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13:52
13:52

Mabirizi Asks Parliament to Reject Appointment of Chief Justice Male Mabirizi 1 2

In another separate petition concerning Justice Richard Buteera, Mabirizi says he doesn't have any issue with his integrity, but the Supreme Court Judge was appointed to a position that has not been vacant.
19:10
19:10

Appointments Committee Approves New Ambassadors 1 2

A source in the committee chaired by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga confirmed the clearance of the newly appointed officials saying that there was nothing unusual about their credentials and personality adding that all appointees were fit for the positions.
16:30
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MP Wamanga Ejected from Appointments Committee 2

MP Jack Wamai Wamanga tabled his complaint on the floor of parliament this afternoon saying that he was humiliated by the committee which he wanted to enrich with his experience as a former diplomat. Wamanga served as a career diplomat under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1981 to 2006.
16:06
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JSC Members Split Over Retirement Age for Judges 1 5

Speaking to journalists shortly after being approved by Parliaments Appointments Committee today, one of the members, former Sheema Woman MP Rosemary Nyakikongoro, says the debate should focus on Uganda losing key judicial officers when they are still needed in the system.
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Appointments Committee Declines to Reconsider Vetoed Ministerial Nominees 1

Ntabaazi was last month rejected because of inconsistencies in her birth dates records. While in her curriculum vitae Ntabaazi shows that she was born in 1974, her statutory papers, including an affidavit show that she was born in 1979. Her academic documents however indicate that she was born in 1973.
07:10
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President Drops UPC Ministerial Appointee 1 1

According to sources, Ruth Nankabirwa, Government chief whip wrote to the Parliaments Appointments Committee, tasked with vetting of ministerial appointees, withdrawing the appointment of Achieng.
14:05
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Committee Rejects Tibaleka's Appointment academic papers 3

Barnabas Tinkasiimire, the Buyaga County Member of Parliament says Bunyoro Parliamentary Caucus has received the news of the rejection of their own.
18:23
18:23

Science Ministry Needs Innovation Fund - Tumwesigye 2

Tumwesigye, who was vetted by Parliaments Appointments Committee today, says the fund will facilitate innovations by scientists who have for long lobbied for financing to support their projects.
08:36
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Appointments Committee Queries Janet Museveni Security Detail accessibility 1 2

Several committee members argued that the security could limit accessibility to the Ministry of Education in which Janet Museveni was appointed to serve as a cabinet minister. Sources within the committee told Uganda Radio Network that Janet Museveni was also tasked to explain if the ministrys resources would not be wasted on her security detail.
18:27
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Parliament\'s Appointments Committee Approves New Judges case backlog 1

Justices Augustine Nshimye, Faith Mwondha, Rubby Opio Aweri, Eldard Mwangusya and Prof. Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza have all been approved to serve in the Supreme Court.
16:50
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Parliament Asks Judicial Service Commission to Appoint Permanent Member 1

The suggestion was mooted at a closed meeting convened this morning to vet Supreme Judge Jotham Tumwesigye as a member of the commission.
13:05
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Parliament Approves Newly Appointed Ministers evelyn anite 3

Parliament has today vetted and approved seven newly appointed ministers. The approved include Philemon Mateke, the incoming minister for Regional Cooperation, David Bahati as State Minister for Planning, Vincent Ssempijja as State Minister for Agriculture and others. The others vetted include the incoming Minister for Youth and Children Affairs Evelyn Anite, State Minister of Health Chris Baryomunsi, Information Minister Jim Muhwezi and State Minister for Higher Education Tickodri Togboa.
18:27
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Speaker Kadaga: Parliament Vetting Process Should be Open to Public aronda vetting

Speaker of Parliament Kadaga Rebecca has said that there is need to open the proceedings of the Parliamentary Appointments Committee to avoid speculation about its proceedings.
17:35
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MP Nantaba Finally Approved 1

The parliamentary appointments committee has finally approved ministerial appointee Idah Nantaba, bringing a two-month standoff between Parliament and the Executive to a dramatic end.
18:15
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Minister Nantaba to be Recalled for Vetting

The newly-appointed State Minister for Lands, Idah Nantaba, is set to reappear before the Parliamentary Appointments Committee next week. A source from the committee says Parliament decided to recall her due to inconsistencies in answering questions about her academic background.
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Kabwegyere Thrown Out of Appointments Committee tarsis kabwegyere

The Parliamentary appointments committee on Monday threw out Professor Tarsis Kabwegyere, the newly appointed minister for gender, labour and social development.
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MP Kamba in Court Over Ministerial Post saleh kamba

Kibuku County Member of Parliament Saleh Kamba has sued the Attorney General for improper conduct over failure by Parliament to approve his ministerial appointment last year.
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Oulanyah Defends Appointments Committee jacob oulanya

Story of an Interview with Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah on appointments committee mandate
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