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Mabirizi pursues criminal charges, warrant to arrest chief Justice Owiny-Dollo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Lawyer Male Mabirizi has instituted private criminal proceedings against the Chief Justice of Uganda Alfonse Owiny-Dollo. The charges arise from the recently withdrawn Presidential Election Petition by former Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, and the ensuing altercation that disrupted the Supreme Court last week. …

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Gulu University elections tribunal dismisses petition

Former guild aspirant Thomas Lapyem Awany filed an election petition seeking fresh guild elections citing irregularities Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu University elections tribunal has dismissed an election petition filed by the former guild aspirant Thomas Lapyem Awany. In his petition, Lapyem demanded fresh elections over allegations of irregularities. He …

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Justice Kisakye gives dissenting judgement in Kyagulanyi’s case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Esther Kisakye of the Supreme Court has disagreed with eight Justices in their decision on two applications arising from the presidential election petition filed by former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Kyagulanyi petitioned the Supreme Court to challenge President Museveni’s victory in the presidential …

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Supreme Court exempts Kyagulanyi from paying costs to Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has exempted the former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu from paying costs to three respondents in the presidential election petition. The respondents were; the president-elect and incumbent Yoweri Museveni, Electoral Commission and the Attorney General. Kyagulanyi petitioned the Supreme Court to challenge …

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Kyagulanyi’s withdrawal of the election petition denied Uganda reforms

Kyagulanyi instructed his legal team to withdraw the election petition after losing two applications seeking to amend the petition and include fresh evidence in the Supreme Court Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The withdrawal of the petition by the National Unity Platform-NUP candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu from the Supreme Court …

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Supreme Court advises Mayambala to first hire a lawyer

Mayambala advised to file formal application to inherit Kyagulanyi’s petition Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former presidential candidate Willy Mayambala has been advised to seek the services of a lawyer to enable him file a formal application to take over a presidential election petition that has been abandoned by Robert …

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