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Parliament business suspended following city explosions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige has suspended today’s plenary following explosions at the IPS building opposite Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the quarter guard at CPS Kampala this morning. “I have been directed by the Rt. Hon. Deputy Speaker of Parliament to inform you …

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Gov’t to explain Museveni’s procurement directives contravening PPDA law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Shadow Minister for Works and Mawokota South MP, Yusuf Nsibambi has asked government agencies to adhere to procurement laws instead of following President Museveni’s directives. According to Nsibambi, President Museveni has been issuing directives on roads for Chinese companies to be considered for projects, …

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We’ll ensure Ssegirinya gets better treatment – Anita Among

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Anita Among has told legislators that the Parliament leadership is working on having Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya, receive better treatment outside Murchison Bay prison, Luzira. In her communication to legislators on Thursday, Among confirmed that MP Ssegirinya was at Murchison Bay …

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LOP demands scorecard on President Museveni’s security measures

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition-LOP in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga, has tasked President Yoweri Museveni to present a scorecard for the 10 security measures undertaken to secure Ugandans at the height of gun violence in the country. Mpuuga made the demand during the Wednesday press conference at …

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Masaka city leaders demand inquiries in management of assets

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The roads committee of Masaka city has called for a special inquiry into the management and allocation of public properties in the area. The inquiry was mooted during a city roads committee meeting that was convened to review expenditure reports and consider priority projects to …

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Speak up against impunity, LOP tells Acholi

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Mathias Mpuuga has challenged cultural and religious leaders to speak up against human rights violations in the country. Mpuuga started off his outreach programme on Friday, 22 October 2021, with meetings with religious leaders under the Acholi …

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Masaka asks for more electricity connections

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Political leaders from greater Masaka have implored the government and electricity utility company Umeme to increase connections to the grid to transform lives. Led by the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga, the leaders said many people remain off the grid yet electricity is …

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Opposition MPs vow to boycott plenary until colleagues are released

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition legislators in parliament have vowed to shun plenary until the Kawempe North Member of parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya and his Makindye West counterpart, Allan Ssewanyana are released. The joint security task force re-arrested Ssegirinya on Monday this week shortly after his release from Kigo prison …

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Oulanyah suspends house over re-arrest of MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has tasked the government to present a statement explaining the re-arrest of Kawempe North MP, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Makindye West MP, Allan Ssewanyana shortly after their release by courts on bail. He issued the directives during the plenary on …

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