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East African court delivers verdict on Gatuna border closure

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The closure of the Gatuna border by Rwanda was illegal and contravened the East African Community Treaty, the East African Court of Justice has ruled. A panel of three Judges of the East African Court of Justice comprising Monica Mugenyi from Uganda, Audace Ngiye from …

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Lawyer challenges provisions in the Administration of Judiciary Act

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Steven Kalali has petitioned the Constitutional court challenging some provisions in the newly enacted Administration of Judiciary Act, saying they are discriminatory to some judicial officers as well as the rest of the public servants. The Judiciary Administration Act came into force on June …

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Lawyer sues government over dilapidated police housing units

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | City lawyer Steven Kalali has petitioned the High Court in Kampala over the sorry housing structures in police facilities. In his application filed before the High Court Civil Division on Wednesday, Kalali wants the High court to order the government to immediately provide decent housing for …

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Court issues timelines in Rwanda-Uganda border closure case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Appellate Division of the East African Court of Justice has issued timelines in the case in which the government of Rwanda wants to have a Rwandan Judge on the panel of judges hearing the matter challenging its decision to close the Ugandan border. The matter …

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East African law society sues Uganda gov’t over internet shutdown

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The East African Law Society has sued the government of Uganda seeking compensation to everyone affected for its alleged illegal actions of shutting down the internet during the just concluded general elections. The law society that brings together more than 18,000 lawyers from seven East …

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Constitutional court dismisses petition against Nansana municipality MP

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Constitutional Court has dismissed with costs a petition that was filed against Nansana Municipality Member of Parliament Robert Kasule Ssebunya. The Judgement arises from a petition filed by eight political agents and supporters of the then-Democratic Party Candidate Wakayima Musoke Nsereko led by National …

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City lawyer Steven Kalali sues gov’t over battered journalists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Human Rights lawyer, Steven Kalali has petitioned the High Court seeking justice on behalf of the journalists who were battered recently by military police officers. The attorney general is the only respondent to the suit filed before the High Court Civil Division.   In his …

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Court dismisses forgery case against EC lawyers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | High court has dismissed an application by city lawyer, Steven Kalali accusing Electoral Commission lawyers of forging his signature. Kalali ran to court accusing Eric Sabiiti and Hamidu Lugoloobi, both EC lawyers of forging his signature in a court document showing that he had consented …

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