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Court Dismisses Application Seeking to Block URA’s E-Receipting System 1

The program, also known as, the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions is a government initiative through which businesses are obliged to transmit transaction details to URA in real-time and issued with electronic receipts and invoices. The system helps the tax body to confirm the accuracy of self-assessments made by taxpayers.
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11:40

MP Paul Kamba Sued for Alleged Defamation 1 1

In his suit filed before the High Court Civil Division, Onyango alleges that on May 29, 2020, Akamba wrote to the Speaker of Parliament accusing him of forging his signature to support a resolution of Parliament
07:43
07:43

Masindi Golf Club Trustees Withdraw Case Against District Land Board

During the High Court sitting on Thursday, Richard Akuzigibwe and Ronald Murungi from Kabalega Advocates and legal consultants who represented the registered Trustees argued that the plaintiff had lost interest in the case.
06:03
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Boutique Owner Sues Acacia Avenue Contractor for Negligence 1

She says that the company opened a manhole close and blocked the culverts next to her store, resulting in an overflow of floodwater on May 21. This is stated in an application submitted before the Civil Division of High Court in Kampala, through Kampala Associated Advocates
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Dr Stella Nyanzi Released on Bail Common Nuisance 1

Nyanzi was arrested at Nakasero Market within Kampala city, on Wednesday alongside businessmen Godfrey Katongole and Isaac Newton for allegedly behaving in a manner that was likely to inconvenience other people and disregarding guidelines put in place to control the spread of COVID-19.
11:18
11:18

37 Chinese Accused of Trading illegally in Uganda Protest UGX 500m Fine Marion Mangeni 1

They were also reportedly found in illegal possession of protected wildlife species including six tortoises and pangolin shells.
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20:55

OPM Officials Face 24 Fresh Charges over Relief Food Scam Buganda Road court 1 1

The officials who include the Permanent Secretary Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Accountant Joel Wanjala, Assistant Commissioner for Procurement Fred Lutimba and Commissioner for Disaster Management Martin Owor will now face 12 counts related to abuse of office and 12 others on false accounting.
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State Granted Two Months to Complete Investigations in Abid Alam Case Buganda Road court 1

The Resident State Attorney Janet Kitimbo asked the court for additional time to conclude investigations.
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Court Summons Chameleon Over Tax Evasion 1 Top story

Mayanja faces two counts of being in possession of unaccustomed goods and failure to produce documents when required to in line with the East African Community Customs Management Act of 2004.
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EC Seeks to Delay Inmates Right to Vote 1 1

The High Court in Kampala issued the order last month on the basis of a petition filed by lawyer Stephen Kalali who argued that the omission and exclusion of prisoners and Ugandans in the Diaspora from voting tantamount to segregation or discrimination.
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Court of Appeal Overturns CMI Officer's Acquittal for Murder 1 Top story

In their Judgment, the Court of Appeal Justices re-evaluated the evidence by the DPP and found that Kabigumira’s testimony coupled with the strange conduct of Maj. Babumba were sufficient to warrant a murder conviction.
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Court Halts Eviction of More than 300 Makindye Residents NEMA 2 2

Justice Yasin Nyanzi extended the order this morning pending the hearing of an application by the affected residents challenging their eviction.
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Cyclists Challenge COVID-19 Restrictions in Court boda boda cyclists 2 2

A group led by the five directors of the National Federation of Professional Cyclists Network contends that the restrictions are not acceptable in a free and fair democratic society. They add that the restriction on the bodaboda transport business is unjustifiable when other means of transport are operating normally.
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08:49

UPDF Soldier Jailed 25-years for Killing Girlfriend 1 1

Private Joshua Nyongeza, 23, from Butogo barracks, was convicted on Friday by the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) Mountain Division Court Martial sitting in Bundibugyo district on Friday.
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19:34

Mother Held in Nsambya Hospital for Three Months over Unpaid Medical Bill 3 1

Nassaka was admitted at Nsambya hospital on March 24, 2020, after developing pregnancy-related complications. At the hospital, she was given emergency treatment through an operation in which she lost the baby. But after four days of treatment, her bill had accumulated to 3,932,300 Shillings as of March 27, 2020 when she was due for discharge.
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Borrower Seeks UGX 58m from Money Lender for Impounding his Vehicle loan defaulters 1

However, he adds that without any court order or consent, with the help of a Police Official from Mbarara Police Station, Letshego violently took possession of his truck on May 31, 2019, and accused him of alleged failure to meet loan obligations. By the time of impounding the truck, it was reportedly transporting a consignment to Rwanda.
15:51
15:51

Constitutional Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Museveni's Sole Candidature 1 2 Top story

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.
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MP Zaake Sues Regional Police Commander, Five Others for Torture, Illegal Detention Court 3 1 Top story

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.
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Ugandan Judge Suzan Okalany Shortlisted for ICC Chief Prosecutor Job 1

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.
15:51
15:51

37 Chinese Nationals Charged For Trading in Uganda Opt for Plea Bargaining Marion Mangeni 1

The Chinese are facing charges of conducting business in Uganda without trading licences and unlawful possession of wildlife.
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