Uganda's newly constructed hi-tech Prison

KITALYA - Construction of the largest prisoner correctional facility in Uganda has been completed. The facility sitting at 5-acres of land situated about 55 kilometres northwest of Kampala, in Wakiso District is now ready to receive inmates, according to Dr Johnson Byabashaija, the Commissioner-General of Prisons. Named Kitalya Mini-Max Prison, the Shs25 billion state of the art facility was funded by the Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) and constructed…

DIGP conducts review of ASTU Deployments in Karamoja

KARAMOJA - Following concerns about growing insecurity and violence due to raids and counter raids in the Karamoja region by legislators under the Karamoja Parliamentary Association; the Hon. Minister of State for Karamoja, Hon. Moses Kiige, the CDF Gen. David Muhoozi, the DIGP Major Gen. Sabiiti Muzeeyi, Honorable Members of Parliament from the Karamoja sub-region, held a consultative meeting with other key stakeholders from the police, UPDF and local politicians.…

Museveni opens 22nd Judges Conference

Five months after Government doubled judicial officers’ pay, President Museveni has once again promised to raise the salaries and other benefits for judges in order “to get them out of temptation,” of engaging in corruption deals and delaying justice. The President assured judicial officers at all levels that their salary enhancement will continue until the comparable international standard is reached, adding that the “institution of Judiciary has a unique role…

CJ, PJ Emeritus awarded for Distinguished Service at Opening of the New Law Year

KAMPALA - The High Court grounds in Kampala literally lit up as Judicial Officers, members of the legal fraternity and representatives of the central government gathered for the launching of the New Law Year on Friday (January 31, 2020). It is at the New Law Year that the Judiciary accounts to the public for the authority and resources entrusted by the people in the Judiciary. The Chief Justice, Hon. Justice…