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KCCA speakers make big gains in new law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has amended the Kampala Capital City Authority Act 2010 to allow the responsible minister to determine emoluments payable to the authority speaker and deputy speaker as well as their urban division counterparts. In an uncontested amendment, MPs empowered the Kampala Capital Authority Minister to, in …

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Appointment of judges in acting capacity is ok – AG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka has asked the constitutional court to dismiss an application challenging the president’s decision to appoint 16 High Court Judges in acting capacity. On  May 25th, 2022, the Judicial Service Commission issued a press statement indicating that President, Yoweri Kaguta …

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Attorney General defends gov’t decision on coffee deal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka has asked High Court to dismiss with costs an application by two lawyers challenging the controversial coffee deal between the government of Uganda and Uganda Vinci Coffee Company Limited. Henry Byansi and Micheal Aboneka petitioned the High Court in April 2022 …

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Gov’t appeals against compensation of Ingrid Turinawe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka says the government has the right to defend itself against a court decision that granted Ingrid Turinawe 170 million shillings in the infamous groping case she suffered during a protest. Turinawe, the Secretary for Mobilization in the Forum for Democratic …

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Social media influencing investigations- AG

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka says social media plays role in misleading investigations which has seen suspects go free. The Attorney General who appeared before the Human Rights Committee on Thursday, 17 March 2022 said that social media has become the “actual truth”. “It is …

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November riots: Gov’t still processing compensation of victims

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister for Foreign Affairs Gen. Jeje Odongo has said that the government is still processing compensation of victims of the November 2020 riots. Fifty people were killed when riots erupted in Kampala and other parts of the country following the arrest of National Unity …

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Entebbe Airport contract with China okay, says Attorney General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka, has told Parliament that Uganda is able to fulfill its duties and contractual obligations in the US$ 200m Entebbe Airport Agreement between the Government and the Export-Import Bank of China. Kiwanuka was appearing before the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities …

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IGP Ochola directs commanders to execute court orders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has directed all police commanders to start obeying and executing court orders. The directive follows the Attorney General letter to the police top leadership to stop ignoring court orders, which he described as the heart of all …

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