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Parliament to set up an electronic petitioning system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament plans to set up an electronic system that will allow members of the public who are unable to deliver their petitions physically in Kampala or through legislators to do so electronically. The plan is among the 25 targets Parliament has set for the …

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PWD: Two MPs thrown out of parliament

The Court of Appeal has thrown out two Independent MPs  representing Persons With Disabilities in Uganda’s parliament. Thrown out on Thursday are Wilson Norkrach for Northern Region and Hood Katuramu for Western Region on grounds of  lack  of the requisite  academic qualifications and bribery  of voters respectively. Justices Remmy Kasule, …

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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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