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EALA MP Kasamba laid to rest, praised for fighting food insecurity

Kyotera, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement Director for Mobilisation and Carder Identification, Mathias Kasamba was on Friday laid to his final rest at Katovu village, in Kakuuto county-Kyotera district.      Kasamba, also an  East African Legislative Assembly MP, passed on at Nakasero hospital on Tuesday after he …

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EALA cuts EAC budget by USD 6 million

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The East African Community will have to do with a smaller budget for this year than earlier planned, after the Legislative Assembly (EALA) cut the Budget Estimates for the Financial Year 2020/21, by more than USD 6 million.  The decision puts to an end the …

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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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