Week long commonwealth magistrates and Judges Association Conference opens in Kampala

  President Museveni is expected to open a week-long commonwealth magistrates and Judges Association Conference in Kampala. The conference starts on Monday. The Republic of Uganda is now the fourth African country to host this conference. Other African countries are Zimbabwe (1994), South Africa (1997) and Malawi (2003). According to the Uganda government, over 300 […]

Magistrates interdicted over professional misconduct

  Grade II magistrates have been interdicted over their alleged professional misconduct according to sources in the judiciary. Some of the magistrates who have seen the axe include Karakire Kabaya, Okitwi Odutu and A.C Turyomurgyendo. The Judiciary also in a bid to curb corruption in its offices and try to improve its service delivery has […]

Uganda marks pro Bono day

The republic of Uganda has marked the pro bono day. Because of the national cerebrations, the court cases that were meant to be heard today were suspended as the Acting Chief Registrar, Henry Adonyo explains. The members of the legal fraternity in partnership with the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and the Democratic Governance […]

James Ogoola approved to head Judicial Service Commission

The parliamentary appointments committee has approved the former principal judge James Ogoola as the new chairman of the judicial service commission. This follows demands by mps to the president asking him to immediately appoint commissioners in the judicial service commission who can help to recruit judges in the courts. After a long period of this demand, […]