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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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Prosecutor in Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana trial reports death threats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Richard Birivumbuka, the Masaka Resident State Attorney has complained of receiving death threats, allegedly over his role in the prosecution of Members of Parliament Mohammad Ssegirinya and Allan Ssewanyana. Birivumbuka is the lead prosecutor in the trial of the two opposition MPs who are facing charges …

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Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana lawyer protests delayed completion of investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Shamim Malende, the lawyer of Allan Ssewanyana and Muhammad Ssegirinya is protesting the delayed investigations into fresh murder charges against the MPs. On Wednesday, Malende represented the two MPs who were appearing before the Masaka Grade One Magistrate Christine Nantege, for further mention of additional …

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YEAR ENDER: Remembering 2021

YEAR ENDER: Remembering 2021 January 2nd President Museveni directs Ministry of Finance to halt activates of DGF, a huge donor facility, with a Shs500 billion fund over its operations in the country without Cabinet approval. 14th   Uganda holds presidential and parliamentary elections. President Museveni contests against several candidates with main …

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Kidnaps, NUP, New Cabinet

YEAR IN REVIEW: Bobi Wine and his new party continued to dominate the news in 2021 amidst persecution from government Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | A presidential election. A new majority opposition party. A spate of kidnaps and torture. That was the script of 2021 stemming from Bobi Wine’s …

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