Benard Oundo Beats Five Candidates to win Uganda Law Society Presidency

By Our Reporter Kampala – A new era in the judicial system started with the election of a new president for Uganda Law sSociety (ULS) Benard Oundo in a tight race as lawyers through their umbrella cast their ballot to choose their next leader. It was a race that saw 
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Maverick Lawyer Drags Minister Mao To Court

By Our Reporter Lawyer Male Mabirizi has instituted criminal proceedings against Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Nobert Mao, over his recent memorandum of understanding with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. The charges stem from the 42 Clause Memorandum of Understanding signed at State House Entebbe between Museveni who is also the
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Extend Judicial Services Closer to People-Chief Justice Dolo Has Vowed

By Innocent Ruhangariyo Judicial services are supposed to be extended to the county level and a grade I magistrate to save people from long distances seeking for Justice. This was sounded by Alphonse Owiny Dollo the Chief Justice of the Republic of Uganda yesterday while in a visit at Kabale
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Speaker Among Asks EA Court to Safeguard Rule of Law

Emmanuel Ssekago PARLIAMENT The Speaker of Uganda Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Among, has called upon the East African Court of Justice, which serves as the region’s Judicial Arm, to uphold and safeguard Rule of Law in compliance with the treaty for which it was established. ‘’We need to safeguard and
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Judiciary Deploys 161 New Judicial Officers, Transfers 44

By Our Reporter The Judiciary has deployed 161 newly appointed Judicial Officers and transferred 44 others at the rank of Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars,Chief Magistrates and Magistrates Grade One in a move geared towards improving access to justice. According to the deployment and transfer lists signed by the Chief Registrar,
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Big Blow As Headteacher in Kabale Jailed of Aggravated Defilement

By Innocent Ruhangariyo While presiding over the court sension yesterday , Justice Moses Kazibwe Kawumi, the Court judge heard from the prosecution that February 28, 2022 Wilson Habiyakale 36 the headteacher of Chuho primary school in Chuho village, Nyakabande Sub County in Kisoro District, defiled a 14 years old and
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Bitature Vs Vantage Mezzamine: Court Halts Sale Of Business Mogul’s Property

By Our Reporter The Court of Appeal has halted the sale of business mogul Patrick Bitature’s properties following a filing for a protective order to stop the auction of Water Land, Moyo Close, Elizabeth Avenue, and Water lane located in Naguru and Kololo respectively. The properties were advertised in one
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Judiciary Attributes Long Stay of Suspects on Remand on Limited Reserve Envelope

Admin Mbarara The Principal Judge Justice Flavian Zeija has confessed that there is congestion of prisons and prisoners overstaying on remand due to limited resources by judiciary to work on their cases as speedy as possible. Speaking to journalist at the beginning of this week at Bishop Stuart University, Zeija
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53 GRADE ONE MAGISTRATES APPOINTED ON PROBATION

By Stephen Ocaido KAMPALA Judicial service commission has today made revelation of appointment of more 53 judicial officers on probation basis to fill the position of grade one magistrate. In a press statement released today by the Judicial Service Commission through its Acting Senior communications Officer Ms Maria Theresa Nabulya,
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Dr. Besigye A Freeman As Court Grants Him Ugx3m Bail

By Our Reporter The High Court in Kampala has revised the bail fee of founder and former Forum for Democratic Change President Rtd. Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye from Ugx30m to Ugx3m. Besigye was arrested a fortnight ago had spent two weeks in Luzira Prison having refused to pay the Ugx30m
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