The Unsworn Evidence of A Child Of Tender Years Who Is A Single Identifying Witness Must Be Corroborated Says The Court Of Appeal

In The Case Of Nsenga Edward V Uganda In The Court Of Appeal Of Uganda At Kampala Criminal Appeal No.054 Of 2014  The Hon. Justices of the Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Elizabeth Musoke, Hellen Obura & Ezekiel Muhanguzi in their judgment delivered on the 15th July, 2019 state that the unsworn evidence of a…

November 5, 2019
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The Equitable Doctrine Of Estoppel Should Only Be Invoked As A Shield And Not A Sword

Akkermans Industries Enginering V A.G Civil Appeal No. 88 Of 2009 [2019] Ugca 2019 In The Court Of Appeal Of Uganda The Justices of the Court of Appeal; Hon. Justice Hellen Obura, Elizabeth Musoke & Egonda Ntende in their judgment delivered on the 19th September, 2019 discuss the equitable doctrine of estoppel. This was a…

November 5, 2019
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Lady Justice Eva Luswata Discusses The Law On Administration Of Estates Of Persons Of Unsound Mind.

In Re Sogolo Difasi Mugabo A person of Unsound Mind MC No.19 of 2019 The Applicant Kyozira Miria Lynn filed the application seeking to be appointed a manager in charge of helping Mr. Songolo Difasi to manage his estate and bank account on grounds that the patient suffering from schizophrenia, a chronic disorder which causes…

November 5, 2019
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Hon. Justice Ssekaana Musa Discusses When A Decision Should Be Subjected To Judicial Review

This was an application for judicial review where the Applicant sought a declaration that the continued non-issuance of the Degree Certificate of Bachelor of Education to the Applicant by the Respondent and or its Vice Chancellor and Academic Registrar is illegal, irregular and or unlawful and as such infringes on the Applicants’ Constitutional rights. The…

October 23, 2019
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Hon. Justice Kwesiga Discusses The Justifications For Revision

In the Case of Kiggwa Hannington & Others V Uganda. Revision Cause No. 005 of 2018. This was a revision of the decision of the judgment made by H/W Gakyaro Allan delivered on 23rd February 2018 on grounds that the evidence on record was not properly evaluated and failed to ascertain that there were major…

October 23, 2019
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Justices Musoke Elizabeth, Hellen Obura & Ezekiel Muhangi Discuss The Law On Confessions

Gule Sheikh Twaha V Uganda Criminal Appeal No. 491 Of 2014 In The Court Of Appeal Uganda; This was a case where the Appellant was convicted of murder Contrary to Section 180 & 189 of the Penal Code Act and sentenced to life imprisonment by His Lordship Masalu Musene in a Judgement delivered on the…

October 23, 2019
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Unsworn Evidence Of A Child Of Tender Years Who Is A Single Identifying Witness Must Be Corroborated

Nsenga Edward V Uganda In The Court Of Appeal Of Uganda At Kampala, Criminal Appeal No.054 Of 2014. Coram; Hon. Justice Elizabeth Musoke, Hellen Obura & Ezekiel Muhanguzi Judgement Delivered On The 15th July, 2019. This was an Appeal against the decision of the High Court wherein the Appellant was convicted of the offense of…

October 23, 2019
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Sentencing is a matter of discretion of the trial court – Justices Alphonse Owiny-Dollo, Stephen Musota and Perry Night Tuhaise

The Justices of Court of Appeal; Hon. Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo, Hon. Justice Stephen Musota and Hon. Justice Percy Night Tuhaise in their judgment delivered on 4th September 2019 state that sentencing is a matter for discretion of the trial court in the case ABITI MOSES V UGANDA CA NO.236 OF 2015. The appellant was indicted,…

October 23, 2019
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Court of Appeal Discussed Factors That Occasion An Appeal to the Court

In The Case Of Batesa Malijani V Uganda Criminal Appeal No.69 Of 2018 Supreme Court Of Uganda Coram; Justice Mwangusya, Opio Aweri, Mugamba, Buteera & Nshimye The Appellant was convicted for the offence of murder Contrary to Section 188 & 189 of the Penal Code Act and sentenced to 75 years of life imprisonment. The…

October 23, 2019
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Hon. Justice Wilson Masalu Musene Discusses What Amounts to Negligence

In the Case of Kabiito Telesphorus V Attorney General, Dr. Kwikiriza Nicholas and the Medical Superintendent Fortportal Referral Hospital CS No. 26 0f 2019; The Plaintiff sued the Defendants; a doctor and hospital for negligence that led to the death of his wife Katusabe Elizabeth who passed away after giving birth in Fort Portal referral hospital…

October 23, 2019
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