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17:25
17:25

Opposition Rejects Administration of Parliament Amendment Bill nrm 3 1

The objective of the Bill is to amend the Administration of Parliament Act to allow for the election of Leader of Opposition following the nomination of at least three contenders by the leading opposition party. It also seeks to amend the method of choosing the party whips, choosing the deputy Leader of Opposition and whips.
18:18
18:18

Party Offices Deserted as Court Delivers Age Limit Judgment nrm 3 1

At the Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party headquarters in Najjanankumbi, the Acting Administrator Officer of the Party, Pauline Namyazi said that most of the party leaders had pitched camp in Bugiri where their Candidate Eunice Namatende is tussling with NRMs Francis Oketcho and JEEMAs Asuman Basalirwa.
10:34
10:34

Court Defers Judgement on Pallisa Woman MP Dispute nrm 1

The Electoral Commissioner Lawyer, Hamid Lugoloobi arrived after Justice Sekana had adjourned court. Achola ran to court on June 19th 2018 after Electoral Commission nullified her nomination, saying the names on her nomination papers dont correspond to those on her academic papers.
19:51
19:51

GISO Wins LC1 Elections Amid Protests electoral commison 1 1

Jude Mbabaali, lawyer who also doubles as the Masaka District Chairpersons says due to the fact that the right of Public Officers to contest in LC1 and LC2 elections without resigning their offices was removed by Section 1 of the Local Government Amendments Act No.2 2006, which deleted Section 1166 b Mutebi could not be elected.
18:08
18:08

EC Asks Court to Dismiss Achola's Petition nrm 2 1 Top story

In his letter to Achola, the Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, said the candidate did not provide the Electoral Commission with any evidence indicating that there was compliance with the law when she adopted the said names during the national identity card enrollment exercise in 2015.
13:38
13:38

Election Petition Against Bernard Mujasi Sent Back to Lower Court vincent magombe 2

Mujasis victory had been nullified by High Court Judge Margaret Oumo Oguli following an application filed by his political rival, Vincent Magombe, claiming that the polls were marred with vote rigging, voter intimidation and bribery.
19:23
19:23

Age Limit : NRM Caucus Asks "Rebel" MPS To Explain parliament 3 1 Top story

Each of the legislators that voted against the Bill is required to to write to Party Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa with an explanation.
19:11
19:11

NRM Sets Up Committee to Probe PTA Loan Scandal nrm caucus 1 1

It is reported that after the loan application was rejected by Parliament on January 7, 2016, the Ministry of Finance amended the objective of the loan to indicate that money was urgently needed to procure medical supplies for the country. It was subsequently approved three months later.
07:18
07:18

Opposition MPs: Reinstatement of Term Limits a Mockery opposition parties 5

Francis Mwijukye, the Buhweju county MP, says MPs who supported the amendments have worked against the country. He argues that the approved amendments are not for peace, development and transformation of the country.
13:28
13:28

MP Karuhanga Directs Bank to Reverse Age-Limit Deposit age limit cash 1 1

The money was given to all legislators as facilitation for ongoing consultation on a bill tabled before parliament by Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi.
16:58
16:58

Opposition Absent as Parliament Eulogizes MP William Beijukye hepatitis b 1 3

Government ministers took over the moment of laying wreaths on behalf of the opposition, whose absence was not explained. Ruth Nankabirwa, the Government chief whip laid the wreath on behalf of the Leader of Opposition Winnie Kiiza, while Chris Baryomunsi the State for Housing laid the wreath on behalf of Secretary-General Forum for Democratic Change Nandala Mafabi.
17:09
17:09

Agago Residents Overwhelmingly Reject Age Limit Amendment age limit removal 2 1

Findings by area MP Morris Ogenga Latigo indicate that 5, 899, out of the 5, 947 constituents reached, were against the proposed amendment. Only 48 persons voted in favour of the amendment.
18:10
18:10

NRM "Rebel" MPs to Keep Consultation Cash article 102 b 4 2 Top story

Mathias Mpuuga, the Masaka Municipality Member of Parliament is the latest opposition legislator to return the money. Mpuuga returned the money to the finance office in parliament on Thursday afternoon.
18:38
18:38

MPs Want IPU to Investigate Rights Violations in Parliament nrm 1

Led by Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County, James Acidri, the Maracha East MP and Otuke Woman MP, Sylvia Akello, the group accuses Kadaga of conspiring with the state to allow the invasion of parliament.
16:38
16:38

Opposition Boycott Parliament until Suspended Colleagues Return age limit removal 1

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Winnie Kiiza, has announced that the opposition will boycott three parliament sessions, in solidarity with their colleagues who were suspended on Wednesday.
12:11
12:11

Age Limit: NRM, Opposition MPs in Closed-Door Meetings age limit debate

Both opposition and the ruling party legislators are engaged in closed-door meetings ahead of a possible showdown this afternoon over a motion seeking to lift the presidential age limits from the constitution.
18:31
18:31

Age Limit: Minister Condemns Fracas In Parliament age limits 4

Tourism minister Ephraim Kamuntu has condemned the fracas in which legislators exchanged blows on the floor of parliament. Parliament this afternoon degenerated into a fist-fight moments after the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga gave Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi a go-ahead to present a motion seeking for the amendment of Article 102 b of the constitution, paving way for the possible removal of presidential age limits.
15:48
15:48

Speaker Forces MPs to Drop Red Ribbons fdc

Police subjected the MPs to rigorous checks to ensure that none of them accesses the chambers with any materials meant for demonstrating or causing chaos.
12:59
12:59

Understanding 'Age Limit' Numbers in Parliament age limit removal 2

Political observers are back to the numbers game, looking at the composition of Parliament and the stance taken by some NRM legislators to lead the move against removing the presidential age limits.
17:53
17:53

Age Limit: Mixed Reactions as Debate is Deferred parliament 4

Simeo Nsubuga, the Kassanda County South and Robinah Nabbanja, the Kakumiro Woman MP, say they will embark on a massive mobilization campaign to push for the scrapping of the presidential age limit.
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