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.

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