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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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Mabirizi takes Mirundi to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City Lawyer, Male Mabirizi has dragged Tamale Mirundi, the Presidential Adviser on Media Affairs to court for alleged defamation. In his suit before the High Court Civil Division alleges that Mirundi defamed him while appearing at 107.9 Pearl FM on Saturday March, 23rd, 2019. …

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Ugandan jailed after becoming first convicted of FGM in UK

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  A British judge on Friday jailed a Ugandan woman for 11 years after she became the first person ever to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain. A jury in February convicted the 37-year-old, who lives in east London but cannot …

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Court summons incoming COSASE chairman

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road court has summoned the Kawempe South Member of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa on corruption charges. The January 15th, 2019 criminal summon was issued by the Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate, M. M. Nabende. “You are hereby commanded by the Uganda Government to appear …

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Ugandan mother becomes first convicted of FGM in UK

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A Ugandan woman became the first person ever to be found guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain when she was convicted on Friday of harming her then three-year-old daughter in 2017. The 37-year-old, who lives in London but cannot be identified for …

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Zimbabwe court rules against internet shutdown

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP |  Zimbabwe’s High Court on Monday ruled that State Security Minister Owen Ncube had no power to order the internet shutdown which took place during last week’s nationwide protests. “It has become very clear that the minister had no authority to make that directive,” judge Owen …

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Five suspects in court over Nairobi hotel attack

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Five suspects, including a Canadian citizen, appeared in a Kenyan court Friday in connection with an Islamist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that left 21 dead. A magistrate granted a request from the prosecution to detain the four men and one woman for 30 …

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DR Congo court to examine election appeal from Tuesday

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo’s Constitutional Court said it would start hearing Tuesday an appeal against presidential election results that gave victory to opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi. “The Constitutional Court will start examining the appeal by Martin Fayulu tomorrow, from 9:30 am (0830 GMT),” press officer Baudouin …

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