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Army Court Sentences Masaka Killers to 40 Years in Jail

The General Court Martial has sentenced two men to 40 years in jail over Masaka acts of murder committed in Masaka at the start of July. Court Martial chairman Lt Gen Andrew Gutti ruled that Derrick Jumba and Matia Bukenya Kiiza should spend 40 years behind bars after they pleaded guilty

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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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Kenya’s Opposition Nasa Coalition Threatens to Boycott Elections

Kenya’s National Super Alliance (Nasa), an opposition coalition, has threatened to shun general elections scheduled for August. Nasa leaders’ bone of contention stems from an appeal in which the elections body IEBC is disputing a ruling by the High Court that results announced at the constituency tallying centres will be valid

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KAWEESI MURDER PROBE: 13 Suspects Charged

Over a month since the murder by shooting of hitherto police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and body guard, court on Friday charged 13 suspects killers and accomplices with murder, terrorism and aggravated robbery. The suspects were presented before Nakawa Grade 1 Magistrate Noah Ssajabi on Friday. The charges were

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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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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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Police Officers, Crime Preventers Beat up Journalists, Destroy Cameras at UMU graduation

Barely a week after police officer Joram Mwesigye was convicted of battering journalist Andrew Lwanga, the force is again on the spotlight after police officers and crime preventers flogged journalists covering the 22nd Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) graduation on Tuesday. The beaten up reporters, New Vision reporter Mathias Mazinga and Bukeddee

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Six Jailed for Three Years for Stealing from Museveni’s Farm

Sembabule Grade I Magistrate George Miftundida has sentenced six people to three years in jail for vandalising President Yoweri Museveni's farm located in Lutunku village, Lugusuulu Sub County on the border point of the districts of  Sembabule and Gomba. In his Thursday ruling, Miftundida described the convicts as notorious young thieves

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DEFIANCE? Besigye, Lukwago Skip Court Trial

Six opposition figures on Monday made no show at the Kabale Chief Magistrate's Court for the hearing of a case in which they charged with inciting violence, injuring police officers and malicious damage of property. The accused persons are: former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye; Kampala

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