The High Court can hear EALA Election Petition – Court of Appeal rules.

Author. Katunguka Rogers Paul. Advocate. Detailed Judgement Here The Court of Appeal on 29th November 2023 in Election Petition Appeal No. 05 of 2023; Agaba Gilbert and Others Versus Attorney General & 11 Ors unanimously held that the High Court of Uganda has jurisdiction to hear petitions arising from elections for Uganda’s Representatives to the […]

Uganda’s Supreme Court clarifies law on contempt of court.

Last year, Uganda’s Supreme Court clarified the jurisprudence on contempt of court. In Betty Kizito vs Dickson Nsubuga & 6 others (Civil Application Nos.25 & 26 of 2021 arising from Civil Appeal No.8 of 2018), the supreme court addressed the nature of contempt proceedings as well as the distinction between criminal contempt and civil contempt. […]