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Justice Owiny-Dollo Sworn in as new Deputy Chief Justice

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | President Yoweri Museveni has sworn in new Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny Dollo, in a Saturday afternoon function at State House, Entebbe. Different stakeholders who included justices, members of the Judicial Service Commissioners, representatives of security agencies, the Minister of the Presidency Esther Mbayo and …

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ANALYSIS: Annulling an election

ANALYSIS: What made Kenya’s Supreme Court ruling possible. Why it cannot happen in Uganda Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Minutes after the historic Supreme Court ruling in Kenya that nullified the Aug. 8 presidential election, someone tweeted a quick thought, “It is not an understatement to say that Kenya’s Supreme Court has taught …

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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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IGG, Chief Justice differ on fighting corruption

The Inspector General of Government Justice Faith Mulyagonja and the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe are embroiled in a disagreement over how to tackle a vice that is crippling the public sector in Uganda. A few weeks back, while making remarks at the Annual Law Conference at Imperial Beach Hotel Entebbe, …

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Chief Justice receives report on massive case backlog

The committee appointed to investigate and make recommendations on how to reduce case backlog in courts has handed over its report to the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe at the Highcourt. The nine- member committee headed by Court of Appeal Judge Richard Buteera revealed that there are over 37,8727 cases clogged …

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New EC commissioners take office

On the morning of Jan.17, the seven newly appointed commissioners of the Uganda Electoral Commission (EC) were sworn in by the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe ending the uncertainty over which commission will be responsible for conducting forthcoming local council elections.  Those sworn in are chairperson Justice Simon Byabakama, deputy Hajat Aisha Lubega, …

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