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Day: July 25, 2022

Makerere University  Gov’t students demand payment of allowances.

Makerere University  Gov’t students demand payment of allowances.

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Government-sponsored students at Makerere University are demanding their allowances before the closure of the semester. The students say that it is a few weeks to the end of the semester but they are yet to receive part of their allowances. Some of the students have already received part of their living out allowances and they are only waiting for the remaining funds. Government-sponsored students who reside outside the university receive at least 760,000 Shillings every semester as a living-out allowance to cover the cost of their accommodation and meals while those staying in halls of residence only receive a food allowance amounting to 530,000 Shillings per semester, but placements in halls are prioritized for science students. Joseph Oloya, a fourth-year student pursuing a degree in La...
Richard Sebamala has taken over as acting president general of DP.

Richard Sebamala has taken over as acting president general of DP.

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Bukoto Central Member of Parliament, Eng Richard Sebamala has taken over as acting president general of the Democratic Party (DP). Eng. Sebamala’s announcement comes just a few days after the DP president general Norbert Mao signed a cooperation agreement with President Yoweri Museveni without any consent from the top Party organs and subsequently appointed as Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in the ruling government. Sebamala says he will act as DP head until sanity gets back to Uganda’s oldest political party. The legislator made the revelation on NBS Television on Friday
Parliament Approves Mao, Vows Not to Step Aside As Dp President.

Parliament Approves Mao, Vows Not to Step Aside As Dp President.

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The Parliament's Appointments Committee confirmed the appointment of Democratic Party leader Norbert Mao as the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs. those who were vetted is Democratic Party President Norbert Mao who was, on Thursday July 2oth, appointed Minister for Justice and constitutional affairs. Shortly after his approval, DP’s Norbert Mao vowed to stay on as the leader of the Democratic Party despite calls from some Party MPs to have him step aside. Mr. Mao’s appointment was approved by the vetting committee of parliament chaired by the Speaker Anita Among. “The constitution of DP and the cooperation agreement are not mutually exclusive. I signed it as the president of the DP and I will continue discharging my duty as the president of DP,” he said. “I heard voices calli...