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Uganda Parliament to get alternate panel of Speakers

Parliament will soon appoint a panel of Speakers to preside over the house in the absence of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. This is contained among several proposals tabled by the Parliament Standing Committee on Rules Privileges and Discipline in parliament . The Committee chaired by West Budama North MP  Fox Odoi proposes that four assistant Speakers […]

Onek fails to defend himself against oil bribery allegations

Former energy minister Hillary Onek was thrown out of the adhoc committee investigating the oil sector after he failed to provide a presentation on his case of alleged bribery. Onek is accused, together with Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and foreign affairs minister Sam Kuteesa of taking bribes from oil companies. The committee, chaired by Michael […]

Parliament backtracks on summoning Vice president Sekandi

Legislators on the Rules, Privileges and Discipline committee this afternoon made a u-turn on its invitation to the Vice President to appear before them. The committee ,chaired by Fox Odoi, invited Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi to appear before the committee to give his view on contempt of Parliament following refusal by Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi and […]

Hillary Onek refuses to step down over oil bribery allegations

The Former Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Eng. Hillary Onek has maintained he will not resign due to pressure from Parliament over alleged oil bribery claims. Onek, who appeared before Parliament’s Rules, Privileges and Discipline committee this morning, contends that there are no provisions in the law requiring him to do so, adding that […]

Medard Segona and four others leave Rules and Privileges committee

The Member of Parliament for Busiro East In wakiso district Medard segona has excused himself from the Rules , privileges and discipline committee which is now establishing whether  two ministers Hilary onek and Amama Mbabazi were not in contempt of parliament for them not to step over oil bribe scandal allegations. Segona announced this today while this committee […]

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