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CJ Bart Katureebe Says People Who Bribe Judicial Officers are Satanic

Uganda’s Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has said that people who tempt judicial officers with bribes are satanic. Officiating at the commissioning of Mitooma Justice Centre in Mitooma Town Counci, Mitooma district, Justice Katureebe said: “I am a Catholic. You who bring money to bribe judges are Satanic! You are Satan! The

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MURDER OF MUSLIM CLERICS: Sheikh Kamoga and 13 Others Have Case to Answer

The International Crimes Division of the High Court has ruled that Tabliq Sect leader Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 other Muslim clerics have a case to answer in connection with the murder of other Muslim leaders. The 14 are accused of being the brains behind the slaying of Muslim clerics about

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Matthew Kanyamunyu Denied Bail as Brother, Girlfriend Are “Set Free”

High Court in Kampala has today denied Quantum Express Logistics Executive Director Matthew Kanyamunyu bail. But Kanyamunyu’s brother Joseph Kanyamunyu and his (Matthew’s) girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari were granted bail. The trio is facing murder charges over the killing of child rights activist, Kenneth Akena. But they have insisted that they did not kill Akena

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Frank Gashumba Threatens to Sue NBS TV Over ‘Defamation’

Controversial Ugandan political and social commentator, Frank Gashumba has threatened to sue National television NBS over what he referred to as defamation. This comes after the Kamwokya-based TV station banned Gashumba’s show dubbed “The Eagle”, accusing him of allegedly conning “some individuals” and also refusing a moderator that would make the

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Oulanyah Cautions ICC, Says Court’s “harassment” has Disappointed Africa

The deputy speaker of Uganda’s Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has told the 45th Session of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) Parliamentary Assembly in Brussels that the Africans could be forced to reject the International Criminal Court (ICC), accusing it of bias, harassment and positioning itself as

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Ongwen Trial: Witness Recounts Poor Living Conditions in IDP Camps

A prosecution witness told the International Criminal Court (ICC) that most fighters of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) slept in the open on the ground because the group had a limited number of tents and beds, which were used by the commanders. Witness P-379 said on Tuesday LRA commanders were also

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Makerere Lawyers Sue Government Over Abortion Law

Makerere University lawyers, together with a number of Civil Society Organisations have taken government to the constitutional court for failure to formulate laws that legalize abortions. The legal status of abortion in Uganda is unclear because it provides for some exceptions while criminalizing the procedure in most cases. According to the Ugandan

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Museveni Says Police is infiltrated by Criminals; Orders Kayihura to Clean up House

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on Sunday joined other mourners at the home of slain police publicist Andrew Felix Kaweesi in Kulambiro-Kisaasi in Kampala, two days after Kaweesi, his body guard and driver were murdered in cold blood Friday morning. Museveni told mourners that criminals were colluding with police officers and urged police

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Kayihura to Send Convicted DPC Mwesigye for Further Training

Just a week after he was convicted of assaulting TV reporter Andrew Lwanga, former Old Kampala Divisional Police Commander Joram Mwesigye could return to the Police Force that suspended him two years ago. Buganda Road Grade One magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu last week convicted assaulting Lwanga, a reporter for the defunct WBS

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Court Grants Rwenzururu Prime Minister Bail, Issues Tough Conditions

Jinja High Court Judge Eva Luswata has granted Rwenzururu Prime Minister Thembo Kitsumbire bail three months after he was remanded following the bloody Kasese clashes that claimed about 100 lives last November. He, and King Charles Wesley Mumbere and 170 royal guards, face charges of murder, terrorism and treason. Kitsumbire’s lawyer Samuel

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