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Parliament denies vote rigging claims during EALA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has denied that there was vote rigging during last month’s East African Legislative Assembly-EALA elections. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, Chris Obore, the director for information at Parliament said their records show that there were neither unauthorized persons who participated in the election nor …

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CID summons MP Odria for assaulting parliament security chief

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The directorate of Criminal Investigations has summoned Aringa South Member of Parliament, Odria Yorke Alioni, to appear before its detectives tomorrow -Tuesday over punching the Officer-In-charge of Parliament Security Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Alex Senga. MP Odria was captured on cameras punching ASP …

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Parliament elects Uganda’s representatives to EALA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has elected Uganda’s representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly, retaining six incumbents, all belonging to the ruling party, NRM, which boasts of a majority in the House. Three new representatives – two former MPs in the previous 10th Parliament: Veronica Kadogo Babirye and Jacquiline …

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NUP MPs warned against participating in EALA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP has warned its MPs against participating in anyway in the election of members of the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA scheduled for Thursday. Speaking on Tuesday after a meeting of all opposition political parties represented in parliament, Manjeri Kyebakutikka, the deputy opposition …

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Uganda: 28 gear up for East African Legislative Assembly race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty eight aspirants have expressed interest in competing for Uganda’s nine slots at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). On Monday, 19 September 2022, the nomination papers for 15 candidates, all independent aspirants were received. 13 aspirants presented their nomination papers on Tuesday, 20 September 2022, …

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NRM caucus returns EALA MPs, leaves opposition guessing

🔵 BACK TO EALA ✅ Rose Akol Okullu ✅ James Kakooza ✅ Mary Mugyenyi ✅ Paul Mwasa Musamali ✅ Dennis Namaga ✅ George Stephen Odongo Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement -NRM Parliamentary Caucus has not endorsed any particular Opposition and Independent candidates contesting to …

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NUP to shun forthcoming EALA elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga, has announced the National Unity Platform-NUP’s decision to shun the forthcoming elections of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) representatives, which commence on 19 September 2022 with nominations. The tenure of the current EALA members ends …

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Sexual and reproductive health law

The EAC Sexual and Reproductive Health Bill should be an opportunity for clerics and human rights advocates to collaborate COMMENT | YVONNE MPAMBARA | The East Africa Community Sexual and Reproductive Health Bill 2021 has been at the center of recent discourse in the media and in different technical spheres …

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