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Nine nominated in Rubaga South

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   Nine candidates have so far been nominated to contest for the Rubaga South constituency seat.  They include former MP John Ken Lukyamuzi, Kato Lubwama the incumbent, National Resistance Movement- NRM flag bearer Male Charles Kenneth, National Unity Platform- NUP flag bearer Mukasa Aloysious Gold …

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Court halts hearing of election petition against MP Kato Lubwama

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The hearing of an election petition that was filed against Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama by Habib Buwembo has been halted.  Three judges of the Court of Appeal Justices Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja halted the proceedings pending the determination …

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Anger as FDC’s Ssebuggwawo touts Lubwama over party candidate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The acting Forum for Democratic Change- FDC party president Joyce Nabbosa Ssebuggwawo is under fire from some party members and candidates for giving non-FDC members a campaigning platform. Shortly after her successful nomination as the FDC party candidate for the Lubaga division mayor’s seat on …

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Third panel starts hearing Kato Lubwama’s election petition afresh

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A new panel of Court of Appeal Justices has started hearing afresh an application by Lubaga South Legislator, Kato Lubwama seeking to block his voter Habib Buwembo from filing a petition for his dismissal from parliament for lack of the requisite academic qualifications. The new panel …

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Kato Lubwama suit: Activist protests delayed justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  A man who dragged Lubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama to court has protested the delayed justice in an application where the MP is seeking to block an election petition. In 2017 High Court Civil Division Judge Margaret Oumo Oguli allowed Habib Buwembo the …

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Court of Appeal suspends Kato Lubwama hearing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has indefinitely adjourned the case in which Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama is seeking to block an election petition. The Court of Appeal Panel comprising Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo, Hellen Obura and Cheborion Barishaki argued that they …

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Kato Lubwama suit: Parties refuse to receive judgment

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parties in a case in which Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama is seeking to block a petition challenging his election have declined to receive a judgment by the Court of Appeal. The team comprising lawyers Samuel Muyizi, Nalukoola Luyimbazi and Isaac Ssemakadde, …

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Performing artists petition Kadaga over new Legislation

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Federation of Performing Artists of Uganda (FPAU) has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga challenging the proposed regulations to guide the entertainment industry. The proposed regulations require artists to register with the Gender Ministry, submit lyrics for their songs and scripts for …

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Court of Appeal stops hearing of Kato Lubwama petition

The Court of Appeal has issued an interim order staying the hearing of an election petition Habib Buwembo filed against Rubaga South MP Paul Kato Lubwama, saying there are serious judicial issues that must be investigated. Justice Cheborion Barishaki made the order after concurring with Lubwama’s lawyer Caleb Alaka that …

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