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FULL TEXT: The Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Here below is the  Anti-Homosexuality Act that President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni signed today. The Bill was first passed 21 March 2023 by Parliament but was returned by the President who needed several concerns clarified. The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs reviewed the concerns and …

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Museveni assents to Anti-Homosexuality Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has officially signed into law the Anti-Homosexuality Act, Speaker of Parliament Anita Among has confirmed. The Anti-Homosexuality Act, a highly contentious piece of legislation, has been a subject of intense discussion and lobbying both within and outside Uganda. “His Excellency, …

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House approves Shs4.4 trillion supplementary request

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has given the green light for a supplementary request of Shs4.4 trillion to cover additional expenses in the 2021/2022 fiscal year. On 10 May, the finance ministry presented a Supplementary Appropriation Bill to Parliament, seeking an extra Shs4.4 trillion to address unforeseen expenses …

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Deputy Speaker Tayebwa condemns brutal arrest of female MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa has criticized the security agencies for what he called the brutal arrest of 11 female legislators. The legislators from the Opposition while arrested on Thursday, 27 April 2023 as they left Parliament to take a petition to the Minister …

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🔴 LIVE: Opposition to boycott President Museveni address

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators from the opposition political parties have resolved to boycott President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s address to Members of Parliament today at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala. “He [President] will address the House on matters of national importance concerning the country and I urge you …

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