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MPs break off to oversee Parish Development Model

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, granted legislators a two-week recess to conduct oversight into the operation of the Parish Development Model. In a letter addressed to the MPs, the Speaker said that in May 2022, Parliament appropriated Shs1.49 trillion to the Parish Development Model …

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MPs to debate Namuganza censure motion on Monday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament will on Monday debate the censure motion against Persis Princess Namuganza, the State Minister for Lands, Housing, and Urban Development. The motion is the third item on the order paper issued on Friday by the Clerk to Parliament, Adolf Mwesige Kasaija. The seven-member Select …

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Museveni bans travel abroad for MPs, Civil servants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni issued a directive against travelling abroad for government officials, Members of parliament and civil servants. The president made this directive during the commission of the Uganda Petroleum Institute Kigomba (UPIK) on Saturday. According to the president, there is so much that needs to …

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MPs present evidence against Namuganza

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament on Thursday appeared before Parliament’s Select Committee with evidence to support the censure motion against Persis Namuganza, the State Minister for Lands, Housing and Urban Development. Last week, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Thomas Tayebwa appointed a committee to …

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MPs visit UPDF troops in Somalia

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Defence and Internal Affairs Committee are in Somalia for a five-day visit to Ugandan troops who have been fighting Al Shabaab insurgents since 2007. The legislators who are in the company of the state minister for Defence in charge of …

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CID summons MP Odria for assaulting parliament security chief

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The directorate of Criminal Investigations has summoned Aringa South Member of Parliament, Odria Yorke Alioni, to appear before its detectives tomorrow -Tuesday over punching the Officer-In-charge of Parliament Security Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Alex Senga. MP Odria was captured on cameras punching ASP …

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Court Orders transfer of Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana file to Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka High Court will now hear the bail applications for the Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya and his Makindye West Counterpart, Allan Ssewanyana. This stems from a directive by the International Crimes Division Judge Alice Komuhangi Khauka to the registrar to immediately transfer the legislator’s bail …

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Parliamentary commission meets Museveni over MPs offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has confirmed to the House that the Parliamentary Commission held a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni in which they resolved to have a ‘One Stop Centre’ to accommodate offices of legislators. Among made the statement during the Thursday plenary …

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