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13:57
13:57

Court Blocks Meeting to Discuss Museveni Letter to Chief Justice Uganda Law Society 1 Top story

This the second time the High Court is blocking an extraordinary general meeting called by Uganda Law Society in this year 2024. Last month, the same Court issued an order blocking them from convening to sit and discuss issues related to the management and conduct of Hoima High Court Judge Jesse Byaruhanga Rugyema in the Tilenga Oil Case.
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Court Quashes Ugx 680M Arbitration Award in Entebbe Airport Case UCAA 1

The Judge has ruled that once a party has complained of the appointment process, the entire procedure adopted by the parties in their attempt to choose the arbitrator must be scrutinized and therefore, the process that led to the appointment of the chairperson of the panel in this matter was flawed and the UCAA was right to come to court.
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Police Constable Loses Torture Case Police Officer 1 Top story

Civil Division High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana dismissed the petition, which also listed the Attorney General as a respondent, on the grounds of lack of merit. In 2021, Atusasire petitioned the Court, seeking a declaration that the actions of officers of the Uganda Police Force violated his right to freedom from torture, and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment guaranteed under Article 24 of the Constitution.
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Court Upholds Indefinite Suspension of Student from Cavendish University Musa Ssekaana 1

In his decision, Ssekaana has explained that the actions of Atabua did not only constitute a breach of university rules and regulations but it is also a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act.
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Judiciary Tips Tax Appeals Tribunal On Effective Resolution Of Disputes Musa Ssekaana 2 2

Lwanga has sked them to avoid case backlog saying it's not easy and they should deliver their decisions timely. She says they should avoid issues that can cause bias and make decisions that are defendable such that in the end, both the tax payer and the collector are treated impartially.
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Court Martial Grants Bail to Businessman Accused of Possessing a Bullet Musa Ssekaana 2 1

Prosecution tried to object that investigations into the charges against Bazibu are ongoing and if released, there's a likelihood that he will interfere with investigations.
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Lawyer Mabirizi Petitions Principal Judge Over 18 Jail Term Musa Ssekaana 2 1

Meanwhile Mabirizi has petitioned the Inspector General of Government Beti Kamya seeking to be given information related to Ssekaana's wealth declaration documents such that he can prosecute him.
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Two Lose Bid to Block Expulsion from Kampala Club for Theft of Alcohol Musa Ssekaana 1

According to the Court records seen by our reporter, Barisigara was the Club Entertainment Sub-Committee Chairperson while Kagimu was co-opted as a member of the organizing committee for the end-of-year party.
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Court Orders Immediate Transfer of Businessman from Military Detention Captain Ambroz Guma 1

Namazzi asked the high court to order the respondents to release her husband immediately on grounds that he is in illegal detention or order his immediate transfer to civil prison.
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Judiciary PS Bigirimana Wins Defamation Suit Pius Bigirimana 1

"What made it even grave is that the said money was meant for Northern Uganda post-war rehabilitation, the said region having gone through decades of war and trauma. Any person believed to have tampered with the said aid, in the eyes of reasonable and right thinking members of society would be equated to a mass murderer”, said Justice Ssekaana.
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Justice Musa Ssekaana Steps Down From Bugoma Forest Give Away Case Environmentalists 1 2

Ssekaana recused himself from the matter when the lawyers representing Uganda Law Society, Civil Society Organisations and the Environmental Shield Limited, and Resource Human Rights Africa Limited appeared before him for the hearing of the matter.
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Court Halts Fraud Investigations Against Masaka Deputy Court Registrar Timothy Amerit 2 1

It is alleged that Mudhasi had conspired with lawyers Akleo Mugisha and Martha Orishaba, and the RAM Engineering Company Director Julius Mugambagye to defraud Makerere University of 3.5 billion shillings among other allegations.
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Ministry of Education Official Loses Bid to Block Interdiction Musa Ssekaana 1

Isabirye was interdicted for allegedly forging the signature of his supervisor Alex Omara Apitta the Commissioner for Physical Education and Sports and requisitioned for funds amounting to 20,728, 200 shillings.
09:44
09:44

Court Clears Kabira Country Club of UGX 147M Water Bill NWSC 1

According to Ssekaana, the circumstances of the case as presented in evidence shows that NWSC’s claim is premised on assumptions because Kabira never consumed any water on the meter in question.
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Court Rules That Decision to Send CAA Human Resource Director on Forced Leave Was Unlawful Musa Ssekaana 1

Ssekaana thus declared the said forced leave illegal and made no any orders affecting Osinde’s employment saying that he is no longer in the same employment since it was terminated in other court proceedings.
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Justice Ssekaana Warns Lawyer Mabirizi over Withdrawal of Cases Musa Ssekaana 2 1

In his letter dated June 10 2021, Ssekaana notes that Mabirizi filed a case against the Attorney General and the same was brought to his attention by the Deputy Registrar of the court out of concern that it was the third similar matter filed by him in a space of two weeks.
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Drama as Justice Baguma Forwards Mabirizi's Case File to Ssekaana Musa Ssekaana 2 1

Justice Emmanuel Baguma, the Deputy head of Civil Division said he didn't see any reason for withdrawing those cases and there were no minutes from Ssekaana to show why the matters were withdrawn.
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NGO Fail to Block Suspension of Coalition Activities Michael Aboneka 1 Top story

The Centre for Constitutional Governance led by its Executive Director, Sarah Bireete ran to court in October 2020 after Stephen Okello, the Executive Director of the NGO Bureau decided to suspend the operations NEW- U on grounds that it was operating illegally since it isn’t registered.
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Government Violated Prosecutors' Salary Expectations in Abuse of Authority -Court Declares Musa Ssekaana 1

In his ruling dated 18th December 2020 delivered by mail, Justice Ssekaana found that the applicants had a legitimate expectation that government would deliver on the commitment. But, he declined to issue an Order of Mandamus saying, enforcement of the commitment cannot be through issuance of the order.
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Court Dismisses Jaffery Forex Bureau Suit Against BoU Musa Ssekaana 1 Top story

The lawyers led by Faisal Mularila and Alvin Jabbo noted that the decision to revoke the company's license stemmed from allegations by Bank of Africa against the bureau for alleged involvement in illicit transactions, which caused the bank a loss of colossal sums of money.
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