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Four civil servants in Ntoroko interdicted over missing goats

Ntoroko, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four Ntoroko District local government staff have been interdicted for allegedly stealing and slaughtering goats that strayed into their health centre compound. The officials are James Kato an enrolled nurse, Thomas Kasangaki enrolled nurse, Josephat Businge security guard and Robert Musubulya a porter. They …

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Ambulance driver in court for transporting pineapples

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Anti-Corruption Court has charged a driver Matayo Barekye for using a government ambulance to transport pineapples. Barekye was Wednesday arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court and charged with misuse of a government motor vehicle. He was arraigned before the Court presided over by Grade …

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Bobi Wine summoned in falsified driving permit case

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Nakawa Magistrates Court on Monday issued criminal summons for former Presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu over allegations of being in possession of a falsified driving permit. It follows a case filed before the Court by private prosecutor Hassan Male Mabirizi-Kiwanuka on 12 …

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Mabirizi petitions East African Court over legality to try Kakwenza

Arusha, Tanzania | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi has petitioned the East African Court of Justice seeking to declare the trial of satirical Novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija on offensive communication charges a nullity. Kakwenza was on January 11 arraigned without this lawyers before Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Dr. Douglas …

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Makindye court orders release of Kakwenza

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Makindye Magistrates Court has ordered the unconditional release of Novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija who has been in police custody for a week without trial. The order was issued on Tuesday by the Grade One Magistrate Irene Nambatya following an application by Kakwenza’s lawyers Eron Kiiza, …

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MP Muhammad Ssegirinya given bail finally

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court has granted bail to Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya who is battling charges of inciting violence. The Grade One Magistrate, Doreen Olga Karungi granted the legislators bail of sh1 million in cash. She ordered each of his …

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Suit seeking to stop consecration of Bishop Loum withdrawn

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two aggrieved members of the laity have withdrawn their court case seeking to stop the consecration of Rev. Geoffrey Loum as 8th Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Uganda. Rev. Loum was elected by the House of Bishops at Lweza Training and Conference Centre …

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DRC CASE: Gov’t seeks Sh2.8 billion to pay American lawyer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has tabled a supplementary request of 2.8 billion shillings to pay arrears of Boston based law firm M/s Foley Hoag the law firm that has been representing Uganda in the DRC Reparation case. The request was presented by the Deputy Attorney General Jackson …

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