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MPs to spend more in 2021 elections-ACFIM

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) has said expenditure of Members of Parliament for 2021 elections is most likely to double to 48 billion shillings, up from of 28 billion shillings spent in 2016. A survey conducted by ACFIM revealed that 113 of the …

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NRM to change to lining-up in internal elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Resistance Movement-NRM party Parliamentary Caucus has endorsed lining-up behind candidates during internal party elections. The party endorsed the proposal on Tuesday evening. The proposal was initiated by the NRM Central Executive Committee-Chaired by president, Yoweri Museveni in the Chobe Safari Lodge in Nwoya …

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MPs to ask Museveni to explain Uganda-Rwanda tension at Kyankwanzi

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Resistance Movement (NRM) party MPs want President Museveni to explain the on-going tensions between Uganda and Rwanda. The MPs on Wednesday set off for a one-week caucus retreat at the National Leadership Institute Kyankwanzi district, where the party will assess their performance since 2016. …

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MPs moot Bill to amend NSSF Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament plan to table a Bill to amend the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Act of 1985 to allow workers’ access their savings before the age of 50. The Act currently provides that a member of the Fund shall be entitled to benefits …

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MPs want govt action to tackle immorality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have demanded that government takes immediate actions to curb what they termed as the appalling situation of moral decadence in the country. The MPs, who were debating a motion to promote national moral consciousness and social ethical normalcy moved by former Ethics …

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