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Joyce Bagala retains Mityana Woman MP seat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana Woman Member of Parliament Joyce Bagala has retained her parliamentary seat after the Court of Appeal dismissed a High Court decision that had nullified her election. Bagala, a candidate of the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP) won the January 14, 2021 polls with a …

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Uncertainty still lingers over MPs’ UGX 40M handout

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have continued to give contradictory responses towards the recent controversial disbursement of 40 million Shillings they allegedly received on their accounts. While speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an interview, several legislators have confirmed receipt of the money while others have remained …

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Opposition reflect on first session of the 11th Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Leader of Opposition in Parliament has presented accomplishments it has achieved, marking its first of the 5-year tenure under the 11th Parliament that was inaugurated in May 2021. Led by Mathias Mpuuga, the Opposition took a stock count of their achievements …

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NUP women demand for release of their husbands

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The wives of detained National Unity Platform-NUP supporters have  called for their immediate release. The NUP supporters were picked up between 2020 and 2021 at the height of the presidential campaigns. On Tuesday, over 50 women joined the leaders of NUP’s women wing at NUP …

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Sixty MPs append signatures on Muhwezi censure motion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixty Opposition legislators have so far signed a motion seeking to censure the Minister of Security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi for allegedly abdicating responsibility in the face of torture of Ugandans by security officers. Joyce Bagala, the Shadow Minister of Information and Anti-Corruption revealed the …

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Police detain Joyce Bagala over anti-torture campaign t-shirts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police at Parliament on Tuesday briefly detained Joyce Bagala, the Mityana District Woman Representative for allegedly sneaking in dozens of t-shirts for the opposition MPs to support their campaign against torture in the country. Over 150 t-shirts were printed with inscriptions ”end torture, killings and …

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Court dismisses Nabakooba’s objection to EC DR forms

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Mubende has allowed the Electoral Commission to present Declaration Result-DR forms in an election petition between the Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba and her rival Joyce Bagala. Justice Emmanuel Baguma ruled that for the court to reach a just and fair decision, …

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