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Mpuuga calls for compensation of victims of November 2020 riots

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament-LOP, Mathias Mpuuga has tasked President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to honour his compensation pledge to the families of 54 Ugandans killed in the November 2020 demonstrations. Mpuuga made the statement on Friday in commemoration of the 54 civilians killed by …

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Opposition maintains concern on economy, demands answers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has proposed a meeting between the Leader of the Opposition (LoP), Mathias Mpuuga, and Finance State Minister (Privatisation and Investment) Evelyn Anite, after an unsatisfactory response to the LoP’s concerns on government’s failure to meet its financial obligations. In a …

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Parliament to investigate leakage of committee reports

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, has said the House is investigating circumstances under which a committee report due to be presented was leaked to the media. During the plenary sitting of Wednesday, 09 November 2022 in her communication, Among revealed that some Members of …

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Mpuuga demands report on police attacks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga has demanded for a comprehensive report on the killing of police officers at Busiika police station on Sunday, 30 October 2022. Unknown assailants shot and killed Police officers, Alex Wagaluka, the in-charge of Busiika’s Criminal Investigations Department – CID, …

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LOP Mpuuga faults gov’t for failing to resettle Kyangwali evictees

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga has faulted the government for failing to resettle residents evicted from their ancestral land in Kyangwali sub-county, Kikuube district. The more than 1,000 residents mainly women and children were evicted from Bukinda, Kavule, Bwizibwera, Kyeya, Nyaruhanga, …

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Omukama Iguru asks opposition to support oil pipeline project

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Omukama of Bunyoro Kitara Kingdom, His Highness Solomon Gafabusa Rukairabasaija Iguru has tasked the opposition in the country to jealously support the East African Crude Oil Pipeline-EACOP project, and reject the EU Parliament decision to stay it for a year. The European Parliament resolution adopted …

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LOP Mpuuga tables list of abducted Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga, has submitted to the government, a list containing details of people allegedly abducted by state security and detained without trial. According to information obtained by Uganda Radio Network-URN, Mpuuga submitted the list on Friday, October 6th, 2022 to the …

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Museveni’s apology to Kenya falls short of punitive measures: Mpuuga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition (LOP), Mathias Mpuuga says President Yoweri Museveni’s apology to Kenyans over the recent remarks by his son and the former Commander of the UPDF Land Forces, Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba falls short of punitive measures. “We acknowledge the apology by Gen. Yoweri Museveni …

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