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17:19
17:19

Moyo Chief Finance Officer Arrested, Released On Bail Over Bribery corruption

It is alleged that on 30th, March 2020, at Kobil Petrol Station along Bombo Road Kampala, Drichi, gave gratification of 3.7 million shillings to a Senior Inspectorate Officer attached to Moyo regional office with intent to influence him to delay verification of accountabilities.
15:21
15:21

Katosi Road Scam Convict Rejects Justice Bamugemereire Apollo Senkeeto 1 2

Lady Justice Elizabeth Musoke who was heading the panel has ordered for the file to be taken back to the Registrar with orders that it be reallocated to a new panel and fixed for hearing as soon as possible.
12:51
12:51

Bomb Scare: Police Cordon Off Bombo Road 1

According to our reporter, officers from the Bomb squad cordoned off the road after motorists sighted items in a green plastic bag in the middle of the road.
18:50
18:50

Activist Loses Bid to Quash Appointment of Bank of Uganda’s Director Supervision 1

It adds that, “therefore, the question of time starting to run from the date of the final decision cannot arise in the circumstances since the final decision is not an issue before this court”.
14:44
14:44

Judiciary Deploys 43 New Magistrates, Seven Others Transfered

Among those deployed is Willy Anono, the first visually impaired magistrate in the Judiciary, who shall offer service through Chambers of the Chief Registrar.
17:59
17:59

84.4% of Courts Have No Prosecutors -DPP jane frances abodo 2 1 Top story

Abodo explains that they used to be 324 Prosecutors but some of them have since crossed from the office of the DPP to the Judiciary looking for greener pastures and currently they are about 300 prosecutors handling a population of more than 40 million people which makes them get strained with work.
21:32
21:32

Chief Justice Asks New Magistrates to Respect Litigants 2 2

On his part, the Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera who has equally witnessed the administration of oaths, has warned the Magistrates against poor writing of judgments and late delivery of their decisions which he says is one of the noticeable vices in the Judiciary.
08:59
08:59

61 Zombo Barracks Attackers Charged, Remanded UPDF 1

On Tuesday, the suspects appeared before the General Court Martial at Makindye where they pleaded not guilty to murder. The Court-Martial Chairperson Lt General Andrew Gutti remanded the suspects to Kitalya up to January 4.
11:39
11:39

Chief Justice, Principal Judge Warn Judicial Officers Against Corruption 3

The Chief justice warned judicial officers that taking bribes and engaging in other forms of corruption shall not only tarnish their name but affect their career. He says the salaries they earn are not that high but are sufficient to facilitate them if they managed the well.
09:11
09:11

Judiciary Deploys 48 Magistrates, 17 Transferred

The new deployments shall now make courts in Goma, Kangulumira, Gomba, Mbirizi, Kibuku, Nakisunga, and Lamwo fully operationalized since now they shall have Magistrates Grade One.
11:34
11:34

High Court Grants Widow Burial Rights Over her Husband

When asked why someone must be buried close to his grandfather and father, the Katikkiro's emmisary stated that the reason is to stop the ghosts from haunting those who remain. When asked to confirm during cross-examination that burying someone away from the ancestral home is not an abomination, he hesitantly confirmed that is was not an abomination...but hastened to add that it would be good that the customs are followed so as to restrain the ghost especially where there's no Will”.
08:01
08:01

Blogger Isma Olaxess Charged, Granted Bail

The prosecution alleges that on November 17 while at Kyanja Village in the Wakiso District, Tusubira incited the public to commit terrorism an offense that is punishable by death.
19:16
19:16

Gov’t Sued Over Exclusive Rights Given To Company To Import Fuel 1

The case comes at the time when a Chinese widow identified as Wang Yong Jie sued Mahathi Infra Uganda Limited, Mahathi Infra Services PVT Limited together with their chairperson Yandapalli Ravi Shankar, following the death of 51-year-old Ji Zong Wu whom they were reportedly employing.
13:15
13:15

Supreme Court Dismisses Basajjabalaba’s Appeal, Okays Trial On Tax Evasion Charges 1

Considering the precedents of the Supreme Court, the Judges further ruled that neither the interest of justice nor public policy would demand that a decision of five Judges be invalidated because some of the Judges who passed the same ceased to be members of the court before the decision was pronounced
15:14
15:14

Muslim Lawyers Concerned Over Extra-Judicial Killings of 'Terror' Suspects 2 1

The Publicity Secretary for UMLA Luyimbazi Nalukoola says that the inevitable consequence of this is that every Muslim is placed under suspicion of either being a terrorist or being sympathetic to terrorism unless he or she explicitly says otherwise.
18:04
18:04

Court Issues Temporary Injunction on Old Taxi Park 1

Earlier this year, five companies Lukyamuzi Investments Ltd owning 0.058 hectares, DKS Uganda Ltd (0.135 hectares), Key and Ham Investments Ltd (0.058 hectares), Abamwe Transporters Ltd (0.067 hectares) and Kabale Distributors Ltd (0.55 hectares) sued KCCA and government for encroaching on their land.
17:15
17:15

Judiciary Starts Refunding Bail Cash Through Mobile Money Stanbic Bank 1 2

After ordering the refund through the interface the ministry shares with the bank, Bigirimana notes that he authorizes BoU to send it to Stanbic Bank with which they have a Memorandum of Understanding and it's the one that sends the refund to people's mobile money numbers which are supposed to be registered in the applicants real names.
17:15
17:15

Alternative Dispute Resolution Aided Judiciary Clear Case Backlog- Chief Justice 3 1

The Performance Report is in fulfilment of section 39(1) of the Administration of the Judiciary Act , 2020 that requires the Chief Justice to publish an annual performance report for every concluded financial year and distribute copies to the same to the President, Speaker and any other other stakeholder.
09:20
09:20

Court of Appeal Quashes Sentence of Former PPDA Official Convicted of Murder

Prosecution alleged that on 24th August 2016 at Kazo-Lugoba zone in Kawempe Division, Nabbengo stabbed her husband who was later rushed to Mulago hospital but died afew days later on 28th August.
18:46
18:46

Government, KCCA Infringing on Right to Life, Property in Kampala, Court Rules 1

Legal Brain Trust filed a public interest case last year following the death of 56-year-old Cissy Namukasa, a vendor in Bugoloobi market who drowned in a drainage channel in Nakawa Division on the 2nd May 2020 and her body washed away by storm water only to be recovered more than a month later.
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