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Construction of appellant courts launched

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Judiciary has launched the construction of both the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal at the High Court in Kampala.  The ground-breaking ceremony took place on Friday. Construction of the two courts will cost 63.9 billion shillings.  The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe said that …

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Court of Appeal commences hearing criminal cases in Gulu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | A criminal Court of Appeal session has commenced at the High Court in Gulu. The session that will run from November 25 to December 5, 2019, will handle 44 cases to be presided over by a panel of three judges; Justice Kenneth Kakuru, Justice …

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Parliament’s Appointments Committee vets new judges

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament’s Appointments Committee vetted three Justices to the Court of Appeal and twelve High court Judges recently appointed by President Yoweri Museveni. The Committee chaired by the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga kicked off the vetting process with interaction with Monica Kalegira Mugenyi who …

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Museveni names 15 Judges, sends IGG Irene Mulyagonja to Court of Appeal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has appointed three Justices to the Court of Appeal and appointed twelve others High court justices. Those appointed to the Court of Appeal include Justice Irene Justice Mulyagonja, the Inspector General of Government, Monica Kalegira Mugenyi who has been serving …

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Court of Appeal suspends Kato Lubwama hearing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has indefinitely adjourned the case in which Rubaga South Member of Parliament Kato Lubwama is seeking to block an election petition. The Court of Appeal Panel comprising Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo, Hellen Obura and Cheborion Barishaki argued that they …

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Lawyer Ayena jailed for failing to pay Ugx 146m debt

Lira, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Crispus Ayena Odongo, former Oyam North County Member of Parliament in Oyam district has been jailed over failure to pay a total of shillings 146 million debts. Ayena, the lead defense lead counsel to Dominic Ongwen, former Lords Resistant Army rebel commander currently undergoing trial …

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Court of appeal releases Sejusa aides

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Court of Appeal has released six aides of General David Sejusa, the former Coordinator of Intelligence Services, who were sentenced to 15 years for treachery. The six include Lance Corporal Grace Nasasira, Geoffrey Karugaba, Private Frank Ninsiima, Nayebare James Karuhanga, Nuwagaba Moses Kakarugahi …

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Gov’t loses appeal case against Lord Mayor Lukwago

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal has dismissed government’s application seeking to challenge the reinstatement in office of Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago. A panel of three Justices Kenneth Kakuru, Stephen Musota and Christopher Madrama dismissed the application challenging Justice Lydia Mugambe’s orders …

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Court of Appeal confirms MP Kakooza’s election

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI |  The Court of Appeal on Monday confirmed the election of Joseph Kakooza as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Buwekula Constituency in Mubende District after dismissing the appeal of his political rival Peter Baleke. Baleke had petitioned the High Court in Mubende accusing Kakooza of forging an …

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