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Court declines to issue criminal summons against Mao

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A court in Kampala has declined to issue criminal summons against Norbert Mao, the Democratic Party President who also doubles as the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs. Male Hassan Mabirizi, a renowned Kampala lawyer filed an application requesting the Law Development Centre-based magistrate court …

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UHRC boss slams Cabinet for attempting to usurp mandate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Cabinet’s decision to start a human rights sub-committee has riled the Uganda Human Rights Commission chairperson, Mariam Wangadya. She criticizes the decision as an attempt by the Cabinet to usurp the mandate of the Commission, which was established under the 1995 Constitution. The decision …

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Mao alone can’t negotiate a transition for Uganda: Rubongoya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Secretary General of the National Unity Platform-NUP, David Lewis Rubongoya, has said the Democratic Party President, Norbert Mao should stop claiming he is in government for the general good of Ugandans. Speaking to Uganda Radio Network in an exclusive interview, Rubongoya said Mao should …

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Parliament can’t intervene in DP’s internal affairs: Tayebwa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa has said that Parliament cannot involve itself in the internal Affairs of the Democratic Party (DP). This followed a concern from a member of DP, Lulume Bayigga who presented a statement on the state of affairs in the Democratic Party (DP) …

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Court dismisses lawyer Mabirizi’s case against Mao

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Chief Magistrate Stella Maris Amabilis has dismissed a private suit instituted by jailed city lawyer Male Mabirizi, against the Democratic Party president Norbert Mao, and his Secretary General Gerald Siranda. Mabirizi dragged the duo to court on charges of being a common nuisance, disobedience …

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DP officials arrested for criminal trespass, inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Old Kampala Police Division is holding eight members of the Democratic Party for attempting to force their way into the Democratic Party headquarters on Balintuma road in Kampala. Those arrested are Buikwe South MP Dr Michael Lulume Bayigga, Lubega Samson Mukaaku, Patrick Sekamatte, …

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Court orders prisons to produce Mabirizi to prosecute Mao

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Entebbe Chief Magistrates Court has today ordered prisons officials to produce lawyer Male Mabirizi to prosecute Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Norbert Mao. Mao is also the President General of Democratic Party-DP. This stems from Mabirizi’s application before the court to prosecute Mao on …

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Mabirizi drags Mao to court on common nuisance charges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi has instituted criminal proceedings against Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Norbert Mao, over his recent memorandum of understanding with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. The charges stem from the 42 Clause Memorandum of Understanding signed at State House Entebbe between Museveni who is …

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