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Deputy Speaker urges MPs to adhere to Parliament rules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, has urged legislators to strictly adhere to the Parliamentary rules of procedure when debating in the House. Tayebwa’s guidance followed Tuesday, 29 November 2022 incident where Francis Zaake, Mityana Municipality MP rose to speak on a point on …

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Court to decide on MP Zaake’s impeachment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General has asked the Constitutional Court to dismiss a petition in which Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake is challenging the decision to remove him as a member of the P. Zaake was impeached by Members of Parliament on March 10, following …

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MP Zaake still our parliamentary commissioner: Kyagulanyi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP president, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has said that the Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake remains their choice for Parliamentary Commissioner. Kyagulanyi told journalists at Parliament on Thursday that Zaake’s censure was illegal. NUP nominated Zaake to the Parliamentary Commission as a back-bench …

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Zaake petitions Constitutional court to block impeachment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake has petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking a temporary injunction to block his removal from office as a Commissioner of Parliament. On March 10th 2022, the Parliament resolved to remove Zaake from the office of Commissioner and required him …

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Opposition MPs protest Zaake’s removal from Parliamentary Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from the Opposition have questioned the manner in which the Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake was removed from the Parliamentary Commission. On Thursday, the House needed 265 MPs to vote in favour of the motion seeking to remove Zaake from the Parliamentary Commission. …

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MP Zaake loses Parliamentary Commission seat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake will cease being a Parliamentary Commissioner following a vote on motion moved to have him out on grounds of misconduct. In a secret ballot conducted out of 161 members of Parliament, 155 MPs voted to remove Zaake from the …

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Rules committee has jurisdiction to investigate MP Zaake: Katuntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee of parliament has the jurisdiction to investigate and discipline any legislator for their conduct outside the precincts of the House, the committee chairperson Abdu Katuntu has stated. He delivered the verdict on Wednesday following an objection raised by the …

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Zaake’s lawyers justify objection to Rules committee probe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is no law that allows a parliamentary committee to discipline legislators for their conduct outside the precincts of the house. This is part of the arguments raised by the lawyers of Francis Zaake, the embattled Mityana municipality member of parliament in their submission to …

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Zaake, lawyers question jurisdiction of House Rules Committee

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake has through his lawyers questioned the jurisdiction of the ongoing probe into his conduct. This is in line with the investigations by the Rules, Privileges and Discipline committee into Zaake’s alleged misconduct and use of unparliamentary language on …

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