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Jailed DPC final appeal fails to proceed

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Five Justices of the Supreme Court have resolved to push to the next criminal session later in the year, the appeal hearing of jailed Mukono DPC James Peter Aurien, after his lawyer indicated he was not ready to proceed. Aurien was sentenced to death …

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East African countries to improve cross border health care

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The East African Community heads of state Thursday resolved to expand access to specialized health care and cross border health services in the region to preserve the region’s human capital base. The leaders also agreed to strengthen the network of medical reference laboratories and …

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Serial car robber given 100 years in jail

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A notorious car robber has been sentenced to 100 years imprisonment by the High Court in Kampala. This is the 3rd time 33-year-old Musa Kalule has been convicted of a similar offence in addition to having two pending case files . According to court …

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Witness fails to testify in treason case after diarrhea attack

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Hearing of the treason case against 19 people including those convicted in relation to the death of Muslim Clerics last year, has been adjourned for a full week after a prosecution witness suffered acute diarrhea from court. On taking the stand, the 4th witness in …

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Court to decide Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s fate

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The cyber harassment case in which Makerere University Senior Researcher Dr.Stella Nyanzi, is accused of offensive communication against the person of the President has been adjourned to March 07, 2018. Buganda Road court Chief Magistrate James Eremye Mawanda will then make a ruling on …

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Gashumba fraud trial date set

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Buganda Road Court has set February 26, 2018 which is Monday next week for the fraud trial of Social Commentator Frank Gashumba and his brother Innocent Kasumba. The two are said to have connived with a Tour and Travel guide Ismail Kiyingi, to impersonate Ministry …

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Kirumira legally before Police Disciplinary Tribunal, Court rules

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Buganda Road Court Thursday dismissed embattled former Buyende District Police commander and Assistant Superintendent of Police Mohammad Kirumira’s application that sought unconditional release from police custody, having spent more than 48 hrs without being charged. Grade One Magistrate Robert Mukanza dismissed the application on …

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