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Court issues timelines in Mao-NRM deal case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Constitutional Court has set timelines for a  case in which six Democratic Party members, led by Richard Lumu Kizito, a Member of Parliament are challenging the agreement made by their President General Norbert Mao and President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. The other legislators involved …

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Mao seeks justice for victims of injustice in fishing communities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Norbert Mao, has called for compensation of victims of brutality by security organs charged with policing the water bodies. Mao, who also chairs the Cabinet Standing Committee on Human Rights, said that reports of human rights violations …

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Govt seeking sh102.9 billion to construct new prisons

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Justice Law and Order Sector needs sh102.9 billion to construct new prisons. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Robert Kasande says that congestion in prisons is a big issue that lies at the centre of the country’s criminal …

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Justice Minister Mao calls for decency from human rights fighters

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Norbert Mao has urged opposition figures and human rights activists to refrain from using political rhetoric when advocating for human rights. He accused some activists and politicians of employing derogatory language when referring to government leaders, institutions, and President …

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Gov’t to introduce policy to regulate alternative dispute resolution

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Government is in the advanced stages of introducing a policy to regulate alternative dispute resolution.  Alternative Dispute Resolution -ADR is a mechanism of settling conflicts amicably without necessarily going to courts of law. While addressing journalists on Sunday in Kampala, the Justice and …

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Justice Minister cautions DPP against State House fraudsters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Nobert Mao has cautioned the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions not to fall prey to impostors who want to use the office of the president to interfere with Judicial operations. Mao says that there are …

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Stop abusing court processes, Minister Mao warns

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Nobert Mao has warned that those who abuse the court process for personal benefits will face severe consequences. Mao issued the warning at a fundraising to collect three billion shillings to re-construct Uganda Martyrs Catholic Parish church …

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