12 Apr 2021 · The Permanent Secretary of the Judiciary Pius Birgirimana has assured members of Parliament that the Judiciary has a mechanism to handle any internal conflicts that may exist in the judiciary.
On March 3rd 2021, the group was denied audience by High Court Criminal Division on grounds that a court trying someone is well placed to handle a bail application since it's well conversant with the facts of the case thus this new fourth application.
Nyanzi, a candidate of the opposition National Unity Platform lost the bid to Parliament to Nsereko in polls held on January 14. According to results released by the Electoral Commission, Nsereko, an independent candidate, polled 16,998 Votes, against Nyanzi’s 15,975 votes.
The question at the center of the debate is whether a sitting President who is protected from being sued can on the other hand sue under the same constitution that granted him immunity.
Article 98 clause 4 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda gives immunity to a sitting President not to be subjected to any court proceedings except in presidential election petitions.
Court heard that the group on February 25th 2019 using their respective offices at Jinja Municipal Council irregularly recommended, initiated, authorized and approved payment of 120 million shillings to United Development SACCO purportedly for loans deductions arrears for the year 2016.
Minister for Internal Affairs, Gen Jeje Odongo, said Uganda has over 300 porous border points including water bodies where security needs to be heightened. Odongo said security will increase operations on water bodies including ungazzetted land entry points.