George Kanyeihamba Politician

George W. Kanyeihamba was appointed a member of the Supreme Court of Uganda in 1997 and retired in November 2009. Previously, he served as minister of commerce, minister of justice, and attorney-general, all in President Yoweri Museveni's administration. He holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Warwick. In 2008, Warwick awarded him an honorary LLD. Prof. Kanyeihamba was one of the three supreme court justices who ruled that the election of president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was fraudulent enough to be nullified. He has since lost his post as judge of the African court of justice and commentators believe that his stand in that election petition cost him his job. He has also been critical of the government of Uganda when armed men invaded the premises of The High Court of Uganda to rearrest treason suspects that had been released on bail by the court. The Constitutional Court has since ruled that the invasion of the court premises was unconstitutional. The judge has always had a love/hate relationship with the government as he is always unpredictable in his judgment.

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1. University of Warwick Colleges/University

The University of Warwick (also known as Warwick University or Warwick) is a public research university located in Coventry, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 as part of a government initiative to expand access to higher education and Warwick Medical School was opened in 2000.

Type Public university
2012. 4.9 mil. £
2010. 5.8 mil. £
Institution colors
Kirby Corner Road, CV4 7AL - Coventry, West Midlands
2013. 13,091
2010. 12,823
2013. 9,853
2010. 9,825
2009. 4,704
Acceptance rate
2012. 12.9 %
2010. 11.5 %
Local tuition
2014. 9 K £
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Written work

1.Constitutional and political history of Uganda

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2002. at Kampala
Politics and government

2.Kanyeihamba's commentaries on law, politics and governance

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2006. at Kampala
Politics and government


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