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Kiggundu appeals against appeal court on UGX 120 billion decision

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Kampala businessman Hamis Kiggundu has filed a notice of appeal against Court of Appeal decision which nullified orders by Commercial Court directing Diamond Trust Bank Uganda and Diamond Trust Bank Kenya to refund more than  120 billion shillings to him. Three Justices of the Court …

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EAC constitutional experts interface with judiciary chiefs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The East African Community Confederation of Constitutional experts led by former Ugandan  Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki has today interfaced with the Judiciary of Uganda soliciting their views on what they want considered in the regional constitution. The Confederation put in place in 2018 is currently …

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Constitutional court dismisses application against people power, people’s gov’t pressure groups

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Constitutional Court has dismissed a petition by the former Ruhama County parliamentary aspirant Adens Ntare Rutaro challenging the political activities of People power and People’s Government pressure Groups. However, the five-member panel of the Constitutional Court Justices led by the Deputy Chief Justice, Richard …

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Sexual offences to dominate Masaka appeals criminal session

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Appeals against the convictions for aggravated defilement dominate the criminal appeals session by the Appellant Court scheduled to sit in Masaka city starting on April 19th, 2021. A statement from the Judiciary shows that the court will handle 22 appeals against conviction for aggravated defilement, …

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DTB asks court for retrial in businessman Kiggundu loan case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Diamond Trust Bank Uganda and DTB Kenya have asked the Court of Appeal to set aside the decision of the Commercial Court directing them to refund more than  120 billion shillings to businessman Hamis Kiggundu or send  back the case file to High Court for …

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Constitutional court to dispose of 25 petitions in two weeks

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Constitutional Court has dedicated two weeks starting today to dispose of 25 cases, which have been in the system for more than two years. A cause signed by Mary Babirye, the Constitutional Court Acting Assistant Registrar shows that the Deputy Chief Justice, Richard Buteera, will …

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