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Parliament silently passes law against homosexuality

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has passed the sexual offences Bill 2019 reintroducing the ban on homosexuality in the country.    In a heated debate on Monday the MPs also rejected to the proposal that allows a person, who had consented to a sexual act to withdraw that consent …

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Court dismisses Kumi Woman MP vote recount application

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Soroti Chief Magistrate’s Court has thrown out an application filed by the incumbent Kumi district Woman Member of Parliament seeking a recount of votes. Monica Amoding, the incumbent lost to Kumi district chairperson, Christine Apolot who garnered 35,152 against Amoding’s 29,292 votes. Through her …

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Six NRM MPs lose party primaries in Teso

Soroti, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  At least six Members of Parliament from the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM Party have lost bids to retain the party flag in the next general election across Teso Sub Region. The most hit district is Kumi where all the NRM flag bearers in the …

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MP Amoding retables sexual offences bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Kumi Woman MP Monica Amoding has re-tabled before Parliament the Sexual Offences Bill nine months after a stalemate that forced the Bill to be re-written. The Bill seeks to consolidate laws relating to sexual offences and provide procedural and evidential requirements during trial of sexual …

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Oulanyah declines to halt debate on sexual offences bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has declined to stop debate on the Sexual Offences Bill, 2015. Tabled by Kumi Woman MP, Monica Amoding, the Bill seeks to consolidate all laws relating to sexual offences, combat sexual violence and provide for punishment of sexual …

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COMMENT: Marital rape controversy

COMMENT:By Winnie Brenda Watera Prejudices hinder progress on a law that could improve the lives of women The Sexual Offences Bill, 2015 was finally presented to parliament for the first time on April 14, 2016 by Kumi District Woman MP, Monica Amoding, as a Private Member’s Bill. Before this, the …

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