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WITHDRAWAL: The six reasons Bobi Wine has given court

Kyagulanyi officially applies to supreme court to withdraw presidential election petition Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The former National Unity Platform-NUP Party presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has formally applied to the Supreme Court asking to withdrawal his presidential election petition. His lawyers, led by Medard Lubega Sseggona filed the application …

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Bobi Wine withdraws election petition from court

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has withdrawn the Presidential petition challenging the 2021 Uganda election results, his party’s spokesman Joel Ssenyonyi has told NTV Uganda. “We have respect for the justice system but we have our reservations regarding the way things are being done …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Male Mabirizi vs Owiny-Dollo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Male Mabirizi VS Alfonse Owiny-Dollo: Will the Chief Justice get out of Kyagulanyi’s presidential election petition? THE LAST WORD I am shocked Ugandan journalists are angry: Museveni’s violence and what it should teach …

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Kyagulanyi barred from filing new evidence in the Supreme Court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In a majority ruling of 8:1, Justices of the Supreme Court have declined to allow an application by former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu to file new evidence to support his petition challenging President Museveni’s victory in last month’s presidential election. In a short ruling …

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Kyagulanyi cannot intimidate the judiciary – Chief Justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chief Justice Alphonse Owinyi-Dollo has said that the Supreme Court which he heads will not be intimidated by anybody while going about its business of determining the presidential election petition. At the beginning of this month, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the former National Unity Platform presidential …

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Kyagulanyi threatens to withdraw petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the former National Unity Platform (NUP) presidential candidate, has threatened to withdraw his petition from the Supreme Court challenging the victory of his rival and incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni. Kyagulanyi said he has asked the party lawyers to make a …

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Supreme Court stays execution of orders in Kazinda case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has issued orders staying the execution of the Constitutional Court’s decision which was permanently halting the proceedings on corruption charges against Geoffrey Kazinda, the former principal accountant officer in the Office of Prime Minister. Kazinda has spent the last nine years in …

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