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Deadline for swearing in of local gov’t leaders set

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has ordered all Chief Magistrates to set aside all their routine work and prioritize the swearing in of incoming district executive committees. Regulation 2 of the 3rd schedule and 8th schedule of the Local Government requires all elected local councils to take oaths …

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Judiciary to increase number of chief magistrates ahead of 2021 elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary will increase the number of chief magistrates to handle 2021 elections petitions. The judiciary anticipates a rise in the number of petitions from the 2021 general elections following an increase in constituencies. Jameson Karemani, the Judiciary Public Relations Officer says that the number …

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