Ugandan High Court Judges Ignore Call to Strike
The Uganda Judicial Officers Association has announced a strike over poor pay - but it has so far been shunned by high court judges, especially those based in Kampala. The strike is largely supported by magistrates who are among the lowest-paid judicial officers.
Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine, left, and Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafiire in a discussion during the Uganda Judicial Officers Association extraordinary meeting at Kampala High Court last month.
Monitor, 28 August 2017
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has called for a crisis meeting with the leadership of the striking judicial officers' body at 3pm today. Read more »
Monitor, 25 August 2017
All judicial officers will from today stay away from courtrooms following last evening's announcement by their association leadership, citing unresolved welfare issues by… Read more »