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It was indiscipline for Kadaga to stand as independent – Lumumba

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Secretary-General of the ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM, Justine Kasule Lumumba has said the former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga should face the party’s disciplinary committee for having gone against its rules and contested as an independent for the office of the speaker of parliament. On …

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Mabirizi challenges Oulanyah’s election as parliament speaker

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Male Mabirizi has petitioned the East African Court of Justice challenging the procedure leading to the election of Jacob Oulanyah as the Speaker of Parliament. Oulanyah, the National Resistance Movement candidate in the race obtained 310 votes to defeat two of his rivals, Rebecca …

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Somber mood as Kadaga’s team packs her belongings from Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is uncertainty and confusion among some staff at parliament as the office of the former speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga is being cleared of her belongings to pave way for her successor. On Tuesday, a team of parliamentary staff started removing Kadaga’s belongings to create …

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Museveni reveals how Kadaga was edged out

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni said his party had to resort to guerilla tactics to defeat Rebecca Kadaga from her third term attempt as Speaker of Parliament. Museveni who had been silent during the election of the speakers of the 11th Parliament finally revealed the tactics used to defeat …

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MPs hold prayers for Jacob Oulanyah

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of Members of Parliament have held prayers for the Omoro County MP Jacob Oulanyah ahead of his contest for the position of Speaker of Parliament. Oulanyah who handed over the Deputy Speaker’s office on Wednesday seeks to unseat Kamuli Woman MP Rebecca Kadaga. On …

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Ssemujju disappointed by opposition MPs support for Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kira municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has said that he’s very disappointed with opposition colleagues who publicly declared their support for Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga to continue serving as the speaker of parliament. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network-URN in a phone interview, Ssemujju who …

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Statehouse facilities being misused to de-campaign me – Kadaga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The telephone installation of State House is being misused to meddle into the race for Speakership of the 11th parliament, the incumbent speaker of the 10th parliament has noted. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has named two government officials who she accuses of misusing the Statehouse switchboard …

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Lango parliamentary group endorses Oulanyah for speaker

Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah is seeking to unseat Speaker Rebecca Kadaga Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Lango Parliamentary Group have thrown their weight behind the Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah for the position of Speaker.  Oulanyah, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament is seeking to …

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What NRM looks for when choosing Speaker of Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Winning the speaker’s race for the next parliament will not only depend on the criteria set by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party which enjoys the majority in parliament, but also the interests of top party officials. In May this year, 529 MPs will …

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