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Magyezi says no to creation of new districts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Local Government Rapheal Magyezi has called for the end of the creation of new administrative structures, saying they have broadened the funding gaps at levels of government. According to the minister, local leaders and parliamentarians should instead be focusing on creation …

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Museveni directs new ministers to fight corruption

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN |  President Yoweri Museveni has warned newly appointed ministers against corruption. “Congratulations to the new ministers that have taken oath of office today at State House Entebbe. I call upon all ministers and public servants to desist from engaging in any form of …

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AGE LIMIT: Battle moves from Article 102(b) to Rule 201(b)

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Debate on the Constitution Amendment Bill (No2) of 2017 kicked off Monday evening and continues this morning after a dramatic day in which several MPs were thrown out of the house and Parliament’s Rule 201b was suspended. After the report of the committee on legal …

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LIVE: ‘Police ready for Age Limit debate’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura has vowed that his officers will ensure proceedings in parliament are not interrupted when the constitution amendment bill 2017 comes up for its second reading today. “We support the Parliament and there must be order at Parliament. We …

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LIVE: Drama as Magyezi appears to defend Age Limit Bill at hearing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  MP Raphael Magyezi, who moved the motion in parliament to change Article 102 b in the constitution, Tuesday stormed out of the Parliamentary and Legal Affairs committee after he complained about delaying tactics by the members. The chairperson of the Parliamentary and Legal Affairs committee …

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THIS WEEK: MPs refuse Age limit consultation cash

THIS WEEK: MPs refuse Age limit consultation cash Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After Speaker Rebecca Kadaga asked MPs to consult with their voters, the parliamentary commission is said to be planning to facilitate each MP with Shs20million to fund their activities in the constituencies about the tabled constitutional …

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