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Judiciary to establish specialized court to handle environmental matters

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has revealed plans to establish a specialized court to handle environmental matters that have become a challenge in both local and International arenas. Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo noted that cases of wetland encroachment, poaching, hazardous waste disposal, interference with the eco-system …

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Gov’t, Judicial officers opt for mediation over Bigirimana’s appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Judicial officers and the Attorney General have resolved to settle their suit challenging the appointment of the Judiciary Permanent Secretary Pius Bigirimana through mediation. The Attorney General’s Representative, George Karemera and lawyer of judicial officers under their Association of Uganda Judicial Officers Association- UJOA, Gawaya …

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Judicial officers chief iustice over allowances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Judicial officers have petitioned the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe over a directive scrapping their 30 percent allowances approved by cabinet in 2014. The judicial officers through their umbrella Uganda Judicial Officers Association–UJOA led by their President, Godfrey Kaweesa, say there was improper computation of the …

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Judges suspend strike as they decry routine transfers

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Judges have voiced their displeasure with the current mode of routine transfers, saying it is demotivating and lacks transparency. This was expressed by the Uganda Judicial officers Association (UJOA) President Godfrey Kaweesa, who is also the Mukono Court Chief Magistrate, at their Annual General Meeting …

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