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MP Zaake decries delayed ruling on compensation case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake has protested the delayed ruling in the case in which he sued the government and eight police officers seeking compensation for torture.  Zaake who was on Tuesday afternoon at the High Court Civil Division together with his lawyer Eron Kiiza …

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Kyagulanyi lays evidence in 53 more affidavits to overturn Museveni’s victory

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The National Unity Platform -NUP’s former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has filed 53 affidavits as evidence supporting his petition challenging the declaration of President Yoweri Museveni as winner of the January 14th polls. The affidavits include one by former Presidential candidate Joseph Kabuleta, Jinja …

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State takes over Zaake’s case against individual police officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mityana chief magistrate Kule Moses has allowed the directorate of public prosecution (DPP) to take over the torture case which Mityana MP Francis Zaake filed against six police officers in a private prosecution. The magistrate in his ruling stated that the constitution allows the …

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Court rejects gov’t defense in MP Zaake’s compensation case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has rejected government’s defense in a suit in which Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake is seeking compensation for torture inflicted on him in state custody. Civil Division High Court Judge Esta Nambayo rejected the evidence on Wednesday morning after the …

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DPP withdraws charges against MP Francis Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecution, Jane Abodo has dropped charges against Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake. The legislator was picked up from his residency in Buswabulongo in Mityana municipality on April 19, 2020 on accusations of distributing food contrary to Covid-19 prevention …

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Five legislators join NUP

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Five members of parliament have formally joined the National Unity Platform-NUP political party. They are John Baptist Nambeshe, the Manjiya County Member of parliament, Patrick Nsamba Oshabe, Kasanda County North, Latif Ssebagala Sengendo, Kawempe North, David Lukyamuzi Kalwanga Busujju county and their  Mityana Municipality counterpart, …

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Katikkiro condemns torture of MP Francis Zaake

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Katikkiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has condemned the torture that was subjected to the Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake after he was allegedly found distributing food in disregard of Presidential directives. After the order locking down the country as a …

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MP Zaake seeking political capital, donor money – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police has re-echoed the statement issued by the State Minister of Internal Affair Mario Obiga Kania that Mityana municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake’s torture marks were self-inflicted. Speaking today at the Uganda Media Centre, Fred Enanga the police spokesman explained that Zaake is …

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