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11:36
11:36

Renowned Activists Denied Access to Parliament pig demonstration 1 2

Some of the activists who were reportedly banned from Parliament include Moses Bigirwa, Norman Tumuhimbise, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Kitonsa.
15:58
15:58

MPs Want Glass Screen, Live TV for Strangers in Parliament red top brigade 6 1

Nwoya County MP Simon Oyet says Parliament should borrow from courtrooms that have glass screens to protect witnesses from anyone who would wish to attack them. He observes a need to have a live TV link to allow strangers to watch parliamentary proceeding on a screen from a space where they can also be monitored by MPs.
20:23
20:23

Tumwine Liable for Frustrating Probe into Safe Houses – Committee torture 1 2

The committee chaired by Buvuma Islands MP Janepher Nantume Egunyu had attempted to investigate the reports that several Ugandans had been illegally incarcerated and tortured in safe houses across the country. The focus was mainly on safe houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district, against which several complaints had been lodged.
15:02
15:02

PAC to Probe Procurement of UPDF Jet Ranger Helicopter Spare Parts Parliament 1

On Tuesday, a Uganda People’s Defense Forces-UPDF jet Ranger AF302 crashed on a training mission in Bulo in Gomba district killing two people; Major. Naomi Karungi, a UPDF helicopter pilot and Benon Wakalo, a cadet pilot.
15:17
15:17

Parliament Halts UPDF Fisheries Operations Indefinately President Museveni 3 1 Top story

Legislators noted that officers attached to the UPDF Fisheries Protection Unit have time and again been implicated for harassing, torturing and intimidating fishing communities.
07:08
07:08

MPs Worried over Presence of Guns in Karamoja security 3 1

Members of Parliament from Karamoja are concerned that there is a return of guns in the region which is leading to open cattle rustling and Killings.
19:05
19:05

Oulanyah Directs MPs to Visit Safe Houses torture 4 1

Raising a matter of national importance on Thursday, Kalungu West MP Joseph Gonzaga Sewungu said Parliament was being blocked from conducting its role by the minister.
16:50
16:50

Gen Tumwine Rejects MPs Plan to Visit Safe Houses human rights 5 1

Last week, the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed the Human Rights Committee to investigate reports on the presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district.
14:54
14:54

15 Police Stations to Get Fire Fighting Equipment Uganda Police Force 1

The equipment include Fire trucks, Water trucks, assorted fire equipment such as fire extinguishers, and horse rills. Some of the areas are; Kasangati, Mpigi, Bulooba, Ntinda, Kasubi, Wakiso and Kyengeyera.
21:11
21:11

Victim Narrates Torture Ordeal in Safe Houses Human rights 7 1

Gabula narrated to the committee on how he was arrested in April by Internal Security Officers and taken to Okello House in Nakasero and asked to frame Former IGP Kale Kayihura and Agasirwe Nixon the former Commander of Special Operations Uganda Police for rampant murders in the country.
12:45
12:45

Uganda's Safe Houses are Not Torture Chambers- Tumwine Gen Elly Tumwine 1

The affirmation follows a heated debate from which the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga directed the Human Rights Committee to investigate reports on the presence of Safe Houses in Lwamayuba in Kalangala and Kyengera in Wakiso district. The reports indicate that the safe houses are often used to torture suspects.
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