IGP Launches National Command Centre for CCTV

The Inspector General of Police J.M Okoth Ochola has today launched the National Command and ICT Research and Innovation Centres, a structure under the CCTV Project. “The command center structure is the heart of C4I that is, command, control, communication, coordination and intelligence for Uganda Police Force in cooperation with sister security agencies. It is where the videos, data and voice of the CCTV and other systems will be monitored…

OPINION: JLOS offers day-to-day justice needs for ordinary people

The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) has been at the forefront of reforming Uganda’s justice system since its inception in 1999. Nineteen years on, the achievements, milestones and success stories are visible, challenges notwithstanding. From reforms in commercial justice to the good legislative and policy environment, unprecedented infrastructure development (construction of numerous justice centres across the country) to award-winning innovations and initiatives (small claims procedures, alternative dispute resolution mechanisms,…

Supreme Court starts hearing age limit appeal case

The Supreme Court in Kampala today morning began hearing an appeal challenging the upholding of the amendment of the lower and upper age limit in the Constitution. A group of three parties including the Uganda Law Society, lawyer Male Mabirizi and 11 MPs led by Winnie Kiiza are challenging the judgment by the Constitutional Court that okayed the removal of presidential age limit from the Constitution. A panel of 7…

11 Judicial Officers Transferred

The judiciary has transferred 11 judicial officers at the level of Registrars, Chief magistrates and Grade one magistrates. According to a circular dated 13th January 2019 by the judiciary communication department, the changes were announced on 11th January by the Chief Registrar Ms Esta Nambayo who said that they will be effected on 1st February 2019 “Two of the transferred judicial officers have just returned from their study leave abroad…