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Mak don challenges appointment of high court judges in acting capacity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University lecturer Dr. Kabumba Busingye and lawyer Andrew Karamagi, have petitioned the Constitutional court seeking to declare the new appointments of 16 High Court judges in acting capacity as illegal. Last month, President Yoweri Museveni appointed 16 Judges of the High Court to serve …

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Luwero high court to commence operations next month

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luwero High Court will commence operations next month. This was revealed by the Principal Judge Flavian Zeija. The court is one of the 20 that were designated in 2016 under the Judicature Statutory Instrument. In January last year, the Judiciary announced that effective July 2021, Luwero …

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High Court rules against suspension of Chapter Four Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court Civil Division has declared the indefinite suspension of the activities of Chapter Four Uganda by the National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organization as irregular.  Justice Musa Ssekaana delivered the verdict in his judgment on Tuesday morning. He explained the suspension didn’t provide a …

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Tororo NRM secretary general jailed 30 years for murder

Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Tororo has sentenced the Tororo District National Resistance Movement-NRM Secretary-General Richard Ojore, to 30 years in prison for murder. Ojore, Geoffrey Imai, and Moses Emojong were arrested in September 2020 and charged with three counts of murder, attempted murder, and aggravated robbery. …

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High court extends interim order against caretaker Emorimor

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Soroti has extended the interim order restraining the caretaker Emorimor, Paul Sande Emolot, and the Iteso Cultural Union-ICU Council Speaker, John Francis Ekuma from performing any duties related to the institution. The extension of interim orders was made on Wednesday by …

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Court halts interim Emorimor from performing cultural duties

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court in Soroti has issued interim orders restraining the caretaker Emorimor, Paul Sande Emolot and the Speaker of Iteso Cultural Union-ICU Council, John Francis Okuma from performing any duties related to the institution. The Soroti High Court Assistant Registrar, Jessica Chemeri issued the orders …

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Lawyer Mabirizi asks high court to cancel Pastor Bugingo’s bail

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyer Male Mabirizi currently in prison, has asked the High Court to cancel Pastor Aloysious Bugingo’s bail. This is after Entebbe Chief Magistrate Juliet Nakitende rejected Mabirizi’s request for canceling Bugingo’s bail on January 25. The Kampala High Court Criminal Division will hear Mairizi’s application …

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Cabinet approves construction of 8 regional Appellate Courts

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cabinet has approved the construction of eight regional appellant Courts across the country to take justice closer to people, the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has revealed. He was officiating at the 23rd Annual Judges’ Conference held at Mestil Hotel in Kampala on Monday under the theme “The Administration …

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