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Kyagulanyi’s lawyers defend application for amendment in presidential election petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The legal team of the National Unity Platform-NUP presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has defended its application to amend their presidential election petition challenging the victory of the incumbent president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. Kyagulanyi’s lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona told the nine-member panel of …

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JAN 31 DEADLINE: Supreme court okays Monday filing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In an attempt to avoid “any eventuality” that could render their appeal unsuccessful, the National Unity Party (NUP) attempted to file their Presidential election petition today, one day ahead of the official deadline. The Supreme Court however declined the request, reassuring NUP lawyers that …

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THE INDEPENDENT: No 2021 election job for Supreme Court?

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY No 2021 election job for Supreme Court? Relevance of Uganda’s highest at stake POLITICS Museveni fails to win over urban youths: Research shows why he is running out of options ECONOMY Uganda’s …

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Does Bobi Wine stand any chance against Museveni in the Supreme Court?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Barely a week ago, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the president of the National Unity Platform indicated that he was headed to the Supreme Court to challenge the outcome of the 2021 presidential election. Yoweri Kaguta Tibuhaburwa Museveni, of the National Resistance Movement candidate was on January …

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Ssebadduka arrested over alleged death threats to Supreme Court justices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Detectives at Criminal Investigations Directorate have arrested a 36-year-old man accused of threatening to kill Ugandan judges in seven days. Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Charles Twine, identified the arrested man as Ivan Samuel Ssebadduka, a resident of Zzana town along Entebbe road in Wakiso …

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Supreme Court summons petitioner over abusive language

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A panel of seven Supreme Court justices has ordered a man who used abusive language in his petition to return to them next week and show cause why he shouldn’t be found in contempt of court. Ivan Ssebadduka in September filed what he called …

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