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Malawi president fires Attorney General

Lilongwe, Malawi | Xinhua | Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has fired the country’s Attorney General (AG), Chikosa Silungwe, local media reported Wednesday. No reason has been given for the development but the country’s online media outlet, the Nation Publications Limited (NPL) and other local outlets said both the Office of the …

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Four Katumba attackers were shot dead – Attorney General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General’s chambers have confirmed that four of the people who were arrested in relation to the shooting of General Katumba Wamala and murder of his daughter and his driver were shot dead and therefore cannot be produced in any court for plea taking. …

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Only KCCA can establish markets – Attorney General

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Only Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA is mandated to establish a market in the city according to the office of the Attorney General. This is contained in his response to the KCCA Market Ordinance, which was approved in 2019 to provide a comprehensive licensing regime for …

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Supreme Court consolidates appeals challenging dismissal of six MPs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has consolidated three appeals challenging the constitutional court decision that ordered for the dismissal of six Members of Parliament of the newly created municipalities. Among the consolidated appeals, one was filed by the Electoral Commission, another by the Attorney General and …

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Gov’t appeals Constitutional Court judgement on POMA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General has filed a notice of appeal challenging the recent Constitutional Court ruling on the Public Order Management Act- POMA. The ruling delivered on March 26 nullified section 8 of POMA which gave discretionary powers to the Inspector General of Police who in …

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Gov’t, Judicial officers opt for mediation over Bigirimana’s appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Judicial officers and the Attorney General have resolved to settle their suit challenging the appointment of the Judiciary Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana through mediation. The Attorney General’s Representative, George Karemera and lawyer of judicial officers under their Association of Uganda Judicial Officers Association- UJOA, Gawaya …

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