Court name
High Court of Uganda
Judgment date
26 November 2009

Makuru v Editor in Chief Orumuri Newspaper & 2 Ors (Civil Suit-2003/128) [2009] UGHC 230 (26 November 2009);

Cite this case
[2009] UGHC 230
Short summary:

HR, Dignity and honour and reputation

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

IN THE HIGH COURT OF UGANDA AT KAMPALA

LAND DIVISION

 

CIVIL SUIT NO. 128 OF 2003

 

 

CHARLES MAKURU  :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::  PLAINTIFF

VERSUS

1.  THE EDITOR OF ORUMURI NEWSPAPER

2.  THE ORUMURI NEWSPAPER

3.  THE NEW VISION PRINTING &                       ::::::::::  DEFENDANTS

     PUBLISHNG CORPORATION

 

 

BEFORE:  HON. JUSTICE RUBBY AWERI OPIO

 

JUDGMENT

 

The Plaintiff Charles Makuru sued the Defendants jointly and severally for general damages for libel, falsely and maliciously printing and/or publishing and/or causing to be published an Article in Orumuri Newspaper Vol. 13 No. 43 of 4th-10th November 2002 on page 9 under the headline