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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 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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Magogo set to return unopposed as FUFA chief

  FUFA Polls: Ssewanyana Fails to Beat Second Nomination Deadline Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Makindye West Member of Parliament Allan Aloysius Ssewanyana has for the second time failed to meet the requirements for running for the presidency of Uganda’s soccer governing body FUFA. Ssewanyana has filed to …

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Kadaga halts discussion on Magogo suspension, awaits documents

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has blocked discussions about the suspension of the Federation of Uganda Football Associations  (FUFA) President, Moses Magogo until related documents are tabled. Kadaga made the ruling after the Shadow Minister for Sports Allan Ssewanyana asked why the Ministry …

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