Court Blocks Meeting to Discuss Museveni Letter to Chief Justice

The High Court in Kampala has issued an injunction stopping the Uganda Law Society from convening this afternoon to hold an Extra Ordinary Meeting. The order issued by Civil Division’s Justice Musa Ssekaana on Tuesday follows a successful application by one of the members of Uganda Law Society Brian Kirima against his professional body where…

Police Summons Mabirizi Over Bigamy Case Against Kyabazinga

The Criminal Investigations Department of Police has summoned Lawyer Male Mabirizi to Jinja Police in relation to his recent case seeking court to find the Busoga Kingdom Leader the  Kyabazinga William Nadiope guilty of bigamy. According to the Police summons seen by Uganda Radio Network, Police require Mabirizi ‘s attendance as a key witness in…

Court Issues Permanent Injuction Restraining ULS From Sending Representatives Without Elections

The High Court in Kampala has issued a permanent injuction restraining the Uganda Law Society Council (ULS) from any further breach of its Act and the Election Regulations by nominating society representatives to statutory organizations without being voted for by the members.   According to Civil Division Judge Boniface Wamala, the justifications put in place…

Relatives of 18 Missing NUP Supporters Storm High Court

The relatives of 18  missing supporters of the National Unity Platform have stormed the High Court Civil Division in Kampala demanding their immediate release. The majority of whom are women and children contend that the continued detention of their people allegedly by the agents of the government is unlawful, and illegal, and constitutes a violation…

Court Orders DPP to Summon Witnesses in Besigye Case

The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has ordered the Director of Public Prosecutions to summon the witnesses they intend to rely on to prosecute Dr Kizza Besigye and Samuel Lubega Mukaaku on charges of inciting violence. The order was issued on Thursday by Grade One Magistrate Winnie Nankya Jatiko when the matter came up for…

Street Vendors Sue KCCA Law Enforcement Officers for Brutal Arrests

Two street vendors have sued Kampala Capital City Authority -KCCA and two law enforcement officers for inhuman arrest during operations. The vendors Esther Apio and Hamida Nakayaga who sell fruits, drinks, and vegetables on Tuesday filed their case against Isaac Kato, Henry Mutebi, and KCCA.  They contend that KCCA often sends male enforcement officers who…