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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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Court suspends UPC delegate’s conference

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has halted the Uganda People’s Congress-UPC delegates conference scheduled for August 1, 2020 pending the disposal of an appeal challenging Jimmy Akena’s leadership as party president. The three member panel of Court of Appeal justices issued the orders after lawyers …

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Justice Ssekaana refuses to step down from case against EC chairperson

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Musa Ssekaana has declined to recuse himself from a case in which Electoral Commission chairperson; Justice Simon Byabakama is accused of failing to resign from the Court of Appeal. The applicants want court to issue a permanent injunction restraining Justice Byabakama from holding …

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Appellant court upholds MP Taban Amin’s election

Masindi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal challenging the election of Kibanda North Member of Parliament Taban Idi Amin.   The dismissed appeal was filed by Simon peter Kinyera, a voter from Kibanda in Kiryandongo District challenging a decision by Masindi High Court, which labelled …

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URA must pay for goods lost or damaged in its custody

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has ruled that Uganda Revenue Authority-URA will have to pay for people’s goods lost or damaged in its possession. This position was made clear in a case involving a phones importer, Robert Bagala, against the tax body after the latter …

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