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Ugandans mark Janani Luwum Day

Hundreds of Ugandans celebrated the life of the late Archbishop Janani Luwum at Mucwini sub-county headquarters in Kitgum district on Thursday. It is 40 years since he was murdered for standing up against human rights abuses in 1977. The then Archbishop of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Boga Zaire was murdered …

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Public trial resumes in slain Muslim clerics case

The Public hearing of the murder case  against 14 people alleged to have plotted murders of Muslim clerics across the country has resumed Wednesday with Detective AIP Geoffrey Ntende attached to Counter Terrorism Unit testifying. He informed  the International Crimes Court that he arrested one of the suspects Jafari Hamza Kasirye  …

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Sheikh Kiggundu murder case adjourned to Feb 9

FOUR people alleged to have murdered Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Steven Mukasa in November last year have been further remanded to Luzira Prison. They return to court on February 9, 2017. The new date was set Friday after state prosecutor Emilly Ninsiima informed Buganda Road Court Chief …

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Sheikh Jemba blames leadership fights for cleric murders

Shiekh Haruna Jemba, a Muslim cleric who survived being murdered, on Thursday told the International Crimes Division Court that leadership wrangles among the Tabliq sect sparked off a series of killings across the country in 2014 and 2015. Shiekh Jemba, a lecturer of religion and peace at Makerere University, is …

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Man in Club Guvnor murder case finally gets bail

Kampala High Court Judge Masalu Musene has granted bail to Ivan Kamyuka, a man accused of murdering his fiance’s ex-lover at Club Guvnor in Kampala in August 2015. Kamyuka has been on remand at Luzira Prison since August 2 last year, on charges of murdering John Ahimbisibwe commonly known as …

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DPP appeals widow acquittal in Kasiwukira murder case

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has appealed the acquittal and subsequent release of Sarah Nabikolo Ssebunya, widow to deceased  businessman Eria Ssebunya Bugembe aka Kasiwukira. In the notice filed in Court of Appeal, the  DPP says he is dissatisfied with the High Court decision that found Nabikolo innocent of her …

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KASIWUKIRA JUDGEMENT: Widow acquitted, sister convicted

The High Court has acquitted the widow of murdered businessman Eria Ssebunya Bugembe aka Kasiwukira. Sarah Nabikolo Ssebunya was acquitted Wednesday by Justice Wilson Masalu Musene but her co-accused, including cousin sister Sandra Nakungu and a Muyenga-based policeman Jayden Ashiraf, were found guilty and convicted for the 2014 murder of …

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