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LC1 chairman petitions Constitutional Court on age limits

The Local Council (LC) 1 chairperson of Muyenga Hill village Yasin Omar has petitioned the Constitutional Court challenging several articles of the constitution relating to mandatory retirement of public servants and political figures on attaining stipulated age limits. Omar wants court to declare that it’s unconstitutional to lock out the youth who have not yet attained the …

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Appointments of judges – Is raising age limit a solution?

VIDEO: The age limit motion that was brought to parliament by Nakifuma legislator Kafeero Ssekitoleko has created debate and has attracted different reactions. Dr Kakungulu Mayambala a law don at Makerere University says lifting the age limit is not the solution to the case back-log in the judiciary and cannot solve …

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Uganda gets 7 new High Court Judges, total now 50

Museveni says happy that the Power of the Judiciary has been restored Justices Ketrah  Kitariisibwa Katunguka, Moses Kazibwe  Kawumi, Bitature Mugenyi Anna, Oyuko Anthony Ojok, Stephen Mubiru, Suzan Okalany and Dr. Flavian  Zeija were today sworn in as High Court Judges. The seven new judges bring the total number of …

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Judges jettison the anti gay law

By Joan Akello Five judges of the constitutional court have this afternoon nullified the Anti-homosexuality Act 2014 due to lack of quorum in parliament on December 20, 2013 when it was passed. At 12:34, the panel of judges including the Acting Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, Augustine Nshimye, Eldad Mwangusya, …

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Judges wanted

By Joan Akello Candidates must be willing to work long hours for low pay Since Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki clocked 70 years on March 23, a day after the death of his acting deputy Constance KategayaByamugisha, reshaping the leadership of the judiciary in Uganda has become urgent. Although still in …

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