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Uncertanity as deputy IGGs contracts near end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  There is uncertainty at the Inspectorate of Government as the contracts of the two Deputy Inspectors-General of Government near the end. The country has been without a substantive Inspector General of Government (IGG) for close to eight months now, since the expiry of Justice Irene …

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Jamilu Mukulu refuses to take plea on terrorism charges

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The suspected supreme commander of the Allied Democratic Forces Jamilu Mukulu has refused to take plea on charges of terrorism. This was before a panel of three Judges of the International Crimes Division of the High Court which has formally started hearing Mukulu’s case and 37 …

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Court dismisses forgery case against EC lawyers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | High court has dismissed an application by city lawyer, Steven Kalali accusing Electoral Commission lawyers of forging his signature. Kalali ran to court accusing Eric Sabiiti and Hamidu Lugoloobi, both EC lawyers of forging his signature in a court document showing that he had consented …

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Ssematimba denies wearing makeup, explains why he sat senior six

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Peter Ssematimba, the incumbent MP for Busiro South has defended his decision last year to sit for the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education [UACE] despite of a court ruling that said he had the requisite academic qualifications. Immediately after he was declared MP in …

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Jamil Mukulu trial to be conducted inside Luzira prison

Kampala,  Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court of Uganda will be sitting inside Luzira Maximum Security Prison to try 38 terrorism suspects who include the suspected Allied Democratic Forces Commander, Jamil Mukulu who was extradited from Tanzania in 2015. A meeting on Monday that included International Crimes Division -ICD …

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Stella Nyanzi officially quits Makerere to join politics

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Dr. Stella Nyanzi has officially quit her job at Makerere University as a research fellow to pursue her political ambitions.  The acting Makerere University Human Resource Director, Lawrence Ssanyu announced Dr. Nyanzi’s decision to quit in a July 21st, 2020 letter.  Dr. Nyanzi tendered in …

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Electoral Commission seeks to delay inmates right to vote

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission is seeking more time to implement an order to allow Ugandans in the diaspora and those in prisons to participate in electoral processes. The High Court in Kampala issued the order last month on the basis of a petition filed by …

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