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Law coming on surrogacy

Movers cite increasing rate of infertility among men and reproductive complications among women | PATRICIA AKANKWATSA | Uganda is witnessing an increasing rate of infertility among men and complications that render women incapable of carrying a pregnancy, according to MPs pushing for a Surrogacy and Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill. Tororo …

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Govt impounds tons of immature fish

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The fisheries directorate, Uganda People’s Defence Forces Fisheries Protection Unit-FPU and Uganda Revenue Authority-URA on Wednesday impounded  close to 20 tons of immature fish in  four trucks at Mpondwe border. The value of the impounded fish is yet to be determined. The trucks, destined for the …

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Uganda’s $50million ballot paper deal settled

Electoral Commission ignores local firms, awards ballot printing to foreign firms Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Uganda’s Electoral Commission will go ahead with printing ballot papers with foreign companies, even when the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) strongly advised that the ballot printing tender …

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Court sets Feb 19 to start trial of 20 treason suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala  Thursday set a fresh trial date for a treason case against 20 men accused of plotting to overthrow  the government of Uganda. The trial had stalled since October last year due to the Prosecutors’ strike that ended in December. …

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ANALYSIS: What happened to PAC?

Dormancy of once vibrant parliament watchdog committee shines light on leadership and funding Budadiri County MP Nandala Mafabi has not been on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament since 2011 but the chartered accountant and lawyer remains the most recognisable name to have led it. His adeptness with numbers, …

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DP disowns Bukenya

By Aloysious Kasoma Opposition Democratic Party (DP) has distanced it’s self from the allegations that former Vice President and NRM MP Gilbert Bukenya is in talks to run for presidency in 2016 on the party ticket. A local newspaper reported yesterday that Bukenya is considering joining the Democratic Party with …

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