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17:27
17:27

Uganda Wildlife Bill Excites Kasese Farmers uganda parliament 3

Julius Kathungu a farmer of cotton and maize at Buyinanule village near Queen Elizabeth says that passing of the bill comes as a sigh of relief. He says that he will no longer incur losses like it has always been the previous seasons whenever elephants strayed into his crop fields.
17:08
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Island MPs to Consult on Amendment of Fisheries Act updf marines 3 1

The amendments are expected to update and define the responsibilities of all people who engage in fishing and regulation of the fish business.
19:58
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Police Faulted for Stifling Divergent Political Views uganda parliament 1

Aol told parliament that the state has continued to hide behind the Public Order Management Act to trample on the rights of opposition politicians by denying them a right to assemble and freedom of expression.
17:44
17:44

Age Limit: General Muhoozi Admits Ordering Siege On Parliament age limit amended 4 1 Top story

Muhoozi says former IGP, Kale Kayihura asked for the UPDF to backup Police deployed at Parliament.
12:23
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Uganda Confirms Deal to Host Israel Deportees uganda parliament 1 1

This is the first time that a Ugandan Government official has openly acknowledged that Uganda is hosting African asylum seekers who are forcibly thrown out of Israel.
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Arrests as Anti-Age Limit Protests Go Upcountry mbale municipality 2 3

More arrests have been reported in Mbale and Lira districts as youths staged protests against the proposed removal of presidential age limits from the constitution.
13:23
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Besigye, Councillors Demand Closure of Nalufenya uganda parliament 5 2

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye, together with councillors from Kawempe Division, has demanded immediate closure of Nalufenya police station, a facility that is at the centre of the recent torture allegations.
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FDC Declines to Name Leader of Opposition in Parliament uganda parliament 2 1 Top story

Ibrahim Semujju, the FDC party spokesperson, says they are still consulting and will appropriately respond to the speakers letter asking them to appoint a Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament.
18:48
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NRM To Conduct Primaries for Speaker uganda parliament 1

Dr. Tanga Odoi, the NRM party Electoral Commission chairperson, announced the decision this morning. According to Odoi, the party Electoral Commission will start receiving letters of expression of interest for the posts from aspiring candidates from April 26th-29th.
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EC Chairman Dismisses Plan to Postpone 2016 General Election uganda parliament 2 Top story

Electoral commission Chairman Dr Badru Kiggundu maintains that the commission’s road-map towards the 2016 general elections is on course with some aspects already implemented as planned.
12:56
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Investing Oil Money in Domestic Economy More Appealing - Report uganda's economy 3

The report recommends that Uganda should focus its investments in developing the transport sector, increasing electricity supply, boosting the agriculture, tourism and education sectors.
15:59
15:59

Sejusa: Rules Committee Investigations Flawed uganda parliament 1

Through his lawyers, Sejusa on Thursday wrote to the Chairperson of the Rules and Privileges committee saying their work is a flawed process where the executive exerts undue pressure on the Speaker contrary to the Constitution.
07:50
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Matembe Blasts Government for Fighting Speaker prime minister 1 2

Matembe believes this is being done to undermine the speaker for asserting the powers of parliament. Matembe’s observations come a few days after business grounded to a halt in parliament due to an unexplained absence of the executive from the house.
18:31
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Kadaga to Govt: I Represent Everyone in Parliament rebecca kadaga 1 2

Kadaga noted that when she took oath after Members of Parliament voted her into the position, she promised to be a be a Speaker for everyone and that the government should understand that she represents all members of the House.
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Ugandan Parliament Ranked Low in Oversight and Transparency uganda parliament 2 1

Uganda’s Parliament has been poor in its oversight role, transparency and integrity by the Second Edition of African Parliamentary Index (API) report despite registering a slight improvement in the overall score with 82.9 percent from the 80.4 percent in the API First Edition.
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Museveni Talks About Bad Eating Habits As Mallinga Is Buried pallisa district

President Yoweri Museveni has cautioned politicians on healthy living as he joined mourners for a final send off of Dr Stephen Mallinga, the Minister for Relief and Disaster Preparedness who died last week. While addressing mourners at Mallinga’s burial in Pallisa on Thursday, Museveni said that the country has lost young leaders like Eriya Kategaya and Mallinga due to bad eating habits and poor life style.
12:32
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MPs Last Ditch Attempt to Block Debate on Public Order Management Bill uganda parliament

Members of Parliament have failed to block the consideration of the now controversial Public Order Management Bill.
14:31
14:31

Kadaga: Not All MPs Will Debate Marriage and Divorce Bill rebecca kadaga

The speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked the opposition and NRM whips in parliament to agree on which members will contribute the Marriage and Divorce Bill debate.
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MPs Move to Oppose Kutesa's Bid For UN Presidency un general assembly 3

Some Members of Parliament have started a campaign aimed at discrediting Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa’s bid to become President of the United Nations General Assembly. The legislators say Kutesa is not fit to represent the country at the UN because of the scandals he has been involved in at home.
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MPs Disagree With Kadaga Over Refusal to Recall Parliament rebecca kadaga 3

Members of Parliament have disagreed with Speaker Rebecca Kadaga over her decision turning down a petition to recall the House from recess. In a letter dated January 17 2012, Kadaga tells the legislators that she could not recall the House because the petitioners had not fulfilled the requirements of Article 95(5) of the constitution on the same.
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