This came after Semugoma's lawyers led by Paul Kenneth Kakande and Lydia Nakyejwe told court that they wrote to the Electoral Commission to give them certified copies of the voters’ register and voter verification slips as well as Declaration Forms of Summit View Polling Stations which the Commission promised to avail by end of business today.
Walusimbi who was represented by lawyer Abbas Bukenya told the court presided over by Lady Justice Henrietta Wolayo that he was not willing to proceed with the rest of the grounds but instead, he will pursue the issue of lack of academic qualifications.
Mubiru was on March 22 2021 arraigned before the General Court Martial led by Lt General Andrew Gutti and charged with one offence under the Uganda People’s Defense Forces Act of 2005 of unauthorized wearing of a uniform.
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.
Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire Mugyesera, the NUP Party Secretary-General for Kigezi Region says that Turyasingura is being detained at Muhanga police station in Muhanga town council.
The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he has informally contacted leaders of the political parties represented in Parliament over the nomination of members to the appointments committee.
Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the 44 torture victims are those who approached the headquarters seeking medical assistance. He, however, says that there are many others who are being helped by party officials and supporters in various parts of the country.
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.
The Committee was tasked by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga to take stock of violations that marred the electoral process. It is expected to report back within a month. As part of the investigation, the committee is planning to interact with Presidential candidates, securities agencies, among the police and the army, as well as victims of the said violations.
According to Lumumba, during the meeting, Museveni who doubles as the NRM party chairperson discussed with the legislators the challenges they met during the campaigns and election, which he described as hectic. Lumumba explains that Museveni advised the legislators who lost their seats in the recent elections not to give up but start preparing for the 2026 elections.
According to the Judge, due process here means that if Kyagulanyi had any offense that he had committed, he should have been arrested, taken to police and produced to any Magistrates Court to be charged which has not been the case here.