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Mapenduzi’s involvement in Zaake probe is huge concern: LOP Mpuuga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mathias Mpuuga, the Leader of Opposition says that the involvement of Bardege-Layibi Division MP, Martin Ojara Mapenduzi in the ongoing probe into the conduct of Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake is of huge concern. Since the beginning of the 11th Parliament, Mapenduzi, an independent legislator …

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81 MPs append signature on Muhwezi censure motion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 81 Members of Parliament have so far signed the motion to censure the Minister of Security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi. The Opposition wants to censure the minister for allegedly abdicating responsibility in the face of torture of Ugandans by security officers. However, with two days …

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Zambian leaders tip Opposition MPs on performance, cohesion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Building cohesion and having coherent messages in Parliament is the best way to push the opposition agenda through Parliament, the Leader of the Opposition in the Zambian Parliament Brian Mundubile has told Ugandan legislators. A section of MPs led by the Leader of Opposition, Mathias …

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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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NUP in no hurry to choose EALA candidate: LOP Mpuuga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Unity Platform-NUP is not in a hurry to choose a candidate for the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA due to the absence of the required guidelines, the Leader of Opposition Mathias Mpuuga has revealed. The East African Legislative Assembly-EALA is an organ of the …

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Minister Muhwezi faces censure over torture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | History is set to repeat itself as the Opposition in Parliament start a process seeking to censure the Minister of Security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi for abdicating responsibility in the face of torture of Ugandans by security operatives, which President Museveni himself has repeatedly condemned. …

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Parliament to investigate human rights violations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Anita Among has directed the Committee on Human Rights to investigate the alleged human rights violations by security operatives. On 03 February 2022, Opposition Members of Parliament led by the Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga walked out of Parliament protesting what they …

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MP Anthony Akol attends plenary contrary to Opposition protest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Opposition legislators from Acholi sub-region have defied the ongoing plenary boycott by their colleagues and attended the House sitting. Led by Leader of Opposition-LOP Mathias Mpuuga, members from different Opposition political parties on Thursday last week walked out of parliament in protest …

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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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