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IN THE INDEPENDENT: CJ Katureebe’s Kenyan test

IN THE INDEPENDENT: Katureebe’s Kenyan test COVER STORY Katureebe’s Kenyan test: Kenya Supreme Court annulment of election reignites debate over Uganda ruling. THE LAST WORD Opening the Pandora’s Box: How the nullification of the presidential elections in Kenya has put that country on a slippery slope. NEWS ANALYSIS Cost of …

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Judicial officers’ strike starts

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The on-going judges’ and magistrate’s strike has already started affecting litigants as one of the bride to be will miss her wedding tomorrow because the presiding magistrate Peter Fred Lochomin has not convened court today to deliver her bail application ruling. The unidentified female suspect …

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Gambia swears in several homegrown judges

Banjul, Gambia | AFP |  The Gambia’s president swore in six new judges to top courts Monday, with Gambians dominating the list in a country that long relied on foreign justices under the former regime. Courts were long seen as a tool used by The Gambia’s ex-leader Yahya Jammeh to …

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VIDEO: Judiciary condemns re-arrests at courts

VIDEO: Uganda’s Chief Justice has said re-arrests of suspects within court premises demeans the national cause for justice and shows that the country still has a long way to go in the struggle to achieve rule of law. He said this while speaking at the opening of the 2017 new law year …

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Uganda’s Chief Justice, Deputy and PSs get big salary boost

Government has announced huge salary enhancements for the Chief Justice, Deputy Chief Justice, Head of Public Service and Permanent secretaries. The Chief Justice’s monthly salary will nearly double, moving from sh11 million to sh20 million while that of chief justice will jump from sh10 million to sh18 million. The biggest …

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