02 Jul 2020 · The Constitutional Court Judges have upheld the resolution by the top organ of the National Resistance Movement Party to front President Yoweri Museveni as their sole party candidate for the 2021 elections and beyond.
The Constitutional Court Judges have upheld the resolution by the top organ of the National Resistance Movement Party to front President Yoweri Museveni as their sole party candidate for the 2021 elections and beyond.
In his suit filed before Mityana Chief Magistrate’s court through his lawyers of Kizza and Mugisha Company advocates, Zaake contends that while at his residence in Mityana municipality on April 19th, 2020, the officers arrested him for allegedly undermining the Presidential directive stopping politicians and individuals from distributing relief during the lock down.
The committee chaired by Sabine Nölke reports to the President of the Assembly that due to COVID-19, an online interaction was conducted and of the 144 candidates who submitted applications for the job, only 89 candidates submitted supporting documents and now a final four have been shortlisted.
"I hereby require the General Court Martial to convene and exercise its jurisdictions as under sub section 2 of the section 197 of the Uganda People's Defense Forces Act", reads Museveni’ letter in part.
The soldier, Pte. Abraham Lokwap, 23, attached to the 6th Mountain Brigade Battalion in Hima, was implicated for shooting and killing of Benon Nsimenta, a Lay Reader at Kogore Church of Uganda under the South Rwenzori Diocese on Wednesday last week.
The Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Lino Anguzu on Tuesday told the court presided over by Justice Duncan Gaswagga that from the time the suspects were committed for trial about two years ago, a lot of things have not yet been put in place.