The activists also argue that the proposed amendments duplicate other laws like the Data Protection Act and the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act.
The activists also observe that the proposed amendments duplicate other laws like the Data Protection Act and the Regulation of Interception of Communications Act.
They say that beside the highly sought after oil and gas agreements which remain inaccessible, there is need to make available all approved environment and social impact assessment (ESIAs) reports, Environmental Audit reports, and Petroleum costs Audit reports
The Speaker of Parliament is of the view that the law has served the elite at the expense of the uneducated rural populace. But the right to access to Information activists say parliament has not played its oversight function to ensure that the law is implemented as envisaged in 2005 when it was enacted.
Jacob Eyeru, the Chairperson of the National Youth Council says that instead of making alternatives to education accessible to young people during this crisis, the government chose to increase data fees which cut off some young people from accessing the internet.
Robert Mayombwe, a voter from Kiwenda in Wakiso district says that for the presidential and constituency debates to be understood, the people need to know what the politicians are promising to deliver when elected in 2021.
Voter education usually takes place before the start of the election cycle, to purposely assist the election administration in its task of delivering a free, fair, efficient and cost-effective election. It encompasses the basic voter information that every voter must have in order to arrive prepared at the voting station and vote on the dedicated polling days.
With 62 civil servants interviewed from national level and across five districts, the study conducted between December 2018 to March 2019 indicate that majority of public servants (both elected and appointed) have limited knowledge of the law.
According to UNAIDS, People living with HIV are at a greatly increased risk of developing mental health conditions, often suffering from depression, anxiety, euphoria, hallucinations and psychosis as they adjust to their diagnosis and adapt to living with a chronic infectious disease.
As the debate on the new Shilling 200 per day Over the Top OTT commonly known as social media tax and one percent tax on mobile money rages on, Uganda Radio Network traces back the debate by Members of the Tenth Parliament, in which they handled the two taxes. Uganda Radio Network revisits the debate on the taxes and brings you the details of who said what.
According to Muyita, Shillings 30 billion is for wages, Shillings 5 billion for clearing domestic arrears, Shillings 4 billion pensions, and another Shillings 4 billion for purchasing vehicles, maintenance and some construction.