Archive | April, 2015

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Burundi Citizen sues the Government over alleged forced occupation of his house and other building properties

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 29 April 2015: The First Instance Division heard a case filed by a citizen from the Republic of Burundi, Mr. Georges Ruhara seeking a declaration of the Court that the force occupation of the house and outbuildings of the Applicant by the Government is an infringement of Articles 6(d) […]

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High Court Uganda files a matter challenging the jurisdiction of the National Court to interpret and Apply the EAC Treaty

East African Court of Justice Arusha, 27 April 2015: The Appellate Division heard a matter refered by the High Court of the Republic of Uganda challenging the jurisdiction of the National Courts over interpretation and application of the Treaty for determination. Mr. Elisha Bafirawala Senior State Attorney representing the Attorney General of Uganda submitted that, […]

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Court hears a case challenging the Government of Uganda for the alleged refusal to appoint more judges in the Judiciary

 East African Court of Justice Arusha, 23 April 2015: The First Instance Division today heard a case challenging the Government of the Republic of Uganda for the alleged refusal by the President to appoint more Judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and the High Court. Mr. Ladislaus Rwakafuzi representing the Applicant Mr. Simon […]

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EACJ Judges’ training on emerging trends in arbitration sets off

East African Court of Justice Arusha 16 April 2015: The two days training for judges of the Court on emerging trends in arbitration is organized by the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP) in collaboration with the Court. In his opening remarks the Judge President Hon. Justice Dr. Emmanuel Ugirashebuja commended the support by the ISLP […]

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East African Court of Justice Arusha, 15 April 2015: The Appellate Division restored an application which was struck out in September 2014 by the First Instance Division and remitted it back to the Lower Court for hearing and determination on the merits. The Appellant (Attorney General of the Republic of Uganda) appealed against the decision […]

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