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DPP yet to receive proceedings in Mabirizi offensive communication case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | State prosecutors have told Buganda Road Magistrates Court that they have not yet received a typed copy of proceedings in the offensive communication case against lawyer Male Mabirizi. Robert Rutaro Muhairwe accuses Mabirizi of using his social media platforms to abuse Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana. …

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Court dismisses November 2020 election riot case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has dismissed an application by two law students from Islamic University in Uganda-IUIU challenging the excessive use of force and lethal weapons by security agencies to disperse assemblies. The High Court Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana dismissed the application filed by Derrick Okello …

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DPP asks to take over Mabirizi’s offensive communication case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has applied to Buganda Road Magistrates Court to take over the case of offensive communication instituted against embattled city lawyer Male Mabirizi. Counsel Robert Rutaro Muhairwe instituted the charges against Mabirizi by way of private prosecution. He accused him of …

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Lawyer Ssemakadde asks court to halt trial for lack of jurisdiction

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has asked Buganda Road Magistrates Court to halt hearing of the case in which he was summoned to be charged with offensive communication until the determination of an application where he is challenging the legality of the proceedings. Ssemakadde was summoned to appear …

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Ssemakadde petitions court to quash offensive communication charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Humans rights lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde has petitioned Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court to quash charges of offensive communication levied against him for allegedly abusing Civil Division High Court Judge, Musa Ssekaana. The charges were instituted by lawyer Robert Rutaro Muhairwe from M/s Elgon Advocates by …

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Court orders gov’t to produce detained American national

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  High Court has ordered the government to produce detained American National Guy Smith and explain why he has spent more than the mandatory 48 hours without appearing in court. Justice Musa Ssekaana, the Head of the High Court Civil Division issued the orders following a …

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Lukwago loses bid to block ban on election campaigns

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala  has dismissed an application in which city Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago was challenging the ban on election campaigns  in twelve districts and cities. On Monday, Justice Musa Ssekaana the Deputy head of the Civil Division of High Court dismissed Lukwago’s …

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