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180 job seekers sue external labor recruitment firm, demand refund

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  At least 184 job seekers have petitioned court seeking orders to compel Eagles Supervision Limited, an external labor recruitment firm to refund their money after failing to secure for them jobs abroad.  The job seekers have filed their application in the Commercial Division of High Court …

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Stella Nyanzi guilty of cyber harassment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT, URN & AFP |  A Ugandan activist jailed last year for insulting President Yoweri Museveni, was convicted of cyber harassment of the head of state on Thursday for which she could face a further three years in prison, her lawyer said. The Ugandan university researcher …

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PAC directs CID to probe Judiciary accounts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has summoned Grace Akullo, the Director Criminal Investigations (CID) to take part in proceedings with Judiciary officials following a whistleblower petition and suspected collusion to embezzle 34 billion Shillings. Nathan Nandala Mafabi, the Committee Chairperson made the decision following …

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Court orders LC to produce register of Lusanja residents

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Justice Tadeo Asiimwe has summoned Mercy Nakibuka, the Secretary of Mpererwe Sekanyonyi Zone Mpererwe in Kampala District. Justice Tadeo issued the summons following the testimony of Henry Ssejjemba, the Local Council Chairperson of Ssekanyonyi Zone in Mpererwe. Ssejjemba was testifying as a witness of Businessman Medard …

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Gabon court rejects call for health check of president

Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  A Gabonese court has thrown out a bid by opposition activists to force President Ali Bongo Ondimba to have medical checks to see if he is still fit to rule. The court in Libreville rejected the request as “inadmissible”, according to the ruling seen by …

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How court paved way for Museveni to bid for 6th term

Top court paves way for President Museveni to bid for sixth term Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Uganda’s top court paved the way Thursday for President Yoweri Museveni,74, to seek a sixth term in office, upholding a ruling to scrap presidential age limits. The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal against …

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