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Museveni Suit Against Monitor Opens Debate On President’s Immunity

11 Apr 2021 · The question at the center of the debate is whether a sitting President who is protected from being sued can on the other hand sue under the same constitution that granted him immunity. Article 98 clause 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda gives immunity to a sitting President not to be subjected to any court proceedings except in presidential election petitions.

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Museveni Suit Against Monitor Opens Debate On President’s Immunity Caleb Alaka 3 1 Top story

The question at the center of the debate is whether a sitting President who is protected from being sued can on the other hand sue under the same constitution that granted him immunity. Article 98 clause 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda gives immunity to a sitting President not to be subjected to any court proceedings except in presidential election petitions.
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We Need to Move Away from Politics of Survival- Muntu Soroti district 3 1 Top story

Muntu made the comment during the ANT post-election review in Soroti on Saturday while meeting candidates who participated in the 2021 general elections from Teso sub region. He noted that whereas elections are supposed to open gates for the fresh breed of leaders with development ideas, some of the politicians only join the arena to make ends meet.
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EACOP Talks Inch Towards A Last-Minute Deal—As Museveni, Suluhu Meet PAU 2 1 Top story

A Ugandan source in attendance told URN that the negotiations could go on until Sunday afternoon as the two sides held cards on their chests vouching for how best their countries could benefit from the pipeline project. The pipeline will evacuate Uganda’s oil from the Albertine to the external market.
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Archbishop Lwanga’s Death: Fake Videos Thrive on YouTube 1 2

A video of Raymond Soulfa alias Peng Peng, a Ugandan blogger based in Sweden titled “Bano Baswaaza! Ekyama Ekiviriddeko Okufa Kwa Cyprian Lwanga, Amaziga Geyongedde” posted on Log on TV, a YouTube channel of Thursday had garnered the highest number of views: 17,463.
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ANT Moves to Assess Party Performance in Elections Gen Mugisha Muntu 1 2

The Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) has embarked on engaging its flag bearers to assess their performance in the 2021 elections and strategize for 2026.
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AFIEGO Demands Transparency as Leaders Meet Over Oil Deals EITI 4 Top story

While Total E&P Uganda B.V. announced that it is has relinquished 9% of the area it had been permitted to develop in the ecologically sensitive area of the Murchison Falls National Park for environmental reasons, the Afiego Chief insists the process and term for relinquishment has not been transparent.
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Police to Limit Use of Tear Gas police brutality 3 1

The Director Operations Edward Ochom said that the police was forced to use tear gas and fire live bullets to disperse rallies because the candidates and their supporters were holding rallies contrary to the Covid-19 preventive directives.