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Buganda Road Court yet to decide on Kakwenza’s sureties

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has failed to proceed with the case in which the four sureties of satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija want to be discharged of their duties. They are city lawyer, Julius Galisonga, David Lewis Rubongoya, the Secretary-General of the National Unity …

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Lawyer Galisonga erroneously summoned in Kakwenza case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has clarified that city lawyer Julius Galisonga was erroneously summoned to take plea on an offensive communication case against satirical Novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija. According to the correspondences seen by Uganda Radio Network, the Court erroneously summoned Galisonga to …

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Uganda in sanctions crisis

Targeting of top officials by U.S. puts country in diplomatic minefield Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | For the fourth year in a row, the Uganda government has been on the receiving end of sanctions from the United States which accuses it of overseeing deteriorating human rights in the country. …

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Increasing torture in detention cases

Why accused security institutions shouldn’t use public relation stunts and or window dressing  COMMENT | OLIVIA NAKAWOMBE | In the recent past the media has been awash with distressing and extremely depressing pictures and video footage of tortured victims. One of the trending videos on social media shows a one …

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Bobi Wine wants EU to act on Museveni

Urges them to stop associating with `dictators’ Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | “The torture in my country does not just need EU to issue a statement but to do more….” That was part of the speech that the leader of the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP),  Robert ssentamu Kyagulanyi …

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How Kakwenza Rukirabashaija fled Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija on Wednesday fled Uganda to Europe in a manner that left people wondering how he was able to travel unchallenged by security and without his passport. Kakwenza had deposited his passport with Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court where he was …

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Kakwenza flees to exile

Kabale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija has fled the country. Sources close to the writer told Uganda Radio Network that Kakwenza fled the country on Wednesday, reportedly through the Rwanda border. His lawyer Samuel Wanda has indicated that Kakwenza will fly from Kigali International Airport to …

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Court rejects Kakwenza plea for passport to travel abroad

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has rejected a request by satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija who is facing charges of offensive Communication to have his passport returned to him. Court presided over by the Chief Magistrate Dr Douglas Singiza has rejected the request who …

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Opposition MPs walk out of parliament

But do the goons torturing Ugandans and their NRM supporters care? Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Opposition MPs made a bold statement on Feb.03 by marching out of a sitting plenary session of parliament in protest against, what they say, is increasing torture of Ugandans by security agents …

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