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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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Inter Parliamentary games should promote integration- Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has said that the inter-parliamentary games should be an opportunity to promote regional integration instead of being a competition between countries. While opening the tenth edition of the inter-parliamentary games on Sunday at Parliament, Kadaga cautioned the teams …

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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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