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16:29
16:29

Judicial Officers Asked to Release Certified Court Documents Promptly 2 2

According to Buteera, the judicial officers should also maintain good relationships with other government agencies such as DPP, prisons and police so as to achieve excellent performances. Without this coordination, Justice Buteera believes that there is nothing much that will be achieved.
20:56
20:56

Principal Judge Asks Magistrates to stop Trading Bail 1 1

The Principal Judge 's remarks of trading bail and favourable decisions come at the time when one of the Chief Magistrates of Mitooma Sylvia Nvanungi is facing charges of corruption stemming from her alleged involvement in obtaining 2.5 million shillings to grant bail to an accused person who was on remand.
08:26
08:26

Lack Of Witness Protection Measures Affecting Adjudication Of SGBV Cases - Principal Judge 1 1

On his part Xavier Ejoyi, the Country Director, Action Aid the book has come at a time when they are having the 16 days activism against Gender based violence adding that this is the time they need to address their mind against SGBV . He notes that the book book will help the survivors get justice all the time.
18:59
18:59

Judiciary Permanent Secretary Bigirimana Defends Self Over Sex Book 1 1

According to Bigirimana, the conversation in his book is about Africans sex magic and in it, he dared to unravel the mysteries of human sexuality and magic hidden within the African traditions. He said as he wrote, he reflected on the inter collectedness of people’s bodies and spirits.
15:53
15:53

Judiciary to Re-gazette Magisterial Areas 3 2

Dr Zeija said that plans are underway to regazette all the Magisterial areas in the country such that court users will no longer have to travel or trek longer distances to seek justice.
13:32
13:32

Principal Judge Wants Law Council To Permanently 'Throw Out' Unethical Lawyers 3 5

Zeija made the remarks while officiating as the Guest of Honor at the 49th Graduation Ceremony of the Law Development Centre on Friday. A total of 2007 students graduated with a Diploma in Human Rights, Bar Course and Diploma in Law.
16:39
16:39

Principal Judge Zeija’s Motorcade Was Hit by Improvised Bomb- Police 2 1

Speaking on behalf of security agencies, Police Spokesperson, Fred Enanga, said that the IED that damaged two vehicles in Dr. Zeija’s motorcade was built using improvised materials such as aluminium, nails, and broken bottles and plastics.
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.
22:02
22:02

Judiciary Receives Equipment to Expedite Hearing of GBV Cases 1

Dr Roswitha Kremser the head of Australian Development Cooperation noted that the donation is part of the project they are implementing with the Judiciary aimed at making sure that survivors or victims of gender-based violence access quality and integrated essential justice services.
15:33
15:33

Judiciary Starts Returning National IDs to Sureties Jamson Karemani 1 2

On July 7, 2021, Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija issued a directive to all judicial officers to release original IDs for sureties in their possession saying that the law doesn’t require them to deposit IDs with the court as a condition for granting bail.
20:19
20:19

Chief Justice Lifts Ban on Execution of Court Orders 1

In his Oct 5, 2021 circular, the Chief Justice directs Registrars and Magistrates to ensure the authenticity of the court judgements, orders and decrees before they process them for execution in accordance with the relevant laws and practices
18:58
18:58

Principal Judge Zeija Orders Courts to Release Original National IDs for Sureties Dr Flavian Zeija 1

Mabirizi on August 26th 2019 petitioned the then Principal Judge Dr Yorokamu Bamwine saying the administrative arrangements that had been made at Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court to retain National Identification Cards of sureties was defeating the right to bail.
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.
19:35
19:35

Uganda Prisons Spending UGX 119M Each Day on Remanded Prisoners Uganda Judiciary 1 4

Dr Flavian Zeija, the Principal Judge says there are few judges to preside over capital offences in Uganda. Out of the 82 judges recommended there are 56.
18:54
18:54

Justice Law and Order Sector Cites Gaps in Service Delivery 4 1

Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo, says pertinent challenges are still affecting service delivery in the sector like congestion in prisons, clearing case backlogs, sexual gender violence that increased during COVID 19.
16:35
16:35

Judge Refuses Bribe, Halts Commercial Court Order in Ham-DTB Case DTB Kenya 1 2

In his ruling, the Principal Judge Dr Zeija has noted that the orders need to be stayed because Justice Adonyo issued orders in favor of one party in a transaction that he found illegal and he made no mention of the sums Kiggundu borrowed.
17:53
17:53

Ham Kiggundu Asks Court to Reject DTB's Application in Ugx 120 Billion Case DTB Kenya 2 2

DTB's lawyer told the Principal Judge that they have an intended appeal which will be rendered useless in the event that they refund the monies before its hearing, adding that the entire banking sector shall suffer substantial and irreparable loss.
13:51
13:51

Lawyers Petition Chief Justice to Probe Principal Judge's Conduct in DTB Case DTB Uganda 1 1

They are complaining about a number of alleged unjustified circumstances in which Zeija issued directives without granting Kiggundu a right to be heard as the interested party. The lawyers led by Fred Muwema say that the actions appeared to hijack the Judicial process and affect fairness in the administration of Justice.
12:30
12:30

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

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.
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