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Court dismisses election appeal against Kyaka Central MP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal in Kampala has dismissed with costs an election appeal challenging the victory of Bright Tom Amooti, the Kyaka Central Member of Parliament in Kyegegwa district. Court of Appeal panel comprised of the Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, Lady Justices Catherine Bamugemereire …

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Court upholds victory of Aruu South MP Christopher Komakech

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal in Kampala has upheld the election of Christopher Komakech, as the Aruu South Member of Parliament. The decision stems from an application filed by Komakech challenging a decision by Justice Tadeo Asiimwe, throwing him out of parliament. Komakech run for the Aruu …

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Court of Appeal upholds Wilfred Niwagaba’s victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has upheld the victory of Wilfred Niwagaba as the Ndorwa East Member of Parliament. Niwagaba’s victory was challenged by Dr. Protazio Begumisa, the former National Resistance Movement-NRM party candidate on allegations of bribery and falsification of results during the January 2021 elections. The …

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More than 10 families face eviction in Kyanja

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 10 families are on the verge of being evicted after the Court of Appeal ruled on a land dispute in Kyanja, Kawempe division. On Tuesday, Justice Elizabeth Musoke, Catherine Bamugemereire, and Stephen Musota ruled that the one-acre piece of land along Komamboga road in Kyanja belongs …

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Court of Appeal concludes hearing of election appeals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has concluded the hearing of election appeals. The court received 84 election appeals arising from the 2021 elections and subsequent High Court decisions. According to the Judiciary public relations officer Jameson Karemani, five cases have been disposed of in the sessions …

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Election Appeal: Lydia Wanyoto seeks retrial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lydia Wanyoto, the loser of the Mbale City Woman parliamentary elections has asked the Court of Appeal for a retrial of her petition against her rival Connie Nakayenze Galiwango. Wanyoto garnered 25,276 votes against 40,729 votes garnered by Nakayenze. Dissatisfied with the results, Wanyoto who …

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Minister Muhwezi denies bribing mourners to vote him

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Security Minister Rtd Major General Jim Muhwezi has told the Court of Appeal in Kampala that he did not bribe anyone while conversing for votes in Rujumbura County Constituency in Rukungiri district. Muhwezi was today appearing before a panel of three Court of Appeal …

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