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MPs want Hoima Police station closed due to dilapidated staff houses.

MPs want Hoima Police station closed due to dilapidated staff houses.

The Parliamentary Committee on human rights has urged the police leadership to urgently demolish houses used by Mobile police officers in Hoima district, saying the structures pose a risk to the officers and their property. While on a fact finding mission recently, the committee led by Jovah Kamateka, who is also the Mitooma Woman MP, […]

MP says police should seek help from the army on disciplining their officers

MP says police should seek help from the army on disciplining their officers

The Woman Member of Parliament for Mitoma district, Jovah Kamateka, has asked the Army to assist police to instill discipline among its officers. Kamateka, who is the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights that her proposal   should be taken up by the country’s Security Council. She said that discipline in police officers is […]

Government closes 62 international schools over operating illegally

Government closes 62 international schools over operating illegally

Government has so far closed a total of 62 international schools countrywide that it says have illegally been operating in Uganda with no license, no proper structures or a teaching curriculum approved by the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) Among the schools are some that were operating under Bridge International Academy in Uganda from […]

Parliamentary Committee opposes motion to protect a president crossing from one political party to another

Parliamentary Committee opposes motion to protect a president crossing from one political party to another

Members of Parliament on the Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs have opposed the proposal tabled before them by the National Resistance Movement party seeking to protect any president who crosses from one political party to another. MPs on the committee chaired by Kajara MP Stephen Tashobya while receiving the NRM party proposals, noted […]

Activists urge Ugandans to vote in 2016

Activists urge Ugandans to vote in 2016

The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has    all legible voters not to boycott the 2016 polls and vote for the leaders of their choice. Speaking at the launch of the new voter campaign dubbed Votability, at Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala the Executive Director Foundation for Human Rights Initiative who doubles […]

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