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Court starts hearing Ssematimba, 96 other election petition appeals

The Court of Appeal has kicked off the first steps in hearing 97 election petition appeals filed by litigants dissatisfied with decisions of  lower courts. This first step is called conferencing where  lawyers of both parties agree on issues to be determined by  court before the case file is forwarded to a panel …

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Kadaga is new president of African Parliamentary group

  The Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has been elected President of the African Geopolitical Group at the ongoing Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) 135th Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland. In her role as the leader of all African Parliaments that are members of IPU, she will coordinate pertinent and emergency …

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VIDEO: Is Kadaga a media enemy?

VIDEO: Once a media darling, Speaker of parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has turned controversial with a number of accusations against the media.  Kadaga eventually dragged the media into the Parliamentary committee, an occurrence which is also a first of its kind. The question is, how did the media fallout happen? Share on: WhatsApp

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Court Martial sets November 8 for Kabaziguruka hearing

The General Court Martial at Makindye has set November 8, 2016  to commence hearing of a treachery case against jailed Nakawa Municipality MP Michael Kabaziguruka. This after lead prosecutor Maj. Raphael Mugisha informed the 7-member court chaired  by Lt. Gen Andrew Gutti that investigations  are complete and he is ready to summon witnesses to …

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VIDEO: A glance at the opening months of the10th parliament

VIDEO: The different Parliament committees have in the past months investigated many of the issues that are of public concern. Several cases have been handled and actions recommended. But with a gigantic executive armed with powers and the ills of the multi party democracy, many analysts question the ability of parliament to …

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Court machine breaks down, hearing on MPs cars to be repeated

The Constitutional Court has been forced to repeat the hearing of an application filed by a concerned citizen Twaha Sanywa challenging government’s decision to spend sh64 billion shillings on car purchases by the members of the 10th Uganda Parliament. This after Justice Richard Buteera informed the parties in this case that …

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VIDEO: Why journalists snubbed Parliamentary Committee

VIDEO: The battle between the media and parliament is just about to begin after four media houses snubbed the summons by the Parliamentary committee on Rules, Privileges and discipline saying Parliament lacks the jurisdictions to summon them. It’s only the government News paper, the New Vision that appeared before the committee …

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