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07:25
07:25

Lawyer Sues UCU Tribunal for Illegal Detention 1 Top story

“The Chairperson ordered four angry armed guards to forcefully take me out of the hall. They surrounded me and ordered me to move out with my hands raised up. The guards pushed me before detaining me under the mango tree until the end of the hearing.” Ssentumbwe indicated in the application.
09:18
09:18

Witnesses Attached Mismatching Support Documents in Mukono Election Petition mukono high court 1 2

In the petition, Wilson Male, a candidate for the National Unity Platform accused Kayondo of voter bribery and using the National Unity Platform-NUP symbol and slogans on his campaign posters despite contesting a Democratic Party candidate in the January 2021 polls. Male says that this act did not only confuse voters but also affected the outcome of the polls.
10:39
10:39

Former ICT Minister Oblivious of EC Website Aidah Nantaba 2 2 Top story

One of the petitioner's lawyers, Gregory Byamukama asked Nantaba whether as the former ICT minister she was aware that one can use electronic ways to verify voter identification numbers on the EC website, but Nantaba denied saying such technology does not exist. Nantaba told court she was an ICT state minister from 2016-2020.
10:42
10:42

Former MP Fails to Mention the Law Governing Parliamentary Elections Aidah Nantaba 2 1

Kumama frankly told the court that although he knows what the electoral law says, he can't mention the specific law.
13:40
13:40

High Court Rejects Public Documents as Exhibits against Idah Nantaba mukono high court 4 1

Nantaba, an independent candidate garnered 47,725 votes to defeat six other candidates; Jackline Birungi Kobusingye, Margaret Nabirye, Nakaddu Brenda, Harriet Nakweede, Agatha Nalubwama and Lydia Wabuza in the race. Her closest challenger Harriet Nakweede had 37,117 votes.
11:08
11:08

Petitioner Struggles to Justify Bribery Claims Against Mukono South MP 2 2

In his petition, Male accuses Kayondo, who ran on the Democratic Party ticket of voter bribery and using the National Unity Platform-NUP symbol and slogans on his campaign posters in the January 2021 polls.
15:29
15:29

University Student Remanded for Defiling 13-Year-Old Girl 1

Aaron Wasswa, a student of Community Development at Kyambogo University was arrested last month for defiling the victim, a pupil at Ssekiboobo Primary School.
10:18
10:18

Mukono High Court Relocates to Permanent Home 2 2

Elizabeth Akuro Ogwalo, the Mukono High court Deputy registrar, says that the court has been operating in rented premises without basic facilities since 2016.
07:35
07:35

Court Okays Submission of Supplementary Affidavits in Retrial of Kayunga Woman MP Petition Aidah Nantaba 1 2

In June this year, a panel of three Court of Appeal Justices comprising Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Stephen Musota, and Christopher Gashirabake ordered a retrial of the matter after setting aside the decision by the Mukono High Court.
11:25
11:25

UPDF Major Further Remanded For Alleged Murder 1

Maj. Byaruhanga, based at Lugazi Engineering Brigade was arrested and remanded on November 9, together with Ssozi Musisi, on accusations of murder and fueling land fights.
17:49
17:49

Lwakataka Gets Twenty-Two Month Jail Term for Criminal Trespass

Koburungo sentenced Lwakataka to six months in prison for breaking the fence of George Kawooya and demolishing his house on 2 acres of land in Kiwanga village, Mukono Municipality in January 2019.
15:05
15:05

UPDF Major Arrested For Alleged Murder 1 1

During the attack on Saturday, Innocent Masinge was hacked to death, and his body was dumped in the contested land.
14:17
14:17

Former Mukono Municipality Mayoral Candidate Flees after Assaulting Police Officers 1 1

Charles Jjingo, the landlord, filed a civil suit against Mulimira in 2019 for failure to pay rent fees for a period of twenty months at 500,000 Shilling per month. Mulimira rented a building of four rooms where he runs a vocational institute.
18:17
18:17

Students Pin Former Head Teacher for Stealing School Fees 1

According to Salim, he traveled home on March 8 after receiving a pass out. He went home and his auntie sent him Shillings 790,000 on his phone number but when he got to town the banks were closed. According to Salim, he decided to return to school but didn’t find the bursar.
18:00
18:00

Magistrate Cancels Seeta Hill College Head Teacher’s Bail 1

Ayeri is accused of forging academic documents with the intent to fraudulently secure a job at the school. He is also accused of stealing up to 10.7 million Shillings from the School and issuing forged receipts for the same between November 30, 2020, and January 25, 2021.
09:47
09:47

Bigirimana Warns Chief Magistrates Against Driving Official Vehicles Without Permission 1 2

"Driving without official approval is not accepted. it puts your lives at risk but also the government vehicle. Ask for drivers, I have just signed ten waiting for deployment. I warn you, once our vehicle gets involved in any kind of accident and gets damaged you’re in trouble and you shall be charged in your very court," Bigirimana noted.
13:02
13:02

Newly Appointed Chief Magistrates Decry Poor Infrastructure 1

The Katakwi Chief Magistrate, Justine Gumtwero raised a similar concern, saying that often lack money for loading power tokens, adding that the solar panels at the court were installed without the control charge.
15:20
15:20

Court Orders Luzira Prison OC to Take A Key Mukono Suspect for Proper Medication 1

Lamunu rejected Kanangodawa's bail application, saying that her court lacks the jurisdiction to entertain his prayers. She instead ordered the OC Luzira maximum prison to take him for proper medical treatment and adjourned the matter to September 6, 2022.
16:27
16:27

Sobi’s Allies Charged, Remanded for Trespass in Mukono Land Wrangle 2 1

The team raided the land measuring 100 acres on the orders of Fulgencio Ssembajjwe, the administrator of the Estate of the late John Lule Ssebakijja, and started cutting down trees and vandalizing a house belonging to the landlord
18:08
18:08

Police Blocks Sobi from Evicting 92-Year-Old Man 1 1

Sobi and more than 30 people raided Mwanje’s land and started clearing the land of approximately 5 acres on orders of Fulgensio Ssembajwe, the administrator of the properties belonging to the family of the late John Lule Ssebakijja, who are neighbors to Mwanje.
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