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Disbanded SPCs threaten to stage illegal patrols over unpaid salaries

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of the disbanded Special Police Constables-SPCs in Kabale district are threatening to stage illegal operations to extort money from the public citing nonpayment of their allowances. Police recruited the SPCs in December last year to complement its work of law enforcement during this …

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Colonel Assimi Goita sworn in as transitional president of Mali

Bamako, Mali | XINHUA | Colonel Assimi Goita was officially sworn in as Mali’s transitional president by the Supreme Court on Monday. In a speech, the new Malian transitional president called for cohesion to meet all challenges, including the organization of fair, credible and transparent elections at the expected time. …

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Police directors not decided on request by commanders to retain SPCs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Days after District Police Commanders informed the police leadership at Naguru headquarters that they would like to retain some of the Special Police Constables-SPCs whose elections tenure has ended, it has emerged that some directors have not welcomed the move. Ahead of the 2021 general …

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Anita Among overwhelmingly elected Deputy Speaker

🔴 SPEAKER ✳ Oulanyah 310 votes ✳ Kadaga 197 votes ✳ Ssemujju 15 votes ✳ Invalid votes 2 ➡ 524 VOTES 🔴 DEPUTY SPEAKER ✳ Among 415 votes ✳ Nsibambi 37 votes ✳ Nsereko 24 votes ✳ Invalid votes 7 ➡ 483 VOTES Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bukedea Woman …

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IT IS JACOB OULANYAH!

🔴 SPEAKER IS JACOB OULANYAH ✳️ Oulanyah 310 votes ✳️ Kadaga 197 votes ✳️ Ssemujju 15 votes ✳️ Invalid votes 2 ➡️ 524 VOTES 🔴 DEPUTY SPEAKER IS AMONG ✳ Among 415 votes ✳ Nsibambi 37 votes ✳ Nsereko 24 votes ✳ Invalid votes 7 ➡ 483 VOTES Kampala, Uganda …

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SPEAKER ELECTIONS: Security deploys at homes of contestants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With the elections for Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the 11th parliament underway, security is deploying at the Kampala and upcountry homes of all contestants to ensure no attacks happen after results are released. Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said they have realized that the …

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NUP: Our MPs will vote for Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform, now the largest opposition political party in parliament with 57 MPs has told its members to vote for Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga as speaker of parliament. The do or die contest is happen now at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds. According to …

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Why Tayebwa withdrew from Deputy Speakership race

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ruhinda County North MP Thomas Tayebwa has withdrawn from the race of the Deputy Speaker of Parliament. Tayebwa who lost during the National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s caucus elections to Anita Among yesterday announced that he would be contesting as an independent candidate. Among …

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