Press Release

Chief Justice Swears in 57 New Magistrates

29th, February 2016
KAMPALA: On February 26, the Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Bart M. Katureebe swore in 56 new magistrates at the rank of Grade 1 and one Senior Magistrate.  Read More »

Judiciary Shuffles 43 Magistrates Grade I

25th, February 2016
KAMPALA: At least 43 Magistrates Grade One have been shuffled in a bid to align them (magistrates) to workloads as well as fill the gaps left by the recent promotions. Read More »

Magistrates Trained on Handling Election Petitions

9th, February 2016
The Principle Judge, Hon. Justice Dr. Yorokamu Bamwine advised Magistrates against ex parte interim orders without according both parties a hearing.Read More »

Chief Justice Sets Targets for Judicial Officers

25th, January 2016
Chief Justice of Uganda Hon. Justice Bart Katureebe once again warned Judges and Magistrates against involving themselves in bribery and misconduct saying that this does not only hurt victims of offences but it also hurts people’s perception of the Judiciary. Read More »

18th Annual Judges Conference: CJ unveils Judiciary priorities for 2016

20th, January 2016
Over 150 judicial officers converged at the Commonwealth/Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo in Kampala for a\r\nthree-day the 18th Annual Judges Conference between January 19 and 21,2015. Read More »

Andrew Khaukha Appointed Judiciary’s Technical Advisor

13th, January 2016
Andrew Khaukha, a Senior Legal Officer at the Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC), has been appointed Technical Advisor the Judiciary. He was appointed late December 2015.Read More »

Go After the ‘big fish’ to Curb Corruption says Principal Judge

10th, December 2015
The Hon. Principal Judge, Hon. Justice Dr. Yorokamu Bamwine criticized the manner in which the officials of the Inspectorate of Government (IGG) acted in a recent scenario where a magistrate was set to be arrested for soliciting a bribe but somehow the set up trap was miss-handled and the magistrate survived. Read More »

58 Judicial Officers Appointed to Higher Ranks

3rd, December 2015
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has promoted a total of 58 judicial officers across the country in a bid to improve the administration of justice in the country.Read More »