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17:34
17:34

Ssemakadde Petitions Court to Quash Offensive Communication Charges Isaac Ssemakadde 1 Top story

On Thursday morning, Ssemakadde through his lawyers of Walyemela and Company Advocates, Thomas and Michael Advocates and Gem Advocates filed an application before Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s court to set aside the charges on grounds that the summons issued against didn’t follow due process of the law, which makes then invalid.
13:40
13:40

Former Post Bank Officials Lose Bid to Block Suspension Post bank Uganda 1 Top story

The officials appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court on May 2nd, 2019 for causing the bank a financial loss of more than Shillings 4 billion meant for different services and supplies involving Compulynx Uganda Limited, which was supposed to offer e-banking related services.
13:30
13:30

Two Lose Bid to Block Expulsion from Kampala Club for Theft of Alcohol Musa Ssekaana 1

According to the Court records seen by our reporter, Barisigara was the Club Entertainment Sub-Committee Chairperson while Kagimu was co-opted as a member of the organizing committee for the end-of-year party.
08:34
08:34

Court Orders Immediate Transfer of Businessman from Military Detention Captain Ambroz Guma 1

Namazzi asked the high court to order the respondents to release her husband immediately on grounds that he is in illegal detention or order his immediate transfer to civil prison.
07:53
07:53

Court to Decide Fate of Chapter Four in March National NGO Bureau 1 2

On Tuesday, Civil Division Judge Musa Ssekaana has fixed the date after the parties in the matter appeared before the court and told him that they had complied with his previous orders requiring them to make written submissions before they can be given a judgment date.
14:15
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Court Allows Law Firm to Retain Deceased Partner's Name 1 Top story

Court heard that Godfrey S. Lule, one of the former partners of Sebalu and Lule Advocates left the law firm more than ten years ago while the other partner Paulo Sebalu passed on more than five years ago. They faulted the law councils for the continued to issuance of certificate of Inspection and approval of chambers.
21:14
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Mbarara District Officials Awarded UGX 10m for Illegal Detention 1

They were arrested on February 22, 2019 on allegations of illegally receiving payment for various plots of land along Kamukuzi road in Mbarara municipality without authorization from the Uganda Land Commission. They reportedly leased it to Rwampara County Member of Parliament Charles Ngabirano well knowing that the land in question didn’t belong to the Mbarara District local government.
15:42
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Lawyer Loses Case Challenging His Suspension from Court Martial Abdullah Kitatta 1

Muyanja was on August 7th 2018 dismissed from the court by the Chairperson Lt General Andrew Gutti due to alleged misconduct and indiscipline as he represented jailed Boda Boda 2010 Association Patron Abdullah Kitatta and his co-accused.
10:54
10:54

Court Dismisses Suit Against Makerere University Sarah Nabawanuka 1

Ssekaana says that most of the orders the applicants sought in this application are untenable and totally misplaced because the evidence adduced before him indicates that Makerere University complied with his earlier orders in the given time frame.
11:50
11:50

Companies Not Liable to Pay License Fees to Districts for Masts– Court 1 Top story

In its defense, Eaton Towers Uganda told court that it had pay licenses to the Central Government through Uganda Communications Commission-UCC and subjecting them to any other payment would contravene the UCC Act.
11:23
11:23

Court Orders Reinstatement of Former UCDA Secretary 1

Justice Musa Ssekaana quashed the decision of UCDA citing that powers must not be abused and should not be exercised arbitrarily or dishonestly. He says that the actions of Niyibigira were illegal since it involved the improper exercise of power or abuse of discretion.
13:26
13:26

Court Dismisses Suit Against Makerere University 1

Justice Ssekaana says that since the University Appointments Board had complied with the court order, it was not necessary for her to have pursued the court case.
14:35
14:35

Mother Awarded UGX 90m for Son's Lost Life 1

The deceased, John Opio Taban was shot on April 21, 2018 by a Police Constable identified as Robert Byamugisha under circumstances that remain unclear to date, and died at the Intensive Care Unit of Mulago Hospital moments later. A subsequent postmortem confirmed that he succumbed to excessive bleeding, a result of bullet wounds.
08:26
08:26

Court Orders Reinstatement of REA Procurement Officer 1

In her application filed through her lawyers Isaac Kugonza and Smith Kayanja, Mbabazi contends that she joined REA as an Assistant Procurement Officer in 2009 and in 2010 rose to the position of Procurement Officer. She explained that after successful interviews in 2013, she was appointed to the position of Head, Procurement and Disposal Unit.
12:57
12:57

Court Awards Tooro Queen Mother Ugx 83 Million in Fake Dollar Case Defamation 1 Top story

Before awarding the costs of the suit to Kemigisa, Ssekaana has also issued a permanent injunction against Redpepper their agents and assignees from publishing defamatory statements against Kemigisa.
11:49
11:49

Businessman Buchanan Fails to Block Trial in Court Martial Dr David Mushabe 2 Top story

On Friday, Justice Musa Ssekaana dismissed Buchanan’s application with costs on grounds that it was wrongly filed before the Civil Division of High Court since the applicant was seeking to challenge the criminal exercise of power or jurisdiction.
23:50
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Mabirizi Petitions Judicial Service Commission On Justice Ssekaana’s Conduct Male Mabirizi 1 1

Mabirizi accuses Justice Ssekaana of misconduct and incompetence. This stems from the manner in which he handled a case challenging the appointment of Justice Simon Byabakama as the chairman of the Electoral Commission without resigning as a Justice of the Court of Appeal.
15:37
15:37

Court sets Date to Rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s Excessive Powers High Court 2 1

While appearing at court, however, students were blocked by Anti-riot police from entering the court premises angering several of them. Eron Kiiza, the students’ lawyer says this is the latest display of impunity by the security forces in collusion with university managers.
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