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Judiciary, Parliamentary Workers Press Home Demand for Financial Autonomy

Judiciary, Parliamentary Workers Press Home Demand for Financial Autonomy

The agitation for autonomy for the judiciary and parliamentary arms of government has assumed a different dimension since workers in both sectors embarked on an enduring strike to press home their demands, write Alexander Enumah and Oñyebuchi Ezigbo In a bid to resolve the deadlock over the agitation for financial autonomy by the judiciary and […]

Ugandan Government Increases Salaries Of Doctors and Judicial Officers

Ugandan Government Increases Salaries Of Doctors and Judicial Officers

Government has released a new salary structure, providing for an increment for medical and judicial officers for the financial year that began on Monday. The July 1st circular signed by Ministry of Public Service, Permanent Secretary Catherine Bitarakwate, shows that the country’s wage bill for the new financial year stands at Shs4.69 trillion, up from […]

Treat Women, Children’s Issues Seriously, VP Counsels Judiciary

Treat Women, Children’s Issues Seriously, VP Counsels Judiciary

VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has directed the country’s judiciary to find ways of handling criminal cases facing women and children with special consideration because there are some invisible catalysts that prompt the vulnerable groups into acts which put them in trouble. “Women and children are more susceptible to social injustice, poverty and stigma… therefore when […]

Orphanage Manager Sentenced To 25yrs Imprisonment For Molestation

Orphanage Manager Sentenced To 25yrs Imprisonment For Molestation

A federal high court on Wednesday in Austin U.S, sentenced a 66 year old Texas man who managed an orphanage in Malawi to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing children in his care. U.S. prosecutors said that Gerald Campbell of Odessa, who pleaded guilty in May, could have faced up to life in prison, […]

Ghana, President Sacks Two High Court Judges For Misbehaviour

Ghana, President Sacks Two High Court Judges For Misbehaviour

Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama has directed that two High Court judges be removed from the bench for stated misbehaviour. The president was acting upon recommendations of the Judicial Council which investigated allegations of bribery and dereliction of duty against the judges, according to a statement issued late Wednesday by Alex Poku Acheampong, Judicial Secretary. […]