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EALA: Legislators warn secretariat in clash over budget

Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Community Secretariat and the EAC legislative assembly EALA are seeking for solutions to the misunderstandings between them that currently seek to disrupt the newly passed budget. After the passing of the budget, the parliamentarians expressed concern that their decisions are disregarded …

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EALA Speaker eulogizes Oulanyah as great leader

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Martin Ngoga has eulogized former Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, describing him as, ‘a great leader who had a great potential’. “At the age of 56, his political potential as a citizen and a leader has been cut short but …

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NUP in no hurry to choose EALA candidate: LOP Mpuuga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP is not in a hurry to choose a candidate for the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA due to the absence of the required guidelines, the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has revealed. The East African Legislative Assembly-EALA is an organ of the …

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Harold Kaija voted FDC EALA flagbearer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has voted Harold Kaija as its flagbearer for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) race. Kaija was elected on Tuesday at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi by members of the party’s National Executive Committee-NEC. In the five-man race, Harold …

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FDC nominates two candidates for EALA race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has nominated two candidates for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) race. The candidates are Dr Joseph Tindyebwa, the Deputy Secretary-General in charge of Research, and Seruwuge Yassin, former FDC candidate for Bukoto South. The party’s nominations end on …

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Clerk to Parliament lauds EALA for steering integration

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige, has lauded the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) for working towards the realisation of East African integration. Mwesige said that East African integration lies in the hands of the EALA legislators even after their retirement. “I thank you for …

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Delays in financial remittances from member states frustrate EALA MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Delays in financial remittances from member states are still a major impediment to the operations and activities of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). This was revealed by EALA MPs sitting on the accounts committee who are in Uganda to benchmark on the best parliamentary practices. …

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DP NEC members fear EALA party primaries could split party

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are fears that the concluded primaries in which the Democratic Party’s Secretary-General Gerald Siranda was elected as the party’s flag bearer for the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA could split the party. Richard Ssebamala, the DP deputy in charge of diaspora affairs and MP for …

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Democratic Party starts search for EALA candidates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Democratic Party-DP has started its internal process to identify candidates vying to represent the party in the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA. This is in preparation for next year’s EALA elections. Addressing journalists on Tuesday at the party headquarters at City House, the DP Secretary-General Gerald …

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