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Opposition FDC Withdraws EALA Elections Petition, Ordered to Pay Costs

Opposition FDC Withdraws EALA Elections Petition, Ordered to Pay Costs Arusha, 11 July 2012: The First Instance Division of the EACJ today granted a request by Uganda’s Shadow Attorney General and member of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change for the withdrawal of a case challenging the election of Ugandan representatives to the East African […]

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EACJ Judge President, Principal Judge Now Full-time in Arusha

EACJ Judge President, Principal Judge Now Full-time in Arusha Arusha, 2 July 2012: The EACJ Judge President Hon. Mr. Justice Harold Nsekela and Principal Judge Hon. Mr. Justice Johnston Busingye from today, 2 July 2012, officially assume office on full-time basis at the seat of the Court in Arusha, Tanzania.The Judges’ taking up residence in […]

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Rwanda Loses Appeal Over Military Officer’s Detention

Rwanda Loses Appeal Over Military Officer’s Detention Arusha, 22 June 2012: The EACJ Appellate Division today upheld the decision of the First Instance that the Court has jurisdiction to apply and interpret the provisions of the EAC Treaty, including Articles 6(d), 7(2) and 8(1) which provide for the fundamental principles of the Community on good […]

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EALS Asks Court to Nullify Protocol Provisions on Dispute Settlement

EALS Asks Court to Nullify Protocol Provisions on Dispute Settlement Arusha, 4 May 2012: The East African Law Society (EALS) wants the EACJ to declare null and void two protocol clauses that legislate the settlement of disputes in the Customs Union and Common Market respectively, citing what it claims are inconsistencies with various provisions of […]

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Former EAC Employees Lose Latest Bid For Terminal Benefits

Former EAC Employees Lose Latest Bid For Terminal Benefits Arusha, 27 April 2012: Former employees of the defunct East African Community Thursday lost an appeal to be paid terminal benefits after the Appellate Division of the EACJ confirmed a ruling by the First Instance Division dismissing their claims.The lower division of the regional court had […]

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EACJ Adjourns Hearing of Terror Case Appeal

EACJ Adjourns Hearing of Terror Case Appeal Arusha, 25 April 2012: The Appellate Division of the EACJ today adjourned hearing of Application No 1 of 2012 that pits Omar Awadhi and 6 Others against The Attorney General of Uganda pending determination of whether an Appeal by the latter was filed in time.The Court found that […]

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