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Oulanyah urges MPs to legislate with decorum

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah has urged the Members of the 11th Parliament to conduct business with dignity and respect for each other. Oulanyah told legislators attending their induction on the Rules of Procedure that their conduct in and outside Parliament has a bearing on …

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PICTORIAL: MP Condester Sichalwe thrown out of Tanzanian parliament for wearing ‘ tight-fitting trousers’

Dodoma, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | MP Condester Michael Sichlwe, 31 was thrown out of Tanzania’s parliament Tuesday, wearing ‘tight-fitting trousers’, referred to locally as ‘suruali iliyombana’. After another CCM party MP Hussein Amar sought guidance on the dressing code, Speaker of Parliament Job Ndugai threw her out for wearing ‘non-parliamentary …

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Speaker Oulanyah calls on MPs to embrace evidence based debate

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has urged members of the 11th Parliament to ensure that debate in the house is evidence-based rather than speculation. Oulanyah was today opening the three day orientation exercise for the 529 members of Parliament.     The …

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Parliament rents Kingdom Kampala building at UGX 18 Billion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament will rent space at Kingdom Kampala building for Shillings 18 billion to accommodate some members of parliament for two years as they wait for the completion of the new chambers. Helen Kawesa, Assistant Director Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) in parliament says 323 of the …

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Chris Obore back in office after Kadaga’s defeat

All I can say is that I was called by the Clerk to Parliament and handed the keys to the office Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director Communications and Public Affairs Department in Parliament Chris Obore has returned to office a day after the defeat of former Speaker of Parliament …

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Anita Among overwhelmingly elected Deputy Speaker

🔴 SPEAKER ✳ Oulanyah 310 votes ✳ Kadaga 197 votes ✳ Ssemujju 15 votes ✳ Invalid votes 2 ➡ 524 VOTES 🔴 DEPUTY SPEAKER ✳ Among 415 votes ✳ Nsibambi 37 votes ✳ Nsereko 24 votes ✳ Invalid votes 7 ➡ 483 VOTES Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bukedea Woman …

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Why Tayebwa withdrew from Deputy Speakership race

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ruhinda County North MP Thomas Tayebwa has withdrawn from the race of the Deputy Speaker of Parliament. Tayebwa who lost during the National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s caucus elections to Anita Among yesterday announced that he would be contesting as an independent candidate. Among …

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