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EALA Constitutes Committees 1

Mathias Kasamba, one of Ugandas Representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly EALA has today been named among the new Assemblys committee chairpersons.
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EALA Representatives Should Be Elected by Universal Suffrage - Amanya Mushega 1 1

Bobi Odiko, the senior Public Relations Officer at EALA, was last year reported by The East African, saying the Assembly wasnt against universal suffrage. He argued that this is one of the ways in, which the assembly can effectively represent the citizens of East Africa.
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Kadaga Tips New EALA MPs on Regional Co-operation 3 1

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has urged East African Legislative Assembly EALA lawmakers to reach out to the population and help them understand the regional co-operation efforts.
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Newly Elected EALA MPs Bitter Over Delayed Swearing-in mathias kasamba 1

Some of the newly elected members of the East African Legislative Assembly EALA have expressed disappointment over delays in convening the Assembly. On Tuesday, Kirunda Kivejinja the Minister of East Africa Community EAC Affairs, attributed the two-month delay to failure by Kenya and South Sudan to elect their representatives to EALA. Kivejinja is the current chairperson of the East African Community EAC Council of Ministers.
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FDC Loses Out on EALA Seats Top story

For the second consecutive time opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC party failed to secure a single seat as Parliament voted nine legislators to represent Uganda at the East African Legislative Assembly EALA.
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EALA Campaigns: Unruly MPs Overwhelm Speaker eala race 5 1

Kadaga cautioned legislators majority of whom were dressed in their party colors against bullying, intimidation, interruption and flashing posters of their candidates as others addressed the House.
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EALA Candidates Question Ballot Paper Arrangement ballot papers 3 1

A section of candidates contesting for the East African Legislative Assembly EALA seats are complaining about the arrangement of their names on the ballot papers to be used for todays election. The candidates, mostly Independent, say the arrangement of the names is intended to benefit their counterparts attached to political parties.
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Last-minute Running As EALA Campaigns Hit Final Lap eala candidates 3 1

Parliament convenes today elect nine legislators that will represent Uganda at the East African Legislative Assembly EALA. It was a busy day on Monday as EALA contenders made last-minute lobbying ahead of todays election. In the open area between the East and South wings of the Parliament Building, one was welcomed with coloured banners with faces of different candidates. These are accompanied by their slogans while all corridors and elevators are littered with flyers and brochures.
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Incumbent EALA Legislators Banking on Experience eala race 9 1

Three incumbent East African Legislative Assembly EALA legislators say experience will be a key factor as they seek re-election on Tuesday. The three including Democratic Partys Fred Mukasa Mbidde, Independent legislator Suzan Nakawuki and Uganda Peoples Congress UPC partys Chris Opoka talked to URN about their tenure in the current regional parliament which expires in June.
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Parliament Rejects FDC Move to Withdraw Turinawe from EALA Race ingrid turinawe 4 1

The Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige has rejected a letter from the Forum for Democratic Change FDC party withdrawing the candidature of Ingrid Turinawe from the East African Legislative Assembly EALA race. Kibirige says Muntus letter contravenes Rule 7 2 of the parliament Rules of Procedure that requires a withdrawal letter from the EALA race to be signed by both the nominee personally and the secretary general of the party which nominated him or her.
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FDC Withdraws Turinawe from EALA Race ingrid turinawe 1 1 Top story

In a letter dated 22nd February 2017 and addressed to the Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige, FDC president Major General Mugisha Muntu withdraws Turinawes candidature leaving another FDC candidate Florence Ibi Ekwau to compete with candidates from other political parties.
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Kadaga Names Verification Committee for EALA Contestants eala aspirants 1

Up to 48 candidates are competing for the nine slots. They include 38 independent candidates, six members of the ruling National Resistance Movement NRM party and two members of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change FDC. Democratic Party DP and Uganda Peoples Congress UPC have also fielded one candidate each.
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Museveni Guides NRM Caucus After EALA Election Mess state house entebbe 1 7

In a closed-door session at State House Entebbe shortly before heading to fresh polls, President Museveni guided legislators on how elections should be conducted without causing chaos.
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Top NRM Party Organ to Sieve EALA Aspirants nrm eala elections 5 1

The Central Executive Committee CEC of the National Resistance Movement NRM is set to vet East African Legislative Assembly EALA aspirants tomorrow. Forty three aspirants expressed interest in contesting on the NRM ticket for the EALA Assembly for the year 2017 to 2022.
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East Africa Small, Insecure - Museveni eala mps 2 1

President Yoweri Museveni has rallied the East African legislators to fast tract the regional political federation saying the current political structure is not enough to guarantee strategic security.
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Kidega Decries Hurdles in EAC Common Market Protocol protocal 2 1 Top story

The protocol, which guarantees free movement of persons and goods from partner states across EAC borders, has been in force since 2010. However, Kidega says that despite a number of reforms and achievements, there is still noncompliance to the tenets of the protocol by member states.
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Pictorial: 7th EAC Inter-Parliamentary Games in Mombasa

Uganda parliament won several races in athletics on the opening day with former Olympian turned legislator Julius Acon taking on Kenya marathoner turned legislator Wesley Korir.
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MP Kakooza Pushes for Removal of EALA Term Limits fred mukasa mbidde 2

The Assembly is the Legislative Organ of the East African Community with a membership of 45 elected members from five states. These include Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Burundi, and Rwanda. However, representation to the assembly is limited to two five-year terms.
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Uganda Traders Seek Help from EALA on Business 1 4

Kinene Byron, a member of the Regional Lorry Drivers and Transporters Association, also complained about the failure to standardize way bridges in the region, saying it has fueled corruption.
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UMA Tasks EALA MP to Address Challenges eala mps 4 1

Mike Ssebalu, Ugandas said the meeting was part of the sensitisation process on implementation of the integration agenda. During the meeting, Godfrey Ssali, the Policy Analyst and Advocacy Officer at UMA, said East Africa member states enforce different standards in order to lock out competitors.
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