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THIS WEEK: Stella Nyanzi’s new mission in Luzira prison

THIS WEEK: Stella Nyanzi’s new mission in Luzira prison Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University researcher and activist Stella Nyanzi declined bail by the Magistrates Court to teach inmates at Luzira prison how to use social media. Nyanzi was charged with cyber harassment and offensive communication after she wrote …

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Bishop Kityo Luwalira attacker charged and remanded

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A man who attacked the Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira during the Easter celebration Service, has been charged before Mwanga 11 Magistrate Court and remanded to Luzira prison. He faced three counts, two of threatening violence against Bishop Luwalira and Rev. …

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Kipoi transferred from Luzira over fear for his life

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Former Bubulo West MP Tonny Kipoi Nsubuga has been transferred from Luzira prison to Makindye Police Military Barracks over security reasons. This follows a communication made to the General Court Martial in Makindye by the Prosecutor Maj. Raphael Mugisha, that he received intelligence information indicating …

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Wilson Kyambadde out of jail but property to be attached

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Court bailiff Moses Kirunda has warned that Wilson Kyambadde cannot celebrate his release yet because the storm is not yet over. Kirunda says Kyambadde is still a civil debtor despite having served six months in prison. He said this is because he has not yet made …

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Over 90 inmates from Luzira plead guilty to capital offences

Kampala. Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Over 90 inmates from Luzira prison facing capital offences have enrolled for the plea bargain programme in which they have confessed to having committed these offences in exchange for lenient sentences. They Wednesday appeared before Kampala High Court Judge Wilson Kwesiga and pleaded guilty to …

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12 people charged in court over recent murders of women in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Twelve people including two women have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison by Nabweru Magistrate’s Court in relation to the recent murders of nine women in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district. The accused persons faced 11 counts including terrorism, murder and aggrevated robbery, which prosecution’s …

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Kaweesi murder suspects number 20, appear at Nakawa court

Twenty people  including a woman who were arrested in connection with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi have appeared before Nakawa Magistrate Court again on Thursday and sent back on remand to Luzira Prison until June 1. According to State Prosecutor Joyce Anyango the investigations into this case …

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Dr Nyanzi mental status hearing expected to continue today

War of words between government and American ambassador  on Nyanzi case Makerere University Researcher and social activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi is expected at Buganda Road Court today May 10 for a hearing in which her lawyers will respond to the state’s application to inquire into her mental status. Dr Nyanzi is expected to appear …

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Kaweesi murder suspects moved to Luzira from Nalufenya

Thirteen people arrested in connection to the murder of former Assistant Inspector of Police (AIGP) Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his bodyguard Kenneth Erau and driver Godfrey Wambewo have been produced before Nakawa Magistrate court amidst tight security. They were  further remanded to Luzira prison until May 18 as inquiries into their …

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