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Opposition reflect on first session of the 11th Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Office of the Leader of Opposition in Parliament has presented accomplishments it has achieved, marking its first of the 5-year tenure under the 11th Parliament that was inaugurated in May 2021. Led by Mathias Mpuuga, the Opposition took a stock count of their achievements …

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Mobilise the people to demand for better services-LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LOP), Mathais Mpuuga has told Opposition lawmakers that after registering successes on the Floor of Parliament, focus should now be at mobilising the population to demand for better services and accountability of public resources. Addressing Opposition MPs at a …

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Opposition proposes joint candidate in Omoro by-election

Omoro, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition is mooting plans to nominate a joint candidate to contest with the National Resistance Movement party candidate in the Omoro county parliamentary by-election. This comes a day after President Museveni picked 32-year-old Andrew Ojok Oulanyah, the eldest son of the former legislator and Speaker …

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Asuman Basalirwa to contest for speaker of parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition Members of Parliament have endorsed Bugiri Municipality MP Asuman Basalirwa, and Kioga County MP Moses Okot Bitek, for the position of Speaker and Deputy Speaker respectively. This was during their caucus meeting on Thursday chaired by the Leader of Opposition, Mathias Mpuuga at …

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Opposition to front candidate for speakership race

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Opposition in Parliament will on Thursday front a candidate for the speakership race. This follows a Shadow Cabinet meeting held on Tuesday in which Bugiri Municipality MP, Asuman Basalirwa expressed his interest in the position. Different political parties are currently going through a process …

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Opposition MPs protest Zaake’s removal from Parliamentary Commission

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from the Opposition have questioned the manner in which the Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake was removed from the Parliamentary Commission. On Thursday, the House needed 265 MPs to vote in favour of the motion seeking to remove Zaake from the Parliamentary Commission. …

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Opposition MPs train on programme based budgeting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Desirous of having a team that can influence business on the Floor of the House, the Leader of the Opposition (LOP), Mathias Mpuuga is rolling out trainings intended to improve the capacity of Opposition Members of Parliament to exercise their oversight role better. The first training …

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Muhwezi censure motion collapses

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The censure motion against security minister, Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi has collapsed with only 88 MPs out of the required 176 signing the motion. The Opposition sought to censure the minister for allegedly abdicating responsibility in the face of torture of Ugandans by security officers, detention …

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