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Court upholds appointment of UCAA boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has dismissed the application challenging the appointment of Fred Kanyangoga Bamwesigye as the Director General Uganda Civil Aviation Authority-UCAA. In his ruling delivered on Monday, Justice Musa Ssekaana said the appointment was “lawful and the process complied with law”. According to Justice …

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NRM asks court to dismiss case filed by EALA aspirants

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana has fixed  August 1st 2022 to deliver his decision in the case where 23 members of the National Resistance Movement want the court to declare the decision by their party to exclude them from the East African Legislative Assembly-EALA elections …

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Magistrate loses bid to block sexual harassment trial

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil Division High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana has dismissed with costs an application in which Grade One Magistrate Opio Belmos Ogwang wanted to stop his trial by the Judicial Service Commission for alleged sexual harassment. Justice Ssekaana dismissed the application on Monday morning on grounds …

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Ssemakadde opposes move by DPP to takeover his case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Renowned human rights lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has opposed the move by the Director of Public Prosecutions to take over the privately instituted suit of offensive communication and criminal libel against him. Last month, lawyer Robert Rutaro Muhairwe filed a criminal case against Ssemakadde for allegedly attacking …

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Court summons lawyer Male Mabirizi on fresh charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has summoned jailed lawyer Male Mabirizi to appear in court and take plea on charges related to offensive communication. In the summons, Mabirizi is required to appear in court on March 7th, 2022 to answer charges of offensive communication, …

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Contempt between lawyers and judges

What the fight between Justice Musa Sssekaana and lawyer Male Mabirizi reveals Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | On Feb. 22, while appearing at the Court of Appeal, Male Mabirizi’s lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde, asked the presiding judge, Justice Christopher Madrama, to remain “judiciously alert”. Mabairizi, a litigious lawyer, is appealing …

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Justice Musa Ssekaana recuses himself from Mabirizi’s cases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana has stepped down from hearing four applications filed by lawyer Hassan Male Mabirizi, seeking to set aside a decision to send him to prison for contempt of court. Ssekaana issued an order for the arrest of Mabirizi on February 15, 2022, …

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Lawyer Ssemakadde asks court to release Mabirizi pending appeal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Human rights lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has asked the Court of Appeal to temporarily release Male Mabirizi from prison pending the determination of his appeal challenging the 18-month sentence handed to him for contempt of court. He made the request when Mabirizi’s application for stay execution …

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Police summons lawyer Ssemakadde over alleged offensive communication

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Directorate of Police has summoned lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde to record a statement on allegations of attacking Justice Ssekaana Musa. Ssemakadde has been summoned by Assistant Commissioner of Police Julius Twinomujuni on behalf of the Director CID, to report at the CID headquarters …

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