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Gulu University elections tribunal adjourns hearing of petition

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Gulu University students’ elections tribunal has adjourned the hearing of the election petition by the former guild aspirant Thomas Lapyem Awany. Lapyem demanded fresh elections over allegations of irregularities. He claimed that the election was unconstitutional and breached Articles 15, 16 and 93 of the …

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Mayambala says he is ready to step in, replace Bobi Wine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former presidential candidate Willy Mayambala has written to the Supreme Court requesting that he takes over the presidential election petition filed by former National Unity Platform presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. The spokesperson of the judiciary Jameson Karemani says that they have received Mayambala’s letter. …

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Kyagulanyi orders lawyers to withdraw presidential election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Kyagulanyi Ssentamu Robert, the former presidential candidate of the National Unity Platform-NUP has ordered his lawyers to withdraw a petition that he had filed in the Supreme Court challenging the outcome of the January 14, 2021, presidential election. The election was won by the National …

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Museveni, EC, AG lawyers find supreme court registry closed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Counsel for President Yoweri Museveni, the Attorney General and Electoral Commission have this morning found the Supreme Court registry closed.  Last week, the Supreme Court issued strict timelines for hearing the presidential election petition by the National Unity Platform-NUP President, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu.  The petition …

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Kyagulanyi’s lawyers defend application for amendment in presidential election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The legal team of the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has defended its application to amend their presidential election petition challenging the victory of the incumbent president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Kyagulanyi’s lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona told the nine-member panel of …

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Electoral commission, AG want Kyagulanyi’s petition dismissed

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Electoral Commission and the Attorney General have asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the election petition filed by former Presidential Candidate for the National Unity Platform-NUP, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu for filing it outside the mandatory 15 days after the declaration of results. In their …

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