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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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Masaka’s machete murders

An over-confident president, weak police, and political intrigue Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | Late evening on July 23, two men were riding home on a bicycle when they were ambushed and attacked by machete-wielding assailants. John Kabanda and Vincent Kalya were both hit on the head and left to …

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Ssewanyana, Ssegirinya

Why is government targeting the MPs over Masaka killings? Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | The charge with murder and remand of MPs Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya, to Kitalya Prison (later switched to kigo) in connection with the killings in the Greater Masaka region has sparked criticism from angry …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Ssegirinya and Ssewanyana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Ssegirinya and Ssewanyana: Why is government targeting MPs over Masaka killings? THE LAST WORD Losing sight of grand strategy: How Kampala’s cold war with Kigali harms Uganda’s national interest and what can be …

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NUP demands quick investigations and trial of its MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | National Unity Platform-NUP has demanded for quicker investigations and trial of the two detained party members of parliament, Muhammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana implicated in the Masaka killings. On Tuesday, the Masaka Chief Magistrate’s Court charged the Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammed Ssegirinya and …

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MPs Segirinya, Sewanyana face Masaka murder charges

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kawempe South MP Muhammed Ssegirinya and Makindye East MP Allan Sewanyana have been charged with murder and remanded to Kitalya prison over the recent spate of killings in Masaka. They will spend 108 days on remand after being charged with four counts; three of …

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Court dismisses petition against Ssegirinya

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has dismissed an election petition filed against Kawempe North MP Muhammad Ssegirinya on grounds that he was not effectively served by his rival Sulaiman Kidandala. Kidandala’s lawyers of Alaka and Company Advocates filed the petition against the legislator accusing …

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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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COURT: Kidandala should look for his own evidence

Court rejects Kidandala’s application to recover Kitalya Prisons visitors’ books Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has dismissed an application in which the loser of Kawempe North Parliamentary race Sulaiman Kindandala wanted an order to recover the visitors’ books from Kitalya Government’s Prison to confirm …

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