Regarding costs, Justice Ssekaana has ruled that each party shall bear its costs since the applicant was pursuing a public interest litigation with no direct interest but rather the interest was to defend the rule of law.
In the recent past, the Ministry of Lands indicated that the Uganda Land Commission requires an annual allocation of 170 billion Shillings for ten years or a one-off 1.7 trillion Shillings to compensate over 6,000 claimants.
The proceedings were stopped after the rowdy supporters of the NUP Principal Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu stormed the court in big numbers demanding to attend the session. But the courtroom was locked by counter-terrorism police officers to block the hundreds of NUP supporters from joining the session.
The proceedings turned chaotic when Justice Ssekaana also declined to remove the attorney general from the list of the respondents which would make Akullo remain on the suit alone. The judge accused the lawyers of precipitating the drama that ensued.
According to Akullo, her action of summoning Tumukunde is lawful and in line with the Constitution and the Police Act. She says Tumukunde just wants to halt police investigations into matters she describes as ‘serious’.
Through her lawyers of New Mark Advocates, Nagasha contends that Fameica and Artin Pro produced the contested song that promotes the culture of belittling and undermining women and girls in society in 2018.
The program, also known as, the Electronic Fiscal Receipting and Invoicing Solutions is a government initiative through which businesses are obliged to transmit transaction details to URA in real-time and issued with electronic receipts and invoices. The system helps the tax body to confirm the accuracy of self-assessments made by taxpayers.
DP members led by Rajab Ssenkubuge convened a meeting on March 13, 2020, to allegedly fill-up the vacant positions of National Executive Committee Chairperson, Secretary-General, National Treasurer and Vice-Chairperson for the Women’s League. Their meeting was based on an order issued by the former head of the Civil Division of the High Court Justice Dr Andrew Bashaija
Kaweesa also argued that his matter had been forwarded to the Secretary to the Judiciary and Inspector of Courts and then to Judicial Service Commission by the Principal Judge without a report as required by law.
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.
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.
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.
“But the case at hand is about charging the applicants members with fees without any legislation. The KCCA has been illegally collecting taxes based on City Outdoor Advertising Policy. This is erroneous and illegal. Taxes, levies or charges are imposed by law duly enacted and policy of KCCA,” said Ssekaana.