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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Suit seeking to stop consecration of Bishop Loum withdrawn

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two aggrieved members of the laity have withdrawn their court case seeking to stop the consecration of Rev.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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Court dismisses petition against Mukono MP

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya has dismissed the election petition filed by Wilson Male challenging the nomination of Mukono South County Member of Parliament Fred Kayondo in the race parliamentary elections. Male who  contested for the same position under National Unity Platform -NUP asked Mukono …

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Three Wanyoto witnesses fail to show up in court

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The legal team of Mbale City Woman Member of Parliament Connie Nakayenze Ggaliwango has asked court to strike out the affidavits of three witnesses of her rival, Lydia Wanyoto Mutende, who ignored the summons to appear for cross-examination. This came after Wanyoto’s lawyer, Swabur Marzuk …

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Nabakooba: I was told of mass bribery in Mubende voting

Mubende, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lands Minister Judith Nabakooba has asked the High Court in Mubende to nullify the election of Joyce Bagala Ntwatwa for the Mityana Woman Parliamentary Seat, reasoning that the electoral process was not transparent. Bagala, a candidate of the opposition National Unity Platform – NUP …

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COURT: Minister Kania can file additional affidavits

  Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Arua has allowed the State Minister for Lands Obiga Mario Kania to file five additional affidavits in defence of an election petition against him. The court’s decision follows a preliminary hearing of the petition on Friday in which Apama Amato …

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