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08:14
08:14

Court Orders Gov't to Compensate Tea Farmers More than UGX 60Billion Attorney General 1 Top story

As per the consent judgment, it was recognized that the number of tea seedlings estimated to have been planted in the specified districts amounted to 106,640,606, valued at Shillings 42,656,242,400. Of this, Shillings 8,237,098,116 had already been paid to eligible nursery bed operators, and NAADS committed Shillings 7,118,326,249 for payment.
14:28
14:28

AG Asks Court to Dismiss Applications in Anti Homosexuality Case Over Bias Attorney General 2 1 Top story

Represented by a team of State Attorneys led by Director for Civil Litigation Martin Mwambutsya, the Attorney General argues that these applications are driven by individuals with biased interests rather than neutrality and impartiality in seeking involvement in the case.
17:54
17:54

Mairungi Farmers Demand Parliament Records on New Narcotics Drugs Bill Attorney General 1

According to the petition, the Miraa Farmers are seeking a Hansard report of the third reading of the bill on August 22nd, 2023 on the first reading on May 23, 2023, and the second reading on August 15, 16, and 17 2023.
16:47
16:47

AG Asks Court to Dismiss Petitions Against Anti Homosexuality Act HENRY BYANSI 1

According to Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka, the petitions are not only brought in bad faith but were filed with intentions to destroy and overthrow the Constitutional social order by seeking court orders for the protection of an unconstitutional and illegal act of homosexuality.
07:48
07:48

Another Set of Activists Petition Court to Nullify Anti Homosexuality Law Henry Byansi 1 Top story

The petitioners include Foxi Odoi Oywelowo, the West Budama MP, his Kisoro municipality counterpart, Paul Bucyana Kwizera, Frank Mugisha, a human rights activist; Pepe Onziema, a self-described human rights activist who identifies as a transman; and Jackline Kemigisa, a writer, researcher, and communication specialist.
09:13
09:13

Teso War Debt Claimants Case: AG Lines Up UPDF Commanders for Defense Teso sub region 2

These senior commanders will serve as witnesses to defend the government in the cattle compensation case of Oluka and Others on May 25, 2023. The Teso War Debt Claimants had returned to court after the government launched a compensation program, arguing that the program did not adequately compensate them for their losses.
17:54
17:54

Attorney General to Court: Dismiss Police Officers Dilapidated Accommodation Case 2 2

"The units available for accommodation is 17,472 of which 6,945 are permanent and 10, 527 are semi-permanent and the key challenge in meeting the Force's accommodation needs is annual capital development and maintenance budgets." - AIGP Richard Edyegu, Director of Logistics and Engineering in Uganda Police Force
16:17
16:17

Attorney General, DPP Recommend Amendment of Existing Laws to Address Homosexuality 1

Kiwanuka cited that several clauses in the Bill are already catered for in the existing laws and that considering another special law could be tantamount to duplication.
18:28
18:28

Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo Defends Himself Against Kisaakye's Allegations Supreme Court 2

According to Owiny-Dollo, he proposed Kisaakye’s ruling to be delivered on March 22nd or 23rd, 2021 and informed the Attorney General that they were to be informed of the day accordingly but she insisted, stormed out of the Supreme Court building and addressed a press conference that day and even a day after and because of this, he referred the matter to the JSC and the process is now at an advanced stage.
19:55
19:55

Attorney General Defends Gov’t Decision in Vinci Coffee Agreement Enrica Pinetti 1

The Attorney General intends to rely on evidence contained in an affidavit by the Acting Director of Economic Affairs in the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development, Moses Kaggwa in his defense. In his affidavit, Kaggwa states that the agreement does not give Uganda Vinci Coffee company any authority to manage production, export, and set prices of coffee beans and its related products.
18:40
18:40

AG Asks Court to Uphold MP Zaake’s Removal From Parliament Commission Zaake Impeachment 1 1

The Attorney General while relying on the affidavit of the Clerk to Parliament Adolf Mwesige wants Zaake’s case dismissed with costs on grounds that it doesn't raise any questions for Constitutional interpretation and that it’s misconceived and without any merit.
16:36
16:36

We Know Joan Kagezi's Killers and Want Them Extradited - President Museveni Joan Namazzi Kagezi 2 3

The seemingly puzzled Museveni tasked the Director of Public Prosecutions Jane Frances Abodo after trying to spot the Attorney General in vain to explain why the killers who are in a country he didn't mention have not been either brought to Uganda or Prosecuted from where they are.
14:14
14:14

Lawyers Petition Court to Quash Agreement Between Gov't, Vinci Coffee Company Michael Aboneka 2 1

Byansi notes that the coffee sector in the country has many stakeholders including farmers, exporters, associations, and unions such as Bugisu Cooperative Union and Ankole Coffee Produce Cooperative Union among others who were never consulted on the agreement in question.
16:15
16:15

Kasese NUP Registrar Sues Ex-CMI Director Gen Kandiho Over Torture Samuel Masereka 2 3

"I was beaten to a point of becoming numb, had serious convulsions and later woke up finding myself sleeping in a solitary confinement with blood coming from my mouth, nose and genitals."
21:55
21:55

Court Quashes UGX 9B Award to Karuma Power Project Land Claimants Christopher Madrama 1

The justices unanimously ruled that the nine people Paul Peter Etot, Deo Okekllo, Kiden Santa, John Paul Omara, Francis Chira, Isaac Otim, Steven Etot, Albert Elwa and Ruth Etot should instead be compensated with 203 .2 million shillings as general damages.
19:38
19:38

Striking Doctors Petition Court Over Directive To Vacate Hospital Premises Attorney General 1 2

The petition by striking doctors and CEHURD has come at the time when Ministry of Health’s Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine has written to all Hospital Medical Directors and Superintendents to furnish with her office the updated data base for Interns and Senior Health Officers by December 20th 2021.
18:49
18:49

DRC Reparations: Gov’t Seeks 2.8 Bn UGX to pay American lawyer Parliament 1 2

Government has tabled a supplementary request of 2.8 billion shillings to pay arrears of Boston based law firm M/s Foley Hoag the law firm that has been representing Uganda in the DRC Reparation case.
10:02
10:02

Compensation of Teso War Claimants: Thousands Run to Court for Letters of Administration Teso sub region 1 1 Top story

The 20- page- weekly Aicerit Newspaper has more than half of its pages covered with applications of those seeking letters of administration, limiting space for local news in the region.
07:31
07:31

Ghosts Infiltrate Acholi War Debt Claimant's Compensation List War claimants 1 3 Top story

Dr Freddy Oyat, the Secretary of the war claimants’ compensation committee, says many of the lists displayed at noticeboards of different District and Sub-County headquarters have ghost names.
17:01
17:01

Cattle Compensation: MPs Query Attorney Generals List Parliament 1 7

The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka explained that the Ministry of Justice is currently dealing with 92,652 people from northern Uganda who are verified and not in dispute. He revealed that of this 16,946 are from Acholi, 42,042 from the Lango sub-region and 33,664 from the Teso region.
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