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18:07
18:07

Supreme Court Asked to Dismiss Gov’ts Appeal Against Civilians' Military Trials Caleb Alaka 1 2

"The DPP is an independent office unlike the military which is subject to direction, so Interference with that office through military prosecution destroys the root of our constitutional democracy and offends the right to a fair hearing which doesn't begin with court but the decision making process on whether and how to prosecute," said Alaka.
19:20
19:20

Gen Muhoozi Apologizes for Failing to Follow Process in Re-arresting MPs 7 1

In his communication to the House on Wednesday, Oulanyah said that he had held a meeting with the Government Chief Whip, the Minister of Security, the Minister of State for Internal Affairs and the Leader of the Opposition over the matter and that they came to some agreement of how they will handle the situation he described as difficult. During the heated debate, Mpuuga led his members out of Parliament in protest and the team has for the second day boycotted Sittings of Parliament until the two MPs are released.
19:15
19:15

Chief Justice Warns Human Rights Commissioners Against Favouritism Chrispin Kaheru 2 2

The Chairperson for UHRC job fell vacant after the death of the former Chairperson Med Kagwa in November 2019 and since then, the Commission that is supposed to have seven commissioners has not been fully constituted.
07:29
07:29

NRM MPs to Consult on Proposed Bail Ban for Capital Suspects 5 1

President Museveni has in the past criticized provision of bail to suspected capital offenders and on Monday, he clashed with the Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo on the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
07:50
07:50

Museveni Summons NRM Caucus as Drive to Ban Bail for Capital Suspects Intensifies 1 2 Top story

The President today clashed with Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo about the issue of granting bail to persons accused of capital offences pending determination of their cases.
19:02
19:02

Three Deadly Gangsters Confess Murdering District Chairperson, SFC Soldier and Others 1 1

ASP Twine said that investigators have established that the soldier Twinomugisha was strangled in a Toyota Wish UAZ 049U and his 1.5 million shilling was taken. However, security is puzzled by the fact that although they have Alleluia, Mutamba and Tumuhimbise in custody, robberies and strangulations using small cars have not stopped.
16:20
16:20

President Museveni Clashes with Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo over Bail Conditions 4 4 Top story

In relation to the event, President Museveni blamed the Mengo Administration for Benedicto Kiwanuka's Kidnap, suffering and subsequent death
15:45
15:45

Former Kyenjojo Woman MP Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling 1

On September 8, Justice Victoria Katamba dismissed the petition on grounds that Baguma didn't have an accompanying affidavit to support her petition as provided for in the law.
18:54
18:54

Court Issues Criminal Summons Against Kyagulanyi Over False Registration Charges Male Mabirizi 1

The DPP has since taken over previous cases Mabirizi levied against Kyagulanyi which are scattered in Kampala and Wakiso Courts and have since stalled after the various government departments' delay to provide him with supporting documents as evidence.
17:13
17:13

Businessman Francis Onebe Remanded over Wife's Murder 2

State prosecutor Lydia Nakato told the court that Onebe, 63 an accountant and Oriekot, 26, and others still at large in January 2021 at Mawanga zone LCI in Munyonyo, Makindye Division in Kampala district murdered Asio.
16:07
16:07

Court Dismisses Petition Against MP Wakayima 3 1

The Judge ruled that Wakayima's Uganda Certificate of Education, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education and Diploma in Secondary Education from ITEK were duly verified by the issuing authorities and therefore valid.
15:59
15:59

Court Quashes Conviction of Former Gulu Regional Hospital Superintendent Abuse of Office 1

" Why would a doctor be sent to prison for having used money for staff houses to build an intensive Care Unit? That Officer should face only administrative disciplinary measures such as demotion, not criminal proceedings for alleged corruption", said Kakuru.
12:59
12:59

Electoral Commission Appeals Against Decision to Throw FDC MP Okia Attan Out of Parliament 1

Justice Mugenyi thus ordered the Electoral Commission to conduct fresh elections before condemning them together with Attan to pay costs of the case filed by the former MP Herbert Edmund Ariko Okworo. Ariko sought to overturn Attan's victory on grounds that there was malpractice and disenfranchisation of voters.
16:18
16:18

Minister Obiga Kania's Rival Appeals Against Election Ruling academic documents 2

The appeal against Kania is among the 12 appeals so far filed before the Court of Appeal challenging the decisions arising from various High Court circuits that heard the 155 petitions arising from the parliamentary and local government elections held in 2021.
16:34
16:34

Students Lose Bid to Block Kyambogo University Graduation Ceremony 5 4

The decision arises from an application filed on September 14, 2021, by 45 students who sought a halt to the graduation ceremony fixed for September 21 to September 23 2021 because their names were missing from the list of graduands.
12:19
12:19

Betty Ssentamu Appeals Against Election Petition Ruling 1

Last month, the Mpigi High Court Judge Richard Wejuli Wabwire dismissed Sentamu’s election petition for failing to pay the mandatory requisite court fees. Justice Wabwire ruled that Ssentamu had only paid court fees of 100, 000 shillings instead of the required 150,000 shillings.
16:06
16:06

Kenyan Govt Asks Court to Dismiss Mabirizi's Application in Maize Case Kenya ban on maize 1

According to the Government of Kenya, the rules of the East African Court state that a document may be expunged from the court record if for stance it may prejudice or delay the fair trial, is an abuse of court process or is scandalous; But to them, Mabirizi doesn't show how he will be prejudiced if their defense is maintained on the court record.
15:15
15:15

Gov't Appeals Against UGX 75m Court Award to MP Francis Zaake 2 2

Zaake was in April last year held at Mityana Police Station, the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence headquarters in Mbuya, and at the Special Investigations Unit in Kireka, from where he was transferred to the Japan-Uganda Friendship Hospital in Naguru and later to Kiruddu Hospital in Makindye with bruises which allegedly resulted from torture while in custody. He was released on April 29, 2020, on police bond.
07:13
07:13

Court to Rule on Nansana Municipality Election Petition in Seven Days Hamidu Lugoloobi 1 1

The victory of Wakayima Musoke Hannington Nsereko is being challenged by his rival Hamis Musoke Walusimbi who accused him of lack of academic qualifications to be in Parliament due to discrepancies in his names.
18:32
18:32

Kyambogo University Students Ask Court to Block Graduation 1 4

The students led by Keneth Masereka want the graduation that is slated to start on September 21st to September 23rd 2021 halted pending the determination of their case where they are challenging the decision to exclude them from the graduation list.
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