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NRM to fight corruption in Parliament Committees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The ruling National Resistance Movement – NRM has cautioned party legislators to desist from acts of corruption as they execute their work on different parliamentary committees in the 11th Parliament. Justine Kasule Lumumba, the party Secretary General made the remarks as she delivered her …

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Oulanyah urges MPs to legislate with decorum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has urged the Members of the 11th Parliament to conduct business with dignity and respect for each other. Oulanyah told legislators attending their induction on the Rules of Procedure that their conduct in and outside Parliament has a bearing on …

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Speaker Oulanyah calls on MPs to embrace evidence based debate

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has urged members of the 11th Parliament to ensure that debate in the house is evidence-based rather than speculation. Oulanyah was today opening the three day orientation exercise for the 529 members of Parliament.     The …

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‘No billion, no MP seat’

Report shows how Ugandan political candidates spent on elections SPECIAL FEATURE  | IAN KATUSIIME | In a place like Sheema, you can’t win an election if you do not have 1 billion (shillings),” Stephen Katwiromunda, the campaign manager of Dicksons Kateshumbwa, the MP-elect for Sheema Municipality told The Independent on …

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10 newly elected MPs questioned on altered DR forms, voter bribery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten newly elected Members of Parliament have been separately interrogated by electoral and political investigators on allegations of voter bribery, altering results on declaration forms and forgery of academic papers. A month ago, Uganda Radio Network exclusively reported that voters and political rivals had lodged …

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