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Former sub county councilor withdraws petition against Bunyangabu MP

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Buheesi sub county councillor Robert Alinaitwe has withdrawn a petition he inherited challenging the election of Bunyangabu MP Davis Kamukama. Alinatwe inherited a petition that was withdrawn last month by Patrick Murungi Zeresire who challenged Kamukama’s victory. Murungi petitioned Fort Portal High …

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Court dismisses Nyanzi’s petition against Nsereko

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court in Kampala has dismissed a petition by Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu challenging the victory of his rival and Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Muhammad Nsereko. Justice Margaret Apiny dismissed the application in her judgement read by the Judiciary spokesperson Jameson Karemani, on grounds that …

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Court rejects Abdul Katuntu’s witnesses over inconsistencies

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Jinja has rejected three witnesses that have been presented by Bugweri county Member of Parliament Abdul Katuntu, for cross-examination in an election petition filed against him by his challenger Julius Galisonga. Galisonga, a candidate of the Forum for Democratic change-FDC party …

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Court dismisses election petition against Bukomansimbi North MP

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Masaka has dismissed a petition challenging the election of Bukomansimbi North Member of Parliament Christine Ndiwalana Nandagire. Anita Tushemerirwe, a voter in Bukomansimbi district petitioned the court demanding the annulment of Nandagire’s victory on grounds of violating parliamentary election laws. According …

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