The Court held that the applicants should have filed the case as early as 2017, rather than in 2020 and as a result, the court does not have jurisdiction to hear the matter. The ruling means that the applicants cannot proceed with the merits of the case.
"In the result, I find that the trial Judge erred in dismissing the petition for lack of jurisdiction, without recourse to the EACJ preliminary reference mechanism for a preliminary ruling on such issues raised in the petition as called for Treaty interpretation,” said Mugenyi.
The transfer, expected 19 years ago, faced delays due to regional instabilities. The ritualistic transfer of power occurred at Akiriket, one of the largest shrines in Lotisan Sub County. It involved the sacrificial offering of a black bull, symbolizing the transition from darkness to light within the community.
The Petroleum Authority and the developer reveal how Artificial intelligence and Satellite Technology will minimize human intrusion, and environmental damage, and ensure real-time monitoring of the entire pipeline.
Dorothy Esther Kiyai, the acting programs manager, says a law is needed to guide on who a human rights defender is as well as define the roles and responsibilities of all key stakeholders including individuals, civil society organisations, and the state involved in the human rights defense.
Addressing the high rates of teenage pregnancies, Minister Mateke emphasized the need to strengthen parenting, noting that neglecting parental duties for financial gains compromises children's safety and protection.
On October 19th, 2023, Mathias Mpuuga, the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament led a group of legislators to walk out of plenary demanding a detailed government report on repeated gross human rights abuses meted against supporters and leaders of the National Unity Platform– NUP party.
President Museveni slapped a moratorium on the export of unprocessed iron ore and other minerals in a bid to spur the growth of local industries through value addition and to create employment opportunities for Ugandans.
Mackay Aomu, Director, of the NPS Department at BoU, says major achievements were met by the previous strategy, though they were affected by the outbreak of COVID-19, as well as budget constraints and inadequate accountability.