You are here: HomeNews, Media & EventsNewsroomLatest News

Speech by the Minister of Justice at the Requiem Service for the Late Joan Kagezi

It was with great sadness that I learnt of the tragic death of Ms. Joan Kagezi on the evening of March 30th, 2015. Just like the rest of us here, it was absolutely shocking but also very painful news to receive - for me personally, but also for the entire Justice, Law and Order Sector family and the country. In difficult times like these, words and speeches are often not…

Statement on the death of Ms. Joan Kagezi

The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) joins the Directorate of Public Prosecutions and the entire country in mourning the untimely death of Ms. Joan Kagezi who was shot dead yesterday on March 30, 2015 near her home in Kiwatule, a Kampala suburb at approximately 7.00 pm. Ms. Kagezi was at the time of her death a Senior Principal State Attorney and Ag. Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions in charge…

Dr. Simone Knapp ends tenure as Head of Office at ADC Uganda

KAMPALA – After four years of service, Dr. Simone Knapp has officially ended her duties as head of office at the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) in Uganda. During her tenure, Dr. Knapp was at the forefront of ADC’s support to the Justice, Law and Order Sector overseeing programs in access to justice and the rule of law such as support to the Alternative Dispute Resolution Project and Management for Development…

Alternative Dispute Resolution Project Launched

KAMPALA -- The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) today launched the rollout of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) from the Commercial Court of the High Court to other courts and dispute resolution bodies within the JLOS sector. ADR is a mediation process that allows parties to a dispute find a quick solution with the assistance of a neutral third party, without going through the costly and lengthy court process. Originally…