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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Bail fight exposes Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana bail fight exposes Museveni frustration: Why torture, harassment of opposition is failed strategy THE LAST WORD What is Africa’s problem: Revisiting Museveni’s ideas about Uganda and our wider continent after his …

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Ssegirinya shows wounded foot in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya has shown Buganda Road Magistrates Court wounds on his body shortly after denying new charges of inciting violence this morning. Ssegirinya has been arraigned before the court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Doreen Olga Karungi and charged …

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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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Judges shying away from hearing MPs bail application – Lukwago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Erias Lukwago, the lawyer of MPs Allan Ssewanyana of Makindye West and his Kawempe North counterpart Muhammad Ssegirinya, has said they are finding roadblocks in having a judge to hear the duo’s bail application. Speaking to the media today, Lukwago said that all the judges …

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Museveni’s stand on bail

Why is the President insistent on a seemingly winless war? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | What does President Yoweri Museveni have against two young opposition legislators; Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana so much as for him to revive his unpopular stance on bail? It is something that has vexed …

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Hell over bail

  What’s behind Museveni move against bail? Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | President Yoweri Museveni has resurrected debate on courts granting bail and says he will now mobilise and solve the issue politically. Speaking Sept.27 during the 4th Memorial Lecture of the former Chief Justice, Benedicto Kiwanuka, held at …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Hell over bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Hell over bail: What’s behind Museveni move against bail?? THE LAST WORD The triumph of security agencies: How NRM and the ministry of foreign affairs have surrendered their political and diplomatic functions to …

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Archbishop Kaziimba condemns brutal re-arrest of MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu has appealed to security forces to respect human rights and desist from disrespectful acts like the recent brutal re-arrest of Kawempe North MP, Muhammad Ssegirinya and his Makindye West counterpart, Allan …

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