COVID-19: Uganda Prisons Administrative Instruction on COVID-19 control measures

#Administrative Notice You are all aware that the world has been hit by a highly infectious pandemic known as COVID – 19 caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2, a virus closely related to the SARS virus. You are also aware that Uganda has registered a number of cases of this disease. Any occurrence of cases inside the prison will be catastrophic considering the prime conditions that prevail. This Administrative Instruction,…

#COVID-19: Public Notice on URSB Service Continuity during the COVID-19 Period

#Public Notice In regard to the recent developments regarding COVID-19, URSB has put in place measures to protect staff and clients against the spread of the pandemic in accordance with guidelines from the Ministry of Health and H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda. READ MORE Published: April 1, 2020

#COVID-19: NIRA Public notice on suspension of public services

#Public Notice In line with implementation of the Directives by H.E the President and Guidelines from the Ministry of Health on management of the Corona Virus pandemic, all our services that involve direct contact with clients have been suspended for the 30 days effective Tuesday 24th March 2020. Consequently, services to the general public are hereby suspended at all its offices countrywide. READ MORE Published: March 27, 2020

PROFILE: Justice Jane Frances Abodo - Uganda's First Female DPP

Justice Abodo was appointed High Court Judge on March 23, 2018. She has been attached to the High Court’s Criminal Division and she’s the Focal-Point Person of Judiciary’s Plea Bargain Programme — an initiative used to fight case backlog in criminal cases, as well as decongest prisons.Prior to joining the bench, she was a state prosecutor specialising in white-collar and cybercrime.She holds a Master of Laws from Trinity College Dublin…