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Nyanzi lists nine grounds of appeal against court ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fred Nyanzi has listed nine grounds in his appeal against a High Court decision dismissing his petition challenging the victory of Muhammad Nsereko, the Member of Parliament for Kampala Central. Nyanzi who contested on the National Unity Platform-NUP ticket sued the Electoral Commission, the Kampala …

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Fred Nyanzi appeals against election petition ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Kampala Central MP contestant Fred Nyanzi has appealed against the High Court decision dismissing his petition challenging the election of Muhammad Nsereko. Last week, the High Court dismissed Nyanzi’s petition challenging the victory of his rival and Kampala Central Member of Parliament Muhammad Nsereko. …

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Court dismisses Nyanzi’s petition against Nsereko

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court in Kampala has dismissed a petition by Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu challenging the victory of his rival and Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Muhammad Nsereko. Justice Margaret Apiny dismissed the application in her judgement read by the Judiciary spokesperson Jameson Karemani, on grounds that …

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EC asks court to dismiss petitions against Ssegirinya and Nsereko

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission wants court to dismiss election petitions against Kawempe North MP, Muhammad Ssegirinya and his Kampala Central counterpart, Muhammad Nsereko on account that they were not served with the petitions. The commission says it would be unjust for court to hear and rule …

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Electoral Commission asks court to dismiss Fred Nyanzi’s petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has asked the court to dismiss an election petition challenging the victory of Muhammad Nsereko for the Kampala Central MP seat on grounds that Fred Nyanzi did not serve Nsereko with the election petition. Nsereko was declared the winner with 16,998 votes …

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Parliament constitutes committees amidst complaints from legislators

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several legislators have expressed dissatisfaction about their posting to different committees of the house by their party whips. The legislators raised concern on Tuesday as the house assigned them to different committees. Parliament comprises 29 committees. These include 13 Standing committees, which are set up …

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Maracha county MP Oguzu Lee joins race for deputy speaker

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Maracha county Member of Parliament Denis Lee Oguzu has joined the race for the deputy speaker of the 11th parliament.  Oguzu announced his bid on Wednesday evening while addressing members of the West Nile press in Arua city.  He said there is an urgent …

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Parliament passes 12% tax on internet data

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has passed a 12% tax on internet data.  The tax measure is contained in the Excise duty amendment bill 2021 that among other things has introduced a 100 shillings’ tax on every liter of fuel. The new tax proposals also repealed the daily 200 …

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EC defends Muhammad Nsereko’s victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Electoral Commission has defended the victory of the Kampala Central MP Elect Muhammad Nsereko. Nsereko’s victory in the January 14 elections was challenged by his rival Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu who stood on the National Unity Platform ticket. Nsereko garnered 16,998 votes while Nyanzi garnered …

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Nyanzi cannot serve MP Muhammad Nsereko through newspapers – Court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The High Court in Kampala has rejected a request by former parliamentary candidate Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu to use newspapers or the court notice board to serve the Kampala Central MP-Elect Muhammad Nsereko documents seeking to overturn his victory. Nyanzi, a candidate of the opposition  National …

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