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Court dismisses a matter challenging the legality of the Union of Tanzania

East African Court of Justice, 29 September 2020: The First Instance Division upheld preliminary objections raised by the Attorney General...
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Court dismisses a recruitment dispute against the Inter-University Council for East Africa

East African Court of Justice, 28 September 2020: The First Instance Division dismissed a matter challenging the Inter-University Council for...
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Ag. Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya Hon Justice Philomena Mwilu who was represented by Justice Smokin Wanjala Judge of the Supreme Court of Kenya, today officiated the Induction of New Judges of the East African Court of Justice being held at Safari Park Hotel Nairobi. His Lordship congratulated the New Judges upon their appointments to a prestigious Court. Justice Mwiru further noted that the role of the Court is critical to the promotion of regional integration and good governance in Eastern Africa and therefore their appointments is recognition of their knowledge, expertise and experience in the applicable law for the resolution of potential disputes and challenges that are bound to rise in the course of the implementation of the Treaty for the EAC.

The President of the Court Justice Nestor Kayobera expressed his gratitude for the induction which at end of the 5 days the new judges will have benefited great shared experiences with the retired and current Judges of the Court who are facilitating. In attendance is the outgoing President Hon Justice Dr Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, outgoing Principal Judge Lady Justice Monica Mugenyi, Retired Principal Judge Justice Jean Bosco Butasi and retired Judge Hon Aaron Ringera.
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Court dismisses Reference No. 1 of 2019 The East Africa Law Society vs. The Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania & The Secretary General of the East African Community. The matter faulted the nomination of Hon Lady Justice Sauda Mjasiri as a Judge of