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Constitutional Court hears Zaake’s impeachment case afresh

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Constitutional Court has heard afresh an application, in which the Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Zaake is seeking to reverse his impeachment as a Parliamentary Commissioner. A five-member panel comprising Justices Catherine Bamugemereire, Muzamiru Mutangula Kibeedi, Christopher Izama Madrama, Stephen Musota, and Irene Mulyagonja …

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Zaake storms court, demands judgment on his impeachment petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake, has stormed the Constitutional Court demanding the judgment from his petition challenging his impeachment as a Parliamentary Commissioner. The petition originated from a resolution passed by Parliament on March 10th, 2020, which removed Zaake from the parliamentary …

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Kumi Muslim Council resolves to suspend district kadhi

Kumi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kumi Muslim District Council has resolved to impeach Sheik Abdul Wahab Kauta, the District Kadhi. The council chaired by Abdallah Ebokorait on Wednesday while sitting at Kumi Township Primary School resolved that Kauta leaves office for allegedly mismanaging religious affairs. Sheik Kauta is accused of …

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Mufti suspends Masaka, Bunyoro Kadhis after successful impeachment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje has suspended Sheikh Burhan Bagunduse, the Kadhi Masaka Muslim district and his Bunyoro counterpart, Sheikh Ashiraf Kugonza. In a media statement, Ashiraf Zziwa, the acting public relations officer Uganda Muslim Supreme Council-UMSC says the Mufti has appointed …

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Complicated future for Trump, GOP after impeachment

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Former U.S. President Donald Trump and the Grand Old Party (GOP) are at a crossroads after he was acquitted in his second impeachment. The impeachment came as a result of the Jan. 6 riot in which dozens of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol Building, threatened …

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IMPEACHMENT: Trump acquitted in 2nd US Senate trial

  Washington, US | XINHUA |  U.S. Senate voted on Saturday and acquitted former President Donald Trump, concluding his second impeachment trial which is the shortest one in the U.S. history. Seven Republican senators joined all the Democrats to vote “guilty,” failing to reach two-thirds majority required for Trump conviction …

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Bunyoro-Tooro regional kadhi impeached

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sheikh Muhammed Irumba, the Bunyoro-Tooro muslim regional kadhi has been impeached for alleged gross misconduct. Sheikh Irumba was impeached by the joint session committee of Bunyoro-Tooro muslim region on a string of accusations levelled against him by muslim leaders in the region. The Joint Session …

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