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Cattle traders implicate Tumwine, Kabatsi in FMD quarantine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cattle keepers and traders in Lwemiyaga, one of the counties in Sembabule district have accused the Minister for Security, Gen. Elly Tumwine, of being behind the unfair quarantining of animals in the area. The group led by Lwemiyaga MP, Hon. Theodore Ssekikubo, petitioned Parliament, and …

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Opposition MPs accused of dodging Tumwine censure petition

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament have faulted the Human rights committee of Parliament and the Opposition for shying away from the censure process against Security Minister Gen Elly Tumwine. Last week MPs started the process to censure Tumwine over contempt of Parliament. MPs …

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Safe Houses: Tumwine sets conditions for ISO director appearance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has set conditions for Parliament’s Human Rights Committee if the Director-General Internal Security Organization (ISO) must appear to give information concerning alleged torture in safe houses. Tumwine was yesterday afternoon appearing before the Committee Chaired by Buvuma …

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Gen. Tumwine, MPs clash again over botched inspection of safe houses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have taken offence to criticism by Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine over their recent botched attempt to inspect safe houses. The MPs were last month blocked from accessing suspected Safe Houses in parts of Nkokonjeru, Kyengera and Nalukolongo. But Tumwine yesterday …

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Gen Tumwine found guilty of assaulting MP Cecilia Ogwal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee has recommended that Gen. Elly Tumwine is reprimanded for breach of privilege of Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal and for being disrespectful to Parliament. The committee’s recommendation stems from its investigation into allegations of contempt of parliament levelled …

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Uganda’s safe houses are not torture chambers- Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has reiterated that safe houses, wherever they exist in Uganda, are only used for intelligence work and not detention and torture of suspects. The affirmation follows a heated debate from which the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga …

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Tumwine says accusations of maligning speaker are malicious

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine has described as malicious, allegations of contempt of parliament brought against him by fellow legislators, Atkins Katusabe and Cecilia Ogwal. The two legislators accused Tumwine of questioning the powers of parliament, directives issued by the legislature, and the position …

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Tumwine, MPs clash over disciplinary probe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules Committee of Parliament has once again failed to proceed with its investigation into alleged contempt of parliament by Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine. The stalemate came after Tumwine raised a lacuna in the process. Tumwine had appeared for the second time before the …

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