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MP Ssekikubo protests Among’s endorsement by CEC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lwemiyaga County MP Theodore Ssekikubo, has protested the decision by the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, to approve Anita Among for the position of Speaker. On Wednesday, the party’s top organ endorsed Among to replace Jacob Oulanyah …

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Legislators query fate of Ugandans in Ukraine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have asked for a position statement from the government on the plight of Ugandans caught up in the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Lwemiyaga County representative, Theodore Ssekikubo and Shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs, Muwada Nkunyingi said several Ugandans are studying, working and living in …

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Parliament passes 12% tax on internet data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has passed a 12% tax on internet data.  The tax measure is contained in the Excise duty amendment bill 2021 that among other things has introduced a 100 shillings’ tax on every liter of fuel. The new tax proposals also repealed the daily 200 …

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NRM mobilizers in greater Masaka worried about unfulfilled pledges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A long list of unfulfilled campaign pledges and the brutal military-led operations against illegal fishing practices are bothering National Resistance Movement-NRM party campaign mobilizers in greater Masaka sub-region. The party mobilizers including NRM district and constituency chairpersons and candidates for different leadership positions from districts …

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Ssekikubo lawyer asks court to dismiss 2010 case against his client

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lwemiyaga county Member of Parliament, Theodore Ssekikubo has asked the Masaka Chief Magistrate’s court to dismiss his case of inciting violence. This is after the state prosecutor, Sheba Byakutaga asked Masaka Chief Magistrate Charles Yitesi for more time to present witnesses and Ssekikubo’s co-accused. …

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Kabatsi pushes for NRM’s appeal despite contesting as an independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State Minister for Works Joy Kafura Kabatsi is struggling to attract National Resistance Movement-NRM party members in Sembabule district against the incumbent Lwemiyaga county MP Theodore Ssekikubo. Kabatsi who lost the party’s primaries to Sekikubo was nominated as an independent candidate on Thursday. However, she …

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Muntu disappointed with rebel MPs for returning to NRM

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu, the presumptive presidential nominee of the Alliance for National Transformation [ANT] has said he is very disappointed that the National Resistance Movement [NRM] ‘rebel’ MPs have crawled back to the party.  Muntu, a former commander of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces …

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Minister Rwamirama intervenes in Sembabule quarantine row

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Bright Rwamirama, the State Minister in Charge of Animal Industry has intervened in a dispute on the enforcement of livestock quarantine in Sembabule district. Rwamirama and Dr Rose Ann Edmund, the Commissioner in Charge of Health and her Assistant, Doris Kiconco on Thursday were in …

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