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09:21
09:21

Chief Justice Proposes Deployment of Clerks Based on Language Abilities 5 3

Owiny-Dollo observes that the deployment of judicial staff who speak different languages affects the dispensation of justice.
16:46
16:46

Museveni Tips EAC Judicial Officers on Application of Common Standards Jessica Alupo 3 3

Addressing the 20th Annual Conference of the East African Magistrates' and Judges' Association (EAMJA) at the Commonwealth Resort in Munyonyo Kampala Tuesday, President Museveni highlighted common challenges faced by regional judiciaries, including corruption, delayed judgments, prolonged adjournments, high litigation costs, and foreign language rulings that hinder accessibility for ordinary citizens.
08:54
08:54

Inadequate Remand Homes Delaying Justice for Juvenile Offenders 2 2

The report shows that overall, the courts closed with a pending caseload of 156,349 cases, of which 42,960 were backlogged. A case is considered backlog after more than two years in the court system without being concluded.
09:03
09:03

Acholi Elders Seek Meeting With Museveni After Owning Up To Mistakes President Museveni 3 1

While addressing mourners at the reburial of Brig. Gen Pierino Okoya in Gulu District on Friday, Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo commended the president for owning up to the mistakes made during his regime.
20:25
20:25

Law Society Speaks Out Against Appointing "Acting Judges" 2 2 Top story

Oundo warned the country could end up with an acting Judiciary and “Acting judgments".
06:39
06:39

Supreme Court Justice Kisaakye Retires Misconduct 1 Top story

According to the letter, Kisaakye says that Museveni appointed her to serve as a Justice of the Supreme Court on October 12th 2009 and by the time she wrote this letter, she had served in the Supreme Court for 13 years and ten months.
20:05
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Museveni Rallies Support for Alternative Justice ADR 1 2

He said such systems related to the people daily and appreciated their need for fairness and harmony in society.
18:31
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Owiny-Dollo Misses At Justice Arach's Sendoff Stellah Arach Amoko 4 1 Top story

The Chief Justice was last seen in a public event while officiating at the launch of Mukono High Court on May 11th, 2023.
07:22
07:22

Lawyers Want Kisaakye, Chief Justice to Settle Grievances Outside Court Dr Esther Kisaakye 1 3 Top story

“Justice Kisaakye has now become a victim of the bullshit protocol. When they partook in sentencing Ivan Sebaduka and violating his rights no one spoke up, now when it’s a Supreme Court Judge suddenly it gathers all this attention. As Ugandans our Supreme Court /courts lost value a long time ago,” said Atabua.
09:28
09:28

Supreme Court Operating in Shifts 2 2

The report shows between May 12th and July 12th, 2022 the Supreme Court conducted a pretrial hearing of 89 criminal appeals, and also in the same month it heard one civil matter.
14:09
14:09

Judiciary Yet to Allocate Election Petitions to Judges for Fresh Hearing 1 2

The Judiciary Public Relations Officer Jamson Karemani, says that the process is being handled by the Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija together with the Registrar of the High Court.
17:13
17:13

Judiciary Outs New Bail Guidelines 3 2

Speaking at the launch Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo faulted the Criminal Investigations Directorate of the police and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for stalling disposal of cases through endless investigations and adjournments respectively.
19:46
19:46

Chief Justice Quotes Biblical Teachings to Preach Integrity to Judicial Officers Swearing in 3 4

Quoting the book of Deuteronomy Chapter 16 verses 18 to 20, Owiny-Dollo said that the Lord God commands the judicial officers not to distort justice by accepting bribes.
08:27
08:27

Chief Justice Orders Closure of Supreme Court Over Safety Concerns Supreme Court fire 1 Top story

Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo further said that in the meantime the judicial officers who have been occupying the building will be working from home until further notice.
19:05
19:05

President Museveni Wants Mandatory Death Penalty for Rapists New Law Year 2022 3 2

According to Museveni people who rape women are not supposed to be handed life in prison sentence instead they are supposed to be condemned to face death, as well as those involved in extrajudicial killings.
17:50
17:50

Cabinet Approves Construction of Eight Regional Appellate Courts- Chief Justice 1 3 Top story

According to the Chief Justice, the Construction of regional Appellate Courts will start this financial year in Mbarara and Gulu districts where they have already secured land. He says the project will extend to Masaka, Arua, Mbale Jinja, Soroti, and Mubende districts in the coming financial years when the funds come in.
11:08
11:08

Ugandan Judges to Run Kilometres Every Friday for Fitness 2 1

Those who participated in the inaugural run included the Principal Judge Dr Flavian Zeija, Court of Appeal Justice Hellen Obura, High Court Judge David Matovu and Chief Registrar Sarah Langa Siu
16:56
16:56

Judiciary Yet to Sensitize Court Users About Electronic Case System Kiosks 1 2

Judiciary’s Public Relations Officer Jamson Karemani on Monday indicated that they have trained all stakeholders in Justice Administration such as lawyers and Judicial officers about how they can use the system before it starts on the Judiciary’s New Law Year on February 4th 2022.
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
19:15
19:15

Chief Justice Warns Human Rights Commissioners Against Favouritism Chrispin Kaheru 2 2

The Chairperson for UHRC job fell vacant after the death of the former Chairperson Med Kagwa in November 2019 and since then, the Commission that is supposed to have seven commissioners has not been fully constituted.
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