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13:23
13:23

Supreme Court Tightens COVID-19 Preventive Measures Eddie Kwizera 2 Top story

Although the Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe had indicated that not more than 10 people should be allowed during such court sessions, at least 36 seats were reserved in the court room.
12:30
12:30

Justice Ssekaana Appointed Deputy Head of Civil Division Dr Flavian Zeija 1 2

Justice Ssekaana will be charged with the responsibility of allocating the suits filed in the court to appropriate judges for adjudication. The Judiciary Spokesperson, Solomon Muyita told URN this morning that Ssekaana's appointment is in recognition of his hard work in the division.
11:09
11:09

Moroto Hospital Administrator Charged with Abuse of Office 2

Mawa was reportedly not paying the employees on grounds that they had absconded from duty which was not the case.
07:59
07:59

Foreign Affairs Minister Sued for Endorsing Kavuya Family Travel During Lockdown 1

The returnees include Barbara Kavuya, Blanche Kabuju and Isaiah Byabashaija, all family members of businessman Ben Kavuya. The trio came into the country in May, aboard Ethiopian airlines. Prior to their return, Sam Kutesa wrote to the General Manager of Ethiopian Airlines on May 13, asking him to transport the said individuals from New York to Entebbe, despite the fact that the airport was closed to passenger traffic.
11:33
11:33

Lawyers Demand Production of Arrested Rwandan National 1 1

The family suspects that Tumwine was arrested for espionage since his brother Assistant Superintendent of Police Frank Sabiiti was arrested prior on similar charges.
11:00
11:00

Air Force Soldier Remanded for Aggravated Defilement 1

Court heard that on February 26, 2020 while at Katabi Barracks, Tumwesigye performed a sexual act with a 14-year-old girl. However, Tumwesigye who is attached to the Directorate of Music in the Uganda People's Defense Air Force pleaded not guilty to the charges.
17:37
17:37

Owner of Collapsed Building Charged With 19 Counts 2

Muhumuza also told court that Kalanzi is suffering from hypertension and he has a good record because he even surrendered himself to police when he heard that he was being hunted.
14:15
14:15

Government Defends COVID-19 Lockdown at East Africa Court Male Mabirizi 1 Top story

The government contends that the President’s directives were backed by statutory Instruments issued by the Health Minister under the Health Act.
16:20
16:20

High Court Quashes Sentence against Persons Arrested for Defying Curfew Lillian Achiro 2 2

Aciro was arrested at the beginning of April, together with 19 others, with whom they were jointly charged and convicted for disobeying lawful orders. They reportedly defied the night-time curfew imposed by the government to control the movement of people beyond 7 p.m. as the country battled a disease that has paralyzed the entire world.
21:57
21:57

Company Awarded UGX 181 Billion Over Ban on Sand Mining in Lwera Lwera Wetland 1

The company, owned by Pastor Daniel Walugembe, petitioned the High Court Civil Division last year, challenging a directive by Parliament to ban their sand mining activities. The ban was effected after Parliament’s Natural Resources Committee received complaints that several companies were engaged in illegal sand mining and export.
15:40
15:40

President Museveni Has a Right to Block Twitter Followers – Judge AIGP Asan Kasingye 1 Top story

The student identified as Seguya Hillary Innocent Taylor who uses twitter handle @HillaryTaylorVI told the court that he was blocked from accessing President Yoweri Museveni’s handle @KagutaMuseveni, on July 20, 2019.
16:39
16:39

Court Pardons 43 Persons Arrested for Violating Lockdown Guidelines COVID 19 Curfew 1

Today, the same magistrate appeared at Buganda Road Court to preside over the matter in a session that was connected to Kitalya government prison via video conferencing. The court heard that within the months of March, April and May this year, the accused persons were found in bars and loitering on various streets in Wakiso district during curfew hours.
17:36
17:36

Woman Who Forced Daughter into Prostitution Remanded 1

Mukamana's arrest followed a viral video in which the 14-year-old girl claimed that she was being forced by her mother to have sexual intercourse with men. In the aftermath, the police arrested the woman and two of the men who allegedly abused the minor. The men were identified as Fred Bulega, 41 and the other as John Mwesigye, 18.
13:13
13:13

Stella Nyanzi, 4 Others Arrested over Food Protest Dr Stella Nyanzi 3

The Police Spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan Area, Luke Owoyesigyire, says that the group is currently detained at Central Police Station on charges of inciting violence.
08:14
08:14

Court Orders Parking Yard Operator to Pay UGX 135M for Burnt Vehicle 1 Top story

In his judgment, Justice Musa Ssekaana noted that he had looked at the Police report and found that indeed the said parking yard belonged to Ntulume. He also noted that it is really surprising that a person who doesn’t own a commercial parking yard executed agreements to repair vehicles he claims were not his responsibility.
14:56
14:56

Lawyers With Diploma in Legal Practice From Rwanda Not Eligible for Enrollment in Uganda– High Court 1

Bataamwe had obtained his Bachelors in Law from Islamic University in Uganda before acquiring a Diploma in Legal Practice from Rwanda’s Institute on August 1st 2019, which is the equivalent of a Diploma from Law Development Center in Uganda.
10:00
10:00

Court Orders KCCA to Pay Man UGX 20m for Illegal Arrest 1

Steven Olango who was arrested from his home in Ntinda in 2014 after hawkers had reportedly entered his compound running away from KCCA enforcement team has been awarded by the High Court Civil Division in Kampala.
15:59
15:59

Kyarenga Concerts Cancelled Illegally-Justice Nambayo Bobi Wine 1

In her judgment, Justice Esta Nambayo, says the letter issued by police on April 19th 2019 halting Kyarenga Extra Concerts indefinitely is illegal, irrational unreasonable and an abuse of power.
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