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12:44
12:44

Court Upholds EC's Decision to Disqualify NRM Candidate from Luwero PWD Elections Herbert Ssekabira 1 1 Top story

In his appeal, Ssekabira said the decision to eject him from the polls was biased and high handed, since it wasn’t based on evidence from a medical report. He also argued that he was never given chance to file his defense.
07:36
07:36

Court Throws Out Ibanda North Vote Recount Application

Kyomya's lawyer Ngaruye Ruhindi asked the court to throw on three grounds which include failure by Gumisiriza to pay court fees on time for his application in time, failure to indicate in the application which specific polling stations where the recount should be done.
19:47
19:47

Court Stops Kalungu East Vote Recount 2 1 Top story

The Chief Magistrate, Charles Yeitesi, who had issued a vote recount order on Monday declined to continue with the exercise after it emerged that the seal on one of the ballot boxes delivered in court was broken.
17:08
17:08

Nyanzi Petitions Court Seeking Vote Recount in Kampala NUP 2

In the petition, Nyanzi states that the process and counting of the votes were marred by malpractices and irregularities committed by both the Electoral Commission officials and Nsereko's agents.
14:09
14:09

Kyagulanyi Sues Gov't Over Raid on NUP Offices Anthony Wameli 1

According to the two top party leaders, the conduct of the respondents adversely affected their right and freedoms guaranteed by the constitution of Uganda and have occasioned untold inconveniences, mental anguish and distress for which they should be held liable and responsible.
11:14
11:14

Court Dismisses Application For Ngora County Parliamentary Vote Recount MP David Abala 1 1

Achayo, a flag-bearer under the ruling National Resistance Movement- NRM lost to an independent candidate and incumbent, David Abala. According to the results, Abala garnered 8,383 while Achayo got 7,513 votes. In the petition his lawyer, Halid Salim, Achayo contends that Electoral Commission used provisional results from 54 out of 65 polling stations to declare Abala winner.
19:07
19:07

Hoima Court Rejects Vote Recount for Hoima West Constituency Petition 2 2

The application was filed by Ismail Kasule who contested on the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party ticket, against Dr Joseph Ruyonga of the National Resistance Movement (NRM). Ruyonga emerged winner of the race with 6,396 votes against Kasule's 6,212 votes.
18:42
18:42

Jamilu Mukulu Refuses to Take Plea on Terrorism Charges 1

Plea taking on 20 counts will resume on January 27 2021. The progress in the case is slow due to translation of proceedings in four languages for each and all the accused persons, one after the other.
14:22
14:22

Hundreds Camp at Soroti Court as Hearing of Election Petitions Starts MP David Abala 1 Top story

Achayo is protesting the results announced by Peter Toddu, the Ngora District Returning Officer on January 15th, 2021. Through her lawyer, Halid Salim, Achayo wants a recount of the votes that she argues will be in her favour.
12:44
12:44

Court Orders Security Forces off Kyagulanyi's Home Bobi Wine 2 2

According to the Judge, due process here means that if Kyagulanyi had any offense that he had committed, he should have been arrested, taken to police and produced to any Magistrates Court to be charged which has not been the case here.
10:43
10:43

Loser of Lwengo L CV Polls Petitions EC Over Conduct of Returning Officer 3 1

Balikuddembe asks Justice Byabakama to reprimand Mutamba together with her juniors for presiding over outright irregularities that manifested in the local government polls.
07:36
07:36

Court Dismisses Petition, Orders EC to Pay Terego West MP Loser UGX 50M 3 4 Top story

On Sunday, Arua Chief Magistrate, Daniel Lubowa led both parties to the EC offices at Terego District headquarters to inspect the ballot boxes before issuing the order for the vote recount but the District Registrar, Paul Meru was no show. He ruled that since EC failed to avail the ballot boxes, it should pay the petitioner and the MP-elect costs of the suit and general damages.
12:58
12:58

Six Losers in Teso Petition Court for Vote Recount 1

The Soroti Chief Magistrate Monica Amono says that the applications received include those for Gweri constituency, Soroti County, Kapelebyong County, Woman district Ngora County and Woman MP Kumi district.
20:00
20:00

Man With Torture-caused Hearing Impairment Wants Luwero Elections Stopped Herbert Ssekabira 1 1

He says having established that the said body is an illegal entity without any legal standing in Uganda, he wonders who the complainant is against him.
18:49
18:49

Kyagulanyi Promised to Make Uganda Ungovernable -Gov't Tells Court High Court 1 1

State Attorney Martin Mwangusha who was relying on the affidavit of the Director Operations Uganda Police Force, Edward Ochom and Brigadier Dr Godard Busingye the Chief of Legal Services in UPDF opposed the case and asked court to dismiss it.
17:12
17:12

Let's Involve Public in Fighting Corruption in the Judiciary -JSC Boss 3 1

Justice Kabiito proposes a public stakeholder colloquium on anti-corruption measures in order to have a public discussion on how to improve the administration of justice
15:28
15:28

Lukwago's Supporters Campaigning on Voting Day 1 1

Donning a white T-shirt with inscriptions, "Rule of law" in the back and "Basajja mwe Mujooga," in the front, Hadija Kairebwa, one of the supporters stood in a strategic spot, targeting voters from the roadside, a few metres from a polling centre at Kyambogo Primary School.
10:45
10:45

Kyotera Court Remands 26 NUP, DP Supporters Over Electoral Violence Election Violence 1 1 Top story

Robert Muyimbwa, the Kyotera DP spokesperson, says they will do whatever it takes to ensure that the suspects get bail and justice at the same time.
21:03
21:03

Masaka Court Grants 11 NUP Supporters Bail 2

Court heard that security intercepted the accused persons on their way to court and took them to Makindye Military barracks before they appeared before the General Court-martial on charges of illegal possession of ammunition before they were remanded to Kitalya prisons.
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