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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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Uganda Law Society withdraws border closure case against Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Uganda Law Society-ULS has withdrawn its application challenging Rwanda Government’s decision to close its Chanika and Gatuna borders. The application was withdrawn on Monday by ULS lawyers led by Simon Peter Lukuya, before the panel of three Judges of the East African Court of …

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Court asked to expedite Rwanda border closure case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan lawyer Steven Kalali who is challenging Rwanda’s actions of closing its Gatuna border has petitioned the East African Court of Justice demanding for a speedy hearing. In his petition, Kalali states that he filed his case in April 2019 and in May 2019; …

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Mabirizi petitions East African court over age limit law

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Male Mabirizi has petitioned the East African Court of Justice to nullify the Constitutional Amendment Act 2018, which paved way for scrapping the presidential age limit. In his petition before the EAC court of Justice, Mabirizi argues that the actions of the Parliament, Executive …

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