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Loser in Fort Portal City Woman MP NRM Primaries Joins NUP Thomas Kakuru 1 1

Kihunde was one of the four candidates in the recently concluded NRM party primaries for the Fort Portal Woman Member of Parliament race.
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Kwizera Wants EC Chairperson Arrested for Contempt of Court Simon Byabakama 1 Top story

On December, 27th, 2019, a Panel of five Constitutional Court Judges led by Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo ordered six legislators from newly created municipalities to vacate their seats on grounds that they were elected to represent non-existent constituencies.
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Businessman Buchanan Fails to Block Trial in Court Martial Dr David Mushabe 2 Top story

On Friday, Justice Musa Ssekaana dismissed Buchanan’s application with costs on grounds that it was wrongly filed before the Civil Division of High Court since the applicant was seeking to challenge the criminal exercise of power or jurisdiction.
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U.S Department Pins Uganda on Human Rights Violation Jinja 4

The report shows that there were several reports where the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings, including due to torture in 2019.
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Ruhinda North MP Drags Voter to Court for Defamation district 1 Top story

Through his lawyers M/S Ortus Advocates, the legislator says Kankiriho with intentions to defame, ridicule and demean his person, published and distributed defamatory text messages in a WhatsApp group belonging to members of Mitooma district.
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Parliament Maintains UGX 3M Nomination Fees for Aspirants William Byaruhanga 1 5 Top story

the Budadiri West Member of Parliament, Nathan Nandala Mafabi called for the revision of the nomination fees for parliamentary candidates from Shillings 2 million to Shillings 200,000.
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Opposition Constitutional Amendment Proposals Restrictive, Discriminatory – Electoral Commission Wilfred Niwagaba 1 Top story

Byabakama argues that not all EC officials may qualify to be judges so as to be subjected to the Judicial Service Commission. He says the current method of appointment and the attendant parliamentary vetting process remains a better option.
11:04
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Nansana Municipality Crisis: Ministry Institutes Investigations, Reopens Offices security 7 1 Top story

Jackie Kiiza Kemigisha, the Principal Urban Officer in the Local Government Ministry, said the meeting came up with four resolutions and resolved to implement them with immediate effect in the interest of better service delivery in the municipality.
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Martha Karua to Uganda Women- Fight for your Space 1 4 Top story

Karua, who also served as a High court advocate, legislator and Justice Minister in Kenya, says women need to appreciate that they live in a patriarchy society where men are fronted beyond women and hence need to fight for space.
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Low Staffing Hampering Service Delivery in Bududa Moses Siisa 1

Moses Siisa, the Bumayoka Sub County LC III Chairperson, says he has no substantive parish chief in the entire sub county yet they perform a lot of duties. He says most of the parish chiefs in his area have been acting for the last 10 years, which affects service delivery.
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Attorney General Asks Court to Dismiss Petition to Block Buchanan's Trial David Mushabe 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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Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference: Delegates Criticize Gov’ts On Global Warming Climate Change 1 Top story

A section of delegates at the ongoing 64th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC) today criticized governments for allegedly not taking steps to curb the increasing effects of climate change.
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Electoral Reform Bills: EC Opposes Move to Delay Elections in New Districts Justice Byabakama 4 1 Top story

Electoral commission has opposed the proposal that elections in newly created districts and constituencies should be halted until the next round of general elections. The proposal is among several others in the Parliamentary Elections Amendment Bill, 2019.
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Museveni Endorses Creation of Semuto-Kapeeka Municipality center 3 1 Top story

According to Local Government Act, the conditions for creation of municipality include the capacity to meet the cost of service delivery and office accommodation, existence of a physical development plan for land use, reliable water sources and reasonable financial base.
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BoU Amendment Bill In the Offing Bank of Uganda 1 Top story

According to the Bank of Uganda act, the Central Bank Governor who is also the most senior officer in the bank also chairs the board of directors and deputized by the Deputy Governor. The other members are the Secretary to the Treasury and directors from different departments in the bank.
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