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11:49
11:49

Businessman Buchanan Fails to Block Trial in Court Martial Dr David Mushabe 2 Top story

On Friday, Justice Musa Ssekaana dismissed Buchanan’s application with costs on grounds that it was wrongly filed before the Civil Division of High Court since the applicant was seeking to challenge the criminal exercise of power or jurisdiction.
11:44
11:44

Gov't, Judicial Officers Opt for Mediation Over Bigirimana's Appointment pius bigirimana 2 Top story

Tegule told court that his clients need to file a Supplementary Affidavit and asked for a month to settle their issues with Bigirimana through mediation. Karemera didn’t object to the application prompting the judge to adjourn the matter to April 8th, 2020 for the parties to update court on the progress of the mediation exercise.
06:59
06:59

There Is Still Space to Challenge Museveni’s Sole Candidature- NRM Lawyer Ruth Nankabirwa 1 2 Top story

However, on Tuesday, the NRM party lawyer, Kiryowa Kiwanuka told the panel of five Constitutional Court Judges led by the Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo that the NRM party Constitution is very clear on whoever wants to contest for the party ticket.
21:37
21:37

Electoral Reforms: Gov't Asks for More Time 2016 elections 2 1 Top story

On Tuesday, the Attorney General Byaruhanga blamed the delay by government to table the proposed reforms on lack of funds to facilitate the Constitutional Review Commission.
18:32
18:32

Age Limit Law: Tension, Excitement as Three Supreme Court Justices Deliver Judgement in Favor of Petitioners people 1

Justice Paul Mugamba said the presence of the military at Parliament during discussion of the bill that led to the assault of several legislators opposed to the bill was uncalled for.
15:09
15:09

Three Supreme Court Justices Differ in Age Limit Judgement parliament 1 1 Top story

Justice Mwanguhya however, declined to pronounce himself on the allegations that MPs were bribed to support the bill, saying it is the role of the Auditor General to do so. Each MP received Shillings 29M as facilitation to consult voters on the bill
12:35
12:35

Katureebe Apologises for Delayed Age Limit Judgement health 1 Top story

In his opening remarks, Justice Katureebe attributed the delayed judgment to numerous issues including health problems. Justice Katureebe explained that he was unwell and underwent surgery, adding that he will be flying out of the country the next week to undergo eye surgery.
11:04
11:04

Activists Petition Deputy Chief Justice Over Social Media Tax Case eron kiiza 1 Top story

Although the parties in the suit agreed on some legal matters in the case during conferencing before the Constitutional Court Registrar, Sarah Langa in November 2018, the matter hasnt been fixed for hearing.
13:11
13:11

Age Limit Litigation: Mabirizi Invested in his Passion buganda kingdom 4 1 Top story

An underrated player when Constitutional Court petition hearing kicked off in Mbale in April 2017, Mabirizi surprised skeptics with extensively researched presentations.
16:08
16:08

Court Dismisses Petition Seeking to Ban Polygamy human rights 1

In the petition, MIFUMI Project, argued that Polygamy violates the right to equality which is guaranteed to all persons by the constitution and that polygamy is discriminatory and undermines the status, dignity, welfare and interest of women because it doesnt allow one woman to marry more than one husband.
20:45
20:45

Hearing of Case against UPDF MPs Fails to Take Off 2 1

The panel of the constitutional court is comprised of the Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonso Owiny-Dollo and Justices Egonda Ntende, Hellen Obura and Ezekiel Muhanguzi. He adjourned court to September 19th when the hearing will start hearing the matter that has been pending for the last eight years.
15:26
15:26

Ssemujju, Munyagwa and Others Appeal Age Limit Judgment court 1 5 Top story

According to Lukwago, the appellants are seeking re-evaluation of the records presented before the Constitutional court. Lukwago says that the judges misdirected and misevaluated facts in their judgment such as claims that the public was consulted.
21:13
21:13

Unwanted Witness Cautions Security on Internet Freedom robert kyagulanyi 2

In a statement posted on its website, Unwanted Witness Uganda expressed its displeasure towards the repetitive threats being issued by different security agencies targeting dissenting opinions on the internet following the arrest of Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi and 33 other people in connection to the Arua municipality MP by-elections.
13:12
13:12

Mabirizi Challenges Age Limit Judgment in Supreme Court ground 2 1 Top story

In his petition, Mabirizi raises sixteen grounds where he believes that the learned Justices erred in law while making their judgment.
13:24
13:24

No Action against Asuman Mugenyi for ‘Age-Limit' Directive asuman mugyenyi 4 1

According to the directive issued on October 16, 2017, Mugenyi stated that consultations by Members of Parliament on the proposal to amend the presidential age which was initially restricted to persons aged between 35 and 75 should be restricted to their respective constituencies.
19:08
19:08

MPs to Retable 7 -year Term Motion 1 5

On Thursday, Constitutional Court Judges, Kenneth Kakuru, Cheborion Barishaki, Elizabeth Musoke and Remmy Kasule nullified the seven-year tenure, saying that it was illegal and unconstitutional. The judges emphasized the need for peoples power to participate in choosing how they should be governed and who should govern them.
07:17
07:17

Court Awards Ugx 20m for Each Constitutional Amendment Petitions attorney general

The petitioner includes the Uganda Law Society ULS, six opposition Members of Parliament, lawyer Male Mabiriizi, former presidential candidate Abed Bwanika and Prosper Busingye, a concerned citizen, with the Attorney General as the respondent.
17:38
17:38

Former MP Wakayima Survives Arrest parliament 2 1 Top story

Musoke told court that he has doesnt have money at the moment to clear the debt, saying whatever he paid in the past was contributed by his voters. He asked court to give him a grace period to clear the money in installments before the end of August.
16:50
16:50

Anti-Corruption Court to Resume Basajjabalaba Trial tax

The same court has however ordered that the High court assess compensation for Basajjabalaba and his brother after finding that their fundamental rights were violated by both the Director of Public Prosecution and the Uganda police Force who rearrested and charged them with similar offenses for which they had been granted bail by Buganda Road Court.
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