Former CEO Uganda airlines acquitted of disobedience charges

The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has acquitted the former Chief Executive Officer of Uganda Airlines Cornwell Muleya on charges of disobedience of lawful orders by the Inspectorate of Government requiring him to record a statement on matters related corruption. The Court presided over by Grade One Magistrate Asuman Muhumuza on Monday acquitted Muleya and set…

Museveni challenges female Judges to support universal education

President Yoweri Museveni has asked female judges to support free universal education in a bid to keep girls in school. He was addressing the 17th International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ)- Africa Region Conference at the Commonwealth Resort Hotel, Munyonyo Wednesday. The three-day conference has drawn female judges and magistrates from 13 countries under the…

Museveni’s son Gen Muhoozi sued for treason

Kenyan lawyer, Apollo Mboya, has filed a case at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi seeking to have former UPDF Land Forces Uganda’s COMMANDER, Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba charged with treason. In the petition, Mboya points out that Muhoozi made remarks on social media threatening to launch a military invasion to capture Nairobi, which he says…

Lawyers disagree with Museveni on Judiciary’s independence

A section of lawyers has disagreed with President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni over his statements questioning the independence of the Judiciary. According to the lawyers, the judiciary’s independence should not be questioned or subject to the amendment because it is provided for under the constitution. On Wednesday while speaking at the fifth Annual Memorial Lecture of…

Suspects accuse Pastor Kayanja of ‘sodomising’ them

Two young men again accused Pastor Robert Kayanja the founder and senior Pastor of the Miracle Centre Cathedral of sodomising them, in a new case. While appearing before Kiryandongo Chief Magistrate’s Court, Sentongo Reagan and Lababi Kalifah last month told Magistrate Lucy Kabahuma that the Senior Pastor sodomised them and later intimidated them into silence.…

Nadduli’s son Jakana released on bail, barred from making media statements

The Luwero Grade One Magistrate, John Paul Obuya has released Sulaiman Jakana Nadduli on bail with a specific directive barring him from making statements on any media platforms given the seriousness of the offense against him. Jakana, who is battling charges of promoting sectarianism, arrived at the magistrate’s court Wednesday morning limping on crutches due…