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LOP Ssenyonyi approves major probe on parliament finances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Joel Ssenyonyi has written to anti-corruption agencies of the government demanding that the Speaker and Clerk to Parliament should be probed. Ssenyonyi wrote to the Inspectorate of Government, the Financial Intelligence Authority FIA, the Directorate of Public Prosecution …

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Among blocks debate on corruption reports from the social media

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has blocked debate on the corruption allegations against her. The Speaker, who has been in the limelight over an alleged scandal about the Parliamentary Commission funds said she will not respond to rumors. It is the first time that …

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Ssenyonyi asks EU to put pressure on Govt over missing persons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Joel Ssenyonyi has appealed to European Union Ambassadors to push the Government of Uganda to account for Ugandans who went missing after the last general elections. He also asked them to ensure a speedy trial of political prisoners …

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Parliamentary Commission constituted

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Parliamentary Commission, established under Article 87A of the Constitution, has been fully constituted with the endorsement of the Leader of the Opposition and four back bench Commissioners. Joel Ssenyonyi takes up the mantle of the Leader of the Opposition, replacing Mathias Mpuuga. …

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Bobi Wine drops Mpuuga, names Joel Ssenyonyi as LOP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Unity Platform has appointed Nakawa West MP Joel Ssenyonyi as the new Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LOP) replacing Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba. Speaking today at the party headquarters in Kampala, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the President of the National Unity Platform said the …

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Lotteries Board officials blame each other over procurements

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board (NLGRB) is under scrutiny over the manner in which contracts were awarded at the body. Ronald Kimanje, a Records Officer at NLGRB told the Public Accounts Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises that he resigned …

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Parliament wants Beti Kamya, Kasaija investigated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has recommended the investigation of the former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Beti Kamya and Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija for their role in the shs10.6 billion land compensation. The House chaired by Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among on Thursday, 04 August 2022 adopted …

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MPs want Sh2 billion land payment to ‘ghost’ returned

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament on the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises – COSASE have proposed a move be made to recover Sh2.039 billion that was paid to Natalia Namuli, a ‘ghost recipient’ in a land compensation scam. The land in question measuring …

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