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Court rules that UPC’s Otunnu did not defame President Museveni

Buganda Road Court grade one magistrate Joan Aciro has cleared  former UPC Party President Olara Otunnu  on charges of defaming President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, due lack of evidence. The Magistrate observed on Friday that prosecution produced a single witness who could not implicate Otunnu to this crime,  without being collaborated. Last …

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OIL: Museveni talks tough on presidential handshake money

Whoever breached the law in the six billion shilling oil cash payout must face the law – Museveni The chairperson of Uganda’s  parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE)  Abdu Katuntu has said President Yoweri Museveni wants the solicitor General to account for sh5.6 billion supposed to have …

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‘Only 34% of Ugandans believe 2016 election was free, fair’

Afrobarometer Survey: ‘Only 34% of Ugandans believe 2016 election was free, fair’ Only 34% of Ugandans believe last year’s acrimonious general election was “completely free and fair” according to the latest survey by Afrobarometer, a pan-African, non-partisan research network that conducts public attitude surveys on democracy, governance, economic conditions and other …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Buganda land wrangles

Top stories in the Independent this week:  COVER STORY Buganda land wrangles: Next fight between Kabaka, Museveni? THE LAST WORD Uganda’s declining growth: Why we need to think of how to develop national capacity to manage our economy. NEWS ANALYSIS Kaweesi murder investigation: Kayihura in tight corner as Museveni demands …

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Dr Stella Nyanzi taken back to Luzira until May 10

Dr.Stella Nyanzi loses bail review application Makerere University Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi has been sent back on remand at Luzira Prison until Buganda Road Court hears and determines  the state’s application to inquire into her mental status. High court Judge Elizabeth Kabanda ruled that  it will be after the outcome …

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COMMENT: On Stella Nyanzi

Should the intelligentsia’s weapon of choice in contesting the ideas of the current ruling class be brawny or brainy? By Kwezi Tabaro The late author Michael Crichton’s 2004 novel, `State of Fear’ – about a conspiracy by Hollywood, environmentalists and academicians to create unnecessary fear among the public about global …

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LIVE: Dr Nyanzi at the High Court

Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi’s case was back in court today after Luzira Prison authorities were ordered to produce her to hear her application against a ruling by a lower court. A Magistrates Court  earlier denied her bail, which she is contesting. She faces cyber harassment charges. Justice Elizabeth Kabanda  presided over the …

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BAIL: Dr Stella Nyanzi wanted in court today

The High Court in Kampala has ordered Luzira Prison authorities to produce Makerere University researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi, accused of cyber harassment, for a review on her bail application. Justice Elizabeth Kabanda is set to preside over this matter. Deputy Registrar incharge of criminal matters Emmanuel Baguma issued the production warrant …

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Stella Nyanzi case moved to May 10

The cyber harassment case against Makerere researched Dr.Stella Nyanzi before Buganda Road Magistrates Court has been adjourned to May 10 to await the out come of a request she made in the High Court seeking a review of the no-bail-yet orders of trial magistrate James Eremye Mawanda. Chief Magistrate Eremye …

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