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Police brutality prompts FDC, NEC meeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party has called for an emergency National Executive Committee-NEC meeting to discuss the police brutality targeting their party members, students and journalists. The party Spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda told journalists yesterday at their party headquarters in Kampala that the …

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Kadaga condemns restriction of Opposition activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has questioned the state of the multiparty system in the country, citing the persistent brutality and harassment directed at the opposition. This came up during the debate on the police brutality against the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party members …

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We must sanction perpetual absentee committee members -Opposition whip

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament should devise sanctions for legislators who skip committee meetings, according to the Opposition Chief Whip, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda. This stems from a report on the performance of parliamentary committees, which listed more than 100 legislators as perpetual absentees. The report covered the period …

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Dissatisfied party members free to quit-Ssemujju Nganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has said dissatisfied party members are free to quit the party if they are not satisfied with the direction the party is taking. The Opposition Chief Whip and Party Spokesperson of FDC Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda was responding to …

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UTL scandal could be intended- FDC spokesperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The scandal about Uganda Telecom Limited-UTL could be a ploy to privatize the company, the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party spokesperson, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has noted. Last month, the Aringa South MP, Alioni Yorke Odria tabled shocking documents indicating that government’s efforts to carry …

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Gov’t bans buying of new cars next financial year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | No government agency will be allowed to purchase new cars in the 2019/20 financial year. Money initially intended for the vehicles will now be reallocated to other activities, according to Kenneth Mugambe, the Director Budget at the Ministry of Finance. Mugambe told a breakfast …

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MPs task gov’t to respect media freedom

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition Members of Parliament have tasked the government to respect press freedom and call to order the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) over directives requiring media houses to suspend staff. In a plenary session on Thursday chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, Kira Municipality MP Ibrahim …

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Peoples government to open diplomatic communication with Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The opposition peoples’ government led by Dr. Kizza Besigye has announced that they will open diplomatic communication with the Rwanda government. The move, they say is aimed at calming simmering diplomatic tensions between Uganda and Rwanda. Two weeks ago Rwanda closed its Gatuna boarder …

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