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Parliament starts scrutinizing amendments to leadership code act

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has started scrutinizing the Leadership Code (Amendment) Bill, 2020.  Introduced in 1992, the Leadership Code Act last amended in 2017 by parliament sets limits on the financial behaviour of public servants, require leaders to declare their incomes, assets and liabilities and put in place …

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Court halts hearing of election petition against MP Kato Lubwama

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The hearing of an election petition that was filed against Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama by Habib Buwembo has been halted.  Three judges of the Court of Appeal Justices Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja halted the proceedings pending the determination …

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UPC Wrangles: Walubiri insist Akena must vacate office

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Peter Walubiri, the president of a faction of Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has described the actions of his rival Jimmy Akena as kicks of a dying horse. According to Walubiri, Akena should wake up from his dream and vacate the UPC offices at Uganda House, …

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Akena vows to continue as UPC party president despite court of appeal ruling

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Jimmy Akena, the President of the Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has vowed to continue serving as party president despite court nullifying his presidency.  On Monday, justices Elizabeth Musoke, Christopher Madrama and Irene Mulyagonja ruled that Akena had illegally been elected into office during the 2015 …

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Third panel starts hearing Kato Lubwama’s election petition afresh

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A new panel of Court of Appeal Justices has started hearing afresh an application by Lubaga South Legislator, Kato Lubwama seeking to block his voter Habib Buwembo from filing a petition for his dismissal from parliament for lack of the requisite academic qualifications. The new panel …

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IG breaks ground for UGX 69bn headquarters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Construction of the headquarters of the Inspectorate of Government-IG is finally set to begin.   Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony on plots 71-75 Yusuf Lule Road and Plots 24-26 Clement Hill, Kampala this morning, Rose N. Kafeero, the Permanent Secretary of the IG, said …

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IGG: We are working hard to recover Katosi money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government Justice Irene Mulyagonja has revealed that her office is tracing the 24.7 billion Uganda shillings stolen from the Katosi road project and trying to recover it from the USA. Mulyagonja told reporters at the closure of the five-day commonwealth …

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Museveni: Rich corrupt officials are not happy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has said government officials stealing government money will not find happiness in their riches as the rest of the society struggles to get a living. Museveni, who was opening the 9th commonwealth anti-corruption heads of agencies conference at Lake Victoria Serena …

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IGG declines to probe Bugisu Cooperative Union

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has declined to investigate Bugisu Cooperative Union-BCU. In February 2019 the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga asked the IGG to investigate allegations of corruption against the leadership of BCU. Kadaga’s request came after some members of BCU …

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