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Grief as “Ssegirinya’s Hospital” closes completely

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Voters in Kawempe North constituency in Kampala are disheartened by the total closure of Kawempe North Health Center, which was established by their jailed area Member of Parliament, Mohamed Ssegirinya. The health center has been dysfunctional since December 23, 2022, due to the lack of …

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Kidandala withdraws election appeal against Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sulaiman Kidandala, the former Kawempe North parliamentary candidate has dropped his appeal challenging the victory of his jailed rival, Muhammad Ssegirinya. He communicated the decision through his lawyers of Alaka and Company Advocates in the February 17th 2022 letter to the Court of Appeal Registrar, …

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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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