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Dominic Ongwen’s appeal hearing scheduled for next month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Criminal Court-ICC Appeals Chamber has fixed February 14 to 18, for hearing the oral submissions and observations on the appeal against the conviction and sentencing of Dominic Ongwen. The ICC sentenced the former Sinia Brigade Commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army-LRA, Ongwen on …

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Katosi road scam convict requests recusal of Justice Bamugemereire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The file of three people appealing their conviction for causing the government a financial loss of Shillings 24.7billion meant to upgrade the Katosi road has been returned to the Court of Appeal registrar for reallocation. The file has been returned by a three-member panel of …

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Court reduces businessman Ssebuwufu’s jail term for murder

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A panel of three Court of Appeal Justices has reduced the 40-year jail term handed to city businessman Muhammad Ssebuwufu, and accordingly substituted it with an 18 year sentence for having murdered businesswoman Betty Donah Katusabe. In the same way, the panel comprising of Justice …

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DPP opts for anatomical dolls to prosecute over 700 SGBV cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The deputy Director of Public Prosecutions Charles Elem Ogwal, has revealed that their office is to use a new technique of anatomically detailed dolls to prosecute more than 700 cases of sexual and gender based violence effective October 25th, 2021. Anatomically detailed dolls are specifically …

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Court quashes Sheikh Kamoga’s conviction for terrorism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has quashed the conviction of Jamatil- Salafiya leader, Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and six Muslim leaders for terrorism. On Wednesday, Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo, Cheborion Barishaki and Elizabeth Musoke ruled that the ingredients of terrorism had not been proved beyond reasonable …

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