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EC Asks Court To Dismiss Kubuleta’s Application Challenging Revised Election Roadmap, Says He Flouted Constitution

Joseph Kabuleta The Electoral Commission has asked the High court in Kampala to dismiss with costs Presidential Aspirant Joseph Kabuleta's application seeking to cancel the revised road map for the 2021 elections, saying it is incompetent.That Kabuleta's application is also an abuse of court process on account of  his  failure

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Political Economy

Uproar As National Council For Higher Education Charges Politicians Shs2M For Academic Documents Verification

The National Council For Higher Education (NCHE) will charge all prospective political candidates Shs2M for verification of their academic documents before qualifying for any elective positions. However, a section of MPs have expressed disappointment over this decision. Leading the criticism was Lyandro Komakech (Gulu Municipality) who informed Parliament that he

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MPs: Kasaija Illegally Read 2020/21 Budget Different From What Parliament Passed

The Chairperson of Parliament’s Budget Committee, Amos Lugolobi questioned the inconsistencies in the budget speech delivered Finance Minister Matia Kasaija (pictured) last Thursday. Raising a matter of national importance on the floor of Parliament today, the Ntenjeru North lawmaker said the speech was different from what Parliament passed, a thing

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FULL BUDGET SPEECH: Gov’t Unveils COVID-19 Economic Stimulus & Growth Strategy

Today 11th June 2020, Matia Kasaija (pictured), the Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development presented the 2020/21 national budget to Parliament and the nation under the theme: Stimulating the Economy to safeguard Livelihoods, Jobs, Businesses and Industrial Recovery. Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic in January 2020, Government

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