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08:47
08:47

Court Issues Timelines in Rwanda- Uganda Border Closure Case Nicholas Ntarugera 2 2

Rwanda has now been given up to June 24th 2021 to file their submissions and Kalali who is the respondent given up to 9th July 2021.
18:31
18:31

EC accused of Forging Lawyer's Signature To Disenfranchise Diaspora Ugandans, Prisoners Steven Kalali 1 2

Kalali, bitter that his signature was forged to mislead court that he had reached agreement with the EC, now wants court to set aside the contentious order such that prisoners can go ahead and vote in 2021 general elections
17:47
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Lawyer Petitions Principal Judge over Delayed Judgement in Prisoners Voting Case Steven Kalali 1 2

According to Kalali’s petition the Judge has since adjourned the judgement on grounds that it is not ready.
19:07
19:07

Court Rejects Rwanda's Application to File Additional Evidence in Border Closure Case Steven Kalali 1 1

On Tuesday while making submissions before the Judges, the Senior State Attorney representing Rwanda Nicholas Ntarugera asked the court for more time to file additional affidavits having failed to meet the deadline that had been given to them.
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Court Dismisses Interim Application Seeking to Include Prisoners In Voting Process sarah langa 1 Top story

The Deputy Registrar of the High Court Civil Division, Sarah Langa dismissed the application this morning on grounds that the applicant, Steven Kalali ought not to use the application as a short cut to justice for his delayed suit pending judgment, which is illegal.
18:40
18:40

Court Rejects EC's Request in Prisoners Voting Case Steven Kalali 1

Langa has explained that the matter before her was interim application for injunction and seeks to restore fundamental inherent human rights which doesn't fall in the ambit of section 15 of the electoral commission’s Act which the commission had relied on to seek dismissal.
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14:52

EC Asks Court to Dismiss Petition Seeking to Include Prisoners In Voting Process hamid lugolobi 1 Top story

Kalali argues that ever since the inception of the Constitution in 1995, Uganda has had five general elections five excluding citizens in the diaspora and prison inmates.
19:32
19:32

Lawyer Seeks Interim Injunction Against EC Over Exclusion of Prisoners, Ugandans in Diaspora Steven Kalali 1 Top story

Section 19 of the Electoral Commission Act states that any person who is a citizen of Uganda and is above 18 years shall apply to be registered as a voter in a parish or where he or she resides in as far as the Constitution is concerned. The law is silent on Ugandans in the diaspora and those in prison
17:11
17:11

ULS Withdraws Border Closure Case Against Rwanda Steven Kalali 2

ULS Simon Peter Kinobe says that they withdrew the case because the government did not provide them up with evidence to support their case.
19:14
19:14

Panel to Hear Rwanda Border Closure Constituted Steven Kalali 1

The panel comprises of Justice Monica Mugenyi, the Principal Judge of the East African Court of Justice, Deputy Principle Judge Dr Faustin Ntezilyayo and Justice Charles Nyachae. They will hear the petition on November 11th.
17:02
17:02

Decision on Voting Rights for Ugandans in Diaspora, Prisoners Pushed to Next Year Steven Kalali 1 2

For the third time, judgement on the matter is pushed ahead, even after the conclusion of the case submission in December 2018. A decision which was initially expected in June was then pushed to today, September 27, 2019. It will now remain pending until March 13, 2020.
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