Lady Justice Elizabeth Musoke who was heading the panel has ordered for the file to be taken back to the Registrar with orders that it be reallocated to a new panel and fixed for hearing as soon as possible.
Abodo explains that they used to be 324 Prosecutors but some of them have since crossed from the office of the DPP to the Judiciary looking for greener pastures and currently they are about 300 prosecutors handling a population of more than 40 million people which makes them get strained with work.
On his part, the Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera who has equally witnessed the administration of oaths, has warned the Magistrates against poor writing of judgments and late delivery of their decisions which he says is one of the noticeable vices in the Judiciary.
On Tuesday, the suspects appeared before the General Court Martial at Makindye where they pleaded not guilty to murder. The Court-Martial Chairperson Lt General Andrew Gutti remanded the suspects to Kitalya up to January 4.
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.
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”.
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.
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
The Publicity Secretary for UMLA Luyimbazi Nalukoola says that the inevitable consequence of this is that every Muslim is placed under suspicion of either
being a terrorist or being sympathetic to terrorism unless he or she explicitly says otherwise.
Earlier this year, five companies Lukyamuzi Investments Ltd owning 0.058 hectares, DKS Uganda Ltd (0.135 hectares), Key and Ham Investments Ltd (0.058 hectares), Abamwe Transporters Ltd (0.067 hectares) and Kabale Distributors Ltd (0.55 hectares) sued KCCA and government for encroaching on their land.
After ordering the refund through the interface the ministry shares with the bank, Bigirimana notes that he authorizes BoU to send it to Stanbic Bank with which they have a Memorandum of Understanding and it's the one that sends the refund to people's mobile money numbers which are supposed to be registered in the applicants real names.
The Performance Report is in fulfilment of section 39(1) of the Administration of the Judiciary Act , 2020 that requires the Chief Justice to publish an annual performance report for every concluded financial year and distribute copies to the same to the President, Speaker and any other other stakeholder.
Legal Brain Trust filed a public interest case last year following the death of 56-year-old Cissy Namukasa, a vendor in Bugoloobi market who drowned in a drainage channel in Nakawa Division on the 2nd May 2020 and her body washed away by storm water only to be recovered more than a month later.
Addressing the media on Tuesday, Chief Registrar Sarah Langa Siu said that the money is not being claimed due to the ignorance of litigants regarding their rights on bail money and the experience they go through while in court and prison.