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07:02
07:02

Parliament Approves Additional UGX 31.4BN For Judiciary 1 Top story

The judiciary is to receive Shillings 151.5 billion in the 2019/2020 financial year compared to the Shillings 127.8 allocated this financial year.
19:24
19:24

Bamugemereire: Sub-Judice Rule Will Not Stop Land Inquiry 1 2

Justice Catherine Bamugemereire said that one of her Commissions terms of reference is to investigate and inquire into the effectiveness of the dispute resolution systems in the country and that the Commission while discussing and investigating this term inevitably finds its self-talking about a matter before court.
16:31
16:31

Eng. Kiggundu Seeks Land Probe Intervention for Isimba Land eng. badru kiggundu 1 4

Appearing before the committee chaired by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire led Commission, Kiggundu cited exorbitant compensation figures amounting to Shillings 203 billion demanded by Bibanja holders in Kayunga district as payment for rock being excavated on land for which they had already been compensated for
17:08
17:08

Pictorial: Parliament Approves Owiny-Dollo as Deputy Chief Justice Top story

Also approved by the appointments committee chaired by Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah were Justices Paul Mugamba and Richard Buteera who were appointed by President Yoweri Museveni last month to the Supreme Court bench.
13:39
13:39

Owiny-Dollo: I will Strictly Follow the Law 1 4 Top story

The newly appointed Deputy Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo says he will strictly follow the Constitution and other laws of the land in his new office. Justice Owiny-Dollo was today speaking to journalists at Parliament shortly after his interface with parliaments appointments committee chaired by Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah.
17:19
17:19

MP Kahonda Bail Ruling Deferred to Thursday jinja high court 1 1 Top story

The Jinja High Court has today deferred its ruling on Ruhinda County MP Donozio Kahondas bail application to Thursday July 27th.
07:30
07:30

Nsibambi Condemns Pro-Kayihura Court Siege lawyers 1 2 Top story

Prof. Apollo Nsibambis comments follow demonstrations by supporters of the Inspector General of Police IGP Kale Kayihura who threatened to block proceedings of a case filed by private lawyers against Kayihura and seven other police officers
18:38
18:38

Human Rights Defenders Condemn Police Over Makindye Court Raid lawyers

The National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders-Uganda NCHRD has condemned actions by the police during and the raid on Makindye Chief Magistrates court on Wednesday.
17:29
17:29

Magistrate Khainza Opts Out of ‘Yellow Pigs' Trial jobless youth 1

The trial of the jobless brotherhood youth started followed the shocking entry into parliament by the two youths with two yellow-colored piglets. The youths identified as Norman Tumuhimbise and Robert Mayanja were reportedly protesting against unemployment, corruption and harsh budgetary measures.
11:38
11:38

Jobless Youth Reject Trial Magistrate yellow pigs protest 1 4

In his letter to the Chief Magistrate Jamson Karemani, Lawyer Isaac Ssemakadde files a complaint of judicial misconduct of the presiding magistrate Beatrice Khainza who he accuses of openly threatening and embarrassing his clients Norman Tumuhimbise and Robert Mayanja.
17:06
17:06

Verbatim: Supreme Court Judgment on 2016 Presidential Election Petition mbabazi petition 1

We hereby declare that the 1st respondent was validly elected as President in accordance with Article 104 of the Constitution and section 59 of the Presidential Elections Act. Accordingly, this petition is dismissed with no order as to costs.
16:58
16:58

Pictorial: 2016 Election Petition Supreme Court Ruling 2016 elections

The judges unanimously agreed to dismiss the petition and declared that the National Resistance -NRM party candidate Yoweri Museveni was validly re-elected president.
11:56
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Court Accepts Dons, Rejects CSOs 'Friends of the Court' Bid amama mbabazi 1 4 Top story

The ruling follows an application submitted on Thursday by a group of nine lecturers, all from the Faculty of Law seeking to join the presidential election petition filed by former presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi. The petition is challenging the re-election of Yoweri Museveni to the presidency.
16:02
16:02

Gen Sejusa Has Never Applied for Retirement – Brig Musanyufu 1 1

Sejusa has previously stated that he submitted his application for retirement on December 30, 2014 and obtained an acknowledgement of receipt from the Chief of Defence forces. Last year he sued the army Commissions and Promotions Board for refusing to retire him from the military despite receiving his application.
07:30
07:30

Pictorial: Second Presidential Election Petition Pre-hearing Session supreme court

URN brings you pictures from the second presidential election petition pre-hearing session at the Supreme Court.
17:27
17:27

Mbabazi, Museveni Lawyers Agree on Issues to Guide Petition Hearing supreme court 1 3

Key of the issues they agreed to tackle are whether there was noncompliance with the provisions of the Presidential Elections Act and the Electoral Commission Act in the conduct of the 2016 presidential election and whether such non-compliance affected the presidential election results in a substantial manner.
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Pictorial: Presidential Election Petition Pre-Trial supreme court Top story

The presidential election No. 1 of 2016 was lodged before the Supreme Court on Tuesday last week by former presidential candidate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi, seeking to nullify the election of President Museveni on grounds that the EC did not comply with the electoral laws and that there was also outright voter rigging.
17:36
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Chief Justice: Court Can't Protect Presidential Election Petition Witnesses attorney general 1 2

Basalirwa told the Judges that thirteen of their would be witnesses were arrested on Monday morning at Mbabazis home and taken to the Special Investigation Unit ISU in Kireka, where they are being held.
07:04
07:04

Election Petition Hearing to Cost Ugx100 Million electoral petition 1 1

Tom Chemutai, the Supreme Court Registrar, told URN shortly after receiving the petition last evening, that the chief Justice Bart Katureebe is expected to constitute a quorum of justices to hear and conclude the matter within 30 days as provided for in the law.
12:34
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Sejusa Denied Bail, Sent Back to Luzira david sejusa 1 2 Top story

The defence team led by lawyers David Mushabe and Ladislaus Rwakafuzi earlier submitted that Sejusa, 62, was of advanced age, a bread winner for the family and has a constitutional right to bail. He also presented Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago and Dr. Kizito Deo Lukyamuzi, a surgeon at Case Medical Centre as his sureties.
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