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Censure motion against Gen. Tumwine collapses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have withdrawn the censure motion against General Elly Tumwine after they failed to garner adequate signatures to propel the motion. As of last week, only 19 Members of Parliament had so far signed on the censure motion against Tumwine, and by Wednesday …

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19 MPs so far sign Gen Tumwine censure motion

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  19 Members of Parliament have so far signed a censure motion against Security Minister General Elly Tumwine. Last week Parliament started the process of censuring Tumwine for frustrating investigations into torture of Ugandans and also blocking Members of Parliament in the Human Rights Committee from …

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Clerk to parliament receives notice of censure against Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Mbwatekamwa Gaffa, the Kasambya county MP has presented to the Clerk to Parliament a censure motion against Security Minister  Gen  Elly Tumwine. Parliament on  Wednesday started the process of censuring Tumwine for frustrating investigations into torture of Ugandans and also blocking Members of Parliament in …

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MPs start censure process against general Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament have started the process to censure Security Minister General Elly Tumwine over contempt of Parliament. This is after the house debated the committee report that pinned Gen Tumwine for frustrating investigations into torture of Ugandans by blocking MPs from accessing safe houses, …

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Ssekikubo blames Gen. Tumwine for his woes

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Lwemiyaga County Member of Parliament, Theodore Ssekikubo is blaming his current woes on Security Minister, General Elly Tumwine. Ssekikubo  is currently locked up at Masaka Central Police Station following his arrest on Friday this week for mobilizing residents to defy the livestock quarantine, reopen …

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Rules committee chairperson defends committee work

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  During each session of parliament, the Speaker of parliament directs the Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee to investigate allegations of misconduct against some legislators. The committee is mandated to investigate complaints of contempt of parliament, breach of privileges and indiscipline among others. The Committee conducts …

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Oulanyah directs MPs to visit safe houses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Human Rights Committee of Parliament to visit safe houses. The directive follows a meeting between the Human rights committee chaired by Janepher Nantume Egunyu and the Minister for Security Elly Tumwine on Wednesday. During …

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Gen. Tumwine to seek legal redress over parliament report

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine has threatened to seek legal redress over a parliament report that found him guilty of assaulting Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal. Tumwine’s statement followed the adoption of the Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee report that recommended his reprimand for breach …

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MP Ogwal is a liar – Gen. Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Security Minister General Elly Tumwine has described Dokolo woman member of parliament ,Cecilia Ogwal as an adamant liar. Tumwine made the remarks today while addressing the press at Lake View Hotel in Mbarara. The Minister said that he has been ill-treated and dehumanized …

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