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Court declines to issue criminal summons against Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has declined to issue criminal summons against Dr Kizza Besigye. Besigye is jointly charged with former Rubaga South Constituency parliamentary candidate Samuel Lubega Mukaaku over offenses stemming from their June 14th, 2022 protest against the skyrocketing prices of commodities in the …

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Opposition leaders sign new pact

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Opposition leaders have signed yet another agreement to foster cooperation amongst themselves in any upcoming elections and other efforts geared towards ousting President Yoweri Museveni from power. The agreement which was signed during a meeting held at Hotel Africana on Monday afternoon attracted leaders of …

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Court grants Besigye, Mukaaku bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has granted bail to Dr. Kizza Besigye and Samuel Lubega Mukaaku. Mukaaku and Besigye were granted bail on Friday by Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate Dr. Douglas Singiza. They were asked to pay 2.5 Million Shillings each cash and …

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Court dismisses Besigye, Mukaaku bail application

Kampala, Uganda |THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Criminal Division has dismissed the bail application of Dr. Kizza Besigye and Samuel Lubega Mukaaku. The application was dismissed on Thursday by Justice Tadeo Asiimwe on grounds that it was prematurely brought before the High Court. He said that the applicants ought …

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Dr. Kizza Besigye, Mukaku denied bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has today denied bail to Dr. Kizza  Besigye and Samuel Lubega Mukaku. The two who are all members of a political pressure group dubbed People’s Front for Transition are facing charges of inciting violence. Grade One Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza denied …

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Besigye, Mukaku remanded for inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has remanded former presidential candidate, Dr. Kizza Besigye to Luzira prison on charges of inciting violence. Besigye together with former Rubaga South Constituency Parliamentary candidate, Samuel Lubega Mukaku, were remanded by court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza. …

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High Court reviews Besigye’s bail from UGX30M to UGX3M

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Michael Elubu has revised the Shillings 30million cash bail fees slapped against the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party president, Dr. Kizza Besigye. He delivered the verdict on Monday following an application by Besigye challenging the Shillings 30million bail slapped on him by Buganda …

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Besigye appeals UGX 30M cash bail, opts for remand

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has charged Dr. Kizza Besigye with inciting violence. Besigye was produced at Buganda Road Court by police on Wednesday amidst tight security and charged before Grade One Magistrate Siena Owomugisha. Court heard that on May 24th, 2022 at Arua Park …

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Museveni addressed nothing on the economic situation: Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni absolutely said nothing during his televised address on the economic situation in the country according to his longtime rival, Rtd Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change-FDC party president. This comes just hours after the president Museveni addressed …

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Police withdraws from Besigye’s home

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police have been withdrawn from the home of Dr. Kizza Besigye. Dr. Besigye was placed under house arrest on Friday after attempting to mobilize Ugandans to protest the high cost of living. On Wednesday, the police which had placed barricades to the road leading …

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