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Why does Uganda's parliament have a high turnover rate?

A new study by researchers at Uganda’s parliament shows that 60% of MPs do not get re-elected by their constituents after serving their five-year term in office.

A new study by researchers at Uganda’s parliament shows that 60 % of MPs in previous parliaments have not been re-elected by their constituents after serving their five-year term in office.

The study, which analysed elections from 1996 to 2011, singled out West Budama Constituency as the area with the highest turnover rate in Uganda.

This report examines why the Ugandan legislature has such a high attrition rate.

MPs angry over Zziwa suspension: are you?

Members of Parliament have reacted angrily to the news of the suspension.

Speaking a day after a majority of members of the regional assembly endorsed a motion barring her from exercising the duties of the Speaker’s office, Zziwa said the procedure used to arrive at the decision was an illegality.

She spoke at the House Committee on Legal Rules and Privileges that began sittings to discuss the motion on her removal.

In Kampala,Members of Parliament have reacted angrily to the news of the suspension while Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi said he is surprised.

What does Museveni's cabinet reshuffle mean going into 2016?

What can be gleaned from the reshuffle given the recent goings on in the NRM and also bearing in mind that a presidential election is on the horizon?

The panel discusses the possible motivations for the March 2015 cabinet reshuffle.

The main point of discussion being what can be learnt from the reshuffle given the recent goings on in the NRM and also bearing in mind that a presidential election is on the horizon.

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