On his part, the Chairperson of Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee Jacob Oboth-Oboth noted that there is need to appreciate that Judiciary is not a department or agency but instead another arm of government that should be felt by all Ugandans and their budget should be supported by Parliament.
Through his lawyers led by Medard Lubega Sseggona, Ssegirinya asked court presided over by Buganda Road Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu to be released on bail on grounds that the charge against him is bailable and that he ready to report to the court when needed.
Namara explains that a week after she returned to the hospital for review doctors found fluid in her tummy but didn’t provide her any explanation on the cause of the abscess. Documents before court indicate that doctors recommended that Namara undergoes another urgent operation but no one attended to her since the doctor was not on the night shift despite the pain she was going through.
The question at the center of the debate is whether a sitting President who is protected from being sued can on the other hand sue under the same constitution that granted him immunity.
Article 98 clause 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda gives immunity to a sitting President not to be subjected to any court proceedings except in presidential election petitions.
Minister for Internal Affairs, Gen Jeje Odongo, said Uganda has over 300 porous border points including water bodies where security needs to be heightened. Odongo said security will increase operations on water bodies including ungazzetted land entry points.
The documents include the purchase of Assets and Assumption of Liabilities Agreement between Bank of Uganda and DFCU Bank, written notices of resignation letters by the staff in question, contracts by employees retained by DFCU Vabk that were revised to ensure pay and benefits parity with the bank's employees and documents to show that DFCU didn't underpay those picked from Crane Bank compared to their pre-existing employees.
The judgment was based on a petition by Lawyer Bob Kasango, while challenging his trial which was spearheaded by the then Director of Public Prosecutions Justice Mike Chibita. He argued that the roles of the DPP are in clear conflict with the judicial oath and added that Chibita should have resigned before serving in that capacity.
The Government is seeking to stay the implementation of a recent Constitutional Court orders to the effect that a serving Judge should retire before being appointed to a new job in the executive arm of government or constitutional office.
Kidandala’s legal team comprising Caleb Alaka, Kenneth Paul Kakande and Fred Kato has been struggling to serve Ssegirinya who is on remand in Kitalya prisons where he was remanded for inciting violence.
According to a petition filed in the Kampala High Court by Eugenia Nassolo, a former contestant in the race that attracted 14 other candidates said the people of Lubaga were denied an opportunity to freely elect their representative in parliament because of the use of money and other inducements. Nassolo who obtained 12,893 votes against Mukasa’s 49,501 votes now wants the court to declare her as the rightful winner of the election.
Court heard that between July 2018 and July 2019 at Ibanda being employed as Senior Treasurer Ishongororo Town Council Ibanda Local Government, Nimusiima stole 28,976,300 shillings. According to the prosecution, Nimusiima accessed the money which he received as local revenue for the Town Council by virtue of his office.
The proceedings were instituted by lawyer Male Mabirizi on Monday arising from Owiny-Dollo's conduct on March 18th and 19th 2021 when he allegedly showed disrespect, obstruction and disturbance in the course of judicial proceedings to Lady Justice Esther Kisakye.
Kasango's widow Nice Bitarabeho filed the case seeking permission to bury the husband in Kabarole district, after contention with family members who wanted to bury him in Tororo. Nice told the court that they had been allocated land in Fort Portal where Kasango wanted to be buried after denouncing his family.
Segirinya was arrested on Monday, March 22, 2021, from Mini Price, downtown Kampala during a protest organised to contest the outcome of the January 14, presidential election, and to demand the release of National Unity Platform supporters who are detained in various facilities across the country.
"Hereto attached is my signed charge sheet for your approval and signature and upon plea taking, I will ... proceed with adducing evidence to secure his conviction in order to restore sanity in the administration of justice" reads the petition in part.
Kisakye has also complained about the Spokesperson of the Judiciary Solomon Muyita for speaking to the media about her name in this issue without even talking to her which created a wrong impression. As such she noted that since Muyita has proved to be inclined to speak on an uninformed point of view, from now she will be talking to the press directly about the positions she holds.