Archive | February, 2015

Court dismisses a case seeking to stop the granting of membership to South Sudan in EAC

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 27th February 2015: The East African Court of Justice First Instance Division on 27th February 2015 dismissed the case against the Attorney Generals of the 5 Partner States, the Republics of Uganda (1st Respondent), Kenya (2nd Respondent), Tanzania (3rd Respondent), Rwanda (4th Respondent), Burundi (5th Respondent) and the Secretary […]

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Court Allows Discontinuance of case against EAC Secretary General, Republics of Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda over Tripartite Initiative

The East African Court of Justice First Instance Division on 24th February 2015 heard and allowed an oral Application seeking to discontinue a case between three (3) citizens of the United Republic of Tanzania, namely; Mr. Ally Hatibu Msanga, Mr. David Geofrey Makatha and Mr. John Adam Bwenda and the Secretary General of the East […]

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EACJ Judge President officiates the 2nd Regional Colloquium of African Ombudsmen in Nairobi

  The East African Court of Justice Nairobi, 19 February 2015: Hon. Justice Dr. Emmanuel Ugirashebuja who was the Chief Guest officially opened the 2nd Regional Colloquium of African Ombudsmen that is taking place in Nairobi, Kenya at the Safari Hotel Park Hotel. The meeting whose theme is; ‚ÄúSecuring the Ombudsman as an instrument of […]

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Judges on the bench L-R  Hon. Justice Dr. Faustin Ntezilyayo, Hon. Mr. Isaac Lenaola (Deputy Principal Judge) and Hon. Lady Justice Monica Mugenyi

Court hears a case against the Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda

The East African Court of Justice First Instance Division on 17th February 2015 heard a case filed by a Ugandan citizen Mr. Godfrey Magezi (Applicant) against the Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda (Respondent). The subject of this case is the alleged acts of corruption, abuse of office, misappropriation, illicit enrichment, plunder and wastage […]

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Court disallows applications No. 20 and 21 to be joined as amicus curiae (friend of the court)

The East African Court of Justice First Instance Division on 17th February 2015 delivered a ruling on two consolidated applications instituted by UHAI EASHRI (first Applicant) and Health Development Imitative Rwanda(second Applicant) seeking to be joined as amicus curiae in a case between Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum ( Applicant) and the Attorney General […]

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 First Counsellor and Head of Burundi Liaison Office Arusha, Mr. Amos Gerson Ndimurwanko (R) with the Representative of the Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi Mr. Nestror Kayobera (L)

Court hears a matter concerning alleged disbarment of a Burundian advocate from law practice as an advocate and his restraint from moving out of the Country

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 11 February 2015: The First Instance Division heard a matter filed by the East African Law Society (Applicant) against the Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi (1st Respondent) and the Secretary General of the East African Community (2nd respondent). The Applicant alleges that the acts of the agents […]

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