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Owiny Dollo is new Chief Justice, Butera deputy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo the Chief Justice replacing Justice Bart Katureebe who recently retired upon clocking the mandatory age. The Chief Justice will be deputised by Justice Richard Butera. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Share on: WhatsApp

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Top German judges to rule on massive ECB economic support

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP |  Germany’s top court will rule Tuesday on mass bond-buying by the European Central Bank, a tool the Frankfurt institution has deployed like never before to cushion the impact of the coronavirus. “Will Germany’s supreme court constrain the European Central Bank’s response to the worst …

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Judges warned against under-performance as case backlog increases

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Principal Judge, Dr Flavian Zeija has warned under performing Judges proposing that they should not get remuneration citing that the case backlog in 2019 has increased by 88 percent.  Dr Zeija made the remarks on Monday afternoon while presenting the annual performance report for …

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Big changes in Uganda’s judiciary

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo has asked government to raise the retirement age of judges. He said this in a week in which major changes have been made to streamline the judiciary, with many younger judges actually being appointed to fill vacant positions. Owiny-Dollo …

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THIS WEEK: Bamugemereire attacks judges over land evictions

THIS WEEK: Bamugemereire attacks judges over land evictions Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Catherine Bamugemereire (Pictured), the chairperson of the commission of inquiry into land management has attacked fellow judges for “catalysing rising land distress, grabbing of protected and fragile areas causing landlessness and a state of lawlessness.” Bamugemereire …

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Newly appointed Judges sworn in

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Eleven newly appointed Judicial officers including ten of the High Court and one of Court of Appeal who had retired, have been sworn in at the State House in Entebbe, on a function officiated by President Museveni. Acting Chief Registrar Isaac Muwata administered the oath …

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