Jacky Kemigisa
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Jacky Kemigisa

Show BioHide BioI am passionate about journalism, writing and reading. My interests include; working to bridge the information gap in Uganda and East Africa, reducing corruption in Uganda, encouraging girls to reach their full potential, advocating for human Rights, improving media freedoms and working on youth employment and empowerment. I work social media as a blogger, writer, activist and technologist to reach these goals

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NRM Rebel MPs oppose Age limit removal

Published 2months ago -

At a news conference in Parliament today, visibly angry section of NRM MPs promised to do whatever it takes to prevent any amendments to the constitution with the aim of lifting the age limit. The ‘rebel’ MPs Muhammad Nsereko, Barnabas Tinkasiimire, Theodo... More »

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Major Rurangaranga eulogised in Parliament

Published 4months ago -

    The Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Prof Ephraim Kamuntu in Parliament, eulogised fallen former UPC National Chairman, Maj Edward Rurangaranga as a caring brother and a great mentor. Prof Kamuntu, himself a former member of the Uga... More »

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Motion to Investigate Bank of Uganda Halted

Published 4months ago -

  Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, in his ruling on Tuesday August 1, 2017 put a stop to a proposed motion to investigate Bank of Uganda’s role in relation to Crane Bank saga, Oulanyah halted the motion grounds that any investigation would offend the sub-... More »

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Investigate Bank Of Uganda – Hon Nandala Mafabi

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Budadiri West MP Nathan Nandala Mafabi has asked Parliament to investigate alleged cases of negligence by the Bank of Uganda, in relation to the collapse of Crane Bank. Mafabi, in a motion, tabled to Parliament today, contends that the Central Bank only turned... More »

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Parliament honors fallen Rotarian – Sam Owori

Published 4months ago -

Fallen Rotary International President-elect Sam Owori has been eulogised as a selfless Ugandan. Mr Owori died on 13 July due to complications from surgery. He was a member of the Rotary Club Kampala, Uganda for 38 years. In a motion by government, the Prime M... More »

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MPs task Government to Explain Pockets of Insecurity

Published 4months ago -

Members of Parliament tasked the ministry of Internal Affairs and that of Security to explain the various instance of insecurity in the country. This was raised to the attention of the Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah by Nansana Municipality MP Nsereko Wakayima ... More »

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Government in search for USD 8 billion for refugees

Published 6months ago -

 The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda told Parliament today  that government is in a search for over USD 8 billion (UShs 28.8 tn)to support refugees and their host communities across the country. The premier was briefing the House on the forthcoming two-d... More »

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Parliament pays tribute to Mayanja Nkangi

Published 9months ago -

The House was today covered in grief as the body of Joash Mayanja Nkangi, the fallen former Buganda premier was delivered to the chambers for last respects. Grave silence swept across the chambers of parliament as speaker after speaker sung resonance for the a... More »

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NRM secure six EALA posts as the incumbent get relected

Published 9months ago -

Parliament last night voted all six candidates of the ruling National Resistance Movement and the three incumbent Mps Susan Nakawuki an independent Fred Mukasa Mbidde of the Democratic Party and Chris Opoka of the Uganda People’s Congress. Former Internal Af... More »

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PAC Grills Dr Nassali over Ugx 3.4 billion mischarge

Published 9months ago -

   The Public Accounts committee of Parliament (PAC) on Monday grilled Dr Rose Nassali Lukwago the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Sports, over an unexplained mischarge of shs 3.4bn as reflected in the 2014-2015 report of the Audi... More »