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Lawyer Male Mabirizi sues EAC secretary general

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | East African Community’s Secretary General Ambassador Liberat Mfumukeko has been sued over his recent press statement in which he accused lawyer Male Mabirizi of misusing the community’s emblem among other allegations. The secretary general has been sued by Mabirizi before the East African Court …

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Court sets date for hearing Rwanda-Uganda border closure case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Court of Justice has summoned the Attorney General of Rwanda and a Ugandan lawyer Steven Kalali to appear in court for the hearing of the border closure case. According to the summons, the Registrar of East African Court of Justice Yufnalis …

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East African Court of Justice dismisses age limit case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The East African Court of Justice has dismissed with costs the consolidated cases filed by seven opposition politicians challenging the removal of the age limit law from the Ugandan constitution. The politicians are Winfred Kiiza the Kasese District Woman MP, John Baptist Nambeshe the …

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Legal Brains Trust challenges Abodo’s appointment as DPP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legal Brains Trust, a Ugandan democracy and human rights watchdog has petitioned the East African Court of Justice challenging the appointment of Justice Jane Francis Abodo as the Director of Public Prosecutions. Jane Francis Abodo was appointed DPP by President Yoweri Museveni in March …

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Age limit appeals fixed for hearing via video conferencing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A panel of three Judges of the East African Court of Justice will hear consolidated appeals challenging the scrapping of the presidential age cap from the Ugandan Constitution. A notice issued by Yufnalis Okubo, the Registrar of the East African Court of Justice shows that …

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Mabirizi petitions East African Court over de-registered suit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi has dragged the government to the East African Court of Justice for de-registering his suit. In his petition, Mabirizi states that on March 20th 2020, he filed an application challenging the directive issued on March 18th by President Yoweri Museveni in which among …

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