | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community has tabled before the East African Legislative Assembly a US$91.7milion proposed budget for the Financial Year 2021/22 compared with US$97.6 million in the Financial Year 2020/21, with a …

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Kadaga hailed for leading fight against bad western culture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga was sworn in as an ex-officio member of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in Arusha, Tanzania. Kadaga will sit in the East Africa Community (EAC) Council of Ministers, the central decision-making and governing organ of the EAC. In the …

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EALA MP Kasamba laid to rest, praised for fighting food insecurity

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement Director for Mobilisation and Carder Identification, Mathias Kasamba was on Friday laid to his final rest at Katovu village, in Kakuuto county-Kyotera district.      Kasamba, also an  East African Legislative Assembly MP, passed on at Nakasero hospital on Tuesday after he …

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EALA cuts EAC budget by USD 6 million

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The East African Community will have to do with a smaller budget for this year than earlier planned, after the Legislative Assembly (EALA) cut the Budget Estimates for the Financial Year 2020/21, by more than USD 6 million.  The decision puts to an end the …

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EAC resumes operations after two months delay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community’s normal operations have resumed after the Legislative Assembly, EALA, approved a vote on account of almost USD 19.6 million at a virtual meeting after a two-month delay. The vote will support the normal operations and cater for expenses of the …

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EALA MPs call for joint effort to fight coronavirus across EAC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Uganda’s representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have expressed displeasure with the uncoordinated intervention of the East African Community (EAC) member states in the fight against coronavirus. All six EAC member states have active cases of coronavirus, Kenya holding …

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