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Mpuuga cautions Trinidad and Tobago MPs over campaign money

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Mathias Mpuuga, has advised Members of Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago to exercise caution when writing laws on campaign financing. Addressing Members of a joint select committee of the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago that is scrutinising The …

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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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EAC member states undermining DRC’s sovereignty: LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has questioned the relevance of the East African Community-EAC in pacifying member states following the repeated anarchy in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. On April 8th, 2022, DRC signed the Treaty of accession becoming the youngest member of the …

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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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Kyagulanyi orders NUP MPs to return UGX 40M handout

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have each been given 40 million Shillings for unknown reasons at a time when the country is grappling with ever-increasing commodity prices. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network, a dozen of MPs majority of whom asked for anonymity to speak freely on the issue, …

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Opposition MPs boycott state of the nation address

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition Members of Parliament have resolved to boycott the State of the Nation Address that will be delivered by President Museveni. The decision follows a Shadow Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday attended by MPs from the National Unity Platform-NUP, Forum for Democratic Change-FDC, Democratic Party-DP, Uganda …

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Deputy Speaker calls for post legislative scrutiny

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Post legislative scrutiny should be a core part of MPs mandate, the Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, has advised. Tayebwa who was opening a three month training for policy analysts from the offices of the Leader of Government Business and Leader of the Opposition on Monday, …

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Stop questioning why we are not joining Besigye protest: LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament-LOP Mathias Mpuuga has asked Ugandans to stop questioning why the National Unity Platform-NUP leadership has not joined Rtd. Dr. Col. Kiiza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party president in the protests against the skyrocketing commodity prices. According to …

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