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Impunity is not how we build a better Uganda

COMMENT | Olivia Nalubwama | In recent days, yet another embarrassing video of a geriatric African president failing spectacularly trended online – 89-year-old Cameroonian president Paul Biya lost his marbles for an excruciating three minutes during the December 2022 USA-Africa Summit. In the video, he farts, looks around seemingly unaware that …

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Traffic police launch operation against impunity on roads

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Traffic Police, Field Force Unit-FFU, and the Military Police have launched joint security operations targeting errant motorists driving with impunity. Traffic police spokesperson Faridah Nampiima, says that the operation follows a spike in the cases of impunity by motorists on the roads, which sometimes …

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Experts demand end to impunity in land conflicts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Land experts have said that promises by presidential candidates of solving land problems will not yield results if the impunity of the powerful and corrupt officials is not dealt with. Several presidential candidates have made promises of ending land grabbing and improving land security for …

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End violence against women – UNFPA representative

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) office in Uganda has called for an end to injustice and impunity against victims of gender-based violence. It says Female Genital Mutilation and child marriage bring consequences that violate basic rights of women and girls. UNFPA representative in Uganda, …

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FDC condemns Kyaligonza, Rukutana’s impunity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has condemned the level of impunity showcased by Uganda’s Ambassador to Burundi Maj. Gen. Matayo Kyaligonza and Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana in two different actions over the last week. Maj Gen Kyaligonza, also the ruling National Resistance Movement …

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Impunity of African leaders must end

By Prof. George Kanyeihamba There is need to establish institutional structures and transparent procedures to eliminate corruption In political, social and economic terms, impunity means contemptuous behaviour that is at variance with the accepted norms of legitimacy, decency, legalism and the well being, judgment and expectations of the majority of …

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