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Court halts hearing of election petition against MP Kato Lubwama

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The hearing of an election petition that was filed against Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama by Habib Buwembo has been halted.  Three judges of the Court of Appeal Justices Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja halted the proceedings pending the determination …

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East African court upholds Uganda’s age limit removal

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A panel of three Judges of the East African Court of Justice has upheld the removal of the lower and upper presidential age caps from the Constitution of Uganda. Ugandan citizen Male Mabirizi had petitioned the court challenging the decision by the constitutional and Supreme …

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UPC Wrangles: Walubiri insist Akena must vacate office

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Peter Walubiri, the president of a faction of Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has described the actions of his rival Jimmy Akena as kicks of a dying horse. According to Walubiri, Akena should wake up from his dream and vacate the UPC offices at Uganda House, …

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Akena vows to continue as UPC party president despite court of appeal ruling

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Jimmy Akena, the President of the Uganda People’s Congress-UPC party has vowed to continue serving as party president despite court nullifying his presidency.  On Monday, justices Elizabeth Musoke, Christopher Madrama and Irene Mulyagonja ruled that Akena had illegally been elected into office during the 2015 …

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Muslim clerics were convicted of crimes they were never charged with

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Three judges of the Court of Appeal on Wednesday issued a judgment quashing the sentencing of four Muslim clerics and two others over offences which were never included on the charge sheet.  Judges Alfonse Owinyi-Dollo,  who was until recently the  Deputy Chief Justice, Elizabeth Musoke …

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Third panel starts hearing Kato Lubwama’s election petition afresh

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A new panel of Court of Appeal Justices has started hearing afresh an application by Lubaga South Legislator, Kato Lubwama seeking to block his voter Habib Buwembo from filing a petition for his dismissal from parliament for lack of the requisite academic qualifications. The new panel …

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40 criminal appeals to be heard using zoom technology

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The judiciary has listed up to 40 criminal appeals to be heard using zoom technology by the Court in Mbarara. The session which will last two weeks starting on June 23, will be presided over by Justices Elizabeth Musoke, Stephen Musota and Remmy Kasule.   The …

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