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Court of Appeal denies bail to MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal in Kampala has denied bail to Members of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana. The ruling was made on Wednesday by a panel of three Court of Appeal Justices comprised of Cheborion Barishaki, Christopher Izama Madrama, and Eva Luswata. Sewanyana, the …

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Mabirizi fights for release of MPs Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jailed city lawyer Male Mabirizi has asked the Constitutional Court to order Uganda Prisons Services to produce the Kawempe North Member of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya, and his Makindye West counterpart Allan Ssewanyana for the hearing of the case seeking to quash criminal charges against them. …

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MPs renew demand for Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDNET | Opposition Members of Parliament on Tuesday renewed their demand for the release of incarcerated MPs Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana. The call followed a statement by Speaker of Parliament, Anita Among, marking one year of the  Eleventh Parliament.  Members of the Eleventh Parliament were …

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Court summons MP Ssegirinya’s lawyers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has directed lawyers representing jailed Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya to appear and defend him in the case of inciting violence. The directive was issued by Grade One Magistrate Siena Owomugisha when the matter came up on Thursday …

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MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya protest amendment of murder charge sheet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Incarcerated Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana for Makindwe West and Muhammad Ssegirinya, Kawempe North legislator have protested the plea by Masaka Resident Chief State Attorney to amend the charge sheet in the murder trial against them. The two legislators who are on remand at Kigo …

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Deputy Speaker extends financial support to jailed MPs wives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Anita Among, has extended financial support to the wives of incarcerated Members of Parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana. Ssewanyana, Makindye Division West MP and Ssegirinya, Kawempe Division North MP have been on remand since September 2021 over charges of murder …

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Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana plead with court for temporary release

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The jailed Makindye West Member of parliament, Allan Ssewanyana and his Kawempe North counterpart, Muhammad Ssegirinya have pleaded with the Masaka Grade One Magistrate, Christine Nantege to enforce their right to bail. The two legislators who are facing murder and terrorism charges stemming from a …

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EC asks court to strike out Kidandala’s appeal against MP Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has asked the Court of Appeal to dismiss Suleiman Kidandala’s appeal challenging the victory o of Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya. Last year in January, the Electoral Commission declared Ssegirinya, the winner of Kawempe North Constituency with 41,197 votes against his …

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MPs Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya protest ban on visitors in prison

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya are protesting a ban on visitors to Kigo prison where they have been incarcerated for the last five months. The MPs raised the concerns while appearing before the Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege via video conference …

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