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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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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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DPP Chibita cleared of contempt of court charges

The Constitutional Court on Wednesday dismissed with costs a petition filed against the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) by nine people being tried in the case of the slain Muslic clerics before the International Crimes Division Court. The nine led by Amir Ummar Shiekh Mohammed Yunus Kamoga had sought  contempt of  court …

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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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