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Lango region mourns Justice Opio Aweri

Kitgum, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lango sub-region has received with shock the news of the demise of Supreme Court Justice, Ruby Opio Aweri. He passed on Wednesday morning from Mulago National Referral Hospital where he was admitted two weeks ago. His death shocked the entire sub-region where people described him as …

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Supreme Court Justice Ruby Opio is dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Supreme Court Judge, Ruby Opio Aweri is dead. In a brief message, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo said Justice Opio breathed his last at Mulago Specialised Hospital in Kampala today, Wednesday 7th December 2022. He however didn’t divulge details. Justice Opio joined the Judiciary as a …

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NRM’s Oscar Kihika appointed Court of Appeal Justice

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has appointed Oscar Kihika, the National Resistance Movement Director for Legal Services as a Justice of the Court of Appeal. In a press statement issued on Wednesday, the Presidential Press Secretary Sandor Walusimbi, said that the names of Kihika and the …

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Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in FBI raid case

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Former U.S. President Donald Trump has requested that the Supreme Court get involved in his conflict with the Department of Justice (DOJ) over classified documents that were removed from his Florida home by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In a filing of around 300 pages …

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Lawyers call for mediation between Justice Kisaakye, CJ Alfonse Owiny

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several lawyers want Supreme Court Justice Esther Kisaakye, and Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo to settle their grievances through mediation. According to lawyers, allowing the feud between two senior Justices of the highest court of the land, to end up in court before their juniors would set …

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