#COVID-19: Statement from Uganda Police on 14-day Curfew

#Press Statement As we enter day 6, of the 14-day dusk to dawn curfew and wider partial lockdown, we would like to start by wishing all Christians in Uganda a happy Palm Sunday. And further inform the public that as we continue to monitor the behavior of the population we have noticed that there are still a few people taking risks by; failing to stay at home, violating the ban…

AG to appeal Constitutional Court ruling on POMA

#Press Statement We would like to inform the public that the police as a law abiding institution, welcomed the ruling by the Constitutional Court of Uganda, that annulled section 8 of the Public Order Management Act, 2013. The section gave discretionary powers to the police, to stop or prevent the holding of a public meeting, where the public meeting is held contrary to the Act. A task team led by…

Justice Abodo appointed as new DPP

KAMPALA – President Museveni has appointed High Court Judge Jane Frances Abodo as the new Director of Public Prosecution. Justice Abodo is taking over from Justice Mike Chibita who has been serving as the DPP since 2013 and was appointed supreme court judge recently. Justice Abodo who was a former senior state attorney was appointed as high court judge in 2019. She has previously worked at the Directorate of Public…

Special sessions to see High Court clear over 200 land cases in 60 days

The High Court is set to hold 11 special sessions on Land Justice in different parts of the country, targeting to clear at least 220 land cases in 60 days. The special sessions are scheduled to commence on today, Monday, February 24 and in this pilot phase, six of the sessions will be held at the Land Division in Kampala – targeting 120 cases, and five other sessions will be…