Cabinet Approves National Transitional Justice Policy

KAMPALA - Government has approved the National Transitional Justice Policy whose objective is to address the gaps in the formal justice system for post conflict situations.The TJ policy is also aimed at formalizing the use of the traditional justice mechanism in post conflict situations and to also addressing gaps in the current amnesty process. While announcing this development, Mr. Ofwono Opondo the executive director of Uganda Media Centre, told reporters…

ODPP and URSB Win Big at the 2019 EGovernment Excellence Awards

MUNYONYO - The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) and the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) were among winners of the the EGovernment Excellence Awards held at Speke Resort Munyonyo on June 27 2019. ODPP won the award for Outstanding Web Portal (Information Category) while URSB took home the accolade for Outstanding Sector E-Service Award (Justice, Law Order and Order Sector). The JLOS Secretariat was nominated for the…

Statement by Police on Progress of Phase 1 CCTV Installation within KMP

We would like to inform the public that the installation of the Hi-tech CCTV cameras for the KMP area now stands at 68%. The work has been carried out as part of the police investments in the CCTV provision across the country, on the Directive of H.E. The President. So far 2547 cameras have been installed out of 3233 (78%), sites installed are 1038 out of 1248 (83%), cameras online…

CJ Opens 5th National Plea Bargaining Conference

KAMPALA: The Chief Justice, Hon.Justice Bart M. Katureebe, on Wednesday June 27, 2019 officially opened the 5th National Plea Bargaining Conference with a call to advocates to embrace Plea Bargaining and other Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms. "I urge you to earnestly embrace these initiatives in addition to maintaining the highest levels of professionalism and integrity," said the Chief Justice. He encouraged them to join the Judiciary in eradicating case backlog…