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ICT ministry calls for withdrawal of Computer Misuse Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Information, Communication, Technology and National Guidance wants the Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill 2022 withdrawn. The Permanent Secretary, Dr Aminah Zawedde said that her ministry is in the process of bringing a holistic and encompassing bill that will address gaps in the Acts …

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Online media owners asks MPs to overhaul new cyber law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Independent Online Journalists Association-Uganda (INDOJA-U) have called for an overhaul of the Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill. The bill proposed by Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Muhammad Nsereko among other things prohibits the sharing of any information relating to a child without authorisation from a parent …

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Nsereko seeks tough penalties in new cyber law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Central Member of Parliament, Muhammad Nsereko has tabled for first reading the Computer Misuse (Amendment) Bill which creates a new set of offences punishable with lengthy jail terms and fines. The object of the Bill, which is the executive summary of its key provisions, highlights …

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Court orders retrial of Kampala Central election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has ordered a fresh hearing of a petition in which Fred Nyanzi is contesting the election of Muhammad Nsereko as the Member of Parliament for Kampala Central. The panel of three Court of Appeal Justices comprising Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Stephen Musota, …

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Nyanzi asks court to serve MP Nsereko through newspapers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The loser of the Kampala Central parliamentary elections Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu, has asked the Court of Appeal to allow him to serve his rival Muhammad Nsereko with the appeal challenging his victory through newspapers or court notice boards. On Tuesday, Nyanzi’s lawyer Justine Semuyaba told …

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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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