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11:31
11:31

Justice Ssekaana Warns Lawyer Mabirizi over Withdrawal of Cases Musa Ssekaana 2 1

In his letter dated June 10 2021, Ssekaana notes that Mabirizi filed a case against the Attorney General and the same was brought to his attention by the Deputy Registrar of the court out of concern that it was the third similar matter filed by him in a space of two weeks.
19:23
19:23

Mabirizi Challenges Supreme Court Decision to Declare Museveni Elected President 2 1

Mabirizi says without hearing the case up to its logical conclusion, there was no legal back up for court to have validated Museveni’s victory and he therefore wants the decision nullified.
12:38
12:38

Elected Leaders Swearing in Ceremonies Hang in Balance over Kasango Petition 1 Top story

The judgment was based on a petition by Lawyer Bob Kasango, while challenging his trial which was spearheaded by the then Director of Public Prosecutions Justice Mike Chibita. He argued that the roles of the DPP are in clear conflict with the judicial oath and added that Chibita should have resigned before serving in that capacity.
08:25
08:25

Legal Brains Trust Petitions Supreme Court Not to Hear Gov't Application in Kasango Case DPP 2

The Government is seeking to stay the implementation of a recent Constitutional Court orders to the effect that a serving Judge should retire before being appointed to a new job in the executive arm of government or constitutional office.
20:01
20:01

EC Questions Authenticity of Kyagulanyi’s Declaration of Results Forms 3 1 Top story

His comments come a day after Kyagulanyi called for peaceful demonstrations to oppose the results released by the Electoral Commission, Declaring Yoweri Museveni, a candidate of the National Resistance Movement, as the winner of the January 14, presidential election. Kyagulanyi also announced that he had won the election with 54.19 per cent of the total votes cast.
17:06
17:06

Electoral Commission Rejects Proposal on Election Petition Tribunals 2 1

The Electoral Commission (EC) today rejected a section of proposals under the Constitutional (Amendment) (No.2) Bill, 2020 which among others seeks to change the process of handling parliamentary election petition.
14:31
14:31

Kampala Central: Fred Nyanzi Petitions High Court to Overturn Nsereko's Victory presiding officers 1

On January 22 2021, Nyanzi asked the Mengo Chief Magistrates Court to order for a vote recount but the Chief Magistrate Esther Nansambu dismissed his application six days later. Nansambu reasoned that Nyanzi was raising matters of electoral offenses which would only be determined by the high Court which has jurisdiction to entertain such.
09:43
09:43

Constitutional Court to Dispose of 25 Petitions in Two Weeks 1

Some of the notable cases that have been fixed for hearing seen by URN include that filed by Unwanted Witness Uganda against Uganda Communications Commission-UCC for shutting down social media platforms during the 2016 elections.
16:16
16:16

Electoral Commission Pays SPCs in Hoima Allowances 1

Last week, the SPCs stormed the Hoima City Electoral Commission offices in Kijungu, in Hoima City demanding for the payment of their allowances.
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.
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.
13:57
13:57

SPCs Protest Delayed Payment in Hoima Allowances 1

According to the aggrieved SPCs, each was meant to be paid shillings 80,000 as allowance and Sh20,000 for transport.
15:42
15:42

Mukono LCV Chairperson Withdraws from Race Hours to Completion of Voting 2 1 Top story

Ssenyonga announced his withdrawal from the race shortly after casting his vote at Seeta Church of Uganda Primary School playground, which hosts seven polling stations.
17:38
17:38

Police Yet to Find Missing Gulu EC Staff 1

Tabu, disappeared on Friday when he had gone to buy food for his colleagues who were caught up in the office located in Senior Quarters in Gulu City.
14:26
14:26

Chief Justice Summons Top City Lawyers to Discuss Presidential Election Petitions Eric Sabiiti 1 Top story

In his December 7th, 2020 invitation letter to the lawyers, the Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo says the invitees will convene at Mestil Hotel with Supreme Court Justices on Presidential Election Petitions.
17:57
17:57

Court Dismisses Forgery Case Against EC Lawyers Hamidu Lugoloobi 1 Top story

During the hearing, Hamidu Lugoloobi accused the applicant of lying because the available evidence shows that he was in court and personally signed the consent document that was later endorsed by Justice Nambayo. Lugoloobi said the consent was done in the presence of Kalali and his lawyers, Earnest Isaac Muwanga and Geoffrey Mutyaba.
15:09
15:09

EC Denominates Two Parliamentary Candidates in Terego District 3 4 Top story

"In view of the foregoing, the commission under minute comp. 197 (a) 2020 resolved that candidate was ineligible to participate in the above-captioned nomination and accordingly, the commission reversed the decision of the Returning Officer Terego electoral district of nominating the Respondent” reads the letter addressed to Egama Sam Raxton Adrapi signed by the Electoral Commission Chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama in part.
10:49
10:49

Gulu City FDC Mayoral Candidate Petitions EC Over Voter Bribery Christopher Acire 1 Top story

According to Acire, Okwonga collected T-shirts with his portrait from his supporters after bribing them and asked each of them to recruit five members from his camp; something he said is against the laws governing elections in the country.
15:49
15:49

Four Foreign Firms Awarded Ballot Printing Contract 1

According to a press statement issued by the EC Chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama Mugenyi, the Abu Dhabi-based United Printing and Publishing firm will be responsible for the printing of ballot papers for the Presidential and Directly-elected Member of Parliament.
17:58
17:58

Women Activists Want EC to Control Security Operations in Campaigns 3 1

Speaking at a press briefing organised by the Forum for Women in Democracy at Mestil hotel in Nsambya, Sarah Birete, the Executive Director Center for Constitutional Governance, said security agencies have hijacked the electoral process.
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