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Police Commanders Agasirwe, Aguma Appear Before Court Martial

Senior Police officers including Professional Standards Unit commander CP Joel Aguma , SSP Nixon Agasirwe and Sgt Abel Tumukunde among others are appearing before the General Court Martial in Makindye this morning (Friday October 27th). The commanders were arrested by Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) ealier this week on orders of President Yoweri

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Besigye Re-Arrested at Rukungiri Court

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye has been re-arrested by police in Rukungiri about five hours after a magistrate's court granted him and six others bail. Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe and four others Wednesday morning appeared before a Rukungiri Magistrate’s Court

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Age Limit: Besigye, Six Others Granted Bail

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat, party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe and four others have Wednesday morning been granted a non-cash bail and released. Earlier, they were charged in Rukungiri Magistrate’s Court over last week’s scuffle with police in which one anti-age limit removal

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Besigye Charged in Rukungiri Court, Murder Charges Dropped

Opposition kingpin Dr Kizza Besigye, Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Amuriat and party chief mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe have Wednesday morning been charged in Rukungiri Magistrate's Court over last week's scuffle with police in which one anti-age limit removal protester was shot dead. The trio were driven to Mbarara Police

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‘Insulting First Lady’: Stella Nyanzi Wins Makerere Suspension Case

Makerere University's Staff Appeals Tribunal has ordered the university to reinstate suspended researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi’s first appeal. The reinstatement is one of the 15 orders made by the tribunal in its ruling on Dr Nyanzi’s appeal. In March, The chairman of the Appointments Board of Makerere University ordered the suspension of

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Court: Ex-Minister Byandala Has Case to Answer

Former works and transport minister Abraham Byandala and his co-accused have case to answer in Mukono-Katosi Road scam, the anti-corruption court has ruled Monday. Byandala, former Executive Director for UNRA Berunado Ssebbugga Kimeze, former UNRA Director Finance and Administration Joe Ssemugooma, former UNRA legal counsel Marvin Baryaruha, businessman Apollo Senkeeto (Mark

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Matthew Kanyamunyu Finally Granted Bail

High Court judge Justice Wilson Kwesiga has this afternoon granted bail to Quantum Express Logistics Executive Director Matthew Kanyamunyu who is accused of murdering Kenneth Akena. Kanyamunyu, through his lawyer Evans Ochieng applied for bail for the fourth time seeking court to release him on bail pending the hearing of his case,

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Igara East MP Kicked Out of Parliament

The constitutional Court has Tuesday annulled the election of Andrew Martial as the Member of parliament for Igara East. The decision by judges Egoda Ntende, Richard Buteera and new deputy chief justice Owiny Odolo followed a petition by the former constituency’s legislator, Micheal Mawanda who challenged the 2016 election results. Mawanda argued

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Court Summons Abiriga for Urinating in Open

Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has summoned Arua Municipality MP Abiriga Arua a day after he was pictured easing himself outside Ministry of Finance offices. On Wednesday, court wrote to Abiriga summoning him to appear before the temple of justice for “committing a nuisance by easing in public contrary to section

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Police Summons NRM Rebel MPs Over Age Limit

Uganda Police has summoned a group of ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) rebel and party-leaning independents for allegedly inciting the public into violence against a planned move to delete the age limit clause to allow three-decade president Yoweri Museveni seek reelection beyond the age of 75. The MPs also face offensive

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