IBA Human Rights Institute condemns Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act

Leading human rights body joins US president and others in criticising harsh new law that could see people face death penalty for consensual same-sex acts

Blockchain consortium expands to Africa with Miranda Alliance

The Miranda Alliance has announced that it has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) as its first African organization.

  • 5yrs

ICC commission targets arbitration growth in Africa

The ICC International Court of Arbitration (ICC) is to launch an Africa Commission to co-ordinate its growth and activity in Africa.

  • 5yrs

New study highlights critical role of corporate governance in Africa

Corporate governance improvements are linked to value creation in Africa, according to 2018 Africa Sustainability Study.

Anderson Global announces second expansion in two days

Andersen Global has announced plans to launch a presence in Uganda signalling its fourth location in Africa - one day after revealing it was opening an office in Venice-Mestre and expanding its office space in Milan.

  • 6yrs

KAA appoints eight partners to become East Africa's top firm

Eight new partners have been admitted at Kampala Associated Advocates (KAA) in efforts to to inject 'renewed energy' into the 17-year-old company and make it the number one legal firm in the East Africa region.

  • 7yrs

Demand for legal services grows in Uganda

The demand for legal services in the areas of corporate and commercial law in Uganda is growing, according to David Mpanga, managing partner of Kampala-based law firm AF Mpanga.

  • 8yrs

Uganda hit by law firm mergers under pressure from international clients

ABMAK Associates, a mining specialist firm which was created out of a merger last year, expects the need for more sophisticated legal advice to increase as the country's oil and gas resources are more thoroughly exploited.

  • 9yrs

Barefoot Ugandan lawyer educates citizens on human rights

Ugandan lawyer Gerald Abila has set up an organisation called Barefoot Law to inform the majority of the population, some 36m people, who live outside the capital of Kampala, about their rights and obligations.

  • 9yrs

Ugandan judges warn over quack lawyers

Students who have failed their exams are practising as qualified lawyers, according to judges.

  • 10yrs

Uganda Law Society to enter reconciliation talks with Attorney General

Having suspended the Attorney General, Peter Nyombi, for two years on the grounds of incompetence, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) has now agreed to start talks aimed at a reconciliation.

  • 10yrs

Africa's largest law firm spreads to Uganda

ENSafrica is on the expansion trail as it seeks coverage across the continent.

  • 10yrs

Uganda urged to regulate Sharia courts

The Ugandan government is being urged by the Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) to regulate Sharia law courts.

  • 10yrs

Women lawyers condemn Uganda judge re-appointment

A row has broken out over the re-appointment of a judge to the Uganda Supreme Court.

  • 10yrs

Nigeria mourns death of Justice Kayode Eso

The death of retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria Kayode Eso has led to an outpouring of tributes in the country, with many describing his impact on the Nigerian legal system as immeasurable.

  • 11yrs

Uganda creating 'half baked' lawyers

University law courses in Uganda are creating 'half-baked' lawyers unfit for practice, a senior specialist academic in the country claims.

  • 11yrs