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Three-Day Court of Appeal Criminal Sessions Open in Masaka to Tackle Case Backlog

A three-day Court of Appeal criminal session has opened in Masaka in a bid to tackle the case backlog. The session was launched on Tuesday, July 16th, 2024, by the...

Jinja HR Manager Arraigned for Forcible Entry on Disputed Land

The State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHACU), working together with the Directorate of Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and Office...

LOP Ssenyonyi Sues Journalist for Exposing Huge Bribes He Took While Chairing COSASE

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Joel Ssenyonyi, has sued a local journalist for reporting in the news...

Three-Day Court of Appeal Criminal Sessions Open in Masaka to Tackle Case Backlog

A three-day Court of Appeal criminal session has opened in Masaka in a bid to tackle the case backlog. The session was launched on Tuesday, July 16th, 2024, by the Deputy Chief Justice, Justice Richard Buteera. The session, led by Lady Justice Hellen Obura, Justice Muzamiru Kibeedi, and Justice Moses Kawumi Kazibwe, aims to promote alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods such as plea bargaining, mediation, and small claims procedures, citing their efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and role in fostering community harmony. Justice Buteera emphasized...

Jinja HR Manager Arraigned for Forcible Entry on Disputed Land

The State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHACU), working together with the Directorate of Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP), has arraigned Francis Asiimwe, a Human Resource Manager at Lukonge Cotton Factory, before the Jinja Grade 1 Magistrates Court on charges of forcible entry and forcible detention on disputed land belonging to investors of Hard Rock Quarry Uganda Limited. In the statement released on July 12, 2024, SHACU stated that between April and May 2024,...

LOP Ssenyonyi Sues Journalist for Exposing Huge Bribes He Took While Chairing COSASE

The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Joel Ssenyonyi, has sued a local journalist for reporting in the news a detailed report revealing how he (Ssenyonyi) was accused of taking huge bribes while serving as the chairperson of the parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities, and State Enterprises (COSASE). In his article, journalist Dean Lubowa Saava revealed how LoP Ssenyonyi reportedly obtained several bribes during his tenure as the COSASE chairperson. According to utterances made by journalist Saava on several social media...