Woman remanded over theft of Ug.Sh.1 bn

The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala has remanded Brender Nakalanzi, the Managing Director for Goshen Hope Enterprises to Luzira prison on charges of causing the government a financial loss of more than one billion shillings.   Nakalanzi was on Friday afternoon arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court Chief Magistrate Joan Aciro where she denied the charges against…

Court sets aside decision nullifying Bukomansimbi North MP victory

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kampala has set aside a decision by High court Judge Ketra Katunguka nullifying the victory of Christine Ndiwalana Nandagire as Bukomansimbi North Member of Parliament. A panel of the three Justices comprising Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Steven Musota and Christopher Gashirabake quashed the decision on grounds that the petition by Nandagire’s…

Odongo Otto loses election petition to remove Komakech from Parliament

The Court of Appeal in Kampala has upheld the election of Christopher Komakech as the Aruu South Member of Parliament. The decision stems from an application filed by Komakech challenging a decision by Justice Tadeo Asiimwe throwing him out of parliament. Komakech run for the Aruu South Member of Parliament as an independent in the…

Court dismisses Mabirizi’s application for transfer from Luzira prison

The Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate’s Court has dismissed Male Mabirizi’s application for transfer from Luzira Maximum Security Upper Prison to Kitalya Mini Max Prison. Mabirizi made the application early this week when he appeared before the Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate, Sanula Nambozo, where he is battling charges of offensive communication instituted by Robert…

Mukono court convicts father for killing son

High Court in Mukono has convicted a man for conniving with his wife to kill their eight-year-old son. David Buyinza, a resident of Kisawo Village in Kayunga district appeared before Lady Justice Margret Mutonyi on Thursday evening who found him guilty of conniving with his second wife Zaina Babirye to murder 8-year-old Charles Odongo. Court…

Court issues warrant of arrest against Kakwenza sureties

The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has issued a warrant of arrest against four people who stood surety for satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija who is facing charges of offensive communication. The sureties include Lawyer Julius Galisonga, The Secretary-General of the National Unity Platform Party David Lewis Rubongoya, Annah Ashaba, a teacher at Kololo Secondary School…