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Judiciary yet to sensitize court users to embrace ECCMIS

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has revealed that it is yet to put up kiosks to sensitize ordinary people on how to use its new technology to file cases as the institution embarks on a move to eliminate paper usage. In October 2021, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo launched …

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Chief Justice tips registrars, magistrates on recruitments and promotions

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has urged judicial officers to work hard and position themselves for promotions ahead of the planned recruitment exercise. The Chief Justice was speaking at the Annual Registrars and Magistrates Conference at Mestil Hotel in Kampala. He revealed that the cabinet approved …

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Judiciary deploys 48 newly appointed magistrates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has deployed 48 newly appointed judicial officers at the rank of Magistrate Grade One to different stations across the country. In a bid to take judicial services closer to the public, the judiciary appointed the magistrates last month following a recruitment process by …

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Chief Justice asks new judges to enhance access to judicial services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has asked the newly appointed judges of the High Court and Constitutional Court, to focus on enhancing access to justice while exercising their judicial duties. The Chief Justice made the remarks on Monday evening while presiding over the one week …

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Judiciary to promote mediation to reduce case backlog

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary is proposing plans to promote mediation in courts of law, to help in reducing backlog of cases across the country. The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo revealed that mediation remains a crucial aspect for the judicial work and promoting it will help tackle the …

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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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