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Judicial officers urged to stop embarrassing court users

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The retired Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has appealed to the judicial officers to stop embarrassing court users if they are to dispense meaningful justice. Katureebe noted that most of the court users especially lawyers and witnesses always get embarrassed over small matters and you find …

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Mabirizi asks parliament to reject appointment of Chief Justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi has asked the Parliament to reject the appointment of Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and Richard Buteera as the Chief Justice and Deputy Chief Justice respectively. Mabirizi says Owiny-Dollo is incompetent to fill the Chief Justice position while Buteera is being faulted for having been …

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Owiny Dollo is new Chief Justice, Butera deputy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo the Chief Justice replacing Justice Bart Katureebe who recently retired upon clocking the mandatory age. The Chief Justice will be deputised by Justice Richard Butera. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Share on: WhatsApp

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Normal Court operations to wait – Chief Justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Normal operations in the Courts in Uganda shall have to wait until the general opening of public transport, the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, has said. The directive is contained in the revised contingency measures to prevent and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the …

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Chief Justice fills positions left by elevated judicial officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has replaced the newly elevated judicial officers. A statement from the judiciary shows that Katureebe has named Tom Chemutai as acting Chief Registrar replacing Esta Nambayo who was appointed High court judge. Chemutai, 53, started his career as a …

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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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Nigeria’s top judge absent from his corruption trial

Abuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s chief justice, Walter Onnoghen, was absent Monday from the first day of his fiercely-disputed trial overshadowed by the country’s upcoming elections. Onnoghen had been scheduled to attend the Code of Conduct Tribunal, a special court set up to enforce ethical conduct among holders of public office. Last week he was …

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