Parliament: MPs praise Justice Aweri Opio’s humility and selflessness

By Wod Omoro Kampala – Parliament has paid tribute to Justice Rubby Aweri Opio, the Justice of the Supreme Court who passed away on Wednesday last week. During a special sitting to pay tribute to him held on Tuesday, the Speaker of Parliament Anita Among, the Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja, the
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Serve your sentence! High Court trashes Male Mabirizi’s bail application

By Wod Omoro The criminal division of the High Court  Criminal  has trashed jailed lawyer Male Mabirizi’s hopes of getting bail noting that the right is only available for accused persons not criminals who are already convicted. The background of this application is that Mabirizi was convicted and sentenced by
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Uganda charges US parents over torture of foster son

Ugandan authorities have charged two US foster parents with committing “aggravated torture” against their 10-year-old son, police said Tuesday. The couple, both 32 years old, were charged on Friday and remanded to Luzira Prison, a maximum security facility on the outskirts of the capital Kampala, police said in a statement.
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URA penalises fraudulent clearing agent for false tax declaration

By Wod Omoro As URA continues to hunt for tax evaders around the country, Ahmed Kasule, a renowned director of Kasuline limited fell prey to the operations following information that he had knowingly and fraudulently registered a motor vehicle in 2018 with an intention to reduce his tax liability. Denis
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28 VAT fraudsters charged with  filing fictitious tax returns

By Wod Omoro After analyzing information that was received about a suspected tax fraud scheme that involves companies dealing in fictitious VAT returns, URA’s intelligence team embarked on a hunt to prove the truthfulness of the allegation. When Wallnetnews contacted URA Commissioner Tax Investigations Kugonza Denis Kateeba, he confirmed that
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Supreme Court judge Opio Aweri is dead

By Wod Omoro Kampala – Uganda’s Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo on Wednesday morning announced the death of the Supreme Court judge, Ruby Opio Aweri Justice Opio Aweri who has also been the Chief Inspector of Courts passed on at Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala on Wednesday morning. The learned
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Here is what you didn’t know about the 3 Justices appointed by M7

By Our Reporter President Yoweri Museveni has appointed three Justices to the Supreme Court and also elevated his lawyer John OscarKihika as judge at the Court of Appeal. Kihiika is the director for legal affairs for the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. Those appointed to the Supreme Court are;
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Nolonger Automatic-Half Share of Matrimonial property For Divorcing Couple

The Court of Appeal has in a landmark decision ruled that it is no longer an automatic half-share of matrimonial property for a divorcing couple. In a unanimous judgment yesterday in Kampala, a panel of three justices held that the spouse’s share in the matrimonial property is instead dependent on
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Malnutrition, dehydration hit hard juveniles at Kabale remand home

By Our Reporter Kisoro – Juveniles at Kampiringisi remand home Kabale are at the risk of losing their lives due to starvation. This was detected Tueasday when about 30 juveniles from the remand home appeared before Kisoro Grade One magistrate his worship Raphael Vueni to answer different charges levied against
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Preserve Judiciary Image and settle personal differences out of Court, Chief Justice and Kisakye advised

By Our Reporter  The Uganda Law Society (ULS) has urged Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo and his fellow Supreme Court Judge Esther Kisakye to settle their grievances outside court to avoid the effects of full litigation and also preserve the sanctity of the institution. Mr. Bernard Oundo, the ULS President, warned
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