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PAC directs Mulago to allow interdicted ED access office

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee (Central), Medard Sseggona has directed Mulago National Referral Hospital to allow the interdicted Executive Director, Dr. Baterana Byarugaba to temporarily access office. Sseggona directed the interim Mulago ED, Dr. Rosemary Byanyima to allow Byarugaba to access the office specifically …

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MPs want Mulago acting ED appointment fast tracked

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have tasked Acting Executive Director Mulago National Referral Hospital, Dr. Rosemary Byanyima to fast track her appointment as Executive Director saying a delayed substantive appointment will not only slow services in the hospital, but also affect the accountability mandate of Parliament. This came after Byanyima …

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PAC queries failed handover of Namanve thermal plant to gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Unresolved disputes have delayed the planned take over of the Namanve thermal power plant by the government, members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC)- Central Government have learnt. On April 13th, 2007, the government entered into a Build, Operate and Transfer implementation Agreement with Jacobsen …

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Gov’t urged to speed up trial of Rwenzururu guards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of legislators have called on government to grant a speedy trial to the royal guards of the Rwenzururu Kingdom who were arrested and detained in 2016 for abetting an insurgency. The MPs expressed their displeasure with the delay in resolving the matter stating …

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MPs task gender ministry on Covid-19 cash criteria

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have tasked the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development to explain the criteria used by the government to come up with the beneficiaries of the COVID-19 relief cash. The Minister Betty Amongi appeared before a joint committee comprising both the Public …

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Muhammad Ssegirinya granted 3 million cash bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kawempe North MP elect Muhammad Ssegirinya has been granted bail. Through his lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona, Ssegirinya asked court presided over by Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu to be released on bail on grounds that the charge against him is bailable …

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Kyagulanyi’s lawyers defend application for amendment in presidential election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The legal team of the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has defended its application to amend their presidential election petition challenging the victory of the incumbent president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Kyagulanyi’s lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona told the nine-member panel of …

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