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Nyanzi asks court to serve MP Nsereko through newspapers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loser of the Kampala Central parliamentary elections Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu, has asked the Court of Appeal to allow him to serve his rival Muhammad Nsereko with the appeal challenging his victory through newspapers or court notice boards. On Tuesday, Nyanzi’s lawyer Justine Semuyaba told …

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15 Court of Appeal justices to handle election appeals

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 15 judges will handle 81 election appeals starting next week. The judges are Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Fredrick Egonda Ntende, Elizabeth Musoke, Cheborion Barishaki, and Irene Mulyagonja. Others are Hellen Obura, Catherine Bamugemereire, Stephen Musota, Christopher Gashirabake, Christopher Izama Madrama, Eva Luswata, …

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Kidandala withdraws election appeal against Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sulaiman Kidandala, the former Kawempe North parliamentary candidate has dropped his appeal challenging the victory of his jailed rival, Muhammad Ssegirinya. He communicated the decision through his lawyers of Alaka and Company Advocates in the February 17th 2022 letter to the Court of Appeal Registrar, …

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Court okays withdraw of election appeal against Obiga Kania

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has allowed Apama Mayo Boroa to withdraw his appeal challenging the dismissal of a petition he filed against Terego East Member of Parliament and State Minister for Lands, Obiga Kania. The Court of Appeal registrar Lillian Bucyana endorsed the move at …

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Lawyer Ssemakadde asks court to release Mabirizi pending appeal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has asked the Court of Appeal to temporarily release Male Mabirizi from prison pending the determination of his appeal challenging the 18-month sentence handed to him for contempt of court. He made the request when Mabirizi’s application for stay execution …

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MP Wakayima petitions court to dismiss appeal against his victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nansana Municipality Member of Parliament Hannington Musoke Wakayima Nsereko has filed an application in the Court of Appeal seeking to strike out an appeal challenging his victory. Wakayima through his lawyers of Lex Uganda Advocates and Solicitors wants the appeal in which his rival, Musoke …

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Court quashes UGX9Bn award to Karuma power project land claimants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has quashed the decision by the High Court to award 9.3 Billion Shillings as compensation to claimants of land where the government is currently constructing the Karuma Hydro Power Project. A panel of three justices Christopher Izama Madrama, Irene Mulyagonja, and …

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