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Chief Justice warns human rights commissioners against favoritism

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has advised the newly appointed Uganda Human Rights Commission-UHRC chairperson, Mariam Wangadya, to dispense justice to all Ugandans without favoritism. Owiny-Dollo made the remarks on Wednesday evening while presiding over the swearing in of the newly appointed five members of …

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Chief Justice criticizes Gen. Saleh over parish development model design

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has criticized the chief coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), Gen. Salim Saleh over the designs of the Parish Development Model, saying that it’s unfair to Acholi sub region. Justice Owiny-Dollo says that the design of the Parish Development Model …

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Supreme Court halts implementation of orders in Kabaziguruka’s case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has stopped the implementation of orders of the Constitutional Court which among others, barred civilians from being prosecuted before the General Court Martial. The Constitutional Court had ordered that the files for all civilians facing trial before the General Court Martial be transferred …

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Chief Justice lifts ban on hearing cases and election petitions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has directed the resumption of the hearing of both criminal and civil matters under strict observance of the standard operating procedures aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19. Justice Owiny-Dollo, who had also suspended the hearing of election petitions, has …

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Owiny-Dollo tips judicial officers on effective justice dispensation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has advised the newly sworn in judicial officers to mind about their ethical code of conduct if they are to dispense effective justice. According to Owiny-Dollo, once a judicial officer exercises in his mind independence, impartiality, integrity, propriety, equality, competence …

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Mabirizi challenges president’s Covid-19 directives

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Male Mabirizi has petitioned the High Court in Kampala seeking to quash the directives issued by President Yoweri Museveni and Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo suspending several operations due to Covid-19. On Sunday, President Museveni announced a 42-day closure of schools to control COVID-19 …

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Justice Kisakye flies abroad for medical check up

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Supreme Court Judge, Justice Dr Esther Kisakye has flown out of the country for a medical check-up, the Judiciary has revealed.  According to the Judiciary Public Relations Officer Jamson Karemani, Kisakye sought permission from Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo to go for the check-up in a …

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Chief justice, MPs plot to make Ugandans feel the judiciary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and other top leaders in the Judiciary on Thursday met with a team of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee and discussed on how to further strengthen the Judiciary so as to have justice dispensation felt by every citizen. This has …

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DPP asks court to take over prosecution of chief Justice Owiny-Dollo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Public Prosecutions has asked the Buganda Road Court Chief Magistrate to take over the private criminal proceedings against Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo.  The proceedings were instituted by lawyer Male Mabirizi on Monday arising from Owiny-Dollo’s conduct on March 18th and 19th 2021 …

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