East African Court Of Justice dismisses the appeal by the Attorney General of Burundi that challenged the election of the 4th EALA Speaker, with costs to the Secretary General of the EAC (Respondent) And Hon. Fred Mukasa Mbidde (Intervener).
4 June 2020, Arusha, Tanzania. PALU received a judgment from the EACJ Appellate Division earlier today, during a virtual court proceeding, in Appeal No. 2 of 2019, the case of the Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi v. The Secretary General of the East African Community (Respondent) and Hon. Fred Mukasa Mbidde (Intervener). The Appeal had been heard on 20 February 2020 and arose from a Judgment of the 1st Instance Division of the EACJ at Arusha that had been rendered on 2nd July 2019, in Reference No. 2 of 2018. The Intervener was represented by the PALU legal team and Mr. Justin Semuyaba, Advocate from Uganda.