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Election petition papers finally on respondent Museveni’s desk

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The lawyers representing the first runner-up in the recently concluded presidential elections Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, have finally got some relief after serving President Elect Yoweri Museveni with copies of the petition seeking to overturn his victory. The lawyers led by Anthony Wameli and Geoffrey …

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South Sudan approves establishment of AU hybrid court

Juba, South Sudan | XINHUA |  South Sudan on Friday approved the establishment of the long-awaited African Union Hybrid Court enshrined in the 2018 revitalized peace deal to try war crimes committed during the more than six years of conflict. Michael Makuei Lueth, Minister of Information and Broadcasting said the …

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Court orders security to vacate Bobi Wine’s home

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court has issued an order directing police and the military to vacate National Unity Platform (NUP) President Robert Kyagulanyi’s premises. Kyagulanyi aka Bobi wine and his wife Barbie have been under house arrest since they voted on January 14, 2021. Court ruled that …

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60 Namanve forest land encroachers remanded, 15 granted bail

Mukono, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Mukono Grade I Magistrates Court has granted bail to the 60 people arrested for encroaching on Namanve central forest land and remanded 15 others who have appeared without sureties. The suspects were among the 500 people who descended on Namanve forest reserve armed with …

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Court adjourns Kyagulanyi’s case indefinitely

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Court in Mbale has indefinitely suspended a case in which the National Unity Platform-NUP party president, Robert Kyagulanyi sued top security officials there for blocking his radio talk show on BCU FM. The Mbale Grade One Magistrate, Andrew Katumbuki adjourned the case on Wednesday …

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Owiny Dollo is new Chief Justice, Butera deputy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo the Chief Justice replacing Justice Bart Katureebe who recently retired upon clocking the mandatory age. The Chief Justice will be deputised by Justice Richard Butera. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Share on: WhatsApp

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