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Court of Appeal upholds Abdu Katuntu’s victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal in Kampala has dismissed an application filed Julius Galisonga against Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu. Galisonga’s appeal was dismissed on Thursday by a panel of three Court of Appeal justices comprised of Cheborion Barishaki, Hellen Obura, and Christopher Izama Madrama, on grounds …

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Court issues warrant of arrest against Kakwenza’s sureties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has issued a warrant of arrest against four people who stood surety for satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who was facing charges of offensive communication. The sureties include lawyer Julius Galisonga, the Secretary-General of the National Unity Platform David Lewis …

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Galisonga appeals against election petition ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loser of the Bugweri County parliamentary elections Julius Galisonga, has appealed the dismissal of his election petition against the incumbent MP Abdul Katuntu. The Electoral Commission declared Katuntu the winner with 17,813 votes against Galisonga’s 9,074 votes. Daniel Joseph Ibaale of the National Resistance …

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Court rejects Abdul Katuntu’s witnesses over inconsistencies

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Jinja has rejected three witnesses that have been presented by Bugweri county Member of Parliament Abdul Katuntu, for cross-examination in an election petition filed against him by his challenger Julius Galisonga. Galisonga, a candidate of the Forum for Democratic change-FDC party …

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Kyagulanyi expected at electoral commission today

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the President of the National Unity Platform-NUP party is expected at the Electoral Commission today, to defend himself against allegations of flouting EC guidelines.  Last week the Electoral Commission summoned the two presidential candidates Patrick Oboi Amuriat and Kyagulanyi, together with two …

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Bad black quizzed for insulting President Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City socialite Shanita Namuyimba also known as Bad Black has been quizzed by the Criminal Investigations Department over a video in which she allegedly abused and defamed President Yoweri Museveni. Bad Black arrived at the CID headquarters in Kibuli at 9 am in the company …

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