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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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EALA MP Kakooza survives lynching over land dispute in Lubowa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s representative to the East African Legislative Assembly, James Kakooza on Sunday narrowly survived being lynched by angry residents in Lubowa, Makindye-Ssabagabo municipality over a land dispute. Kakooza is embroiled in a land dispute with his neighbour. The disputed land measuring 0.22 acres is located …

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EAC job mess

  Kadaga ruffles East African Community Secretariat Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Rebecca Kadaga, Uganda’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Affairs has protested the way the recruitment of staff has been going on at the East African Community Secretariat. Following the 42nd Extraordinary Meeting of …

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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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