PRESIDENT MUSEVENI APPOINTS 16 ACTING HIGH COURT JUDGES

President Yoweri Museveni has appointed 16 High Court Judges in acting capacity for at least two years . This is the highest number of High Court judges appointed by the President to deal with the increasing number of cases and backlog in the judiciary .

Among those appointed are private legal practitioners , magistrates and legal officers in the government Ministries , Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Among the appointees is Mr. George Okello- a Commissioner at the Uganda Revenue Authority who was in charge of litigation .

The list also has some of the youngest appointees -in their early 40s meaning they will serve on the bench for a longtime to come .

The appointments are as follows;
APPOINTMENTS BY H.E. THE PRESIDENT AS ACTING JUDGES
OF THE HIGH COURT FOR 2 (TWO) YEARS
NO. NAME CATEGORY GENDER

  1. HW. IKIT MARY JUDICIARY F
  2. HW. SINGIZA KAREKONA
    DOUGLAS
    JUDICIARY M
  3. HW. MATOVU NASSUNA
    FLAVIA-
    JUDICIARY F
  4. HW. SAMUEL EMOKOR- JUDICIARY M
  5. HW. SUSAN KANYANGE- JUDICIARY F
  6. NAMANYA BERNARD -PRIVATE PRACTICE M
  7. PATRICIA KAHINGI- PRIVATE PRACTICE F
  8. OCAYA THOMAS OJELERUBANGA- PRIVATE PRACTICE M
  9. CHRISTINE KAAHWA- MDA F
  10. PATRICIA MUTESI -MDA F
  11. OKELLO GEORGE- MDA M
  12. BUKIRWA FARIDAH SHAMILAH -MDA F
  13. MAGALA HARRIET GRACE -PRIVATE PRACTICE F
  14. ACELLAM COLLINS -PRIVATE PRACTICE M
  15. NAGAWA CELIA -MDA F
  16. NSHIMYE ALLAN PAULMBABAZI -PRIVATE PRACTICE M

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