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MPs renew demand for Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDNET | Opposition Members of Parliament on Tuesday renewed their demand for the release of incarcerated MPs Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana. The call followed a statement by Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, marking one year of the  Eleventh Parliament.  Members of the Eleventh Parliament were …

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Speaker warns against planned demo during coffee debate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among has warned legislators against staging protests ahead of the debate on the controversial coffee agreement. According to Among, she will not hesitate to stop the debate should any legislator demonstrate during the discussion of the report prepared by …

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Lands secretary faces arrest for contempt of parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The interdicted Uganda Land Commission – ULC Secretary, Barbara Imaryo is in trouble for contempt of parliament. The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authority and State Enterprises – COSASE has issued an arrest warrant for Imaryo because of her failure to appear on Tuesday to respond …

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Parliament directs IGG to investigate PRESIDE Covid-19 funds

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The House on Tuesday tasked the Inspectorate of Government – IG to investigate further the utilization of funds appropriated to facilitate the COVID-19 vaccine development by Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Dr. Monica Musenero. Anita Among, the Speaker of Parliament directed that the …

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Guinea-Bissau’s president dissolves parliament

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau | Xinhua | Guinea-Bissau’s President Umaro Sissoco Embalo dissolved the parliament on Monday, according to a presidential decree. Prime Minister Nuno Gomes Nabiam and Deputy Prime Minister Soares Sambu will remain in office until the legislative elections are held, according to the decree that enters into force immediately. The date …

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UPDF apologizes to Police, Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda People’s Defence Forces -UPDF has tendered its apology to Parliament, Uganda Police Force and the Nation for the action of its soldier who was captured on video roughing up a traffic police officer. UPDF Deputy CDF Lt Gen Peter Elwelu tendered the …

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