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Electoral Commission asks court to dismiss petition against Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has asked the High Court in Kampala to dismiss a petition challenging the election of Muhammad Ssegirinya as Kawempe North member of Parliament. Ssegirinya defeated nine other candidates when he scored 41,197 votes against his closest challenger Sulaiman Kidandala who had 7,512 …

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High Court allows Kidandala to serve Ssegirinya in Kitalya prisons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has allowed the lawyers of Sulaiman Kidandala, the first runner up in Kawempe North parliamentary elections to serve his rival, Muhammad Ssegirinya in Kitalya prisons. Kidandala is seeking to overturn Ssegirinya’s victory in the January 14, 2021 polls on grounds that he used …

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Ssegirinya belongs to prison, not parliament – Kidandala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former parliamentary candidate Sulaiman Kidandala not only wants the court to declare that Muhammad Ssegirinya was not validly elected, but also find him guilty of committing electoral offences. In his petition filed before the High Court in Kampala, Kidandala who was the runner up in …

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