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Electoral reforms

By Agather Atuhaire Activists should not have expected much from Parliament If civil society organisations and the opposition still had any hopes left for electoral reforms, they were this July dashed by the report of Parliament’s Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on the Constitutional Amendment Bill. The Bill attracted criticism …

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New constituencies:

By Agather Atuhaire Museveni likely to wholly take over 10th parliament When Local Government Minister Adolf Mwesige presented a motion for parliament to approve the creation of 39 new constituencies on July 15, many were shocked that President Museveni ignored public outcry over the bloated parliament which is putting an …

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Chaos in opposition camp

By Agather Atuhaire FDC’s Muntu responds to calls from DP, UPC for him to quit if he cannot offer direction Barely eight months to the next general elections, President Yoweri Museveni opponents should be counting on the leader of the biggest opposition party, retired Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu, to provide …

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When crime fighters fight

By Agather Atuhaire Corruption suspects walk free as government agencies wrangle All is not well among the three agencies charged with fighting crime and corruption in public office in Uganda; the police, the Directorate of Public Prosecution, and the Inspectorate of Government. Following a spate of losses of corruption cases …

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Besigye coming back?

By Agather Atuhaire Pundits are warning that President Yoweri Museveni’s disregard of the people’s voices might lead to a chaotic election or even a boycott. “With these new developments,” said Makerere University don Mwambutsya Ndebesa, “the fate of the elections looks very uncertain.” On the day the Constitutional Amendment Bill …

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