Justice Ssekaana said that the rules do not provide for witnesses having and presenting their National ID before court before testifying but it is critical since some lawyers connive with litigants to present impersonators for testimony.
The Chief justice warned judicial officers that taking bribes and engaging in other forms of corruption shall not only tarnish their name but affect their career. He says the salaries they earn are not that high but are sufficient to facilitate them if they managed the well.
In a leaked notice dated 20th November addressed to the electoral commission, Niwagaba and his lawyers, M/S Lukwago and Company Advocates, M/S Barirere Muhangi, and Company advocates, Muhangi indicates that he has withdrawn from handling the case. Muhangi did not give details and explanation behind his withdrawal from the case.
When asked why someone must be buried close to his grandfather and father, the Katikkiro's emmisary stated that the reason is to stop the ghosts from haunting those who remain. When asked to confirm during cross-examination that burying someone away from the ancestral home is not an abomination, he hesitantly confirmed that is was not an abomination...but hastened to add that it would be good that the customs are followed so as to restrain the ghost especially where there's no Will”.
It is alleged that property agent, Muhamadi Kamoga fraudulently transferred, subdivided aa 250 acre land at Bukaaya Village, Wakiso District, contrary to the powers of Attorney granted to him by the landlord Peter Babingamba.
Nantegge read the summary of the cases to the accused persons, saying that the state would present CCTV footage of their meetings in Ndeeba near Kabaka’s lake and happy boys’ restaurant to plan the killings.
Bigirimana who also doubles as the Accounting Officer of the Judiciary has further warned the beneficiaries not to misuse the vehicles saying that they should do the purposes they have been purchased for.
In the petition, Eronda wants court to hold the school head teacher and his deputy liable for the losses he suffered since senior one. According to him, as a result of their conduct, Eronda has suffered special damages totaling to over twenty-four million shillings. This is the amount spent on school fees, transport and pocket money, uniforms and other school requirements.
Apart from case management issues, the inductees are also being oriented about Judicial independence and accountability, the Bar-Bench relationship, management of retirement, collegiality at work, the operations of the East African Court of Justice, the use of electronic and digital evidence , judgment writing techniques, stress management, ethics and integrity, protocol and etiquette.
However, Mabirizi's list excludes other four terrorism suspects who were shot dead during the operation to arrest the suspects implicated in the murder of General Katumba Wamala's daughter Brenda Nantongo and his driver Haruna Kayondo in June 2021 and two others who were gunned down on allegations that they wanted to attack mourners at Lt General Lokech's burial with bombs.
This would bring the total number of terror suspect shot dead within a spate of five months to 12.
The case comes at the time when a Chinese widow identified as Wang Yong Jie sued Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited, Mahathi Infra Services PVT Limited together with their chairperson Yandapalli Ravi Shankar, following the death of 51-year-old Ji Zong Wu whom they were reportedly employing.
Dr. Odongo says the matters affecting them relate to human capital development, delayed salary enhancement, poor working conditions characterized by chronic shortage of medical supplies and technologies such as Personal Protection Equipment, gloves among others.
Considering the precedents of the Supreme Court, the Judges further ruled that neither the interest of justice nor public policy would demand that a decision of five Judges be invalidated because some of the Judges who passed the same ceased to be members of the court before the decision was pronounced
While preaching during the event, Henry Luke Orombi asked the new Bishop to be a shepherd to all regardless of religious affiliations and should forgive and not curse, something Rev. Loum pledged to do.