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Former Judiciary Permanent Secretary Kagole Kivumbi dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The former Permanent Secretary to the Judiciary, Expedito Kagole Kivumbi is dead. A statement from the Judiciary Senior Communications Officer, Solomon Muyita shows that Kivumbi died on Sunday evening at Le Memorial Medical Services at Kitiko-Lubowa Kigo road where he was admitted a week ago. …

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Supreme Court gives detailed ruling today and tomorrow

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Supreme Court has fixed Wednesday and Thursday to deliver its detailed rulings on two applications arising from the presidential election petitions filed by National Unity Platform (NUP) president Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will deliver its ruling on the application, in which …

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MP Reagan Okumu decries delayed 2016 supreme court ruling

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Reagan Okumu, the Aswa County MP has raised concerns about delays by the Court of Appeal to rule on an election petition he filed five years ago. Before the 2016 elections, Okumu petitioned the Court of Appeal after his December 2015 nomination as Forum for …

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Besigye’s petition was dismissed erroneously – Judiciary

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The judiciary has come out to clarify that the petition in which Dr Kizza Besigye wanted a charge of preventive arrest repealed from the Police Act was yesterday dismissed erroneously. On Monday, a panel of five Constitutional Court judges led by Justice Egonda Ntende …

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Kaweesi murder pre-trial hearing fixed for next week

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The International Crimes Division of the High Court will on Tuesday next week start the pre-trial conference in the murder case of former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi. According to the Judiciary spokesperson Solomon Muyita, the pre-trial hearing will be presided over by Justice …

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President Museveni approves administration of the Judiciary Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni has assented to the Administration of the Judiciary Bill almost three weeks after it was enacted by Parliament. The Bill seeks to operationalize articles in the constitution that deal with the Judiciary as an independent arm of government and create guidelines and …

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Judicial negligence sent Glanser to the grave – Lawyers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers representing Bernhard Glanser, the German/Belgian national who was accused of molesting Ugandan girls believe that his life was cut short by negligence and insensitivity in Uganda’s judicial system. The legal team led by Evans Ochieng says that the matter of Glaser’s waning health …

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Former principal judge Ntabgoba dead

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The former Principal Judge Jeremiah Herbert Ntabgoba has died.  According to a statement released by the Judiciary Spokesperson Solomon Muyita, Justice Ntabgoba died on Saturday night at International Hospital Kampala. The deceased also has been battling diabetes and pneumonia for long. Court of Appeal Judge, …

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Judiciary targets to clear 220 land cases in next two months

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High Court has set a target of clearing 220 land cases in 11 special sessions across the country in the next 60 days. A statement issued by the Judiciary Principal Communications Officer, Solomon Muyita over the weekend, shows that the pilot session commences today. According …

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Retired Supreme Court Justice Wilson Tsekooko dies

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Retired Supreme Court Justice, John Wilson Nattubu Tsekooko, died on Oct.14 at Norvik Hospital in Kampala, where he was admitted. According to Judiciary senior communications officer Solomon Muyita, Tsekooko had been battling cancer of the prostate. Justice Tsekooko was on the Supreme Court that …

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