Ugandan Judges Want Better Pay


Judges have asked to meet with the president to discuss their salaries, saying the money paid to them is little compared to the demanding tasks they do.
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  • Uganda:  Pay Judges More, Keep Them Longer

    The Observer, 17 January 2013

    The Chief Justice, Benjamin Odoki, used the just-ended judges' conference to repeat what he has said before, that judicial officers are underpaid. read more »

  • Uganda:  With Few Judges, Justice Is Delayed, and Denied

    The Observer, 24 October 2012

    When Peter SC Ochieng, the 'deputy secretary general', of the breakaway faction of the Democratic Party, filed a petition in the constitutional court, a year ago, he did not know ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Courting Trouble Over Salaries

    The Independent, 18 August 2012

    Cases pile up and corruption thrives as Uganda's cash-strapped judiciary fails to attract judges read more »

  • Uganda:  Judicial Service Commission Decries of Underfunding

    The Independent, 31 July 2012

    With the retiring judges worsening the already bad situation of lack of judges in the judiciary, the pressure is on the judicial service commission to recruit new judges as soon as ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Staff Crisis in Judiciary

    The Independent, 10 June 2012

    As senior judges retire and others pursue greener pastures the courts are left hopelessly empty read more »

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