Justice Cheborion noted that it does not matter who originates the request for an audit where the Auditor General’s report is made. Once undertaken by the Auditor General, he immediately owns the audit and must submit a report to Parliament.
The Deputy Chief Justice Richard Buteera, says that the criminal hearing sessions have been hindered by the limited number of judges in the judiciary which he said has constrained the administration of justice in the country.
On Tuesday, the Court of Appeal upheld the High Court judgment nullifying the election of Moses Attan as the Soroti City East Member of Parliament. The Court of Appeal Judges Cheborion Barishaki, Stephen Musota, and Christopher Gashirabake also ordered Electoral Commission to conduct by-elections for Soroti City East.
Muhwezi was today appearing before a panel of three Court of Appeal Justices comprised of Cheborion Barishaki, Stephen Musota and Christopher Gashirabake for hearing of an election appeal filed against him.
On Thursday, during the Mbarara City Council meeting, the councilors unanimously approved a motion to provide land measuring 1.5 acres located in Kakiika ward, Mbarara City North Division to the Judiciary.
Through his lawyer of Daniel Omara Atubo of Amara Atubo and Co. Advocates, Olum sued the administrators of the hospital and Dr. Patrick Buchan Ocen, the medical superintendent for general and special damages.
Three judges of the Court of Appeal Justices Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Elizabeth Musoke and Irene Mulyagonja on Tuesday halted the proceedings pending the determination of an appeal by Lubwama on whether a person can be allowed to file an election petition outside the stipulated 60 days.
Kamure alleges that during Akena’s illegal tenure in office, the party was driven on non UPC ideologies since the later sought for an alliance with President Museveni’s National Resistance Movement Party-NRM.
The new panel comprises Justices Geoffrey Kiryabwire, Irene Mulyagonja and Elizabeth Musoke. It was constituted by the Acting Chief justice Alfonse Owiny–Dollo after the legal teams of both parties declined to receive a judgment by Justice Cheborion in May 2019.
The three Court of Appeal Judges will be considering appeals arising from the same court between 2013 and 2017, according to a statement signed by the acting Court of Appeal Registrar Ayebare Tumwebaze.
Kashaka’s conviction and sentence were jointly upheld with that of former Principal Accountant Henry Bamutura, Assistant Commissioner in charge of Policy and Planning Sam Emorut Erongot who will serve for 13-years and Adam Aluma, who had been sentenced to 1 year and nine months but has since served the sentence.
The resolution was reached during a court session on an appeal filed by the vendor’s legal representative Dalton Opwonya, seeking to challenge a decision by the High Court in Gulu which lifted a temporary injunction against the eviction of vendors from the site.
Some of the notable cases that will be heard are that of businesswoman Jacqueline Uwera Nsenga. Nsenga was in 2014 found guilty of murdering her husband Juvenal Nsenga whom she ran over with a vehicle at their home in Bugolobi on January 2013.