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Judicial officers chief iustice over allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Judicial officers have petitioned the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe over a directive scrapping their 30 percent allowances approved by cabinet in 2014. The judicial officers through their umbrella Uganda Judicial Officers Association–UJOA led by their President, Godfrey Kaweesa, say there was improper computation of the …

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Muloni constitutes electricity disputes tribunal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Energy and Mineral Development Minister, Engineer Irene Muloni has constituted a new electricity disputes tribunal. The tribunal under section 93 on the Electricity Act has been almost inactive for thirteen years because of lack of quorum. A statement from the Ministry says the Minister on …

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Gov’t, European Union delegation meet over electoral reforms

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The European Union is leading a discussion to review the status and implementation of Uganda’s electoral reforms. The discussion started with a meeting held last night between development partners and government officials in Kampala. The meeting held at the EU Ambasodors residence in Kololo …

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Chief Justice calls for investigations over UGX 450m flush toilets

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has called for investigations into construction of two flush toilets at 450 million shillings. Last week, Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee-PAC asked the judiciary to explain how two flush toilets were constructed at a tune of 450 million shillings. The toilets …

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Electoral reforms: Gov’t skipped Supreme court recommendations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Forum has asked Government to use the existing time to present the electoral reforms as recommended by the Supreme Court. The NGO forum was commenting on the Electoral Reforms tabled by Government before parliament. On Thursday, Government tabled five …

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Justice Katureebe flies to South Africa for eye surgery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe has flown to South Africa for cataract surgery. Sources in the judiciary indicate that Justice Katureebe left the country on Monday around 2:30pm aboard Fly Emirates. He was accompanied by his wife Bernadette Katureebe and personal assistant, Aloysius Natwijuka who …

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President Museveni backs chief justice on land eviction guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  President Yoweri Museveni has supported the guidelines issued by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe regarding land evictions. Last year, following the unlawful eviction of hundreds of people from Lusanja Land, Wakiso District, Katureebe said that judicial officers should first visit the land under dispute before …

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Museveni to judges: Decide which state you want to serve

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  At the 21st annual judges conference held at Kampala Serena Hotel, President Museveni told judges and magistrates that Uganda had evolved from various stages of state development and added that the judiciary should make its demands ranging from salary increment to more staffing in the …

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