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UPDF major further remanded for alleged murder

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Mukono Grade I Magistrate Peace Elizabeth Lamunu on Friday further remanded Maj. Vincent Byaruhanga to kauga prison until December 8. Maj. Byaruhanga, based at Lugazi Engineering Brigade was arrested and remanded on November 9, together with Ssozi Musisi, on accusations of murder and fueling land …

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UK top court rules against Scottish independence vote bid

London, England | Xinhua | The United Kingdom (UK) Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Scotland does not have the power to hold a new referendum on independence without the approval of the UK parliament. “The Scottish Parliament does not have the power to legislate for a referendum on Scottish independence,” said …

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Lwakataka gets 22-month jail term for criminal trespass

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former rally ace Ponsiano Lwakataka has been handed a 22-month prison sentence for criminal trespass and malicious damage to property. He was convicted by the Mukono Grade I magistrate Patience Koburunga Tuesday. Koburungo sentenced Lwakataka to six months in prison for breaking the fence of George …

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Court case of poor police housing adjourned to 2023

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Steven Kalali has expressed dissatisfaction with the adjournment of his case, in which he sued the government over the sorry police housing facilities. It came after High Court Civil Division Registrar, Jamson Karemani adjourned the matter to January 12th, 2023 on grounds …

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Appointments committee vets new Supreme Court Judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Appointments Committee of Parliament on Friday vetted three new Judges of the Supreme Court appointed by President Yoweri Museveni. The Justices include; Elizabeth Musoke, Stephen Musota, and Christopher Madrama Izama. Museveni also appointed Oscar John Kihika, who is also the Legal Director of the …

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NUP’s Nyanzi loses ‘bill of costs’ appeal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has dismissed an appeal in which the loser of Kampala Central Parliamentary elections Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu wanted to review an order of 38 million shillings he was directed to pay to eventual winner Muhammad Nsereko as costs. Nyanzi’s appeal has also …

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Justice Kisaakye sues Chief Justice Owiny Dollo

Others jointly sued with Owiny-Dollo are Dr Pius Bigirimana the Permanent Secretary to the Judiciary, Sarah Langa Siu the Chief Registrar of Courts of Judicature, Apophia Tumwine the Commissioner of Human Resources Judiciary, the Judicial Service Commission and the Attorney General Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Supreme Court Justice …

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Court Orders transfer of Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana file to Masaka

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Masaka High Court will now hear the bail applications for the Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya and his Makindye West Counterpart, Allan Ssewanyana. This stems from a directive by the International Crimes Division Judge Alice Komuhangi Khauka to the registrar to immediately transfer the legislator’s bail …

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