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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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Courts advised against declaring runners-up as winners of elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two weeks into the hearing of election petitions, the courts have been advised against declaring runners-up, who successfully challenged the elections of their opponents as winners without going back for by-elections. Supreme Court Justice Prof. Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza and Makerere University law lecturer, Dr Busingye …

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DPP asks court to uphold Ssebuwufu’s jail term

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecutions-DPP has asked the Court of Appeal to uphold the 40-year jail term that was handed to the proprietor of Pine Car bond Muhammad Ssebuwufu for the murder of businesswoman Betty Donah Katusabe. Ssebuwufu was in 2019 convicted by the Retired …

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Court of Appeal orders review of DTB, Kiggundu case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Commercial Court wrongly awarded businessman Hamis Kiggundu Shillings 120 billion in his case against Diamond Trust Bank-DTB, according to the Court of Appeal Justices. Delivering their ruling this afternoon, a panel of three Justices of the Court of Appeal comprising the Deputy Chief Justice, Richard …

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Court of Appeal to handle over 120 matters in one month

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 122 matters shall be handled by the Court of Appeal or Constitutional Court in a period of one month starting Monday April 26, 2021. According to a judiciary statement, the cases to be handled consist of 39 constitutional petitions, and 22 applications, 43 civil …

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