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Speaker Kadaga to Visit Opposition MPs in Hospital

News reaching us indicates that Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga will be visiting hospitalized MPs who were hurt after Special Forces Command soldiers attacked them inside parliament on Wednesday. The speaker while speaking to the New Vision newspaper in an interview revealed that she has intentions of visiting some of

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Minister Tumwebaze, Speaker Kadaga Clash Over Sim Card Deactivation

Kibaale County Member of Parliament Frank Kigyigyi Tumwebaze who also doubles as the Minister for Information, Communication Technology (ICT) and National Guidance is set to face the disciplinary arm of parliament over what was described as contempt. Tumwebaze’s woes arise from the controversial and unpopular sim card verification exercise whose deadline

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Activists Seek to Block Kayihura Reappointment

A group of activists have written to Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Rebecca Kadaga detailing why the appointments committee should block the reappointment of the country’s police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura. President Yoweri Museveni has reappointed Kayihura his deputy for three more years at the helm of the country’s police force amidst

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INGRID TURINAWE: Uganda’s Parliament Needs Reform

On February 28, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) secretary for mobilisation Ingrid Kamateneti Turinawe lost in the race to become one of Uganda’s nine representatives to regional assembly EALA. There were well over 40 approved contestants. However, what makes Turinawe’s loss interesting is the hostility members of ruling NRM party

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CHRIS OBORE on “Speaker’s Helicopter’: Civil Society are Trading Lies, Preaching Water but Taking Wine

The proposal to buy a helicopter for the Parliamentary Commission is now the focus of sections of civil society actors. Recently, the executive director of the Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda, Ms Cissy Kagaba; the coordinator of the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group,  Julius Mukunda; and the programs officer of Uganda Debt Network, Ms  Imelda Namagga,

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