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17:32
17:32

Uganda Releases, Deports 13 More Rwandans Attorney General 1

The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa,, says the release of the Rwandan nationals is part of Uganda’s effort to normalize relation with her neighbor that fell apart at the beginning of last year, leading to the closure of Gatuna border.
07:51
07:51

Uganda in Advanced Stages of Negotiations With DRC in Plunder Case President Museveni 2 1

Byaruhanga says that although the court had asked Uganda and the DRC to settle the matter out of court, DRC proposed 23 billion US Dollars which was too much for Uganda. Uganda has however offered 150 million dollars, though it hasn’t been agreed yet by DRC.
18:03
18:03

EA Court Sets Date for Ruling on Application to Block 2021 Elections Age Limit 1

This is according to a notice signed by the Registrar of the East African Court of Justice Yufnalis Okubo summoning Uganda’s Attorney General and Mabirizi to go and receive the ruling.
12:53
12:53

MP Ogwang's Ministerial Appointment Queried Over Academic Papers Rebecca Kadaga 1 Top story

You were vetted by the Parliament of Uganda on 3rd January 2020 based on falsified academic certificates contrary to the Constitution of Uganda and electoral laws. You have ignored and failed to disclose your true education qualifications to the appointing powers with intent to, again, continue drawing the tax payers’ money in form of a salary when you are not qualified so to do,” further reads the notice to Ogwang.
12:22
12:22

Nakasongola Introduces Ordinance To Combat Vandalism Attorney General 4 1 Top story

According to proposed ordinance, Bogere wants the district to restrict the business of dealing in scrap to adults above 18 years following reports that children are dropping out of school to sale scrap. He also wants the district council to compel scrap dealers to have known collection centers where people can sale old metals rather moving house to house, which abets vandalism.
15:21
15:21

Court Upholds Appointment of Jinja District Land Board Chairperson letter

The order which was issued on Friday by the Jinja High Court deputy registrar, Fred Waninda. It followed an application that was filed by Musenze, after the former Minister of Lands Betty Amongi criticised the manner in which he was elected.
18:52
18:52

Concerned Citizen Sues Prison Wardens For Torturing Inmate Kayunga District 1 Top story

In his suit, Rubarema contends that around February 2018 while on duty the three Prison Warders led inmates to dig on a private farm in Kayunga District, whose owner the torture victim doesn’t remember. This is according to the information Rubarema received from Tendo when he visited him in Luzira prisons in October 24th, 2019.
16:54
16:54

Clerk to Parliament Faulted for Defying Speakers Directive on Private Members Bill MInistry of Finance 2 1

The Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah, on December 3, directed the Clerk to Parliament to gazette the Bill to enable its First reading on the floor of parliament after Niwagaba failed to obtain a Certificate of Financial Implication for the Bill within the time frame of 60 days stipulated in the Public Finance Management Act.
14:32
14:32

Constitutional Court Justices to Besigye-Seek Remedy in Your Court Attorney General 1 Top story

The judges note that since Besigye argues that there is no validly elected government, it implies that there are no legally constituted courts of law and therefore they can’t grant him the remedies he is seeking.
19:33
19:33

Court Consolidates Suits Against Electoral Commission Chairperson Kampala 1 1 Top story

According to Justice Ssekaana, he will jointly hear the suits filed by City Lawyer, Male Mabirizi and 14 leaders from the “People’s Government’ on December 12 since they appear to have similar facts. He explains that it was necessary to consolidate the suits to avoid duplicity and multiplicity.
15:58
15:58

Refugee Scam: Interdicted Commissioner Seeks Reinstatement Permanent Secretary 1 Top story

Kazungu contends that through his lawyers of Thomas and Michael Advocates he wrote to the head of Public Service who also wrote to the Permanent Secretary asking her to justify why he shouldn’t be reinstated.
19:07
19:07

Farmers Sue Tobacco Company Over Non-Payment Tobacco Companies 1

The farmers note that they signed contracts for them to grow and sell the tobacco to the company and not to any other company.
17:20
17:20

Bobi Wine Denies Ownership of People Power Pressure Group Attorney General 2 2

Kyagulanyi states that what he, Ssenyonyi and other Ugandans are doing, is coming together in association while exercising their power as Ugandans in as far as Article one of the Constitution, which states that power belongs to the people.
17:50
17:50

KCCA Halts Debate on Budget Paper Over Kitaka’s Appointment Attorney General 6 1 Top story

It is unclear why the minister has failed to act despite advise from the Public Service Commission. On September 9th, 2019, Justice Ralph Ochan, the Chairperson Public Service Commission wrote to Kamya asking her to regularize Kitaka’s appointment.
19:43
19:43

Attorney General Files Defense in Case Against Labour Export Firms Ivan Bwowe 1

In August, city lawyer Ivan Bwowe sued the Attorney General and 143 labour export firms under their umbrella Uganda Association of External Recruitment Agencies seeking among others a declaration that the actions of the Gender Ministry by authorizing their work is illegal.
12:12
12:12

Increasing Alcohol Consumption in Arua, W. Nile Worries CSOs civil society 2

Collins Mawa, an opinion leader in Arua, says the high alcohol consumption in the region has not only impacted negatively on the economic well being of families but also led to increased school dropout rates and family break ups.
16:35
16:35

Kaweesi Murder Suspects Released on Police Bond state attorney 2 Top story

The trio has been released this afternoon by the Deputy Commander of Special Investigations Department- SID of Police, Elly Womanya in Kireka.
15:06
15:06

Attorney General Asks Court to Dismiss Petition to Block Buchanan's Trial Abdullah Kitatta 1

Through his lawyer, David Mushabe, Buchanan petitioned Court, saying the military court lacks jurisdiction to try him on criminal matters since he is a civilian. In his document seen by URN, Buchanan also faulted the Judge Advocate Col. Richard Tukacungurwa of failure to advise the court martial in as far as its jurisdiction on trying criminal matters is concerned.
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