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Bill on election of LOP divides opposition

Members of the opposition have disagreed on a proposed amendment to the Administration of Parliament Bill, 2019, to provide for an elected Leader of Opposition (LOP), committee chairpersons and Opposition chief whip. The proposed amendment was mooted by Busiro East MP Medard Lubega Sseggona but has faced resistance from fellow …

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‘Museveni’s sole candidature not a surprise’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Betty Nambooze, the Mukono North County MP has said that the decision by NRM’s Central Executive Committee-CEC endorsing President Yoweri Museveni as sole candidate in the 2021 elections should not surprise Ugandans. Museveni’s sole candidature resolution was reached Tuesday after a 5-day CEC retreat in …

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‘NRM plotting to change presidential election process’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Opposition has accused the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Party of plotting to amend the constitution to provide for the election of the president through a parliamentary and not presidential system. Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze claimed on Wednesday that they have received …

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AGE LIMIT: Muhakanizi and Nambooze cross-examined

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The permanent secretary and secretary to the Treasury Keith Muhakinizi says Bukhooli North MP Gaster Mugoya Kyawa requested for a certificate of financial implications regarding a referendum on extending the presidential term to from five to seven years. Muhakanizi says the ministry of finance prepared …

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THIS WEEK: Ssebaana death stirs DP wrangles

THIS WEEK:  Ssebaana death stirs DP wrangles The death of former party president John Ssebaana Kizito was enough to stir the simmering tensions among various sections of the Democratic Party.  The burial of Ssebaana in Luweero district turned into an arena of insults and fistfights between factions aligned to Kampala …

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DP row escalates

The row going on in the country’s oldest political party, the Democratic Party has escalated with police planning charges against DP Vice President Buganda region Betty Nambooze and six of her colleagues. Nambooze and team attempted to organize a rally in Masaka which police blocked saying it was unlawful. Police …

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