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Budget committee directs minister Kasaija to fund judiciary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Parliament’s Budget Committee has questioned the Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija on   the low funding to the Judiciary despite a recent directive by President Yoweri Museveni for a 800 billion Shilling budget allocation. Kasaija on Monday appeared before the Committee to present the 3.48 trillion additional …

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Chief justice, MPs plot to make Ugandans feel the judiciary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and other top leaders in the Judiciary on Thursday met with a team of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee and discussed on how to further strengthen the Judiciary so as to have justice dispensation felt by every citizen. This has …

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JUDGES: Supreme Court stays execution of orders in Kasango petition

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has issued an interim order staying the execution of the Constitutional Court decision arising from the late Bob Kasango’s petition. The Constitutional Court Justices led by Justice Kenneth Kakuru on March 18 2021 unanimously ordered that a serving Judge should resign …

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Supreme Court exempts Kyagulanyi from paying costs to Museveni

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has exempted the former presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu from paying costs to three respondents in the presidential election petition. The respondents were; the president-elect and incumbent Yoweri Museveni, Electoral Commission and the Attorney General. Kyagulanyi petitioned the Supreme Court to challenge …

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Chaos at Supreme Court after Bobi Wine ruling

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Minutes after the Supreme Court allowed Robert Kyagulanyi’s election petition withdrawal with no costs attached, attempts by a judge to deliver a minority report ended embarrassingly as her colleagues walked out on her. Justice Esther Kisakye, a supreme court judge and member …

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Kyagulanyi cannot intimidate the judiciary – Chief Justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chief Justice Alphonse Owinyi-Dollo has said that the Supreme Court which he heads will not be intimidated by anybody while going about its business of determining the presidential election petition. At the beginning of this month, Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, the former National Unity Platform presidential …

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