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Mother sues St. Francis hospital Nsambya for negligence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A mother has sued St. Francis Hospital Nsambya for alleged professional negligence. In a suit filed before Civil Division of High Court in Kampala through her lawyers of Kirunda and Wasige Advocates, Rose Namara contends that she was admitted at St Francis Nsambya Hospital on April …

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Prosecution to produce seven Witnesses in Rukutana’s case

Ntungamo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The hearing of a case in which State Minister for Labour Mwesigwa Rukutana is charged with attempted murder, assault, malicious damage and threatening violence has commenced at Ntungamo Chief Magistrates court. The case that was supposed to start on Monday failed to kick off following …

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Court clears NFA to auction 492 bags of impounded charcoal

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Court has finally cleared the National Forestry Authority (NFA) to auction 492 bags of charcoal that were impounded during a crackdown on illegal charcoal dealers. The charcoal bags were impounded from Amuru and Gulu districts during an operation against illegal charcoal dealers in Acholi Sub …

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Arua man fails to reposes land after court ruling

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Luka Dramani, 58, is struggling to reclaim his customary land in Manibe Sub-county in Arua city despite winning a court case.   Dramani inherited the contested land measuring about 12 acres in Etuka village, Ombaci parish in Manibe Sub-County in Arua city from his father who …

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Why police takes less than 25 percent of car theft cases to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Analysis of the last three year police records on car thefts shows less than 25 percent of cases were taken to court. The statistics compiled by Criminal Investigations Directorate-CID indicate that police registered 1,114 car thefts countrywide in 2019, but only 244 were taken to …

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Kyagulanyi rallies families of abduction victims for support

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The former Presidential Candidate of the National Unity Platform-NUP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi wine has called upon the families of abducted victims to be ready and join him anytime once he rises to demand freedom of their relatives. Kyagulanyi  made the remarks  during a …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Bobi Wine takes on Supreme Court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Bobi Wine takes on Supreme Court: Withdrawal of presidential election petition leaves ‘cadre judges’ on the defensive THE LAST WORD Uganda’s COVID overreaction: How copying and pasting Western solutions to the pandemic was …

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