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Mathew Kanyamunyu granted bail

Judge rules that Kanyamunyu is innocent till proved guilty Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  High Court in Kampala has just granted bail to “Lugogo murder” key suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu. High Court judge Wilson Kwesiga Matthew granted Kanyamunyu bail on Wednesday and asked he deposits a sh10m cash bond, while …

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Two policemen gunned down in Kampala robbery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two policemen have been killed in a robbery in Kampala by unknown gunmen. The driver of the car the robbers targeted along Gayaza road in Kalerwe, just outside the city centre, is also reported dead. Reports Saturday night indicate armed men attempted to rob cashiers …

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Kanyamunyu applies for bail a fourth time

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The “Lugogo shooting” key murder suspect Matthew Kanyamunyu has applied for bail for a fourth time. Kanyamunyu’s fourth attempt to bail was filed through his Lawyers Ochieng Associates before the High Court in Kampala on Thursday. High Court received the application and will set a date for …

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Murdered UN experts ‘deliberately misled’ in DR Congo

Paris, France | AFP | Two UN experts who were killed six months ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo were deliberately misled about the safety of the place where they were shot dead, French radio said Wednesday. In an investigative report published on its website, Radio France International (RFI) …

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Women murder suspects to return to court on October 3

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Nabweru Magistrates Court has further remanded to Luzira Prison 13 people who were charged in relation to women murders in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district. They now return to court on October 03, 2017. The suspects Tuesday morning appeared before Chief magistrate Esther Nansambu and prosecution’s Joan Keko informed …

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Trial starts for US teen in internet bogeyman case

Chicago, United States | AFP | Jury selection began Monday in the trial of one of two US teens accused of stabbing a friend to appease a fictitious internet character, in a case that sparked a TV documentary. Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser — now 15, but 12 years old …

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VIDEO: DPP withdraws Maj. Kiggundu murder charges against four

VIDEO: DPP withdraws Maj. Kiggundu murder charges against four Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | The Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita has formally withdrawn charges of the murder of Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu against four suspects, that were pending in the High court. State prosecutor Lillian Omara presented the withdrawal letter …

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Sheikh Mwanje charged with aiding terrorism, links to ADF

Sheikh Mwanje charged with terrorism, links to ADF Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  Six people, including jailed Sheikh Yahaya Mwanje, have been arraigned before Buganda Road Court on charges of murder and aiding terrorism. This after the DPP Mike Chibita withdrew the earlier charge of murder against Sheikh Mwanje together with three others …

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