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VIDEO: DPP withdraws Maj. Kiggundu murder charges against four

VIDEO: DPP withdraws Maj. Kiggundu murder charges against four Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | The Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita has formally withdrawn charges of the murder of Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu against four suspects, that were pending in the High court. State prosecutor Lillian Omara presented the withdrawal letter …

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VIDEO: Mathew Kanyamunyu seeks bail again

VIDEO: Mathew Kanyamunyu seeks bail again Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA |  The High court in Kampala sat yesterday to hear another application for bail filed by Mathew Kanyamunyu , who is accused of the shooting of a social worker Kenneth Akena in November. Justice Yasin Nyanzi, who is one …

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Court rules FUFA elections to go ahead August 5

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The High Court in Kampala has dismissed an application that had sought to suspend the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) presidential elections on August 5, 2017. Justice Henrietta Wolayo based her ruling on the fact that grass root elections are already in advanced stages. Three FUFA fans led …

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Jailed MP Kahonda granted bail, rearrested

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Minutes after Jinja High Court judge Eva Luswata granted bail to jailed Ruhinda County Member of Parliament (MP) Rtd.Captain Donozio Kahonda, pending hearing of his appeal challenging a 9-month imprisonment, the legislator was detained on similar charges. MP Kahonda still has pending charges before Luweero Chief Magistrate Charles Sserubuga …

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Minister Kabafunzaki mantains innocence on Corruption charges

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Embattled Minister of State for Labour Hebert Kabafunzaki has appeared before the High court’s Anti-corruption Division based in Kololo, and mantained his innocence over allegations that he took a 5 million shillings bribe from an Investor. Kabafunzaki, together with his political assistant, Brian Mugabo and …

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DPP orders Minister Kabafunzaki and others be tried in High Court

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Embattled Minister of State for Labour Herbert Kabafunzaki together with his Political Assistant Brian Mugabo and a relative one Bruce Lubowa have been committed to the High Court to start trial on charges of corruption. Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Agnes Alum sent the trio to the High …

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High Court recalls Stella Nyanzi file ahead of Tuesday court session

High Court has recalled the Dr. Stella Nyanzi case file from the Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court ahead of her appearance tomorrow, April 25, 2017. She faces charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication. Makerere University Researcher Dr. Nyanzi is expected to be produced back in court Tuesday to respond to an application …

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High Court halts publication of Kaweesi stories until August

Kampala High Court’s Assistant Registrar Joy Kabagye Bahinguza has issued an injunction temporarily stopping the media from publishing stories regarding the investigations into the murder of AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi. This follows a case filed by Uganda’s Inspector General of Police Gen.Edward Kale Kayihura through the Attorney General, against Red …

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Kanyamunyus committed to the High Court for trial

The Nakawa Magistrate court has committed the three ‘Lugogo Murder’ suspects  Mathew, Joseph Kanyamunyu and Cynthia Munwangari to the High Court for trial. Grade one Magistrate Noah Ssajjabi committed them Tuesday on the request of prosecution’s Doreen Elima who told court investigations into their case are now  complete She confirmed she …

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