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Gen Tumwine found guilty of assaulting MP Cecilia Ogwal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee has recommended that Gen. Elly Tumwine is reprimanded for breach of privilege of Dokolo Woman MP Cecilia Ogwal and for being disrespectful to Parliament. The committee’s recommendation stems from its investigation into allegations of contempt of parliament levelled …

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Tumwine says accusations of maligning speaker are malicious

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine has described as malicious, allegations of contempt of parliament brought against him by fellow legislators, Atkins Katusabe and Cecilia Ogwal. The two legislators accused Tumwine of questioning the powers of parliament, directives issued by the legislature, and the position …

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Tumwine, MPs clash over disciplinary probe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules Committee of Parliament has once again failed to proceed with its investigation into alleged contempt of parliament by Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine. The stalemate came after Tumwine raised a lacuna in the process. Tumwine had appeared for the second time before the …

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Gen. Tumwine asks for more time to respond to allegations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Security Gen. Elly Tumwine has asked for more time to respond to allegations made against him in relation to contempt of Parliament. Gen. Tumwine on Thursday appeared before Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline Committee investigating allegations of contempt of parliament levelled …

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MP Cecilia Ogwal pins Gen. Tumwine on alleged attack

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament Cecilia Ogwal has told the rules committee of Parliament that that Security Minister Gen. Elly Tumwine no longer respects Parliament, an institution which he has served for more than 30 years. Ogwal was appearing before the committee that was tasked …

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MPs to summon parliament security officers over CCTV footage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee of parliament has resolved to summon security officers attached to parliament to explain errors in the CCTV footage pertaining a confrontation between Security Minister, Gen. Elly Tumwine and Dokolo Woman MP, Cecilia Ogwal last week. This follows a review …

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Gen. Tumwine probe: Rules committee questions CCTV footage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Rules, Discipline and Privileges Committee of parliament has questioned the CCTV footage submitted by police officers attached to parliament in relation to a confrontation between Security Minister, Gen. Elly Tumwine and Dokolo Woman MP, Cecilia Ogwal last week. The Committee Chaired by the …

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