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Court Orders Tanzania Minister to Annul the Order Banning Publication of the Local Newspaper ‘Mseto’ and Allow the Newspaper Resume Publication

The East African Court of Justice, First Instance Division on 21st June 2018 delivered Judgment in the matter between The Managing Editor Mseto & Hali Halisi Publishers Limited and the Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania (Reference No. 7 of 2016). It was the Applicants case that, on 4th August, 2016, Mseto published […]

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RWANDA MINISTER OF JUSTICE CONGRATULATES EACJ ON REALIZING THE OBJECTIVE OF SENSITIZING STATE ATTORNEYS

East African Court of Justice Kigali, 20th June 2018: The Minister of Justice and Attorney General (AG) of the Republic of Rwanda who was the Chief Guest, represented by Mr Theophile Mbonea, Head of Legal services in the Office of the AG, congratulated the Court on realizing the objective of sensitizing the State Attorneys who […]

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EACJ President calls upon the stakeholders to strengthen their cooperation & relationship with the Court

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 14th June 2018: The President of the East African Court of Justice, Hon Justice Dr Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, while at the opening of a three days sensitization workshop for the Judges, State Attorneys and Members of the Bar Association of the Republic of Uganda on the role of the Court […]

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Court allows amendment of an Application for the Basajjabalabas seeking to restrain the government from summoning them for investigation over a Criminal case

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 6th June 2018: As the Court resumed its sessions this week, the First Instance Division yesterday 5th June, allowed the Applicant Mr Hassan Basajjabalaba & Bassajabalaba Muzamiru (Ugandans) to amend their Application seeking Court to stop the government of Uganda from summoning them for investigation over a criminal case. […]

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COURT HOLDS THE GOVERNMENT OF BURUNDI LIABLE FOR UNLAWFUL SEIZURE OF GOODS AND AWARDS US$20,000 AS GENERAL DAMAGES

East African Court of Justice, Arusha, Tanzania, 19th June, 2018: The East African Court of Justice, First Instance Division on 19th June 2018 delivered Judgment in the matter between Grand Lacs Suppliers S.A.R.L & Others versus the Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi (Reference No. 6 of 2016). It was the Applicants’ case that […]

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Court declines to grant an ex parte order to Basajjabalaba (Ugandan) to stop the government from summoning him for investigation over a criminal case

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 24th April 2018: The First Instance Division declined to grant ex parte orders (Order granted in the absence of the opposing party) to Mr Hassan Basajjabalaba (Ugandan), to stop the government of Uganda from summoning him for investigation over a criminal case. The ex-parte Application was filed on 17th […]

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