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18:16
18:16

New Judges Cautioned Against Incompetence Induction 1

Justice Buteera singled out late coming to work, failure to hear cases and deliver judgments on time, lack of courtesy to fellow staff, advocates, and court users, and outright abuse of judicial ethics.
12:21
12:21

Judiciary Has No Space for the Corrupt-Deputy Chief Justice 2

“As you work you are being assessed by the lawyers, the litigants, and other members of the public. They know which Judicial Officer comes late, takes bribes, or is habitually drunk. There are Judicial Officers who are known for their hard work, good stakeholder engagement, and honesty. Kindly be this judicial officer," he said.
16:00
16:00

Chief Justice Warns Newly Appointed Chief Magistrates Against Imposing Impossible Bail Terms Judiciary 1

“Ensure timely delivery judgments and reasonably dealing with bail applications. Bail should not be unreasonably denied by imposing impossible terms, but the Court must always guard against absconding. Accused persons due for mandatory release should be timely processed and sent to the High Court for action,” Justice Dollo said.
19:53
19:53

Pictorial: Justice Kenneth Kakuru's Burial Judiciary

The late Kakuru, 65 died on Tuesday at Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya where he was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.
19:20
19:20

Justice Kenneth Kakuru Buried Amidst Downpour Judiciary 5 1 Top story

The Chief Justice, Alphonse Owiny-Dollo said Kenneth Kakuru was a very genuine person who was never an arrogant but pleasant, caring, loyal friend and never kept any grudge for long and he apologized if someone disrespected Justice Kakuru noting that it was a matter of communication.
14:17
14:17

PS Bigirimana Moots Performance Based Payment of Judicial Staff Judiciary 1 1

Bigirimana argues that the approach of remunerating judges and magistrates based on their individual performance levels in a given period of time will help to eliminate tendencies of laziness and unnecessary absenteeism of staff, which affects the timely dispensation of justice in the country.
16:54
16:54

54 Trafficked Ugandans Died Abroad in 2022 - Police Judiciary 3 3

The Detective Assistant Inspector James Barya said most of those who died abroad were women and young men illegally taken out of the country with promises of getting well paying jobs.
19:18
19:18

Mbarara High Court to Hear 60 SBGV Cases in Bushenyi District Judiciary 1 4

The sessions will be presided over by Lady Justice Joyce Kavuma, the senior Resident Judge for Mbarara High Court Circuit.
11:48
11:48

Mbarara City, District in Row Over Land Allocated to Judiciary 1 6

The disputed land measuring one acre is located on Kamukuzi Hill next to the Constitutional Court in Mbarara City North Division.
15:27
15:27

Judiciary Deploys Newly Appointed Registrars

According to a statement signed by Sarah Langa, the Chief Registrar, Fort Portal Chief Magistrate Kule Moses Lubagula will now care take Kyenjojo magisterial area while Samuel Twakyire, the Mbarara Chief Magistrate will take charge of Isingiro as well.
20:08
20:08

Obore back to office a day after Kadaga’s Defeat Parliament 1 Top story

The Director Communications and Public Affairs Department in Parliament (CPA) Chris Ariko Obore has returned to office a day after the defeat of former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.
19:32
19:32

Bigirimana Assures MPs that Owiny-Dollo vs Kisakye Fight is Being Handled Judiciary 2 1

The Permanent Secretary of the Judiciary Pius Birgirimana has assured members of Parliament that the Judiciary has a mechanism to handle any internal conflicts that may exist in the judiciary.
15:54
15:54

Musumba’s Election Petition Doesn’t Affect Kadaga’s Bid for Speaker- Committee Judiciary 1 2

The election petition by Procovia Salaamu Musumba challenging Rebecca Kadaga’s election as Kamuli Woman MP has no bearing on her re-lection as Speaker, the rules committee has said.
15:40
15:40

DGF Suspension Tragic for Uganda –Civil Society elections 9 1

The concern by Civil Society Organizations comes days after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the suspension of DGF, the single biggest donor basket established by Development Partners to provide harmonized, coherent and well-coordinated support to state and non-state entities in the country.
16:40
16:40

Parliament Approves Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo, Deputy Buteera Alfonse Owiny-Dollo 3 1

Parliament has approved the newly appointed chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and his Deputy Richard Butera.
10:06
10:06

MPs Express Mixed Reactions Over Owiny-Dollo's Appointment as Chief Justice Judiciary 4 1 Top story

Jacob Oboth says Justice Owiny-Dollo deserves the office since he stands for the independence of the judiciary, welfare of the judicial officers and the rule of law. However James Acidri says he has reservations about Justice Owiny-Dollo’s pronouncements especially the age limit ruling.
13:36
13:36

Judges Sanctioned by United States of America Open to Being Investigated USA 1 3

The two Judges sanctioned by the United States for their alleged involvement in an adoption scam have said they are open to be investigated saying the accusations against them are false.
07:47
07:47

Court of Appeal Commences Hearing Criminal Cases in Mbarara criminal session 2 1

The one-month session which will be conducted via Zoom Technology will handle 40 cases and will be presided over by a panel of three judges; Justice Elizabeth Musoke, Justice Remmy Kasule and Justice Stephen Musota.
07:15
07:15

Museveni Names 15 Judges, Sends IGG Irene Mulyagonja to Court of Appeal Judiciary 1 Top story

Those appointed to the Court of Appeal include Justice Irene Justice Mulyaonja, the Inspector General of Government, Monica Kalegira Mugenyi who has been serving as Principal Judge at the East African Court of Justice in Tanzania and Counsel, Muzamiru Mutangula Kibeedi.
17:39
17:39

Judiciary Yet To Operationalize Luweero High Court case backlog 2

Okwanga notes that although criminal cases are being handled in special court sessions, civil cases especially relating to land disputes are accumulating, adding that many complainants struggle to file cases in high courts in Kampala.
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