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Hearing of Soroti election petitions pushed to Wednesday

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The hearing of election petitions in Soroti High Court has been pushed to Wednesday to allow judges to peruse through the files. The court in Soroti has nine petitions filed from voting areas in Teso and Karamoja sub-regions which will be heard by Justice Jane …

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Lockdown delays operation of Luwero High Court

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The planned operationalization of the Luwero High Court has been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Luwero High Court is one of the 20 Courts that were designated in 2016 under the Judicature Statutory Instrument No. 55 of 2016. However, to date, the court had failed …

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Judicial Service Commission promotes 32 officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has promoted 32 judicial officers in the magistracy and registrar ranks. According to a press statement issued by the Judiciary Spokesperson Jameson Karemani, the new promotions include 9 judicial officers promoted to deputy registrar, 5 to assistant registrar, 14 to …

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Bodyguards of judicial officers spend three months without pay

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | More than 500 police officers providing security to judicial officers have gone three months without receiving their allowances, Uganda Radio Network has learnt.  The police officers work as bodyguards, court orderlies and guard the residential premises of judiciary officers. Judges are guarded by officers from …

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Supreme Court gives detailed ruling today and tomorrow

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Supreme Court has fixed Wednesday and Thursday to deliver its detailed rulings on two applications arising from the presidential election petitions filed by National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will deliver its ruling on the application, in which …

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JAN 31 DEADLINE: Supreme court okays Monday filing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | In an attempt to avoid “any eventuality” that could render their appeal unsuccessful, the National Unity Party (NUP) attempted to file their Presidential election petition today, one day ahead of the official deadline. The Supreme Court however declined the request, reassuring NUP lawyers that …

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Judiciary reshuffles 73 officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 73 judicial officials have been reshuffled to improve service delivery. Among those reshuffled include Registrars, Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars, Chief Magistrates and Magistrates grade one. Jameson Karemani, the Judiciary Public Relations officer says that the change comes after it was discovered that some judicial areas …

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