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Stella Nyanzi sent back to Luzira prison, awaits mental check-up.

Stella Nyanzi sent back to Luzira prison, awaits mental check-up.

By Ruth Anderah Makerere University Researcher Fellow Dr.Stella Nyanzi is to stay on remand at Luzira prison until Buganda Road Court hears and determines the state’s application to have her subjected to a mental check-up. This is after Justice Elizabeth Kabanda of the

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April 26th, 2017

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MP’s Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs want IGP to streamline police operations

MP’s Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs want IGP to streamline police operations

Members of Parliament’s Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs have asked the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura to streamline the operations of the institution. Kayihura was this afternoon appearing before the committee chaired by Mityana Woman MP Judith ...

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April 26th, 2017

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MP Kantinti thrown out of Parliament

MP Kantinti thrown out of Parliament

By Ruth Anderah The court of Appeal has upheld the high court decision that nullified the election of FDC’s Apollo Kantinti as the Kyadondo East Constituency Member of Parliament. Three justices ; Richard Buteera, Cheborion Balishaki and Paul Mugamba have  unanimously ...

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April 26th, 2017

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Journalists blocked from Nyanzi bail hearing

Journalists blocked from Nyanzi bail hearing

By Ruth Anderah Kampala High Court Judge Elizabeth Kabanda has blocked journalist from covering the bail hearing of Dr Stella Nyanzi . Dr Nyanzi, a research fellow at Makerere University is accused of cyber harassment and offensive communication. She is currently inside the ...

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April 26th, 2017

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Ugandans detained in China on drug related cases face execution

Ugandans detained in China on drug related cases face execution

Ugandans detained in China on drug related cases risk facing execution in line with Chinese laws after government efforts to have them deported and detained here hit a snug. According to the Foreign Affairs Ministry, there are about 120 Ugandans in China’s prisons and 73 of ...

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April 26th, 2017

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