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Nsereko hopeful of retaining Kampala central MP seat

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The incumbent Kampala Central Member of Parliament Muhammad Nsereko is optimistic to retain his seat despite contesting against several major opposition candidates. Nsereko, an independent candidate will contest against the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party’s Cedric Babu, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party’s …

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Kampala NRM woman MP candidate defies EC on processions

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Faridah Nambi, the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate for the Kampala Woman parliamentary seat took the streets to celebrate her nomination contrary to the Electoral Commissions’ ban on processions.  Nambi, who stood on a wheel loader with several private bodyguards drove from the …

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Nsereko, Nyanzi quietly march to Kampala nomination centre

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Kampala Central parliamentary aspirants this morning quietly entered the Ntinda Electoral Commission office as the Electoral Commission kicked off nominations. The exercise which started this morning across the country will run for two days. The candidates to be nominated include directly elected MPs seats …

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Parliament rejects de-registration of coffee farmers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament today unanimously rejected the proposal to deregister coffee farmers who fail to meet standards set by Government in regards to coffee growing. Parliament has been discussing the National Coffee Bill 2018 that among other things seeks to register all coffee farmers, and deregister farmers …

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Covid19: MPs ask Museveni to stimulate economy

Kampala, Uganda | Godfrey Ssali | A section of MPs have advised President Museveni to cushion the economy against the effects of Covid-19 with a stimulus. The Stimulus, MPs led by Kampala Central’s Muhammad Nsereko said, includes the stay of all loan repayments, lowering of the Central Bank lending rate, as well …

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MPs want immediate solutions to livelihoods after restrictions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament want commercial banks to relax and reschedule loan repayment periods for borrowers for at least 90 days in the wake of the COVID -19 pandemic. Addressing a press conference at Parliament, the MPs want government to come in with intervention measures …

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COSASE threatens to arrest Uganda’s deputy Ambassador to Italy

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE has threatened to cause the arrest of Uganda’s Deputy Ambassador to Italy, Dr. Kassam Mumtaz for snubbing the committee summons. Mumtaz is needed to testify in the ongoing investigations into the acquisition of Departed Asians’ Property …

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Parliament defers debate on landlord-tenant bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has deferred debate on the Landlord and Tenant Bill following controversy on a provision that requires that all rent obligations be recorded and settled in Uganda Shillings. The clause had been supported by Kampala Central MP Muhammad Nsereko who observed a need to …

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