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Constitutional Court Declines to Dismiss Anti Homosexuality Act, Nullifies Four Sections Richard Buteera 1 Top story

The petitioners, including West Budama MP Fox Odoi, human rights advocate Nicholas Opio, Makerere University Law professors Sylvia Tamale and Dr. Kabumba Businye, veteran journalist Andrew Mwenda, and USAID, argued that certain sections of the Anti-Homosexuality Law violated human dignity, freedoms of association and expression, and the right to engage in lawful trade and business.
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Council for Abavandimwe Petitions Parliament Over Human Rights Violations Victoria University 2 1

Led by the Chairman Council for Abavandimwe, Frank Gashumba and their Vice Chairman Dr Lawrence Muganga, who also doubles as the Victoria University Vice Chancellor, the petitioners raised three major concerns namely; denials of IDs, Passports and exploitation during elections.
12:21
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NUP Hits at Among for Blocking Mpuuga’s Removal 1

Secretary General Lubongoya asserted that when NUP communicated to Parliament the decision to withdraw its mandate from the former Leader of Opposition in Parliament as Commissioner, it was alive to the fact Among would seek to protect him.
08:30
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DP Wants Rules of Procedure of Parliament Amended to Enforce Discipline Bank of Uganda 3

Under the multi-party dispensation, Dr. Gerald Siranda Blacks, the DP’s Secretary General argues that the Administration of Parliament Act and Rule 196 of the Rules of Procedure of Parliament allows parties to nominate members for designation by their respective Whips in the House but the same rules undermine powers to recall the nominees.
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Kiira Motors Seeks UGX 524 Billion to Finance Five Year Business Plan Uganda Vision 2040 1

The entity’s core business objective is to develop, make and sell sustainable mobility solutions (motor vehicles, parts, systems and services) in Africa.
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Ssenyonyi Demands Probe Against Anita Among And Clerk to Parliament per diem 5 1 Top story

He has asked the IGG, the Financial Intelligence Authority(FIA), the Auditor General, and the DPP demanding for action against the head of the legislature.
16:12
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UWEC Seeks UGX10Bn for Lion Population Recovery Project 2 1

Dr. James Musinguzi, the UWEC’s Executive Director in statement said the funds will facilitate breeding of the lions in three selected National Parks in the country so as to avert the dwindling population of the big cats currently being threatened by the increasing human-wildlife conflict.
17:40
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UGX 1.163Bn Consultancy Work for UWEC Perimeter Wall Fence Shocks MPs 1 3

While defending their Ministerial Policy Statement, and Budget Estimates for the Financial Year 2024/2025 on Tuesday, David Musingo, UWEC’s Acting Executive Director told the Committee that they procured the services of C4D International Limited, a building and engineering firm for the wall fence construction given the complexity of land the entity sits on.
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NUP to Kick Mpuuga Out Of Parliamentary Commission Mathias Mpuuga 1 Top story

NUP Executive Committee sitting on Friday resolved to recall Mathias Mpuuga from the Parliamentary Commission, and replace him with the Mityana MP, Francis Zaake.
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Among Blocks Debate On Corruption At Parliamentary Commission 5 1 Top story

She said would not comment on rumors and said her allegations are due to her support for the Anti-Homosexuality act 2023.
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Asuman Basalirwa To Consult On Counterfeits Bill 2023 1

Baslairwa revealed that consultations shall last three months beginning April 2024, and will take place at selected locations in the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Western regions of Uganda.
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MPs Want Probe into UGX 27.6Bn Cash for Suspended Silkworm Project 1

James Kubeketerya, the MP for Bunya County East Constituency, revealed that in the Financial Year 2023/2024, Parliament appropriated 27.6 billion to enhance sericulture. He now wonders how the money has been utilized since the project was suspended.investments.
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NUP Asks Mpuuga To Step Down Over 500 Million UGX Service Award 1

“At the meeting, Rt. Hon. Mpuuga admitted that he indeed took part in this wrongdoing and apologized for the same. In light of this, he was strongly advised that the moral thing to do in the circumstances is to step down from his role as parliamentary commissioner with immediate effect.” Reads part of the statement
15:25
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Tayebwa Pledges Transformative African Agenda At OACPS-EU Joint Parliaments Pan African 1

Tayebwa made the remarks following his election by his peers as the East African Representative to the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States, and European Union (OACPS – EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly in the capital Luanda, Angola on Friday.
13:07
13:07

MPs Ask Gov’t to Fund Extensive Research into Nodding Disease scientific research 2 1

Apart from scientific research and more resource allocation for treatment, the Committee recommended at least three medical staff to be deployed at the designated facilities for effective diagnosis of the disease and prescription of management plans for the affected households.
10:09
10:09

MPs Reject Report on Refugees

Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa, however, observed that the report had many loopholes, noting that the recommended policy review on refugees is a preserve of the Cabinet.
10:28
10:28

Ssenyonyi Demands Unconditional Release Of Jailed NUP Supporters 1 2

The LOP’s office released a list of 45 opposition supporters who are being detained at Luzira and Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. 15 of them are in Luzira including two female inmates; Olivia Lutaaya and Resy Birungi Nabbosa are being detained at Luzira Women's Prison while 30 others are in Kitalya Mini-Maximum Prison. URN could not verify the authenticity of the document.
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Gov’t Targets to Issue 32 Million IDs by January 2025 1

State Minister for Internal Affairs Gen. David Muhoozi announced this in response to an outcry from Members of Parliament over the delayed process for ID renewals and issuance of new ones by the National Identification and Registration Authority – NIRA.
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COSASE Orders Audit into Gorilla Trekking Permit Scam 1

Medard Lubega Ssegonna, the COSASE Chairperson issued the directive on Tuesday while probing UWA officials led by the Executive Director, Sam Mwandha to answer queries raised by John Muwanga, the Auditor General in a FY 2022/2023 report relating to staff connivance to defraud the entity.
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House Scheduled to Process Nine Crucial Gov't Bills This Week 1 1

The omnibus Bill seeks to legalize the pending plan by the Government to merge Ministries, Department, and Agencies – MDAs. A total of 33 agencies to be moved to their mother ministries, 35 will be merged into 19 entities whereas 80 others will remain semi-autonomous in a process expected to commence on July 1, 2024.
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