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Museveni meets with EU delegation

Museveni meets with EU delegation

President Yoweri Museveni has urged the European Union (EU) to support Uganda’s efforts to relocate people from wetlands and forests and avert environmental degradation and landslides. “When Hon. Kuteesa was at the UN, I tasked him with fundraising for this cause. We want to remove people from the wetlands. He raised US$22million. Support us to […]

Act exemplary role models to young girls and women, Attorney General tells female MPs

Act exemplary role models to young girls and women, Attorney General tells female MPs

The Attorney General, William Byaruhanga has asked Ugandan female Members of Parliament to act as exemplary role models for young girls and women who look at them as their heroines. Byaruhanga made the remarks while addressing female members of parliament who head parliamentary committees and their deputies at a training of female head of committees […]

Kadaga wants government to table electoral reforms for early discussions

Kadaga wants government to table electoral reforms for early discussions

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga has re-echoed the need for the government to table electoral reforms early to avoid past mistakes. Kadaga said that the pursuit for electoral reforms started in the 9th Parliament with a call for a complete overhaul of the electoral system and institutions. “A lot of consultations and recommendations […]

Attorney General withdraws Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2015

Attorney General withdraws Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2015

The Attorney General, Fred Ruhindi, has withdrawn the Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2015, which sought to re-designate Registrars as District Election Administrators and provide for the Electoral Commission to specify their duties. The Bill also sought to provide for the Electoral Commission to appoint Assistant Returning Officers. The leader of opposition, Wafula Oguttu, said presenting […]

Ruhindi, Rukutana to be vetted this week

Ruhindi, Rukutana to be vetted this week

The Parliamentary Appointment Committee is to vet the Attorney General and his Deputy on Thursday this week following their recent appointment by the president. The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah during Monday’s parliament sitting informed the house. Fred Ruhindi will be vetted as the new Attorney General replacing Peter Nyombi whom the president dropped […]

Oil sector probe committee says Museveni is frustrating their work

The ad hoc committee investigating the alleged bribery in the oil sector has said that President Museveni is frustrating its activities. The remark follows the yesterday’s incident when the Attorney General, Peter Nyombi jumped the committee meeting to meet President Museveni at State House in Entebbe The committee’s chairman Hon. Warikhe while talking to the […]

Court orders government to produce Dr Aggrey Byamukama

The High court has ordered the Attorney General to establish the whereabouts of one Dr Aggrey Byamukama and produce him in court by Tuesday noon. Justice Eldard Mwangutsya wants the Attorney general to explain reasons for the detention of Byamukama and then proceed to hear a suit challenging the alleged illegal detention of Byamukama. This […]

Attorney General Peter Nyombi for consultations on bail changes

A proposal by President Yoweri Museveni to amend the constitution to deny bail to rioters, rapists, murderers and economic sub tours needs further consultations. This is according to the new Attorney General Peter Nyombi who was vetted by parliament appointments committee on Tuesday. Nyombi says the public and other stake holders need to put in […]

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