Press Release

Judiciary Scoops JLOS Awards

27th, October 2016
Kampala. The Judiciary scored yet another landmark in the dispensation of Justice after scooping the two awards at the 21st Annual Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) Review. Judiciary was awarded with the JLOS Public Affairs and Media Relations Awards 2016 as well as the JLOS Innovations Award at Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo. Read More »

JLOS Performance 2015/16: Key Facts and Figures

27th, October 2016
The Four years of implementation of the Third Strategic Investment Plan (SIP III) have been a concerted and combined effort of Government, JLOS stakeholders and Development Partners that has resulted in increased public trust, increased stakeholder engagement, awareness and higher satisfaction by the people who seek services from JLOS institutions. Read More »

The Hon. Chief Justice Launches Maiden Court Case Census Report

25th, October 2016
Kampala. The first Judiciary Court Case Census report has been released. The report shows that 254 cases have been in the court system for more than 10 years.Read More »

High Court Using Hi-Tech Screens During the Muslim Clerics Case

24th, October 2016
The International Crimes Division of the High court is trying Sheikh Yunus Kamoga, the leader of the Tabliq sect, and 13 others accused of murdering Muslim clerics between 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Judiciary Sets Sentencing Guidelines for Magistrates

18th, October 2016
KAMPALA.  Scenarios of having different court sentences for the same offence committed under similar circumstances will soon be history. This follows a consultative meeting where draft sentencing guidelines for non-capital offences were presented. Read More »

Kampala Parents' Pupils Pay Courtesy Call on the Chief Justice

15th, October 2016
KAMPALA. On Friday (October 14, 2016) afternoon, about 15 pupils of Kampala Parents’ School were dressed in Judges’ gowns and wigs, others were dressed like lawyers. Read More »

Launch of the Gender Bench Book

10th, October 2016
The High Court Judge, Hon. Justice David Batema authored a book on gender discrimination in the Justice system and confessed that the motivation to compile the publication was based on past error when he unfairly punished a woman who failed to show up for trial in court because of health reasons but had not presented medical forms to prove her sickness. Read More »

Court Appeal Session at Mbarara High Court

3rd, October 2016
The Deputy Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Steven Kavuma launched a Court of Appeal session in Mbarara High Court circuit where 50 criminal cases will be heard.Read More »