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FDC condemns Kyaligonza, Rukutana’s impunity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has condemned the level of impunity showcased by Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza and Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana in two different actions over the last week. Maj Gen Kyaligonza, also the ruling National Resistance Movement …

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Rules committee endorses election of parliamentary commissioners

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules, Privileges and Discipline committee of Parliament has backed a proposal for the election of backbench members of the parliamentary commission. The Commission, established by the Administration of Parliament Act, is the topmost administrative body in the Legislature. Chaired by the Speaker, it …

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Karuma dam 93% ready

This is a liberating project, says PM Rugunda as NRM bosses visit site Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE |The 600MW Karuma Hydropower Dam under construction on the River Nile in Kiryandongo District in northwestern Uganda is 93% ready and the remaining work is progressing well. Harrison Mutikanga, the chief executive …

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NRM top organ backs queue voting

The Central Executive Committee (CEC), NRM’s top decision making body, has adopted the method of lining up behind candidates during the next party primaries. The decision was adopted during a five day CEC retreat in Chobe Safri Lodge that ended on Feb. 20. NRM spokesperson Ofwono Opondo said the proposal …

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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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‘Rebel’ MPs threaten to go to court over CEC endorsement of Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of National Resistance Movement (NRM) Members of Parliament have threatened to drag the party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) to court over a resolution endorsing President Yoweri Museveni as the party’s candidate for the 2021 polls. The sole candidature resolution was reached on …

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Okot Ogong, Lyomoki vow to oppose Museveni’s sole candidature

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two National Resistance Movement (NRM) Members of Parliament have dismissed a resolution by the party’s top decision making organ-the Central Executive Committee (CEC) endorsing President Yoweri Museveni as sole candidate in the 2021 elections. Museveni’s sole candidature was resolved this week after a 5-day …

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Museveni set for sixth-term run

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Uganda’s ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth term in office, a party resolution said Wednesday. The National Resistance Movement (NRM) called for Museveni to “continue leading the movement and the …

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CEC endorses Museveni as sole NRM candidate for 2021

Chobe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Central Executive Committee, the supreme organ of the National Resistance Movement-NRM party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as the party candidate for the 2021 elections. The resolution was reached on Tuesday afternoon during the five day retreat of the NRM Central Executive Committee …

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NRM CEC resolves to use parishes to transform economy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has resolved to use parishes as focal points to transform Uganda’s economy. This was reached in a discussion on Monday by members of the Party’s CEC currently meeting at Chobe Safari …

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