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16:42
16:42

Kidandala Withdraws Election Appeal Against Ssegirinya Kawempe North MP 2 Top story

"The Appellant has decided to withdraw the above Election Petition having lost interest to prosecute the same for a number of reasons but most of all the continued incarceration of the 1st Respondent has portrayed the Appellant as if he is on the side of the tormentors," reads the letter.
17:49
17:49

UBC Journalist First State Witness in Ssegirinya’s Case as Trial Starts Shamim Malende 2 1 Top story

Nayiga told the Court that the Managing Director of UBC Radio tasked her to translate and transcribe videos of Ssegirinya inciting violence delivered by the Criminal Investigations Directorate of the Uganda Police Force.
08:22
08:22

Court of Appeal Yet to Hear Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Bail Review Application mp allan ssewanyana 3 1

The Judiciary Spokesperson Jamson Karemani, says that the Court of Appeal has already received the application but they have not yet constituted a panel to hear it.
08:05
08:05

MP Ssegirinya Pleads With Court for His Right to Prayers 2 1 Top story

When granted an opportunity to address the court about his plights, Ssegirinya complained that he is locked up in solitary confinement and not allowed to practice his faith through prayers.
14:27
14:27

Court Grants MP Muhammad Ssegirinya Bail Inciting Violence 1 1

The State Attorney, Peter Mugisha strongly objected to the bail application, arguing that although Ssegirinya has not yet been convicted, the charges against him show that he is not a responsible member of society.
16:49
16:49

Health Minister Submits Confidential Report on MP Ssegirinya's Health 3 1

Ssegirinya is currently admitted at Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was taken after his health condition deteriorated. He had been detained at Kigo Prison and later transferred to the Murchison Bay Hospital, in Luzira; the national referral hospital for prisoners.
08:33
08:33

Human Rights Committee Call for Urgent Medical Attention for Detained MPs Parliament 9 1 Top story

Francis Mwijukye, the Buhweju County MP, says that even with the pain the MPs are in, Kigo Prison has only a health centre III yet the MPs want specialised treatment, which they can’t access at the facility. He says Ssegirinyas condition is particularly alarming.
17:46
17:46

Opposition Boycott: Deputy Speaker Among Brushes Off Quorum Concerns Parliament 1 3

Ssekikubo says that Government cannot sit and debate among themselves, saying the opposition exists as by the laws that govern Parliament and multiparty democracy. He says Parliament should not go on like everything is normal and debate with a one sided house.
12:14
12:14

Court Dismisses Petition Against Ssegirinya over Non-service Election Petition 1 2

Kidandala had also alleged that Ssegirinya’s nomination was not accompanied by the names and signatures of a minimum of ten persons who are registered voters in the Kawempe North constituency, as required by the law.
18:28
18:28

Court Rejects Kidandala's Application to Recover Kitalya Prisons Visitors’ Books Salim Sserunkuma 2 1

She explained that by the time the party comes to court they must have evidence in support of their case but not to use court to gather evidence as it would not be impartial.
15:46
15:46

Kidandala Wants Court to Force Kitalya Prison to Produce Visitor's Books Sulaiman Kidandala 3 2 Top story

The former Kampala Deputy Lord Mayor ran to court seeking to overturn Ssegirinya’s victory in the January 2021 parliamentary elections on grounds that he lacks the minimum advanced level academic qualifications for election as members of Parliament.
16:49
16:49

Court Issues Criminal Summons Against Kawempe North MP Ssegirinya Ivan Kyazze 1

The summons was issued on Friday by the Grade One Magistrate Marion Mangeni following a request of State Attorney Ivan Kyazze. Kyazze told the court that Ssegirinya was supposed to appear today but neither he nor his lawyers showed up for further hearing of his case.
21:30
21:30

MPs Treated To Comedy as Gen Ali, Ssegirinya Are Nominated Parliament 4 1

Members of Parliament were treated to some comedy on Monday evening following the nomination of two unlikely candidates; General Moses Ali and Muhammad Ssegirinya for the position of Deputy Speaker.
11:51
11:51

High Court Allows Kidandala to Serve Ssegirinya in Kitalya Prisons Sulaiman Kidandala 1

Kidandala’s legal team comprising Caleb Alaka, Kenneth Paul Kakande and Fred Kato has been struggling to serve Ssegirinya who is on remand in Kitalya prisons where he was remanded for inciting violence.
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