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MP Zaake versus Deputy Speaker

How the disciplinary probe threatens to derail parliament’s agenda Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The case in which Mityana Municipality MP, Francis Zaake, risks losing his privileged position as a Commissioner of Parliament for allegedly insulting Deputy Speaker Anita Among has taken a new twist. Zaake is now questioning …

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Muhwezi says censure motion against him over torture was malicious

Kisoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security Minister, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi has said that the move by opposition members of parliament to table a censure motion against him for failure to stop the illegal torture of Ugandans by security forces, was meaningless. Opposition members of parliament started seeking signatures …

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Tayebwa rallies NRM MPs against Muhwezi censure motion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa has asked National Resistance Movement – NRM Members of Parliament not to sign the censure motion against the Minister of Security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi. The Opposition led by their leader in parliament, Mathias Mpuuga accuse Minister Muhwezi of allegedly …

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Jim Muhwezi is Ugandan named in Pandora Papers

  London, UK | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Security Maj. Gen Jim Muhwezi is the Ugandan minister cited in the Pandora Papers as having secret offshore properties. On Monday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ released the now-famous Pandora Papers where it reviewed more than 11 million documents …

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Uganda’s shadow state

Revealing the networks of people with power Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In the April 30-07 issue of The Independent, Andrew Mwenda; in his column, wrote an article entitled “Paved with good intentions: How Western interventions in African affairs, even when well intentioned, produce bad results.” In that article, …

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Russian vehicle tracking deal

How Museveni letter trapped Muhwezi Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | On Tuesday July 27, the new Minister for security, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi made a humbling return to the headlines of Ugandan news media when he made a statement to parliament regarding the controversial vehicle tracking deal between Uganda …

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Court sets date for vehicle tracking cases

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has fixed dates to decide on two separate applications challenging the decision by the government to install surveillance devices in vehicles and other vessels. The two applications were filed by city lawyer Male Mabirizi and Legal Brains Trust, …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: The Russian vehicle tracking deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Russian vehicle tracking deal: How Museveni letter trapped Muhwezi THE LAST WORD Inside Uganda’s political delusions: How the hullabaloo and bruhaha over MPs allocating themselves Shs200bn for cars is much ado over nothing …

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Russian company to provide Vehicle Digital Trackers

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has signed a contract with a Russian Company to provide digital trackers to all vehicles in the country. At a ceremony held on Friday at the Office of the President in Kampala, Waiswa Bageya the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry …

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