Ereemye Jumire James Mawanda Named New Judiciary PRO

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The Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo, appointed Ag. Registrar Magistrates Affairs and Data Management, His Worship Ereemye Jumire James Mawanda, as the new Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Judiciary, according to a press release from the Judiciary Principal Communications Officer Sheila Wamboga on August 29, 2023.

“In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Chief Justice under Article 133 of the Constitution and in accordance with Section 3(a) of the Administration of the Judiciary Act, I hereby assign you as Public Relations Officer of the Judiciary, in addition to your duties as a Registrar,” part of the statement read.

This pronouncement came after the former spokesperson, Justice Jamson Karemani Karemera, was appointed High Court Judge.

HW Ereemye replaced Justice Karemera, who, until his recent elevation as a judge, was serving both as Deputy Registrar and Public Relations Officer, a position he had held since 2019.

HW Sarah Langa Siu, the Chief Registrar, welcomed the appointment, saying the new PRO will be instrumental in fostering public awareness and the image of the judiciary in line with the Judiciary Strategic Plan V.

She also commended Justice Karemani on a job well done as the judiciary’s PRO.

HW Ereemye is a career Judicial Officer whose experience spans 27 years, growing through the ranks as a Magistrate Grade III Trainee, Magistrate Grade II, Magistrate Grade I, Chief Magistrate, Deputy Registrar, and Acting Registrar.

He is also a member of the Judiciary Council, representing the Lower Bench. The Judiciary Council is an advisory body to the Chief Justice established under the Administration of the Judiciary Act, 2020. He is also a member of the Law Council and the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Council. He is also a committee member on the executive of the Uganda Judicial Officers Association as a representative of registrars.

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