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Court quashes Democratic Party faction NEC elections

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has quashed the recent elections that were conducted by a section of Democratic party members to purportedly fill up vacant positions in the National Executive Committee. DP members led by Rajab Ssenkubuge convened a meeting on March 13, 2020, …

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Justice Ssekaana appointed Deputy Head of Civil Division

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Musa Ssekaana is the new Deputy Head of the High Court Civil Division. He replaces Justice Michael Elubu, according to a June 1, 2020, appointment letter signed by the Principal Judge, Dr Flavian Zeija. “By copy of this letter, Honorable Justice Michael Elubu …

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Court orders production of Rwandan national Elly Tumwine

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court in Kampala has directed the government to produce Rwandan National Elly Tumwine and explain why he has been in detention for more than mandatory 48 hours. Justice Musa Ssekaana on Monday issued the order following an application filed by Tumwine’s lawyer …

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Court dismisses Jaffery Forex Bureau suit against BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has dismissed a suit in which Jaffery Forex Bureau sought compensation of Shillings 9.5 billion from Bank of Uganda for illegal withdrawal of its license. Jaffery Forex Bureau ran to the High Court Civil Division in July last year challenging a decision by …

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Court quashes city outdoor advertising fees policy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has nullified the advertising rates and fees imposed by Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA on outdoor advertisers, saying they are illegal and unlawful. The judgment stems from an application filed by the National Outdoor Advertising Contractor’s Association Limited protesting the levies introduced by …

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Court orders reinstatement of former UCDA secretary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has ordered for the reinstatement of former Uganda Coffee Development Authority-UCDA  Secretary Andrew Kilama Lajul. Kilama in 2019 sued UCDA and its Director Dr Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira for unlawfully terminating his contract. Kilama alleges that he was in 2014 employed by UCDA …

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Court awards Tooro Queen mother Ugx 83 million in fake dollar case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Musa Ssekaana has awarded the Tooro Kingdom Queen Mother, Best Kemigisa Shillings 83 million in damages arising from a defamation suit she filed against The Redpepper Publications Limited. The suit stemmed from an article published by the Red pepper titled “Tooro Queen Mother …

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Court sets date to rule on Mak Vice Chancellor’s excessive powers

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice Musa Ssekaana of the Civil Division of High Court has set April 8th for the ruling on the students’ application challenging the powers given to their Vice-Chancellor under the Makerere University Students Regulations, 2015. In December last year, six Makerere University students ran to …

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Court consolidates suits against Electoral Commission chairperson

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | Justice Musa Ssekaana has merged two suits seeking to force the Electoral Commission chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama out of office for alleged failure to resign from the Court of Appeal. According to Justice Ssekaana, he will jointly hear the suits filed by City Lawyer, …

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