Journalists On Trial for Disturbing IGP’s Peace

[Monitor] City Hall Magistrate’s Court on Monday released on bail two journalists charged with “defaming and disturbing the peace” of the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura.

[Monitor] City Hall Magistrate's Court on Monday released on bail two journalists charged with "defaming and disturbing the peace" of the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura.

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Age Limit Clause Was Not Smuggled Into the Constitution, Says Rugunda

[Monitor] Parliament -The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has told Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that no article or clause was smuggled into the 1995 Constitution.

[Monitor] Parliament -The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has told Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee that no article or clause was smuggled into the 1995 Constitution.

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Kaweesi Murder Suspects Re-Arrested After Securing Bail

[Monitor] Kampala -Seven people out of the 12 suspects who are accused of the murdering AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who were not committed to the High Court for trial have been given mandatory bail.

[Monitor] Kampala -Seven people out of the 12 suspects who are accused of the murdering AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi, who were not committed to the High Court for trial have been given mandatory bail.

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Can a Referendum Solve the Age Limit Question?

[Observer] As the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee enters its second week of scrutinizing Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi’s private member’s bill that seeks to remove presidential age limits, leader of the opposition People’s Development Party (…

[Observer] As the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee enters its second week of scrutinizing Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi's private member's bill that seeks to remove presidential age limits, leader of the opposition People's Development Party (PDP) Abed Bwanika wants the highly divisive issue put to a referendum vote.

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Govt Under Siege as Doctors, Prosecutors Strike

[Observer] When President Museveni met representatives of medical workers at State House last week, he reportedly sounded a clear warning: he would declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they went on strike.

[Observer] When President Museveni met representatives of medical workers at State House last week, he reportedly sounded a clear warning: he would declare a state of emergency and arrest them if they went on strike.

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Northern Ugandan Women Dare Men After Training By UN Women

[Observer] In July this year, UN Women trained 250 LC-III women councillors from ten districts about their responsibilities in local leadership. They were encouraged, among others, to form caucuses that would help them push a female-sensitive agenda du…

[Observer] In July this year, UN Women trained 250 LC-III women councillors from ten districts about their responsibilities in local leadership. They were encouraged, among others, to form caucuses that would help them push a female-sensitive agenda during council meetings.

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I Can’t Support the Age Limit Bill, Says Mpigi NRM MP

[Monitor] Mpigi -Mr John Bosco Lubyayi Sseguya, the Member of Parliament for Mawokota South,Mpigi District says he cannot support the lifting of the presidential age limit because the majority of people in his constituency have rejected the scheme.

[Monitor] Mpigi -Mr John Bosco Lubyayi Sseguya, the Member of Parliament for Mawokota South,Mpigi District says he cannot support the lifting of the presidential age limit because the majority of people in his constituency have rejected the scheme.

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Besigye Supporters in Soroti Engage Police in Running Battles

[Monitor] Soroti -Supporters of Rtd Col Dr Kizza Besigye, a former presidential candidate have engaged police for almost six hours in running battles in Soroti town after the cops blocked a meeting he had organised at Soroti Arrow Square.

[Monitor] Soroti -Supporters of Rtd Col Dr Kizza Besigye, a former presidential candidate have engaged police for almost six hours in running battles in Soroti town after the cops blocked a meeting he had organised at Soroti Arrow Square.

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Comesa Commends Uganda On Roads

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda has been commended for prioritizing infrastructure development especially energy and the road network which is a recipe for boosting regional trade.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda has been commended for prioritizing infrastructure development especially energy and the road network which is a recipe for boosting regional trade.

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