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Kavuma promotion hits a snag

Kavuma promotion hits a snag

By Ivan Okuda: A proposal by Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafire to elevate outgoing Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma as acting Supreme Court judge has hit a snag, after the Judicial Service Commission rejected it technically. The proposal has met ...

David Kugonza

September 15th, 2017

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Museveni tells MUK to phase out irrelevant courses

Museveni tells MUK to phase out irrelevant courses

By Damali Mukhaye: President Yoweri Museveni has this afternoon directed that irrelevant courses at Makerere University be phased out immediately as a precondition for the government to increase salary of the institution’s lecturers. The president has demanded that a number ...

David Kugonza

September 15th, 2017

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NRM candidate takes Iganga parliamentary seat

NRM candidate takes Iganga parliamentary seat

BY Tausi Nakato, Ronald Seebe & Denis Edema The National Resistance Movement candidate Brenda Asinde has won the Iganga district woman parliamentary seat. The NRM‘s Asinde Brenda garnered over 43,000 votes, against her closest rival FDC’s Mariam Nantale’s 24,000 votes. ...

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September 15th, 2017

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Kanyamunyu re-applies for bail

Kanyamunyu re-applies for bail

By Ruth Anderah: The infamous Lugogo forest mall key murder suspect Matthew Kanyamunyu has for the fourth time applied for bail before the High Court’s Criminal Division. Kanyamunyu’s 4th attempt to bail has been made through his lawyers of Ochienge Associates. ...

David Kugonza

September 14th, 2017

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Justice Muraga under attack

Justice Muraga under attack

By Ssebuliba Samuel: A legislator in Kenya’s parliament has petitioned the country’s Judicial Service Commission to have the Chief Justice David Maraga removed from office. The move by Nyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu follows the recent annulment of the Presidential election ...

David Kugonza

September 14th, 2017

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