Court Sets July 12th to Decide on Burora’s Hate Speech Charges

The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court is set to decide on July 12, 2024, whether to dismiss or maintain the charges of hate speech and spreading malicious information against Herbert Anderson Burora, the former Rubaga Division Deputy Resident City Commissioner (DRCC).  Burora, who served as DRCC for more than five years, faces charges under the…

Burora Remanded To Luzira, Charged With Hate Speech

The Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has remanded to Luzira prison the former  Rubaga Division Deputy Resident City Commissioner, Herbert Anderson Burora. He was charged with hate speech and malicious information under the Computer Misuse Act. A person charged with that offense and is liable, on conviction, to a fine not exceeding seven hundred and…

Police Sacco Sued for “Extortion” and Operating Illegally

City Lawyer Steven Kalali has sued the  Exodus Cooperatives Savings and Credit Society Limited for subjecting police officers to mandatory  and involuntary monthly  salary deductions as contributions to the Sacco. In his suit where the Attorney General is listed as the first respondent, Kalali argued that since the year 2015, the serving members of Police…

Southern And Eastern Africa Judiciary Administrators Discuss Improving Access To Justice

The top administrators of Southern and Eastern Africa Judiciaries have discussed ways on how to continue learning from different countries that are doing better in justice dispensation in order to improve the efficiency of all the judiciaries within the regions.    The Executive leaders under their umbrella body, Southern and Eastern Judicial Administrators Association (SEAJAA)…

Two MPs Denied Bail

The Anti Corruption Court in Kampala has denied bail to Lwengo District Woman MP of Parliament Cissy Namujju Dionizia and Yusuf Mutembuli the Bunyole East Member of Parliament.    The court presided over by Chief Magistrate Joan Aciro on Friday rejected their bail application on grounds that their sureties were not substantial. They were remanded…

Three MPs Remanded Over Corruption

The Anti Corruption Court in Kampala has remanded three Members of Parliament to Luzira Prison on charges of corruption for soliciting money from the Uganda Human Rights Commission in order to increase  its budget. The MPs are:  Yusuf Mutembuli MP for Bunyole East Constituency in Butaleja District, Resident of Bweyogerere Kirinya in Kira Municipality Wakiso…