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🔴 LIVE: Election of Speaker of Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament of Uganda will shortly formally elect NRM flag bearers Anita Among and Thomas Tayebwa to take charge of the House following the death of Speaker Jacob Oulanyah last week. The ruling NRM party have the majority in Parliament. The special sitting of the …

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EC abrogated constitution in constituency demarcations: Court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The constitutionality of constituencies demarcated by the Electoral Commission and by the Parliament after the 1995 Constitution are under question. The Constitutional Court in Kampala ruled that the independent Electoral Commission abrogated the constitution, therefore acted unconstitutionally in their demarcation. The Parliament of Uganda together …

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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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Speaker Oulanyah now ‘belongs to the ages’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Just two days shy of his 57th birthday, Speaker of Parliament, Rt Hon. Jacob Oulanyah was announced dead by President Yoweri Museveni, sending the country into grief. Oulanyah died at a hospital in Seattle in the United States of America, following an illness that kept him …

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Minister Jacob Oboth Oboth back in race for Speaker

  🔴 Election of Speaker TODAY ➡ Picking forms NRM secretariat WEDNESDAY ➡ CEC NRM meeting THURSDAY ➡ NRM Caucus meeting FRIDAY ➡ Elections Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | West Budama Central MP Jacob Oboth Oboth will contest for Parliament Speakership, a source has revealed. The State Minister for Defence …

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🔴 Speaker Oulanyah is dead

✳ March 1965 – March 2022 Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | President Yoweri Museveni has confirmed the death of Uganda’s Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, who has been in hospital for over a month in Seattle, USA, “It is with a lot of sadness that I announce the death …

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Deputy Speaker rejects MP Zaake’s written apology

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has rejected the apology from Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake. Sources who preferred anonymity in order not to jeopardize their relationship with the powerful deputy speaker, said Zaake went to Anita’s office with a written apology but …

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All set for Zaake to face Katuntu in parliament inquiry

Misconduct Probe Against MP Francis Zaake starts Tuesday Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliaments’ Rules, Privileges and Discipline committee has resolved to start its inquiry into the alleged misconduct of Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake on Tuesday. Committee Chairperson Abdu Katuntu unveiled the work plan to journalists after a …

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MPs moot motion to kick out Commissioner Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of MPs are scheduled to move a motion on Tuesday seeking the removal of Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake, from the Parliamentary Commission office, Uganda Radio Network has learnt. The MPs accuse Zaake of disrespecting the Deputy Speaker, Anita Among. The Parliamentary …

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