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Court rules that UPC’s Otunnu did not defame President Museveni

Buganda Road Court grade one magistrate Joan Aciro has cleared  former UPC Party President Olara Otunnu  on charges of defaming President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, due lack of evidence. The Magistrate observed on Friday that prosecution produced a single witness who could not implicate Otunnu to this crime,  without being collaborated. Last …

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LIVE: Dr Nyanzi at the High Court

Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s case was back in court today after Luzira Prison authorities were ordered to produce her to hear her application against a ruling by a lower court. A Magistrates Court  earlier denied her bail, which she is contesting. She faces cyber harassment charges. Justice Elizabeth Kabanda  presided over the …

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BAIL: Dr Stella Nyanzi wanted in court today

The High Court in Kampala has ordered Luzira Prison authorities to produce Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi, accused of cyber harassment, for a review on her bail application. Justice Elizabeth Kabanda is set to preside over this matter. Deputy Registrar incharge of criminal matters Emmanuel Baguma issued the production warrant …

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Stella Nyanzi case moved to May 10

The cyber harassment case against Makerere researched Dr.Stella Nyanzi before Buganda Road Magistrates Court has been adjourned to May 10 to await the out come of a request she made in the High Court seeking a review of the no-bail-yet orders of trial magistrate James Eremye Mawanda. Chief Magistrate Eremye …

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High Court recalls Stella Nyanzi file ahead of Tuesday court session

High Court has recalled the Dr. Stella Nyanzi case file from the Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court ahead of her appearance tomorrow, April 25, 2017. She faces charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication. Makerere University Researcher Dr. Nyanzi is expected to be produced back in court Tuesday to respond to an application …

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MP ‘Mugaati gwa Bata’ released

Kawempe South Member of Parliament (MP) Mubarak Munyagwa Sserunga alias “Mugaati gwa Bata”  has been  released from civil prison where he was committed 2 weeks ago for failing to pay sh100 million he owes a one John Baptist Maali in a land deal. This after Munyagwa made a down payment …

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Uganda Police releases names of 13 Kaweesi murder suspects

Uganda Police has released the names of the 13 people that they arraigned in court Friday April 21, 2017 over the murder of Assistant Inspector of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi. The accused, according to a statement, are Abdu Rashid Mbazira, Buyondo Mohammed, Higenyi Aramazan Noor Din, Mugerwa Yusuf aka Wilson, …

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Rubaga security officers jailed 25 years for mob justice

Three  local  security officers of Kawaala- Zone 111 in Rubaga Division have been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment each after being convicted of  mob justice by the High court in Kampala. Evidence in court showed that  Kizito Gozanga, Abdullah Kaweesi and Disan Tumwesigye on the night of April 25, 2013, …

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Spat over Kenyan electronic vote tender goes to court

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  Six Kenyans urged a court Wednesday to suspend a controversial decision by election officials to scrap a tender process and directly procure an electronic voting system for the August polls. The petition is the umpteenth disruption to already chaotic election preparations, a sensitive process in …

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