we join our voice to those of many others who are condemning the barbaric act done in Paris this week and all acts committed in the name of God, gods or Allah anywhere in the world. Below is our statement:
A paper presented by Kato Mukasa at the Open Talk Debate on 10 October at Fair Way Hotel
Abortion is one of the most sensitive and controversial topics today. MANY women and girls continue to get rid of unwanted pregnancies in unsafe ways and get serious medical and psychological complications and many equally lose their lives. Many Women and girls use abortion as the illegal method of family planning.
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Parliamentarians across the world in 2015 continued to face too many dangers that prevented or hampered their work, representing a real and on-going threat to democracy, a report has said.
The 2015 report released by the IPU headquarters in Geneva said that during the year, the Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians has worked on cases involving 320 MPs in 43 countries, up from 311 cases in 40 countries in 2014 and 270 cases in 40 countries in 2013. Continue Reading »
Somalia’s Federal government on Tuesday banned the celebrations of Christmas and New Year in the capital Mogadishu, an official has said.
Director General of Somalia’s Ministry of Religious Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed Khayrow announced the decision in a press conference held in Mogadishu along with the Vice Chairman of the Supreme Religious Council (SRC), Sheikh Nur Barud Gurhan. Continue Reading »
A trial with 17 HIV-positive patients yielded a “statistically signficant decrease” in the virus, biotech firm Bionor announced.
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Most of us grew up watching the sitcom ‘Two and A Half Men’ in which Charlie Sheen starred. A few weeks ago he came out on National Television about his HIV Positive status and now he has been sued for $5 Million by his ex-fiancé Brett Rossi.
Charlie Sheen is slamming claims made by his ex-fiancee Brett Rossi in the $5million lawsuit she filed against the actor last week.
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KYENJOJO: Police in Kyenjojo district are investigating circumstances under which a 50 year old woman Jackline Dataya was beheaded on Monday early morning.
The incident happened at her home in Muhokya village, Kigoyera parish, Kyembogo Sub County in Kyenjojo district.
Even when a dream is not about real life events, it still remains a real dream. In my dream, four young men turned up to arrest me for… Like many dreams, I could not connect the dots. I guess it was preventive arrest. However, I remember us discussing why the economy had not created many opportunities for them and their peers. The discussion was diversionary as I later tried to run into the bush before they caught me and I woke up! We wondered whether Uganda had good economic policies as some have claimed and, if so, why the development outcome has offered few opportunities for almost everybody – not just the youth.
In 2011, I went to do some work in Bujumbura, Burundi. The work involved visiting the departments of Judiciary and Prisons and the Police. Even coming from Uganda where corruption is so rampant did not insulate me from the extreme shock at the levels of corruption within the State infrastructure. For example, while Continue Reading »