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King Mumbere granted bail, re-arrested

DEVELOPING STORY: JUST IN: Mumbere granted bail — Diana Kobugabe (@DianaKobugabe) January 13, 2017 MUMBERE BAIL TERMS: The King is not allowed to move outside Uganda and in the districts of Kabarole, Kasese and Bundibugyo. — Diana Kobugabe (@DianaKobugabe) January 13, 2017 #Rwenzururu King #Mumbere rearrested by @PoliceUg after being …

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Mumbere bail hearing to go ahead on Friday

Jailed Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has presented six sureties as is required for his bail application to be heard. Jinja High Court judge Eva Luswata Thursday ruled that she had jurisdiction to proceed to hear the bail request, throwing out an application by the Director Of Public Prosecutions to move …

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Govt wants Mumbere bail hearing moved to International Crimes Division

The Director Of Public Prosecutions has filed an application seeking to move Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere’s bail hearing from the Jinja High Court to the International Crimes Division, saying it is the one with jurisdiction on terrorism charges. Before Mumbere’s bail hearing would start, the Senior State Principal Attorney …

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Kasese leaders denounce violence, ask Museveni to release Mumbere

President Yoweri Museveni and some members from the royal family of Rwenzururu Kingdom have witnessed the signing, by serving and former ministers, veterans and royal guards of the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu, of a statement of apology and renunciation of insurgency activities in the Rwenzori Region. According to a press release …

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Hearing Mumbere’s bail application set for Monday

The high court in Jinja has set Jan 09 as the date when Rwenzururu’s King Wesley Mumbere’s bail application will be heard. Revealing this to journalist, Defence counsel Samuel Muyizzi said King Mumbere, his Prime Minister Johnson Thembo Kitsumbire  and 157 others  accused of spearheading bloody clashes in Kasese district …

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Kasese MPs seek ICC intervention after Rwenzururu raid

Kasese Members of Parliament (MPs) have petition the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the recent raid on the palace of  Rwenzururu King  Charles Wesley Mumbere that left up to 100 dead. The MPs confirmed to the press on Wednesday that they want an investigation on President Yoweri Museveni for reportedly ordering the …

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Propaganda over Mumbere

COMMENT:By Elijah Kisembo Political abstraction creates rationalisation of actions of stronger party without listening to victims. Peace is not the absence of violence. However, violence is a clear reflection of the sometimes deceptive peace that we celebrate in our communities. Recently, the country woke up to an explosion of violence …

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Jailed Rwenzururu King Mumbere applies for bail

Jailed Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere on Thursday applied for bail before Jinja High Court, saying he is of advanced age and gravely ill. Mumbere wants to be released on bail pending  his  trial on various capital offences he is facing in relation to the recent Kasese killings. Court will sit to set a …

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Rwenzururu royal guards also face treason charges

Rwenzururu royal guards have been arraigned before Jinja Magistrates court to answer treason charges alongside their king Charles Wesely Mumbere. The 151 male and female guards, and the king were in court today. According to the state, between the months of March and November 2016, Mumbere together with 151 others …

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