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MP Mugabi sworn in
Kampala
The winner of the Bukholi North by-election, Stephen Bakka Mugabi (NRM), has been sworn in at Parliament as MP. He beat seven other candidates on March 18 to take the seat in Bugiri district. The seat fell vacant after the High Court nullified the election of Bal

MP Mugabi sworn in
Kampala
The winner of the Bukholi North by-election, Stephen Bakka Mugabi (NRM), has been sworn in at Parliament as MP. He beat seven other candidates on March 18 to take the seat in Bugiri district. The seat fell vacant after the High Court nullified the election of Bal

MP Mugabi sworn in
Kampala
The winner of the Bukholi North by-election, Stephen Bakka Mugabi (NRM), has been sworn in at Parliament as MP. He beat seven other candidates on March 18 to take the seat in Bugiri district. The seat fell vacant after the High Court nullified the election of Balingirira Nakendo for lack of academic qualifications on 22 January. The Speaker, Edward Ssekandi, presided over the ceremony on Tuesday. He cautioned Mugabi against dividing his constituents. The leader of the opposition in Parliament, Prof. Ogenga Latigo, welcomed the new MP and wished him well.

Swahili body picks Ugandan
Kampala
A Ugandan has been elected to the leadership of the East African Kiswahili Lecturers Association or Chama Cha Kiswahili Africa Mashariki (CHAKAMA) for the next two years (2007 to 2009). According to a press statement, John Nsookwa, who is a lecturer at the Makerere University School of Education, was voted the new leader. The association that was established in 2002 is based in Arusha, Tanzania. It coordinates research and improves the teaching and use of the Kiswahili language in East African universities. The general secretary is Innocent Yerindabo, while another Ugandan, Judith Namayego was elected the new the assistant treasurer.

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