Bazira told the Court that the appeal was filed nine months late and that the respondent Nakwedde failed to take an essential step in the pursuit of their appeal within a reasonable time. Bazira together with the Electoral Commission’s head of Litigation Eric Sabiiti now argue that t there is no appeal against Muwonge and the same should be struck off the court record with costs.
The area from Kamwokya to Bukoto, including Old Kira Road, is now off-limits to cyclists, vehicles, and pedestrians, with armed police and military personnel surrounding the area. This security deployment comes in response to NUP's planned return celebrations for their president, Robert Kyagulanyi.
Dissatisfied with the results that were announced by the Electoral Commission and gazetted in the National Gazette, Owor petitioned the Wakiso Magistrates Court seeking a vote recounting saying that there was rigging and ballot stuffing which affected the final outcome substantially.
According to Nsereko, his rival neglected to file a taxation appeal for a period of two months from the date of the ruling to prove that he was dissatisfied and he did not give any reasonable ground to prove that he is not guilty of unreasonable delay since there was no evidence is attached.
This came after Semugoma's lawyers led by Paul Kenneth Kakande and Lydia Nakyejwe told court that they wrote to the Electoral Commission to give them certified copies of the voters’ register and voter verification slips as well as Declaration Forms of Summit View Polling Stations which the Commission promised to avail by end of business today.
Walusimbi who was represented by lawyer Abbas Bukenya told the court presided over by Lady Justice Henrietta Wolayo that he was not willing to proceed with the rest of the grounds but instead, he will pursue the issue of lack of academic qualifications.
Mubiru was on March 22 2021 arraigned before the General Court Martial led by Lt General Andrew Gutti and charged with one offence under the Uganda People’s Defense Forces Act of 2005 of unauthorized wearing of a uniform.
His wife, Olive Wameli told URN on phone this morning that her husband was rushed to hospital in bad shape. "We had feared because he was badly off……He was doing badly. His condition isn't good. That's why I have picked his mobile phone,” said the wife.
Turyasingura was arrested on Thursday by police at his home in Muhanga town council. Derrick Katebire Mugyesera, the NUP Party Secretary-General for Kigezi Region says that Turyasingura is being detained at Muhanga police station in Muhanga town council.
The Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has said that he has informally contacted leaders of the political parties represented in Parliament over the nomination of members to the appointments committee.
Joel Ssenyonyi, the NUP party spokesperson told Uganda Radio Network that the 44 torture victims are those who approached the headquarters seeking medical assistance. He, however, says that there are many others who are being helped by party officials and supporters in various parts of the country.