[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni yesterday ordered that all guns in Uganda be fingerprinted and all vehicles and boda bodas installed with electronic devices to monitor their movements as part of a nine-point security master plan to contain increasing killings and kidnaps in the country.
[News24Wire] The EFF will challenge the Party Funding Bill in court if it gets passed with a provision that prohibits members of parties from accepting donations that aren’t meant for political purposes.
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] The special session of parliament scheduled for today and Friday, 21-22 June, has been postponed, parliament’s Permanent Commission announced late Wednesday afternoon. No new date has been set. The session was scheduled to consider the draft election and local government law changes submitted to parliament by the Council of Ministers
[News24Wire] Universal health care may become a reality as Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi gears up to present two bills to the public on Thursday.
[GroundUp] The Equality Court has found a Cape Town-based pastor in contempt of court for making hateful comments against gays and lesbians. The court sentenced the pastor to imprisonment for a period of 30 days
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s Minister of Interior informed the parliament about the “stable” security situation in Khamsa Degaig camp in Central Darfur, where a woman was deadly shot by paramilitary gunmen on May 21.
[Citizen] Dodoma -The deputy minister in the Vice President’s Office responsible for union and environment Mr Kangi Lugola said in Parliament on Tuesday that a paper prepared by Prof Raphael Mwalyosi from the University of Dar es Salaam’s Institute of Resource Assessment in 2009 would be used as the environmental impact assessment for the Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower project .
[Monitor] Kampala -Founding president of the Forum for Democratic Change party Dr Kizza Besigye has warned Members of Parliament against a creeping “culture of fear”, saying it has frustrated efforts to wrest power from President Museveni.
[Observer] A diplomatic row is simmering between Uganda and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Arab country has reportedly demanded an apology from Kampala for criticisms leveled against it by MPs recently.
[Monitor] Kampala -A deal to install closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras across the country to curb murders has raised funding queries after the police got Shs60b to spend on them in two months before the end of the current financial year.