The Chief Justice, Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny – Dollo, has by letter dated 28thAugust 2023, assigned Ag. Registrar Magistrates Affairs and Data Management, His Worship Ereemye Jumire James Mawanda as the new Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Judiciary.
“In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Chief Justice under Article 133 Of the Constitution and in accordance with Section 3(a) of the Administration of the Judiciary Act, I hereby assign you as Public Relations Officer of the Judiciary, in addition to your duties as a Registrar,” the letter read in part.
The new PRO replaces Justice Jamson Karemani Karemera who until his
Recent elevation as Judge of the High Court was serving both as Deputy
Registrar and Public Relations Officer, a position he had held since 2019.
HW Ereemye now takes on the Registry of Communications and Public
Relations to supervise a team of professional Communications Officers.
He will also deputize the Chief Registrar as the spokesperson of the Judiciary.
The Chief Registrar, HW Sarah Langa Siu welcomed the appointment saying
The new PRO will be instrumental in fostering public awareness and the image of the Judiciary in line with the Judiciary Strategic Plan V. She also thanked justice Karemani for the great job done as PRO of the Judiciary.
About the new Judiciary PRO
HW Ereemye is a career Judicial Officer whose experience spans 27 years;Growing through the ranks from Magistrate Grade III Trainee, Magistrate
Grade II, Magistrate Grade I, Chief Magistrate, Deputy Registrar and Acting Registrar.
HW Ereemye is also a member of the Judiciary Council representing the Lower Bench.
The Judiciary Council is an advisory body to the Chief Justice established under the Administration of the Judiciary Act, 2020.
He is also a member of the Law Council and the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Council. He is also a Committee Member on the Executive of the Uganda Judicial Officers Association as a representative of Registrars.
It should be remembered that both Karemani and Eremye served as Chief Magistrates of Buganda Road Court before being elevated to Registrar.