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Arua man fails to reposes land after court ruling

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Luka Dramani, 58, is struggling to reclaim his customary land in Manibe Sub-county in Arua city despite winning a court case.   Dramani inherited the contested land measuring about 12 acres in Etuka village, Ombaci parish in Manibe Sub-County in Arua city from his father who …

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Why police takes less than 25 percent of car theft cases to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Analysis of the last three year police records on car thefts shows less than 25 percent of cases were taken to court. The statistics compiled by Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID indicate that police registered 1,114 car thefts countrywide in 2019, but only 244 were taken to …

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Kyagulanyi rallies families of abduction victims for support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The former Presidential Candidate of the National Unity Platform-NUP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi wine has called upon the families of abducted victims to be ready and join him anytime once he rises to demand freedom of their relatives. Kyagulanyi  made the remarks  during a …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Bobi Wine takes on Supreme Court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Bobi Wine takes on Supreme Court: Withdrawal of presidential election petition leaves ‘cadre judges’ on the defensive THE LAST WORD Uganda’s COVID overreaction: How copying and pasting Western solutions to the pandemic was …

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WITHDRAWAL: The six reasons Bobi Wine has given court

Kyagulanyi officially applies to supreme court to withdraw presidential election petition Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The former National Unity Platform-NUP Party presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has formally applied to the Supreme Court asking to withdrawal his presidential election petition. His lawyers, led by Medard Lubega Sseggona filed the application …

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Eng. Kakiiza acquitted of corruption charges in infamous bicycle scam

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Anti-Corruption Division  of the High Court has acquitted Robert Kakiiza, the former Principal Civil Engineer in the Ministry of Works and Transport. He was facing charges of abuse of office and criminal negligence. The charges stemmed from his failure to perform his duties when …

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Kyagulanyi orders lawyers to withdraw presidential election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert, the former presidential candidate of the National Unity Platform-NUP has ordered his lawyers to withdraw a petition that he had filed in the Supreme Court challenging the outcome of the January 14, 2021, presidential election. The election was won by the National …

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