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Museveni asks judges to try prisoners at Luzira to reduce costs

“Expedite trials, sentencing of prisoners” – President Museveni President Yoweri Museveni has called upon the judiciary to expedite trials and sentencing of prisoners. Speaking Friday at the pass-out ceremony of Uganda Prisons Services (UPS) Officers at the Prisons Academy and Training School Grounds in Luzira, the President said expediting trials …

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Justice Kabiito sworn in as Judicial Service Commission chair

Kabiito swears in. PHOTO @eyotaruolive New members of the judicial service commission sworn in, cautioned against corruption The seven newly appointed members of the Judicial Service Commission have been sworn for a four-year term. They are led by Justice Kabiito Banjamin Isingoma as chairperson and Justice Faith Mwondha as deputy respectively. The …

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Judiciary reshuffles judges, Musene sent to Mpigi

The Judiciary has transferred Kampala High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene, who has been head of Criminal Division, to the new High Court Circuit in Mpigi. Also transferred are Justice John Wilson Kwesiga head of High Court Land Division to now head the Criminal Division. Justice Dr. Andrew Bashaija is …

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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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