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Accountant arrested over fraudulent transfer of 1.2billion from ministry of Health

It is not yet over. Members of parliament behind the petition to recall parliament have decided to go to the constitutional court seeking legal interpretation on the withdrawal of signatures by the members who had appended signatures on the petition. Speaking to the press after a long closed door meeting the MPs say they have […]

Workers’ MP Sam Lyomoki released

Workers MP Dr Sam Lyomoki is a free man after court granted him bail this evening. Lyomoki was ordered to pay 10 million shillings not cash and his sureties will pay 20million shillings not cash. He has also been ordered to deposit his passport at court. Mps Gerald Karuhanga, Barnabas Tinkasimire and Muwanga Kivumbi stood […]

Akbar Godi appeals against murder sentence

Lawyers representing former Arua Municipality MP Godi Akbar Hussein have today asked court to acquit him on charges of murder. Lawyers led by Henry Kunya told Justices of the Court of Appeal that the High Court judge that convicted Godi, did not properly evaluate the evidence on record. He says the judge disregarded the evidence […]

Parliament yet to receive Brenda Nabukenya’s election

Parliament has not received any official communication from court on the nullification of the election of Luwero Woman Member of parliament Brenda Nabukenya. The high court last week nullified Nabukenya’s election following a petition by her political rival Rebecca Nalwanga. Speaking to journalists parliament’s public relations officer Helen Kawesa says even if one’s election is […]

Bulgarian fraudsters escape trial over lack of interpreter

The trial of the four Bulgarians alleged to have forged Stanbic Bank ATM cards has flopped. This follows court’s failure to secure a Bulgarian interpreter, since the four do not understand English which is the official language used in court. According to prosecution led by Martin Rukundo,  Uganda has only one Bulgarian interpreter one Dr. Andama who is […]

Uganda National Drug Authority assures on safety of condoms

The National Drug Authority has assured Ugandans and the international community that condoms available in Uganda were adequately tested and are safe for use. NDA Spokesperson Fredrick Ssekkyana says that the country has equipment for detecting substandard condoms and drugs. This follows an incident early this week in which a whistle blower who had petitioned […]

How Uganda government soldiers torture suspects

Yesterday I attendedBugandaroad court inKampalawhere 53 treason suspects appeared. One of the suspects was Florence Aliano , a 58 year old widow. Florencealleges that when she was brutally arrested in January this year and detained at the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI), she was over tortured. She says that she was beaten with strong electricity […]

Kato Kajubi cries loud in court on hearing judge’s ruling

Masaka High Court judge Justice Michael Chibita has sentenced businessman Godfrey Kato Kajubi to life imprisonment for the 2008 ritual murder of 12 year old Joseph Kasirye. The judge read read his ruling to a fully packed court room on Thursday July 26, 2012 in the afternoon hours. The judge’s ruling was welcomed by many […]

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