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13:20
13:20

Judiciary Duty Bound to Grant Bail to Suspects - Buteera 2 1

Justice Buteera who was on an inspection tour in the Masaka High Court circuit indicated that that the Courts of law and judicial officers are still guided well within the current law, on how to appropriately exercise their discretion while dealing with bail applications filed at various levels.
15:57
15:57

Hearing of Soroti Election Petitions Pushed to Wednesday Soroti High Court 1

The petitions are from Dodoth East Constituency in Kaabong District, Toroma County in Katakwi district, Soroti East and Soroti West Divisions in Soroti City, Ngora County in Ngora district and Matheniko County in Moroto district. The others are Labwor County in Abim district and the local government elections in Bukedea.
11:19
11:19

Sembabule Security Committee Wants Reforms on Management of Deceased's Property The Judiciary 1 4 Top story

Nickson Nuwagaba Kabuye, the Sembabule Resident Commissioner and District Security Committee Chairperson, says they are registering a high prevalence of land disputes arising from administrators abuse their powers.
07:34
07:34

Kotido Sub County LCIII Chairperson Jailed money lenders

In 2014, Keno acquired a loan of 6.1 Million Shillings from a businessman, Moses Achuda for construction works within Kotido Sub County. He, however, failed to service the loan, prompting the businessman to file a civil suit last year.
14:50
14:50

Six Remanded over Rakai School Fire 1

Adyeri read to the suspects 11 counts of murder and attempted murder, 33 counts of arson and malicious damage to property.
19:02
19:02

Activist Blasts Judiciary for Shelving Petition against Public Order Law uganda police force 4 1 Top story

The petition was filed by six civil society groups including Center for Constitutional Governance after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni assented to the law. The petitioners cited several grounds seeking the annulment of the Public Order Management Act which they said contradicts several articles of the Constitution.
08:13
08:13

274 Complaints Against Judicial Officers Awaiting Adjudication 4 1

Norah Matovu Winyi, a Commissioner on the Disciplinary Committee of the Judiciary, says they are yet to commence investigations into the complaints.
20:50
20:50

Katureebe Wants MPs to Address Underfunding in Judiciary 1 2

Katureebe told the MPs that funding under JLOS is inadequate in terms of finances and human resource which affects the performance of the judiciary.
19:56
19:56

Judicial Service Commission Tasks Gov't on Human Resource masaka high court 5 1

Rosemary Nyakikongoro, a member of the committee asked the public to help the commission and advocate for government intervention.
20:06
20:06

Emotions As Minors Testify Against Rape Suspect rape victims 1 2

The victims parents broke down in tears as soon as the clerk read Matovus file prompting the state prosecutor to request that the witnesses testify in the court chambers.
06:48
06:48

Masaka High Court Lists Over 250 Cases for Dismissal 4

Masaka Resident High Court Judge, Dr. Winfred Nabisinde, says that court has stuck with the cases for a period of over two years without any follow-up.
13:33
13:33

Supreme Court Judge Decries Criticism of Judicial Officers 6 1

Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo the Deputy Chief Justice of Uganda contends that majority of the public tends to critique what they have not read.
08:08
08:08

Justice Kasule Calls for Judicial Integrity as he Bows Out 3 1

Justice Remmy Kasule, who has clocked 70; the mandatory retirement age for judges, told Uganda Radio Network that all judicial officers need to be honest and impartial as they dispense justice in the country.
14:58
14:58

Chief Justice Tips New Magistrates on Discipline 1 2

According to Justice Katureebe, there is a perception in the public that judicial officers become corruption immediately after taking oath.
15:15
15:15

Family Petitions President for Fresh Probe into Infamous Rakai Murder masaka high court 2 1

Michael Mugambe, a relative of the deceased says they are not convinced by the manner in which the matter was handled by police, leading to the eventual acquittal of the suspects. He says that the family was betrayed by the poor investigations conducted by the police.
12:55
12:55

Court of Appeal Disposes Off 108 Election Petitions 1 1

Vincent Emmy Mugabo, the Deputy Registrar also a senior communications officer of the Judiciary, attributed the delay to dispose off all the petitions to late filing of cases and shortage of judges.
15:02
15:02

Judiciary Advises On Bail Application Documents solomon muyita 2

In 2017, Ali Mugoya one of the accused suspects in the gruesome murder of former police Spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, was denied bail on grounds that his two sureties Zubair Maganya and Magumba Asuman were not in the Jurisdictions of Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court.
18:53
18:53

Parliament Hails Kikonyogo for Promoting Justice 7

Parliament this afternoon honoured former Deputy Chief Justice Laeticia Kikonyogo for her role in promoting justice and rights in Uganda. Kikonyogo died of a heart attack a week ago at Mulago Medical School.
18:16
18:16

Courts In Kampala Resume after Strike courts resume work 3 1

At the Court of Appeal and High Court Civil Division at Twed Towers in Nakasero, business had resumed normally. At the Commercial Court, business was underway and the situation was similar at the High Court. At LDC court business had resumed as well as Buganda Road Court.
18:38
18:38

Justice Bamwine: We Need More Judges judicial officers 6 1

The Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine has said the judiciary needs more judges if they are to deal with the case backlog. According to Case Backlog Reduction Committee CBRC report released early this year, more than 155,000 cases were pending at all levels of courts.
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