The petitioners through their lawyers of Frank Tumusiime and Company Advocates also argue that under the Land Acquisition Act, the citizens have no bargain for their rights and property which is illegal.
In his application, Mpanga asked the court to release Opiyo’s passport to enable him to apply for the US Visa to travel for two important meetings. Mpanga argued that the two meetings are very important to Opiyo because he is a member of the World Movement for Democracy based in Washington DC and Drapper Hills Summer Fellowship Programme at Stanford University in Paloalto California.
His wife, Olive Wameli told URN on phone this morning that her husband was rushed to hospital in bad shape. "We had feared because he was badly off……He was doing badly. His condition isn't good. That's why I have picked his mobile phone,” said the wife.
The remand home that houses child offenders from Omoro, Amuru, Nwoya, Pader, Lamwo, Agago, Oyam and Gulu currently has only six staff which include an in–charge, two Assistant Probation Officers and three guards out of the required eleven staff.
This is not the first time Mabirizi is complaining about the invasion of parliament by the army. In 2018 after the passing of the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2018 that removed the age limitations from the Constitution, Mabirizi petitioned national and international courts over the invasion of Special Forces Command that saw a number of MPs being beaten and others injured.
According to Kasaija, the loan which is equivalent to 647.5 Billion Shillings was obtained illegally by the government to fund the Second Kampala Institutional and Infrastructure Development Programme Phase II because Parliament passed a resolution to borrow it without the necessary quorum way back in 2014.
“For at least ten years, the Uganda government has known that landslides were threatening the lives of Bududa residents, and yet did so little to come to the aid of the most vulnerable communities’ read the suit in part. They are seeking a declaration that by the court that their right to life is threatened due to the recurring landslides in Bududa district.
The lawyers led by Macdusman Kabega on Tuesday told a panel of five Supreme Court Justices led by the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo that one of the Judges who presided over Kashaka's appeal case should have recused himself from the matter since he was privy to the evidence that was adduced in the trial.
According to Moses Oyet -the complainant, on learning that Oyoo sold him land belonging to another person, he called him for negotiations for refund of the UGX 26 million but that Oyoo chose to go into hiding, only to be arrested and charged with obtaining money by false pretense contrary to section 305 of the Penal Code Act.
Military prosecutors led by Captain Ambroze Guma said that they didn't have any objection to bail application of the accused persons. He however, hastened to add that they are finalizing the scrutinizing of the affidavits for the remaining 18 suspects.
Before giving out the timelines, the parties first agreed and framed four issues that they want determined by court, including whether the First Instance Division of the East African Court of Justice committed procedural irregularities in the hearing and determination of the case.
Following the President's promise, a group of 850 youths from Kisoro Development Network led by Michael Niyonsaba, two weeks after the January 14th 2021 elections petitioned the Court Martial Chairperson Lt General Andrew Gutti inquiring about Museveni’s promise to speak to military prosecutors to drop Kayihura'a charges.
Mabirizi in documents filed before the Civil Division wants an injunction restraining the Commission from proceeding with the process undertaken and decisions it has reached in shortlisting, interviewing, appointing and recommending to the President for appointment of applicants for Judicial Officers.
But on May 7, 2021 Justice Musa Ssekaana dismissed their application saying that the environmentalists based their case on distorted facts and they attempted to suppress the real facts in order to make up their case in court by exaggerating that the entire forest is being clear for sugarcane planting which is not true.
Private Solomon Baker Bakobe, of the 11th Battalion, was convicted by the first division infantry court-martial presided over by Col. Sam Mugyenyi during a session held at St Paul Catholic Church Premises in Mparo North cell Eastern Division of Hoima city today.
The company says that it kept paying rent through Sendegeya in line with the invoices made by Green Africa Recycling Company and used the premises without any interruptions until December 2020 when persons said to be acting on behalf of Musoke Ssenyonga locked up the premises claiming that the tenant had not paid rent for the whole year.