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FDC urges NRM leaders to ignore Museveni’s land views

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change-FDC has cautioned President Museveni to stop attacking land tenure systems and instead find lasting solutions to the land problems. According to FDC, the president’s statement to the NRM leaders in which he attacked the mailo land tenure system and declared …

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Speaker Oulanyah calms MPs over President’s remarks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah, has spoken out on the President’s warning to MPs that have made allegations of corruption against the Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Monica Musenero. Presiding over the plenary sitting on Thursday, 11 November 2021, Oulanyah said the President’s …

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Nabbanja on the spot for coming late to Parliament

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja on Thursday came under criticism for late coming. This is after Thomas Tayebwa, the government Chief Whip had stood in for Nabbanja to answer some questions from Members of Parliament. Kiira Municipality MP Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda questioned why Nabbanja came to …

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MPs disagree on reconsidering sexual offences bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some of the legislators on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have expressed reservation on the recently returned Sexual Offences Bill, 2019. Last week, the Deputy Speaker Anita Among asked the committee to reconsider the bill following its return by the president. Tabled by the …

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MPs block gov’t statement on Umeme performance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have blocked the presentation of a government statement on the performance of Umeme, insisting that it would be a wasted effort because the House already recommended termination of the contract with the power distribution company. Energy Minister Ruth Nankabirwa was scheduled to …

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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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Attorney General asked to explain 2021 ballot paper deal dispute

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed that the Attorney General together with the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs explain controversies surrounding the procurement of ballot papers and the reported dismissal of staff at the Electoral Commission. The directive followed concerns by …

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FDC extends term of office of its leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has said they have extended the term of office of its leaders until after the 2021 general elections. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network -URN, Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, the party spokesperson said the circumstances in the country can’t allow …

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MPs reject mandatory assistance to accident victims

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Members of Parliament have rejected a provision in the Traffic and Road Safety Act that makes it mandatory for road users to render assistance to accident victims.        This is one of the provisions in the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998 (Amendment) Bill, …

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