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Is the COVID-19 Lockdown Equivalent to A State of Emergency? William Byaruhanga 4

These measures include those that significantly limit people’s basic rights like freedom of movement, association, faith among others. According to lawyers such as Asuman Basalirwa, the measures are symptomatic to a State of Emergency that is provided for under the 1995 Constitution, and can’t be supported by the Public Health Act.
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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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Attorney General, Legal Committee Clash Over Opposition Constitution Amendment Bill vice president 6 1 Top story

Some of the proposals that require government response include scraping the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal of the office of Prime Minister and Vice President, reinstatement of presidential term limits, prohibiting the appointment of Ministers from among MPs and others.
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JEEMA Rejects Proposal to Jail Presidential Candidates for Campaigning Outside Time William Byaruhanga 1 2 Top story

The JEEMA party Chairperson, Muhammad Kibirge Mayanja, says that campaigning outside the specified campaign time is a minor offence and shouldn’t constitute an offence for which candidates should be punished with 48 currency points or jail of up to 2 years.
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Electoral Reforms: NRM Opposes Ban on Cameras at Polling Stations William Byaruhanga 1 2

NRM Party officials led by their Secretary General, Justine Kasule Lumumba stated their position while appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that is currently collecting views on the electoral reform bills tabled by the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga.
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Electoral Reforms Consultations: Political Parties No Show Wilfred Niwagaba

Dr. Gerald Siranda, the Acting DP Secretary General told URN that by the time they arrived at parliament, MPs had dispersed. "We were supposed to appear at 3pm and when we contacted the Chairperson, he said that the committee's earlier meetings had failed forcing the MPs to disperse. He gave us a new appointment for Tuesday next week," said Siranda.
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Fort Portal Diocese Bishop Rallies Public on Environmental Conservation Uganda Martyrs 1 2

Muhiirwa noted that there is increased use of plastic bags and wetland degradation in the diocese despite efforts to reverse the situation.
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Museveni Directs Attorney General to Expedite Validation of Lango Claimants President Museveni 1 Top story

According to court records, the claimants are demanding more than 1.3 cows valued at Shillings 900,000 each and about 850,000 goats valued at Shillings 150,000 each.
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