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Gov’t urged to speed up trial of Rwenzururu guards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of legislators have called on government to grant a speedy trial to the royal guards of the Rwenzururu Kingdom who were arrested and detained in 2016 for abetting an insurgency. The MPs expressed their displeasure with the delay in resolving the matter stating …

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MPs task gender ministry on Covid-19 cash criteria

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament have tasked the Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development to explain the criteria used by the government to come up with the beneficiaries of the COVID-19 relief cash. The Minister Betty Amongi appeared before a joint committee comprising both the Public …

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Muhammad Ssegirinya granted 3 million cash bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kawempe North MP elect Muhammad Ssegirinya has been granted bail. Through his lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona, Ssegirinya asked court presided over by Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu to be released on bail on grounds that the charge against him is bailable …

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Kyagulanyi’s lawyers defend application for amendment in presidential election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The legal team of the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has defended its application to amend their presidential election petition challenging the victory of the incumbent president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Kyagulanyi’s lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona told the nine-member panel of …

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Opposition MPs discuss how to advance Constitution Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition legislators have laid strategies on how to push the privately sponsored Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by the Shadow Attorney General, Wilfred Niwagaba. The bill seeks to among other things scrap the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal the office of Prime Minister, …

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