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Civil society actors worried as DGF project nears end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil society actors are operating in uncertainty of their future as the deadline for the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF to wind down its operations in Uganda draws closer. The facility, a pool of funds from different international donors is the major funder of over 60 Non-Governmental Organisations-NGOs, …

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Judiciary stuck with UGX26Bn bail cash

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The judiciary is stuck with 26 Billion Shillings bail cash. According to records, as of July 30, 2020, the money had accumulated to over Shillings 26.4 billion within 10 years. Addressing the media on Tuesday, the Chief Registrar of Courts of Judicature, Sarah Langa Siu …

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LASPNET launches campaign to combat increasing GBV cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal Aid Service Provider’s Network-LASPNET has rolled out a community-legal watch brief campaign aimed at combating the increasing cases of Gender-Based Violence-GBV in Mukono, Buikwe and Kayunga districts. The campaign funded by European Union will run for a period of two years at a …

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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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Lawyers call for dialogue to end election violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers under their humanitarian umbrella, the Legal Aid Service Providers Network-LASPNET have petitioned the arms and institutions of government to hold a dialogue aimed at putting an end to violence in the country. In the recent weeks as the politicians and the general public prepared …

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Sexually abused girls, women to get legal assistance

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal Aid Service Providers Network- LASPNET has launched a campaign to connect sexually abused girls and women to lawyers who will help in giving them timely legal information and assist in seeking justice. In the campaign for eliminating violence against women and girls, Sylvia …

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Legal Aid service providers condemn security brutality

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Legal Aid services providers have condemned security personnel for acts of brutality meted out on presidential candidates. Protests erupted in different parts of the country on Wednesday and Thursday after the arrest of Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi in Luuka district. In a statement, Arthur Nsereko, …

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Ugandans losing confidence in judicial system – LASPNET

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans are losing confidence in the judicial system according to the Legal Aid Service Providers Network- LASPNET. Speaking at the launch of the Action Research on Status of Implementation of Justice in Uganda, Professor Christopher Mbaziira, a human rights researcher said findings in this research …

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