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Ex-LRA leader Ongwen’s full trial set for December 2016

Ex-LRA leader Ongwen’s full trial set for December 2016

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has set the date against the former commander of the Senior Brigade of the Lords Resistance Army(LRA) Dominic Ongwen to 6th December 2016. The Hague-based court according to the press release, said it will only hear out the opening statements on that day.This will then be followed by the presentation […]

Jean-Pierre Bemba found guilty in landmark ICC trial

Jean-Pierre Bemba found guilty in landmark ICC trial

Jean-Pierre Bemba, DR Congo ex-warlord was found guilty yesterday in a landmark ICC trial which spanned six years. The conviction of Congolese militia leader was said by the global civil society to be a victory for accountability for high ranking leaders and eradication of rape as a weapon of war. This follows the call of arrest for Sudan’s Omar […]

UPDF officer murder trial postponed again

Hearing of the case in which a UPDF officer is accused of shooting dead three people and injuring another has been adjourned to tomorrow morning. This is after the defence lawyer Martin Muhumuza rejected evidence presented by the sixth prosecution witness. Lt Ishaka Twaha Lutanaziba attached to the military police presented quoting Arms Ammunition Returns report […]

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 […]

Interpreter found to help in trial of Bulgarians accused of ATM theft

Court has secured an interpreter to start trial against the Bulgarian nationals alleged to have forged Stanbic Bank ATM cards. According to the resident state attorney Buganda road court Martin Rukundo, investigations into the matter are complete. One Dr. Andama from Makerere University School of languages will assist court to interpret for the Bulgarians who […]

Geoffrey Kazinda committed to High Court for trial

Interdicted former Principal Accountant in the Prime minister’s Office, Geoffrey Kazinda has been denied bail and instead committed to the High Court for trial. The Anti Corruption Court Chief Magistrate, Irene Akankwasa sent him back on remand to Luzira Prison on grounds that he is still being investigated over various cases. She concurred with the […]

Kabaka welcomes patriotic Ugandans from Luzira

The 36th Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has welcomed back the patriotic people of Buganda who on Monday went to visit the Buganda riots suspects at Luzira prison and those who contributed a lot as a sign of solidarity, restoring hope, re-energizing and above all cementing and strengthening the kingdom’s tie towards the […]

Names of people who have spent years in Uganda prisons without trial

  Our news informers have today decided to bring you the names of people who have spent years in Uganda jails without receiving trial. Some of these people were arrested in 2009 during the Buganda riots. The riots broke out after president Museveni’s government blocked the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II and his […]

Names of people who have spent years in Uganda prisons without trial

  Our news informers have today decided to bring you the names of people who have spent years inUgandajails without receiving trial. Some of these people were arrested in 2009 during theBugandariots. The riots broke out after president Museveni’s government blocked the Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II and his Katikkiro Eng. Eng. JB […]

Why KCCA’s George Agaba is out of prison on bail but Makmot remains in prison

  Hundreds of people in Kampala have called in radio talk shows wondering how the former Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) director; George Agaba, a person facing murder charges could be released on bail pending trial and his co accused, and a guard Santos Makmot remains in the prison. Some of the callers wondered whether […]

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