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12:51
12:51

MPs Recommend UGX 235Bn Additional Budget to Judiciary 1

The funding is to cater for operationalisation of newly gazetted courts, transport equipment, implementation of new staff structure, construction and renovation of courts, innovation in case management and disposal of cases.
16:06
16:06

Uganda Drops Two Places in Rule of Law Index judiciary 1

With this position, Uganda trails neighbours Rwanda at 37th position, Kenya (102nd) and Tanzania (93rd). Kenya and Rwanda improved by three places each while Tanzania stayed in the same position as last year. Burundi and South Sudan were not ranked.
11:32
11:32

Judiciary Targets to Clear 220 Land Cases in Next Two Months 1 Top story

According to the statement, six of the sessions will be held at the Land Division in Kampala targeting 120 cases. Five other sessions will be held at Mukono, Mbale, Masaka, Mpigi, Kabale and Jinja High Courts.
07:02
07:02

Parliament Approves Additional UGX 31.4BN For Judiciary 1 Top story

The judiciary is to receive Shillings 151.5 billion in the 2019/2020 financial year compared to the Shillings 127.8 allocated this financial year.
20:44
20:44

NRM Plotting to Change Presidential Election Process – Opposition judiciary 1 3

Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze says they have received reports that members of the ruling party are scheming for a constitutional amendment suggesting that the president should be elected through the Electoral College as opposed to the Adult Suffrage system which has been used over the years.
08:02
08:02

Buvuma Police Decry High Number of Suspects judiciary 4 1

Wabutwa says the cells at Buvuma Central Police station have a capacity of 20 suspects, but they end up with more than its capacity since they have to wait until Thursday to arraign them in court.
13:05
13:05

Judiciary, PAC Meeting Flops Over Absence of PS audit queries 2 1

The Judiciary was queried for banking bail deposits on the Consolidated Fund account instead of the bail account in the Central bank, failure to account for 761 million Shillings paid to State Briefs and the accumulation of domestic arrears arising out of unpaid utilities, rent, expenses on cleaning services and motor vehicle maintenance, among others.
17:56
17:56

Supreme Court Judges Want Amendments to Judiciary Bill 1 1

The Judiciary has objected to the presence of the Secretary to the Treasury and the Solicitor General on a proposed Judiciary Advisory Committee. The Judiciary Advisory Committee is provided for in the Administration of the Judiciary Bill that is currently before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee for scrutiny.
18:50
18:50

Justice Ogoola: Judiciary Bill Will Benefit Citizens 2 1

The Bill seeks to provide for and strengthen the independence of the Judiciary. The proposed law is meant to operationalize articles in the constitution that deal with the Judiciary as an independent arm of government.
10:25
10:25

Luweero Police Battles High Cases of Homicide judiciary 5

Paul Mukungu, the LC III Chairperson of Luweero town explains that many people have resorted to mob justice after losing trust and confidence in judicial systems.
21:58
21:58

Principal Judge Launches Plea- Bargain Training in Bunyoro inmates 5 1

According to Natwaluma, Masindi prison is the most congested with 1462 inmates followed by Kiboga with more than more than 200 inmates and Hoima with 184 inmates.
07:44
07:44

MPs Pass Motion to Increase Number of Judges judiciary 1 3

Parliament on Wednesday passed a motion to increase the number of High Court judges from 49 to 82 in a move aimed at covering the gap in the judiciary.
13:04
13:04

Experts Tip Judges on Sentencing Children, Disabled judiciary 4 1

David Basangwa, a Mental Health Expert, says 25 percent of the people in the country have some form of mental illness.
11:04
11:04

Principal Judge Wants Cases Involving PWDS Fast-Tracked mbarara 1 2

In one the cases, Amina Miiro, a disabled widow was thrown out of her land on the orders of the chief magistrates court without being given a chance to defend herself. Amina, a resident of Kabale in Isingiro district narrated her ordeal to the principal judge prompting him to ask the resident judge Duncan Gaswaga to take action.
14:20
14:20

Administration of Justice Bill Stuck in Cabinet – Judiciary paul gadenya 3 1

The proposed Administration of Justice Bill is still held up at cabinet level, URN has learnt. The piece of legislation seeks to provide for and strengthen the independence of the Judiciary.
19:43
19:43

Judiciary Seeks UGX 88bn Additional Budget unfunded priorities 1 1

The judiciary is seeking an additional 88 billion Shillings in the 2017/2018 financial year budget currently before Parliament for scrutiny.
16:04
16:04

Blackmail Rife In Complaints Against Judiciary - Katureebe case backlog 3 1

Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has warned the new Judicial Service Commission JSC to scrutinise carefully complaints against judicial officers.
19:02
19:02

Makindye Chief Magistrate Richard Mafabi Dead judiciary

Mafabi, 51, died this afternoon as he was being rushed Mukwaya General Hospital in Nsambya, Kampala, according to a member of the family who declined to be named.
15:05
15:05

80 New Judicial Areas in Offing judiciary 1 1

Currently, the judiciary has only 43 chief Magistrates and 48 high court judges serving the estimated 35 million people in Uganda.
15:28
15:28

Judiciary Unveils Transformation Plan beatrice kiraso 3 1

Beatrice Kiraso, a Public Policy Consultant on the project, says the Judiciary has for long not been recognized as an independent institution.
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