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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.
17:01
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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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15:42

MPs Summon Attorney General over Vehicle Inspection Contract SGS Ltd, 2 1

The Physical infrastructure committee of Parliament has summoned the Attorney General William Byaruhanga to appear before the committee and present Government’s position on the inspection of motor vehicle.
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09:45

Provisions in Approved Presidential Elections Bill Generate Mixed Reactions Attorney General 3 5 Top story

The Electoral Commission Spokesperson, Jotham Taremwa, says the electoral body cannot state a definitive date for elections until nominations are concluded.
07:51
07:51

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

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.
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MP Ogwang's Ministerial Appointment Queried Over Academic Papers Attorney General 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.
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16:54

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

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.
07:41
07:41

Museum, 100 More Seats in Parliament to Cost UGX 26B Attorney General 4 1 Top story

The committee agreed to amend the contract to include an additional floor to accommodate a museum and increase the sitting capacity of the chambers from 500 to 600 seats. The additional works will cost Shillings 26 billion inclusive of VAT, according to documents seen by URN.
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Electoral Reforms: Gov’t Seeks to Delay Polls in New Districts financial year 4 Top story

This proposal is a departure from the Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005 that provides that elections should be held sixty days after the creation of a new district or constituency. This comes at a time when government is struggling to fund elections in newly created districts and constituencies.
07:16
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MPs Question Legality of UPDF Involvement in Fishing Operations Rebecca Kadaga 4

In 2017, President, Yoweri Museveni directed UPDF to deploy officers on Ugandan lakes to combat illegal fishing practices so as to protect the fish resource that was under threat of depletion.
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