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19:49
19:49

Uganda Taking Wrong Direction in Rule of Law -Civic Index Reports 5

The Lead researcher Associate Professor Ronald Kakungulu says that when they asked respondents what they thought about the direction Uganda was taking in respect for human rights and the rule of law, a whopping 73.9 percent said the country was heading in the wrong direction while only 10.9 percent believed Uganda was heading in the right direction.
07:29
07:29

NRM MPs to Consult on Proposed Bail Ban for Capital Suspects 1 5

President Museveni has in the past criticized provision of bail to suspected capital offenders and on Monday, he clashed with the Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo on the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
21:07
21:07

Oulanyah Questions Access to Information Law Parliament 1 4 Top story

The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
14:23
14:23

Red Tape, Cost Cited as Obstacles to Information Access Twaweza 14 1

According to the Access to Information Act, every citizen has a right of access to information and records in the possession of the State or any public body, except where the release of the information is likely to prejudice the security or sovereignty of the State or interfere with the right to the privacy of any other person.
17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 1 3

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
16:27
16:27

JEEMA to Hold Grass Root Elections 1 4

JEEMA Secretary General, Muhammad Kateregga tells URN that after grass root elections, the party structures will be fully constituted for the National Delegates Conference planned for 2023.
15:45
15:45

Former Kyenjojo Woman MP Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling 1

On September 8, Justice Victoria Katamba dismissed the petition on grounds that Baguma didn't have an accompanying affidavit to support her petition as provided for in the law.
12:11
12:11

Kyagulanyi Stopped From Travelling To United States Over COVID-19 Restrictions

In a statement on his social media platform (Facebook), Kyagulanyi said yesterday he left Uganda for the United States of America via Qatar, to attend diaspora events including the Uganda Action Day and NUP Convention, scheduled for this weekend.
11:41
11:41

Workers Union Wants Ratification of Violence and Harrassement Convention Expedited 5

The convention passed at the 2019 General Conference of the International Labour Organization-ILO in Geneva requires member countries of ILO to domesticate and implement its provisions to respect and promote workplaces free of violence and harassment.
17:27
17:27

MPs Query Gov't on Former VP Ssekandi's Retirement Benefits Parliament 1 2

Former Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi still awaits his retirement house and car among others. According to the Ministry of Public service, so far Ssekandi has received only his monthly payment, and medical benefits.
16:33
16:33

DP to Commemorate Ben Kiwanuka’s 49th Death Anniversary Democratic Party 1 3

Siranda also eulogized Kiwanuka for fighting for Ugandan farmers, to eliminate middlemen while selling their farm produce, an act that saw farmers reap big from their farm produce.
12:17
12:17

People`s Progressive Party to Hold National Delegates Conference PPP 3

David Alira, the party’s Secretary-General Alira said that they have kicked off consultations with security personnel to agree on how and when the event can be hosted following coronavirus standard operating procedures.
10:24
10:24

Civil Society, Police Want Compensation Fund for Victims of Gender Based Violence 3

Dora Kanabahika, a lead consultant at the ICGLR Regional Training Facility says that it is not enough for government to prosecute the perpetrators and abandon the victims.
16:51
16:51

Nyanzi Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling 1

Through his lawyers, Semuyaba, Iga and Company Advocates, Nyanzi has filed a notice of appeal before the High Court in Kampala challenging the ruling of Justice Apiny.
17:43
17:43

KCCA Starts Evaluation of Casual Workers As Contract Expires 4

Aisha Nampeera, a single mother of three, says that her job with KCCA as a sweeper is her only source of income. Nampeera narrates how she has endured work hazards including accidents to keep her job and earn a living for her family.
19:57
19:57

KCCA Needs UGX 30bn to Compensate Ndeeba Market Vendors 7

KCCA was sued for illegal eviction and destruction of property. The court faulted KCCA for conducting the eviction on land they don’t own and awarded the vendors damages of 30 Billion Shillings.
19:43
19:43

Opposition Still Focused on Regime Change – Mpuuga 2 2

Mpuuga was appointed into the office by the President of the National Unity Platform Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu after his party emerged as the main opposition group, having won more parliamentary seats than all other opposition groups in the January polls.
18:27
18:27

KCCA Executive Committee Wants Sickle Cell Fund Established in Memory of BMK 4

During a council sitting on Wednesday at the Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA hall, Deputy Lord Mayor Doreen Nyanjura presented to the council a resolution by the City Executive Committee-CEC to establish a fund to support people living with Sickle Cell and promote sensitization about the condition.
18:29
18:29

Court Dismisses Petition Against Katikamu South MP, Hassan Kirumira 2 2 Top story

In her ruling, Justice Apiny found that the petitioner did not serve EC as ordered and that in Kamba’s affidavit of service, he did not indicate whether he later served any of the Commission lawyers or sought other means to implement the service.
13:41
13:41

Katikamu South Elections Petition: Court to Rule Tuesday on Amended Affidavits

The matter was up for scheduling on Thursday 9th September but lawyers of Kirumira and Electoral Commission raised a point of law regarding the recommissioned affidavits. Kirumira’s lawyers led by Ronald Ruhinda told court that the petitioner had served them the recommissioned affidavits late, at 4pm on Wednesday 8th.
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