REGISTRY / Pending Cases

DATE FILED CITATION AND SUMMARISED SUBJECT MATTER
1 29th, January 2020 Appeal No. 2 of 2020 Forum Pour le Reinforcement la Societe Civile (FORSC) & 4 others vs The Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi & The Secretary General of the East African Community

An Appeal from the judgment of the First Instance Division in Reference No. 12 of 2016 Forum Pour le Reinforcement la Societe Civile (FORSC) & 4 others vs The Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi & The Secretary General of the East African Community delivered on 4th December 2019 dismissing the Reference with an order that each party bear its own costs.

The Applicants in the Reference sought to challenge the banning of their operational activities by the Government of Burundi, an act that allegedly constitutes a violation of Burundian law, the Treaty, as well as pertinent international legal instruments.

2 29th, January 2020 Appeal No. 1 of 2020 East African Civil Society Organization Forum (EACSOF) The Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi & 2 Others

An Appeal from the judgment of the First Instance Division in Reference 2 of 2015 East African Civil Society Organization Forum (EACSOF) The Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi & 2 Others delivered on 3rd December, 2019 dismissing the Reference with an order that each party bear its own costs.

In the Reference the Applicant sought to challenge the decisions of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Burundi in Case No. RCCB 303 in so far as it endorsed the legality of Mr. Pierre Nkurunziza’s participation as a candidate in that Partner State’s presidential election. The Applicant faulted the impugned decision for purportedly violating the Arusha Peace and Reconciliation Agreement for Burundi, 2000 (“the Arusha Accord’) as well as the Constitution of the Republic of Burundi and, cosequently, the Treaty.

3 23rd, December 2019 Application No. 7 of 2019 The Attorney General of the Republic of Rwanda vs Dr. Mpozayo Christophe

An Application seeking orders to strike out the Notice of Appeal in Appeal No 3 of 2019 and all the content in the record of Appeal lodged on 11th December 2019.

4 18th, December 2019 Reference on Taxation No. 2 of 2019 The Secretary General of the East African Community vs Rt. Hon. Margaret Nantongo Zziwa

Reference on taxation from the decision of the Taxing Officer in Taxation Cause No. 2 of 2019 Hon. Margaret Zziwa vs The Secretary General of the East African Community delivered on 4th June 2019.

5 18th, December 2019 Reference on Taxation No. 1 of 2019 The Secretary General of the East African Community vs Rt. Hon. Margaret Nantongo Zziwa

Reference on taxation from the decision of the Taxing Officer in Taxation Cause No. 1 of 2019 Hon. Margaret Zziwa vs The Secretary General of the East African Community delivered on 4th June 2019.

6 13th, December 2019 Appeal No. 3 of 2019 Dr. Mpozayo Chrsitophe vs The Attorney General of the Republic of Rwanda

An Appeal from the judgment of the First Instance Division in Reference 10 of 2014 Dr. Mpozayo Christophe vs The Attorney General of the Republic of Rwanda delivered on 28th September 2018 dismissing the Reference with an order that each party bear its own costs.

In the Reference the Applicant sought to challenge the process of his arrest, detention, prosecution, conviction and sentencing for the offence of Inciting insurrection or trouble amongst the population vide Penal Case No. RP0017/14/HC/KIG allegedly based on the same facts as penal Case No. RP1184/13/TB/KCY in which he was arrested, detained, prosecuted, acquitted and released for inter alia the offence of being in illegal possession of ammunition (a grenade).

7 10th, December 2019 Application No. 6 of 2019 Dr. Mpozayo Christophe vs The Attorney General of the Republic of Rwanda

An Application seeking extension of time to file an Appeal.

8 6th, December 2019 Application No. 5 of 2019 Media Council of Tanzania and 2 Others vs The Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania

An application seeking to strike out the Notice of Appeal filed on 11-04-2019.

9 26th, August 2019 Appeal No. 2 of 2019 The Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi Vs The Secretary General of the East African Community

An Appeal from the judgment of the First Instance Division in Reference No. 2 of 2018 The Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi vs The Secretary General of the East African Community delivered on 2nd July 2019 dismissing the Reference with no order as to costs.

The Applicant in the Reference sought to challenge the election of the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly on the premise that the procedure adopted by the Assembly flouted provisions of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community as well as the Assembly’s Rules of Procedure on the question of quorum.

10 27th, June 2019 Application No. 4 of 2019 The Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania vs The Managing Editor Mseto & Another

An Application seeking extension of time within which to file a Notice of Appeal.


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