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Lawyer protests suspension of Mak Staff Association Leaders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Centre for Legal Aid lawyer, Isaac Ssemakadde, has protested the suspension of Bennet Magara and Joseph Kalema, the Chairperson and General Secretary of Makerere University Administrative Staff Association – MASA respectively. The leaders were suspended in December for allegedly inciting staff to disrupt university Activities. …

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Court stops arrest of lawyer, Paul Wanyoto

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court Judge, Lydia Mugambe issued an order stopping Police and the Directorate of Public Prosecution from arresting city lawyer, Paul Wanyoto. Wanyotto is wanted by the Anti-Corruption Court for allegedly kidnapping and defrauding two South Korean nationals Shillings 1.4billion. He is charged together with …

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Man who plotted acid attack on Kampala city lawyer remanded

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A man said to be involved in a second acid attack against city lawyer David Tebusweke Mayinja last month, has been arraigned before Buganda Road Court and charged with conspiracy to murder and attempting to commit a felony. Nuhu Isha a driver and resident …

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DPP to investigate embattled Bob Kasango’s health claims

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Director of Public Prosecution Mike Chibita is investigating city laywer Bob Kasango’s health claims, that have stalled the hearing of the sh15 billion pension case before the Anti-corruption Court against him and three former jailed officials of the Ministry of Public Service, . …

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Zambian opposition leader detained over ‘treason’

Lusaka, Zambia | AFP | Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, who has refused to accept the result of last year’s presidential election, was detained Tuesday on treason charges, his lawyer said. Police were not immediately available to confirm the charges, which came after a dispute over Hichilema’s vehicles allegedly obstructing President …

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Barefoot lawyer to USA

By Nicole Namubiru Ugandan ‘rebel lawyer’ wins global accolade for putting community service ahead of money At the Barefoot Law offices in Kampala, the phones – both landline and mobile almost never stop ringing. As I waited to speak to Gerald Abila about the award he recently won from the …

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