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Second suspect added on Kirumira murder file

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | One other person has been added to the file on the murder of Former Buyende District Police Commander Muhammad Kirumira. The file had been recalled by the DPP for advice on how to proceed with the trial of Abubaker Kalungi, one of the suspects …

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Susan Magara murder suspect withdraws objection to extradition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Preparations are underway to extradite Patrick Agaba alias Pato from South Africa to answer to charges of Kidnap and Murder of Susan Magara, a cashier who was killed last year. Agaba is accused of masterminding and receiving a ransom of 700 million Shillings from …

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Malawi VP and Joyce Banda unite ahead of election

  Blantyre, Malawi | AFP | Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima and former president Joyce Banda have formed an alliance to take on the ruling party in May elections, a joint statement said Friday. The opposition alliance does not include the Malawi Congress Party (MCP), which came second to the ruling …

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DPP withdraws charges against 19 Muslims accused of Treason

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita has dropped treason charges against nineteen Muslim suspects who have been on remand at Luzira prison since 2014. According to a withdrawal letter dated March 23, 2018, DPP says he is no longer interested in prosecuting the …

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DPP threatens to close offices over staff shortage

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has threatened to close its offices across the country over inadequate staff. DPP Mike Chibita says that his office has for years been grappling with shortage of staff now totaling to 600 personnel in their upcountry offices and …

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DPP withdraws charges against Red Pepper

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Director of public prosecutions has withdrawn charges of publishing news that disturb the peace of President Museveni against Red pepper directors and editors. The withdrawal letter signed by the DPP Mike Chibita, has been presented to Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda …

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Court forces DPP to close the Muslim Clerics case

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene compels prosecution to close its evidence against ninteen treason suspects including a woman who is related to Australian based Cardiologist , Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi. Justice Musene noted that much he has heard evidence of nine witnesses, the State has …

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DPP to investigate embattled Bob Kasango’s health claims

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Director of Public Prosecution Mike Chibita is investigating city laywer Bob Kasango’s health claims, that have stalled the hearing of the sh15 billion pension case before the Anti-corruption Court against him and three former jailed officials of the Ministry of Public Service, . …

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