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Masaka judges refrain from Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana bail applications

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two judges attached to the High Court in Masaka have refrained from hearing bail applications filed by Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya. The two legislators were arrested and detained on charges of murder, attempted murder, and aiding and abetting terrorism, stemming from …

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Court allows MP Nsanja to replace Zaake as Ssegirinya’s surety

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High court has allowed an application seeking to replace Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament, Francis Zaake Butebi with his Ntenjeru South counterpart, Patrick Nsanja Kayongo as Muhammad Ssegirinya’s surety. Masaka High Court Judge Victoria Nakintu Nkwanga Katamba released the …

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MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana granted bail

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Masaka has granted bail to Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana for Makindye West and Muhammad Ssegirinya for Kawempe North. The two MPs were arrested on September 7 after they were summoned to Masaka Central Police station over the killings in the greater …

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MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana charged with terrorism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecution-DPP has amended the charge sheet against the Makindye West MP Allan Ssewanyana and his Kawempe North counterpart, Muhammad Ssegirinya. The two opposition legislators were remanded last week on three counts of murder and attempted murder in relation to the machete …

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MPs blocked as colleagues Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya appear at police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The situation is tense in Masaka town as Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya appear to record statements in relation to the recent Masaka killings. The two opposition MPs representing Makindye West and Kawempe North constituencies respectively were summoned to record statements at …

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Concerned citizen petitions law council over conduct of Kyagulanyi’s lawyers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  A concerned citizen, Job Richard Matua has petitioned the Law Council of Uganda demanding the suspension of seven lawyers representing former Presidential Candidate Robert Kyagulanyi in the presidential election petition for alleged professional misconduct.   The lawyers are Anthony Wameli, Medard Lubega Sseggona, Shamim Malende, Erias …

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Court orders MP Nabilah’s immediate release

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Jinja Grade One Magistrate Anne Kyomuhangi has ordered the immediate release of the Kampala City Woman Member of Parliament Nabilah Naggayi. Kyomuhangi ordered Nagayi’s release on grounds that she has been under illegal detention for more than 48 hours, which violates various constitutional rights. …

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Stella Nyanzi saddened by the poverty levels in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Dr Stella Nyanzi, the former Makerere University academic researcher and Forum for Democratic Change-FDC Kampala Woman parliamentary candidate, says it is disheartening to see how Ugandans have been reduced to beggars.        Speaking to Uganda Radio Network on the sidelines of her campaigns …

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Kampala Woman MP candidates root for cleaner city

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Better policies for street vending, garbage management and unemployment in the city have been highlighted by women seeking political office in Kampala, as key issues to be addressed when they are elected. The contenders; Faridah Nambi for the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, Stella …

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