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Owinyi-Dollo appointed Deputy Chief Justice

President Yoweri Museveni has named Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo of the Court of Appeal as the new Deputy Chief Justice, replacing Justice Steven Kavuma. The President also named Justice Richard Buteera and Justice Paul Magamba, also of the Court of Appeal, for evaluation to the Supreme Court, according to reliable sources in the Judiciary. Sources said the names of Owiny-Dollo, Buteera and Mugamba were forwarded to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca…

Justice Aweri appointed new Chief Inspector of Courts

KAMPALA - The Judiciary has named Supreme Court judge , the new Chief Inspector of Courts on a three-year term contract. Justice Opio-Aweri replaces former Justice Augustine Sebutino Nshimye, who retired in March after clocking the mandatory age of 70. Justice Nshimye had been the first inspector of courts though his reign lasted for only one year before retiring. Chief Justice Bart Katureebe in an instrument of appointment dated August…

CJ Katureebe addresses African Leadership Forum

JO'BURG - Leaders who offer themselves for elective politics must have the humility to respect the voters that put them into power, the Chief Justice said at an international Leadership Forum. Justice Bart Katureebe, on Thursday called for the “respect for the rights of the citizens and indeed for rule of law should not be done to please Western powers but because the citizens deserve it”. The Chief Justice is…

Chief Registrar Enrolls 80 Advocates

KAMPALA: Despite the country-wide industrial action by judicial officers over welfare issues, the Chief Registrar, Gadenya Paul Wolimbwa, on Friday(August 25) enrolled over 80 new advocates at the High Court in Kampala. This is one of the biggest groups of new advocates ever to be enrolled at the same time in Judiciary’s history. Mr. Gadenya congratulated the newly enrolled advocates for having successfully completed their undergraduate and postgraduate career in…