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Age limit case hearing in Mbale enters day three

Mbale, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Hearing of the Age-limit petition at Mbale High Court entered day three with the petitioners still battling with the case as to why the amendments done to Article (102)b regarding the Presidential age limit should be declared unconstitutional. One of the petitioner’s lawyer James Byamukama …

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Age Limit petition hearing to be handled in Mbale

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The petition challenging the Age Limit law will not be heard in Kampala but rather from Mbale High Court starting April 04, 2018 according to the Constitutional Court. This was revealed on Tuesday by the Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Ddolo during the scheduling conference …

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THIS WEEK: Mbale sheikh dies mysteriously

THIS WEEK: Mbale sheikh dies mysteriously Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fears have spread in Mbale town, an area dominated by Muslims, after Sheikh Issa Wampongo, a teacher at Yusra Primary School, was found dead lying in a stream. Mbale District Police Commander, Steven Ahweera, dismissed reports that Wampongo …

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Three nabbed with Ivory, counterfeit currency in Mbale

Police in Mbale has arrested three men in possession of 34.6kg of ivory worth sh13.8 million and counterfeit sh500,000. Gibogi Justine, 60, a restaurant owner from North Road Cell, Northern Division, Mbale District, Hussein Simiyu, 45, a house painter from Kisenyi Village Bukhasakya sub country and Robert Muwombi 45, also a …

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Speaker summons Gender Minister over ‘Im­balu ban’

Kampala, Uganda | PWATCH UG| The Speaker of Par­lia­ment, Re­becca Kadaga has di­rected State Min­is­ter for Gen­der, Labour and So­cial De­vel­op­ment Peace Mu­tuzo to make a state­ment be­fore the House on a pro­posal to ban  the tra­di­tional Bugisu cir­cum­ci­sion cer­e­mony called Im­balu. Mu­tu­uzo, while ad­dress­ing jour­nal­ists at the Uganda Me­dia Cen­ter last …

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Mbale CAO, Buvuma finance chief charged with corruption

The Chief Administrative Officer of Mbale District Local Government together with the former Chief Finance Officer of Buvuma District Local Government were on Thursday arraigned before the Anti-Corruption court in Kololo. They face seven counts including causing financial loss, abuse of office, embezzlement and false accounting. Paul Walakira and Abdul …

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