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Bill on election of LOP divides opposition

Members of the opposition have disagreed on a proposed amendment to the Administration of Parliament Bill, 2019, to provide for an elected Leader of Opposition (LOP), committee chairpersons and Opposition chief whip. The proposed amendment was mooted by Busiro East MP Medard Lubega Sseggona but has faced resistance from fellow …

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Opposition rejects administration of parliament amendment bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition political parties have rejected the Administration of Parliament Amendment Bill 2018. The objective of the Bill is to amend the Administration of Parliament Act to allow for the election of Leader of Opposition following the nomination of at least three contenders by the …

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Opposition welcomes EALA Bill on common currency

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition in Parliament has welcomed the passing of the East African Monetary Institute Bill 2017, which will pave way for a single currency in East Africa. The East African Monetary Institute Bill sought to set up the agency to perform the role of a …

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MUSEVENI: I love Trump for being outspoken

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI & AFP | Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Tuesday commended the United States of America President Donald Trump for reported recent outspoken remarks in which he described Africa as a weak continent. Museveni while opening the first session of the newly composed 4th East African …

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EALA to hold Plenary in Kampala

  President Museveni expected to deliver State of EAC Address at Kampala sitting Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is scheduled to resume business next week by holding its Plenary Session in Kampala, Uganda. The Plenary from January 22nd 2018, through to February 9, 2018, is …

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Regional parliament resumes after 6 months halt

THIS WEEK: Regional parliament resumes after 6 months halt Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Dec.18, the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) resumed after six months of waiting for Kenya to forward its representatives. While other member countries had selected their representatives early in the year, Kenya only voted it’s …

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