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OPM officials plead not guilty to 24 fresh charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four officials from the Office of the Prime Minister- OPM have denied fresh 24 charges slapped against them. The officials who include the Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Accountant Joel Wanjala, Assistant Commissioner for Procurement Fred Lutimba and Commissioner for Disaster Management Martin Owor face …

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Jamil Mukulu asks “anti muslim judge” to step down from his case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The jailed leader of the rebel Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, Jamil Mukulu stirred court this morning when he asked Justice Susan Okalany to step out of his bail application hearing, saying she is anti-muslim. Mukulu was appearing before the High Court International Crimes Division via video …

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Dr Stella Nyanzi released on bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Dr Stella Nyanzi, a former Makerere University researcher has been charged for being a common nuisance. Nyanzi was arrested at Nakasero market within Kampala city on Wednesday alongside businessmen Godfrey Katongole and Isaac Newton for allegedly behaving in a manner that was likely to …

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Former ADF commander Jamil Mukulu seeks bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Commander of the Allied Democratic Forces –ADF Jamil Mukulu has asked the court to release him on bail pending the conclusion of the trial in which he is facing terrorism charges. Mukulu was arrested from Tanzania and extradited to Uganda in 2015 …

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Tumukunde gets bail

      Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Criminal Division has granted former Security Minister, Lt General Henry Tumukunde non-cash bail of Shillings 50 million. Justice Wilson Kwesiga, the Head of the High Court Criminal Division delivered the ruling this morning. He bonded Tumukunde’s sureties including his …

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Suspected German pedophile granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Suspected German pedophile, Bernhard Glanser Berry has been granted cash bail of Shillings 30 million. High Court Judge Moses Kazibwe granted the 73 year-old suspect bail to enable him travel to Belgium for cancer treatment. Glanser was lifted to court on a stretcher by …

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Pastor Yiga granted bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Pastor Augustine Yiga alias Abizaayo, the founder of Revival Christian Church in Kawaala is out on bail. He was released by the Rubaga Grade One Magistrate, Timothy Lumunye on non-cash bond of Shillings 2 billion. Pastor Yiga, who appeared in court via video link …

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Jinja RDC Eric Sakwa granted bail

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jinja Resident District Commissioner Erick Sakwa has been released on bail. Sakwa alongside and two others were charged with three counts of manslaughter, theft and malicious damage, stemming from the death of one Charles Isanga, a trader from Lwanda village in Mafubira sub county, …

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