Uganda Police Mobile Application Upgraded

The Uganda Police Force application for information sharing and dissemination(MOBI APP) has been expanded to now include a map that can help a person seeking help to locate a police station or post nearest to him or her. Contacts of officers from different policing units are accessible using this application. The App, when downloaded to an individual’s phone can quickly help the nearest police to connect a person in need…

EU delegation meets JLOS top brass over accountability

KAMPALA - Development partners and the top leadership of the Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) in Uganda have held a high-level policy dialogue to discuss the developments and challenges in delivering justice and rule of law in the country. The head of the European Union (EU) delegation to Uganda, Ambassador Attilio Pacifici, chair of the Development Partners Group (DPG) of JLOS hosted the policy dialogue at his residence in…

Chief Justice Names Taskforce on Corruption

KAMPALA - The Chief Justice, Bart M. Katureebe, has set up a six-member Taskforce, headed by the Inspector of Courts, Ms. Immaculate Busingye, to investigate allegations of corruption in the Judiciary. According to the Office Instruction No. 4 of 2019 dated July 30, 2019, the Taskforce was tasked to commence business with immediate effect – and would report back to the Chief Justice within 60 days. “Interface with the investigations…

SPECIAL REPORT: The National Transitional Justice Policy

The National Transitional Justice Policy is an overreaching framework of the Government of Uganda (GoU); designed to address justice, accountability and reconciliation needs of post-conflict Uganda. The Policy, provides a holistic intervention to achieving lasting peace in a country whose history has until recently, been marred by political and constitutional instability. A combination of justice mechanisms is proposed in the Policy. It, therefore, marks a major milestone in the history…