The concept of mobile courts in Uganda was first realized within the Magistrate’s Courts2 on 15 April 2013 by the Ugandan Judiciary and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to improve access to justice for victims of crimes in Nakivale, the country’s oldest and largest refugee settlement. Read more

The paper analyses the impact of the Coronal Virus Disease (COVID-19) freedom of expression (FOE) and access to information (ATI). The paper is a two-country approach with the aim of analyzing and comparing the impact of COVID-19 on FOE and ATI. Specifically, Uganda and Tanzania and the respective measures aimed

An effective justice system is essential for the administration of justice as it promotes access to justice even to the marginalized sector of society. However, the Covid-19 that befell the world noticeably from the end of 2019 was declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020 as

COVID The disease caused by the novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, and named Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). ‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and‘D’for disease.Formerly,this disease was referred to as‘2019 novel corona virus’or ‘2019-nCoV’. COVID-19 is a new virus linked to the same family of viruses as

In line with the standard public health guidelines, Uganda had to institute a partial lockdown of the country when it was confirmed that there was an outbreak of COVID-19 within the country. When the lockdown was instituted only “essential” services were allowed to operate, those deemed basic and yet indispensable

“…the virus will hurt women and girls most, especially in the poorest countries.” On 21 March 2020, Uganda confirmed her first case of COVID-19, almost two months after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared it a public health emergency of international concern. To combat the spread of COVID-19, on 30