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Judiciary begins hearing of election petitions

At least 100 election petitions filed in the courts of judicature across the country, disputing the outcome of the recent parliamentary and local council elections, are set to be heard beginning this week, after a few others commenced last week.

Hearing of the election petitions will be held in the months of May and June 2011. In an administrative circular released on April 18 2011, the Principal Judge , Justice Yorokamu Bamwine said a team of twenty four (24) honorabale judges had been designated to handle the said petitions. They will liase with the civil division in making all the requisite arrangements for the effecient and expeditious disposal of all petitions.

List of election petitions before the Judiciary and the judges to hear the cases countrywide

Justice Kibuuka Musoke (Kampala)
Hussein Bukenya Vs Gilbert Bukenya.
Muwanga Kivumbi Vs Faisal Kikulukunyu
Henry M. Makumbi Vs Kaddu S. Mukasa
Moses Kasibante Vs Singh Katongole

Justice Kiryabwire Geoffrey (Kampala)
Najja Twaha Vs Sebuliba Mutumba
William Kanyike Vs Sebuliba Mutumba.

Justice Andrew Bashaija (Entebbe)
Haruna B. Mujuni Vs E. Commission
Sarah Nakiito Vs Electoral Commission
Jonah Nsubuga Vs Mathias B. Lwanga
Patience Mubangizi Vs Mohammed Kawuma

Justice Benjamin Kabiito (Luwero)
Lugudde Nabatanzi Vs E. C & two others
Philip Aligawesa Vs James A. Byandala
Godfrey Ssali Vs Electoral Commission

Justice Simon Mugenyi (Fort Portal)
Edison Rukeeba Vs Patrick Mulindwa
Okwir Rabwoni Vs Stephen Kaija
Tom Butiine Vs DavidMuhumuza
Fred Businge Police Vs Yokasi Bwambale

Justice Elizabeth Nahamya (Kasese)
Christopher Kibazanga Vs Mawa Muhindo
Rehema Muhindo Vs Winfred Kiiza
Emmanuel Kyalimpa Vs Siwako Selestino
Aggrey Kyobuguzi Vs E. C & two others

Justice Wilsen Kwesiga (Masindi)
Aisha Agaba vs Electoral Commission
Shaban Bukenya vs E. C & Sam Otada
Phinehas Kyotasobora vs K. Masiko
Norah Birigwa vs Beatrice Mpairwe
Wandera Atuhairwe vs Fred Lukumu

Justice Masalu Musene (Soroti)
Hilda Akabway Vs Silas Amodoi
Abraham Isamat Vs Francis Epatait

Justice Vincent Zehurikize (Bushenyi)
Matsiko Rurangaranga Vs Eng Katwiremu
Tayebwa Odo Vs Nasser Bassajjabalaba
Mwine Mpaka Vs Gerald Agaba

Justice C. Bamugemereire (Mbarara)
John Kazoora Vs Medard Bitekyerezo
Moses Kyarimpa Vs Nuuru Sekamwa
Grace Bagyenyi Vs RichardTabaro
Alex Musinguzi Vs Deus Owesigga

Justice Flavia Senoga (Kiruhura)
Genesio Tumuramye Vs Fred Mwesigye
Vincent Mugyereka Vs Leonidas Mbabazi
Fred Bwengye Vs Stanley Katongana
Nicholas Muriisa Vs George Ruyondo

Justice Stephen Musota (Lira)
Paul Amoru Omiat Vs Felix Okot Ogong
George William Otim Nape Vs Fred Ebil
Ruth Adupa Vs Cecilia Atim Ogwal
Sam Otto Ochola Vs Betty Amongi

Justice Joseph Murangira ( Arua)
Santos Eriwaga Vs Gen. Moses Ali
Jessica Eriyo Vs Jessico Abiku
Kania Obiga Vs Kasiano Wadri
Richard Angualia Vs Alex Onzima
John Owiny Birombo Vs Emmy Kakura William
Erisom Alenyo Vs Robert Okumu
Justice Opio Rubby Aweri (Gulu)
Simon Tolit Akech Vs Jacob Olanya
Molly Lanyero Vs Sarah Lanyero Ocheing
James Kidega Vs Odonga Otto
Margaret Akidi Vs Adong Lire
Rugadya Atwooki (Mbale/Tororo)
Kezial Ochwo Vs Sarah Achieng Opendi
Emmanuel Otaala Vs Jacob Obbo Markson
Sam Ourum Okiror Vs David Ochwa
Apollo Yeri Ofwono Vs Tanna Sanay
Aggrey Awori Vs Kevina Taaka Wanaha

Justice Paul Mugamba
Samuel Gashari Vs Wamakuyu Mudimi
Joshua Kasibu Vs Mbogo Kezekia
Godfrey Mwisakka Kaboole Vs Tonny Kipoi Nsubuga
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu Wambede Vs Gudoi Yahaya
Collins Mukoni Vs Simon Mulongo

Justice Oumo Oguli
Martin Wanda Vs Kafabusa
Nelson Kaprokuto Vs National Council for Higher Education
Yusuf Arapkissa Yekko Vs Abdi Chemaset Fadil
Mayusi Vs Electoral Commission

Justice Chibita Mike
James Wotsuna Masaba Vs Simon PeterWonanzofu
Geoffrey Mugeni Vs George Ouma Adea
Stephen Wasike Mugeni Vs JohnMulimba
Ronny Waluku Wataka Vs Tonny Kipoi Nsubuga
Jennifer Namuyangu Kacha Vs Kamba Saleh

Justice Eldad Mwangusya ( Jinja/Mukono)
Dr. Frank Wilber Force Nabwiso Vs Mbagadhi
John Bajjampola Vs Hillary Simbwa Mulangira
Derrick Mutema Vs Peter Bakaluba Mukasa
Mary Nalugo Sekiziyivu Vs PeterBakaluba Mukasa
George Wilson Kumama Nsamba Vs Madada Kyabakoze
Maureen Waluube Kyalya Vs Flavia.Mujunzi

Justice Lameck Mukasa
Hussein Nabukeera Hanifah Vs RonaldKibuule
Benjamin Katana Vs Richard Aballa
Abedi Nasser Mudiobole Vs PeterMugema
Stephen Oguttu Bonventure Vs MosesWandera

Justice Billy Kainamura
Grace Kiirya Wanzaala Vs Daudi Migereko.
David Ronnie Mutebi Vs Dr. Micheal Bayigga Lulume
Martin Ngoili Vs EC
Charles Mutyabule Naluswa Vs Ahmed Kawooya Mugana
Ephraim Denis Balweniregha Vs Micheal.Saire

Justice Monica Mugenyi
Paul Mwiru Vs NathanIgeme
George Abbott Ouma Vs Peter Okeyoh
Nelson Gagawala Wambuzi Vs Returning Officer
Christine Kasule Mugerwa Vs Electoral Commission
Peter Patrick Ochieng Vs Stephen Mayende Dede

Justice Owiny Dollo
Iddi Lubyayi Kisiki Vs Deo Kiyingi
Dr. Deo Kizito Lukyamuzi Vs Mathias Kasamba
Mathias Birekerawo Nsubuga Vs Muyanja Mbabali
Umar Lule Mawiya Vs S Vincent Sempijja Bamulangaki
Moses Kabuusu s Wagaba Vs Timothy Lwanga Mutekanga

Justice Elizabeth Musoke (Masaka)
Jude Mbabali Vs Edward Kiwanuka Sekandi
Francis Zavier Mugala Vs Electoral Commission
Margaret Nabatanzi Vs Florence Kintu
Halima Nakawungu Vs Sarah Namaganda
Geoffrey Kwijuka Vs Emmanuel Kamuhingo.