Wednesday , January 26 2022
Home / Tag Archives: MP

Tag Archives: MP

MP Muhammad Ssegirinya given bail finally

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court has granted bail to Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya who is battling charges of inciting violence. The Grade One Magistrate, Doreen Olga Karungi granted the legislators bail of sh1 million in cash. She ordered each of his …

Read More »

Court dismisses petition against Mukono MP

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya has dismissed the election petition filed by Wilson Male challenging the nomination of Mukono South County Member of Parliament Fred Kayondo in the race parliamentary elections. Male who  contested for the same position under National Unity Platform -NUP asked Mukono …

Read More »

High Court throws out Engola petition

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Lira has dismissed with costs an election petition filed against Jonathan Odur, the Erute South Member of Parliament. The petition was filed by Sam Engola, the former State Minister for Housing. In his petition, Engola accused Odur of using money …

Read More »

Court sets September 13 for Mukesh vs Senyonyi ammendment

Nakawa, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court Judge Isaac Muwata has set September 13 to deliver his ruling on whether or not to allow Mukesh Shukla alias Shumuk to amend his election petition challenging the victory of Joel Ssenyonyi as Nakawa West member of parliament. On Friday, the court …

Read More »

Gov’t allocates 200 million to each MP for a vehicle

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has revised downwards the budget for procurement of new vehicles for Members of the 11th Parliament by Shillings 121 million for each legislator. This brings the allocation to Shillings 200 million from the initially requested 321 million per MP by the Parliamentary Commission as per …

Read More »

Anywar faces hurdles to retain Kitgum municipality MP seat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Environment Beatrice Anywar faces a stiff challenge to retain the Kitgum municipality parliamentary seat. Four candidates will contest against Anywar for the seat. They are Henry Kissinger Oryem, who was narrowly defeated by Anywar in the NRM primary elections now contesting …

Read More »

MPs welcome proposal to expand road reserves

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have welcomed a proposal by the government to expand the size of road reserves from the current 15 to 40 meters. The proposal is embedded in the Roads amendment bill 2018, which also seeks to reform laws relating to the development, management …

Read More »