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09:36
09:36

Court Upholds Indefinite Suspension of Student from Cavendish University Musa Ssekaana 1

In his decision, Ssekaana has explained that the actions of Atabua did not only constitute a breach of university rules and regulations but it is also a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act.
17:37
17:37

Court Blocks Termination of Chairperson National Standards Council 1

Justice Ssekana said that misuse or abuse of power should never be a ground to deem an action overtaken by events otherwise illegalities would be perpetuated by ensuring that the status quo is changed hurriedly without any justification or basis.
09:27
09:27

Court Awards UGX 50M to Mother Whose Son Was Killed in November Riots Amos Ssegawa killed 1 Top story

Nakitto, a resident of Kinoni town council in Lwengo district, told the court that her son, then a senior two student at Lubiri High School, was shot by soldiers in Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) uniforms. She explained that they targeted him at Cornerstone Plaza in Kampala as he tried to escape the chaos in the city.
17:45
17:45

Mabirizi Asks Parliament to Allow Ssegirinya, Ssewanyana Represent Their Voters from Prison 2 4 Top story

“This is therefore to require you to stop playing with the sovereignty of the people by arranging for their representation of their constituents while on remand,” read Mabirizi’s January 21, 2023 letter to Adolf Mwesige Kasaija, the Clerk to Parliament.
23:34
23:34

Court Quashes Minister's Decision to Interdict Uganda Land Commission Secretary Barbara Imaryo 1

Imaryo was interdicted by Nabakooba to pave way for investigations into allegations of mismanagement of funds under the Land Fund following the directive of the Inspector General of Government Beti Kamya issued on 1st December, 2021.
17:58
17:58

Mabirizi Petitions Principal Judge Over Delay to Hear Applications Male Mabirizi 1

In a petition dated April 19 2022 addressed to the Principal Judge, Mabirizi states that the applications were all bundled together and kept before Ssekaana and to date, they have never been fixed for hearing.
11:13
11:13

Court Quashes PPDA Report Incriminating Former OPM PS on Covid-19 Food Relief OPM Scandal 1

According to Guwatudde, the PPDA exhibited bias against her by failing to take into the government urgency for procurement and distribution of Covid-19 relief food ideas which procurement process was started by the Commissioner, Disaster and Preparedness Management on the April 1st, 2020, and commenced distribution of Covid relief food items on April 4th, 2020.
23:53
23:53

Court Summons Lawyer Mabirizi on Fresh Charges 1

In December 2021, Rutaro teamed up with Mabirizi to prosecute Pastor Aloysius Bujjingo for bigamy in Entebbe Chief Magistrates Court but they later fell out with each other after him(Rutaro) was okay with the Director of Public Prosecutions -DPP's plan to take over their case.
15:46
15:46

Ssemakadde Asks Court to Release Mabirizi Pending Appeal Isaac Ssemakadde 2 1 Top story

Mabirizi ran to the appellant court when Justice Ssekaana found him guilty of contempt of court on February 15th, 2022 and sentenced him to 18 months in civil prison. The same had earlier on January 27th, 2022 issued orders stopping Mabirizi from using his social pages to attack judicial officers.
08:33
08:33

Mabirizi's 18 Month Jail Term Draws Mixed Reactions from Lawyers Caleb Alaka 1 3 Top story

A section of lawyers interviewed by URN on Mabirizi's conviction have expressed mixed feelings. Some of the lawyers described the sentence as harsh and advised him to appeal and the sentence.
14:56
14:56

Mixed Reactions by Lawyers to Justice Sekaana Fining Mabirizi UGX300m Steven Kalali 3 1

Chapter Four Uganda’s Nicholas Opiyo says that by Mabirizi’s behavior alone, he is narrowing the court's tolerance of public interest litigation and hopes that courts can move beyond the single litigant irritation to uphold the expansive realm of public interest suits in the constitution in matters of human rights enforcement.
12:32
12:32

NEMA Right to Allow Sugar Cane Growing in Bugoma Forest-Judge Save Bugoma Forest 2

In his decision delivered to parties via email on Friday, Justice Musa Ssekaana the head of Civil Division of High Court dismissed the petition filed by Water and Environment Media Network Uganda Limited, National Association of Professional Environmentalists -NAPE and Africa Institute for Energy Governance.
19:00
19:00

Justice Musa Ssekaana Appointed Head of Civil Division judiciary transfers 1

According to the statement from the Judiciary, Ssekaana, who has been the deputy head of the court, replaces Justice Michael Elubu who has been transferred to the Criminal Division.
12:30
12:30

Justice Ssekaana Appointed Deputy Head of Civil Division Dr Flavian Zeija 1 2

Justice Ssekaana will be charged with the responsibility of allocating the suits filed in the court to appropriate judges for adjudication. The Judiciary Spokesperson, Solomon Muyita told URN this morning that Ssekaana's appointment is in recognition of his hard work in the division.
08:14
08:14

Court Orders Parking Yard Operator to Pay UGX 135M for Burnt Vehicle 1 Top story

In his judgment, Justice Musa Ssekaana noted that he had looked at the Police report and found that indeed the said parking yard belonged to Ntulume. He also noted that it is really surprising that a person who doesn’t own a commercial parking yard executed agreements to repair vehicles he claims were not his responsibility.
10:00
10:00

Court Orders KCCA to Pay Man UGX 20m for Illegal Arrest 1

Steven Olango who was arrested from his home in Ntinda in 2014 after hawkers had reportedly entered his compound running away from KCCA enforcement team has been awarded by the High Court Civil Division in Kampala.
14:40
14:40

Court Dismisses Jaffery Forex Bureau Suit Against BoU Musa Ssekaana 1 Top story

The lawyers led by Faisal Mularila and Alvin Jabbo noted that the decision to revoke the company's license stemmed from allegations by Bank of Africa against the bureau for alleged involvement in illicit transactions, which caused the bank a loss of colossal sums of money.
18:14
18:14

Gov't Fined UGX 30 million over Delayed Reinstatement of Interdicted NUSAF Officials Interdiction 1

The officials include Arua District Chief Administrative Officer Ismael Ochengel and his deputy Paul Samuel Mbiiwa, who were interdicted in December 2018 by the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Local Government to pave way for investigations into the suspected theft of 509 million Shillings from the district coffers.
15:42
15:42

Lawyer Loses Case Challenging His Suspension from Court Martial Abdullah Kitatta 1

Muyanja was on August 7th 2018 dismissed from the court by the Chairperson Lt General Andrew Gutti due to alleged misconduct and indiscipline as he represented jailed Boda Boda 2010 Association Patron Abdullah Kitatta and his co-accused.
13:26
13:26

Court Dismisses Suit Against Makerere University 1

Justice Ssekaana says that since the University Appointments Board had complied with the court order, it was not necessary for her to have pursued the court case.
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