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Museveni appoints 7 High Court judges


Black Mambas surround the High Court on November 16, 2005 to re-arrest People’s Redemption Army suspects

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed seven judges to the High Court of Uganda.

The appointment is contained in a letter dated February 5, 2016 and addressed to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga.

Those appointed include; Ketra Katunguka (from the Justice ministry), Flavian Zeijja (a lecturer at MUBs), Anne Mugenyi Bitature (an assistant commissioner in URA), Susan Okalany (senior principal state attorney), Stephen Mubiru (lecturer at LDC), Anthony Ayuko Ojok (private city lawyer), and Moses Kawumi Kazibwe (lawyer in private practice).


They are expected to fill the gaps left by the recent promotion of six judges to the Court of Appeal.

According to Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine, the administrative head of the High Court, the appointment brings the total number of High Court judges to 50.

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