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Judiciary funding inconsistent with the Law: Constitutional Court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The current system of funding the judiciary is inconsistent with the law, the Constitutional Court has ruled. In a judgment delivered on Friday, the final member panel of the Constitutional Court Justices, say funding of the judiciary an independent arm of government through the …

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EC appeals against Constitutional Court judgement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Electoral Commission has filed a notice of appeal in the Constitutional Court challenging the court’s judgement that overturned the election of Members of Parliament in the new municipalities. According to the appeal dated December 30th, the commission through its legal department notes that …

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My focus is on next election –Minister Tumwesigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Science, Technology and Innovation Minister, Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye, says that he isn’t bothered by the Constitutional Court judgment nullifying his election since his focus is on the 2021 general elections. On Friday, the Constitutional Court overturned the election of six Members of Parliament in …

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Seek justice before your own court- Constitutional court tells Besigye

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A panel of five Constitutional court judges has dismissed an application by four time presidential candidate Dr. Kiiza Besigye asking court to nullify the offense of unlawful assembly in the penal code Act. The panel comprising Justices Kenneth Kakuru, Cheborion Barishaki, Elizabeth Musoke, Steven Musota …

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Bobi Wine denies ownership of People Power pressure group

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, the Kyadondo East Member of Parliament has told the Constitutional Court that he doesn’t own any organization in the names of People Power. He was responding to a petition by the former Ruhaama County aspirant, Adens Ntare Rutaro in …

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There is still space to challenge Museveni’s sole candidature

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The National Resistance Movement-NRM party lawyer, Kiryowa Kiwanuka has told the constitutional court that there is still chance for any of their members to challenge president, Yoweri Museveni for the party card ahead of the 2021 polls. He was responding to application filed by 11 …

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SEATINI petitions court over public private partnership law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two charity organizations are seeking Constitutional Court declaration that four sections making up the back bone of Uganda’s Public-Private Partnership Act are inconsistent with the Constitution. The organizations say the four sections limit public participation in design and implementations of public projects, restrict access to …

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