A statement from the Judicial Service Commission indicates that the appointments are a result of the ongoing recruitment of judicial officers at various levels. According to the statement, the appointments will enhance the capacity of the High Court to expeditiously dispose of cases and tackle the case backlog in the justice system.
“If this embassy was of a country of equal status, the letter would cause a diplomatic row, but since Germany is powerful and the origin of the technology used in the processing of our security documents including National IDs, so the state of Uganda has no choice but to bend their ego,” lamented a senior foreign affairs official.
Kakwenza was granted a cash bail of 500,000 Shillings while his four sureties have each been ordered to execute a non-cash bond of 10 million Shillings. The sureties were Lawyer Julius Galisonga, National Unity Platform Secretary-General David Lewis Rubongoya, Kololo Secondary School Teacher Annah Ashaba and Activist Job Kiija.