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Gender Minister on the Spot Over Torture of Ugandans Working Abroad

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has tasked the Minister for Gender, Labour and Social Development to respond to concerns raised by MPs on torture meted on Ugandans working abroad. The Deputy Speaker made the directive following concerns by Mukono Municipality MP, Hon. Betty Nambooze, who called for stringent action

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Besigye Talked to Bobi Wine, Muntu about People’s Government – Spokesperson

Uganda's veteran opposition leader Dr Kizza Besigye talked to politicians Mugisha Muntu and Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, his People's Government has said. Last week, Besigye inaugurated his People's Government but emerging politician and musician Bobi Wine, also the Kyadondo East MP, was missing, and so was Muntu, the former Forum

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MP Nambooze Cleared to Fly Abroad for Further Treatment

Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament Betty Nambooze Bakireke has finally been cleared to fly abroad for further treatment. Nambooze has been under police guard at Kiruddu hospital in Kampala after she fell sick while in detention at Nagalama Police Station. The legislator was arrested over making “offensive statements” they made before and

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Abiriga Murder: MP Betty Nambooze Arrested

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Bakireke Nambooze has been arrested over the murder of Arua municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga. The Late Abiriga was gunned down on Friday evening in Kawanda, Wakiso and laid to rest on Monday in Arua. Police surrounded MP Nambooze’s home her home in Nabuti, Mukono and arrested her. She

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MP Betty Nambooze Undergoes Successful Operation in India

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakireke underwent a successful back operation on Wednesday in India. “Praise be to God, I have woken up from the Medical sleep…I am successfully back from surgery,” Nambooze wrote on Facebook after the operation. “On 27th Sept I went to Parliament with a backbone… Today I have

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Shs 10 Million For Anyone With Museveni Graduation Photos – Nambooze

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze Bakireke has openly doubted President Yoweri Museveni's education, placing a Shs 10m prize on anyone with proof that Uganda's three-decade ruler is a graduate. Museveni is said to have graduated from University of Dar es Salaam. But Nambooze has asked for proof of Museveni's graduation from Dar

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Museveni: Mzee Byanyima was Principled, not Like Current DP Leaders

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has eulogised former Democratic Party (DP) chairman Boniface Byanyima as a “principled, active and upright politician”, an educationist and a revolutionary farmer. President Museveni praised Mzee Byanyima for rejecting the temptation by as a “principled” politician who rejected overtures by the Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) party to

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Nambooze Fires Back at Mao over Her Three-Month Suspension

The National Executive committee (NEC) of Democratic Party (DP), Uganda’s oldest political party, has suspended vice president of Buganda region Betty Nambooze for flouting party rules. NEC sat at Pope Paul Memorial in Rubaga, Kampala and voted to suspend the Mukono Municipality MP. Of the 30 NEC members who attended the meeting,

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Nambooze Hits Back at Mao, Mbidde: Expel Me if You Want

The self-styled president of “Bad DP”, a Democratic Party (DP) faction, Betty Nambooze has reacted to party president Norbert Mao’s declaration her planned Buganda Conference as illegal. Nambooze, the party vice president for Buganda, had invited Mao for a DP Buganda conference slated for March 30 at Nsambya Sharing Hall to

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