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AKENA: Kanyamunyu sentenced to five years for manslaughter

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mathew Kanyamunyu has been sentenced to five years in Prison for manslaughter, which is unintentionally killing social worker Kenneth Akena in 2016. Kanyamunyu’s murder charge was reduced to manslaughter by the Director of Public Prosecution after a plea bargaining session held at the High Court criminal …

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Kanyamunyu seeks reconciliation with Akena family through Mato Put

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala businessman Mathew Kanyamunyu, a prime suspect in the shooting of child rights activist Kenneth Akena Watmon, is seeking traditional mediation in the case. Recently, Kanyamunyu’s family sought the intervention of Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative (ARLPI) and the Acholi Cultural Institution to broker …

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High Court orders for separate trials in Akena murder case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The High Court Criminal Division has ordered for two separate trials in the Kenneth Akena murder case. Justice Steven Mubiru of the High Court Criminal Division issued the order on Wednesday after one of the suspects Joseph Kanyamunyu did not appear in court due to …

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Kanyamunyu trial hits snag

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The trial of Mathew Kanyamunyu, the director Quantum Logistics Limited and two others for the murder of child rights activists, Kenneth Akena has failed to commence. The suspects appeared on Monday before High Court Judge, Stephen Mubiru for the start of their trial. The others …

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Mathew Kanyamunyu granted bail

Judge rules that Kanyamunyu is innocent till proved guilty Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  High Court in Kampala has just granted bail to “Lugogo murder” key suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu. High Court judge Wilson Kwesiga Matthew granted Kanyamunyu bail on Wednesday and asked he deposits a sh10m cash bond, while …

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Kanyamunyu’s fourth bail application hearing fixed

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Hearing of the fourth bail application filed by jailed Lugogo murder key suspect, Mathew Kanyamunyu, has been fixed for October 30, 2017 High court Judge Wilson Kwesiga is set to hear the application on that date. Justices Elizabeth Kabanda and Yasin Nyanzi dismissed Mathew Kanyamunyu’s three …

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Kanyamunyu applies for bail a fourth time

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The “Lugogo shooting” key murder suspect Matthew Kanyamunyu has applied for bail for a fourth time. Kanyamunyu’s fourth attempt to bail was filed through his Lawyers Ochieng Associates before the High Court in Kampala on Thursday. High Court received the application and will set a date for …

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Court to rule next week on 3rd Kanyamunyu bail application

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has asked High Court Judge Yasin Nyanzi to uphold his earlier decision of denying Mathew Kanyamunyu bail. Kanyamunyu is accused of behind last year’s Lugogo shooting incident in which Social Worker Kenneth Akena died. Through State Attorney Immaculate …

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