EAMJA COUNCIL MEMBERS-2017-2019

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HON. JUSTICE ANGELINE RUTAZANA

President

Previously, she was Lecturer of Criminal Law at the University of Rwanda, President of the Rwanda Judges and Registrars’ Association 

Previously, she was Lecturer of Criminal Law at the University of Rwanda, President of the Rwanda Judges and Registrars’ Association Council Member of the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges’ Association in charge of gender issues in the Southern, Central, Eastern Region, Council Member of the Executive Committee of the East African Magistrates and Judges’ Association, Member of the Technical Working Group on the Commonwealth Bench Book on violence against women in East Africa, launched in June 2016.

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HON. MR. JUSTICE ROBERT MAKARAMBA

Vice President

He has written widely and published in the fields of Constitutional Law, Election Law, Law of the Child, Human Rights, Environmental Law, Arbitration and Mediation, Islamic Law and Probate and Administration of Estates to mention but a few.

He has written widely and published in the fields of Constitutional Law, Election Law, Law of the Child, Human Rights, Environmental Law, Arbitration and Mediation, Islamic Law and Probate and Administration of Estates to mention but a few.

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HON. MR. JUSTICE LUKA KIMARU

IPP

Hon. Mr Justice Luka KIMARU was elected IPP of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Mr Justice Luka KIMARU was elected IPP of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. JUSTICE JACKIE KAMAU

She is a member of the Conciliation panel of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) that was established pursuant to the ICSID Convention, 

She is a member of the Conciliation panel of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) that was established pursuant to the ICSID Convention, and member the Integrated Court Management Committee that is charged with the responsibility of automating the Kenya Judiciary and that of the Mediation Committee which came up with the Mediation Rules with a view to piloting Court-mandated mediation in the Family and Commercial and Admiralty Divisions of the High Court of Kenya before the project is rolled in all other courts in Kenya.

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HON. BRYAN KHAEMBA

Hon. Mr Bryan KHAEMBA was elected Secretary General of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Mr Bryan KHAEMBA was elected Secretary General of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

HON. ANGELO KATARAIYA RUMISHA

Hon. Angelo KATARANYA RUMISHA was elected Vice Secretary General of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Angelo KATARANYA RUMISHA was elected Vice Secretary General of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. MARY KAITESI KISAKYE

Treasure

Hon. Mrs Mary Kaitesi was elected Treasurer of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Mrs Mary Kaitesi was elected Treasurer of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. GEOFFREY ODUOR

Vice Treasurer

Hon. Mr Bryan KHAEMBA was elected Secretary General of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Mr Bryan KHAEMBA was elected Secretary General of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. JUSTICE AIME MUYOBOKE KARIMUNDA

Secretary in charge of Publicity

He previously was Advisor to the Deputy Chief Justice, Dean of the School of Law at the Kigali Independent University, member of the Rwanda High Judicial Council, Senior Lecturer of International and domestic criminal law 

He previously was Advisor to the Deputy Chief Justice, Dean of the School of Law at the Kigali Independent University, member of the Rwanda High Judicial Council, Senior Lecturer of International and domestic criminal law at the University of Rwanda, Kigali Independent University and University of Kigali, Visiting Lecturer of Public International Law at the Institute of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine and Advisor to the Minister of Health.

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HON. JACKLINE KAGOYA

Vice Publicity Secretary

Her Worship Kagoya is currently doing research for LLM at Makerere University Uganda, holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre Uganda, and Bachelor of Laws degree at Uganda Christine University.

Her Worship Kagoya is currently doing research for LLM at Makerere University Uganda, holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre Uganda, and Bachelor of Laws degree at Uganda Christine University.

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HON. LADY JUSTICE SOPHIA WAMBURA

Council Member

Hon. Lady Justice Sophia WAMBURA was elected council member of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Lady Justice Sophia WAMBURA was elected council member of the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. LADY JUSTICE ELIZABETH MUSOKE

She has also attended various specialized courses including modules on Mediation (Pepperdine University–Straus, 2016), Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa (University of Pretoria, 2015)

She has also attended various specialized courses including modules on Mediation (Pepperdine University–Straus, 2016), Justiciability of Socio-Economic Rights in Africa (University of Pretoria, 2015), Judicial Management of Commercial and Trade Related Disputes in the EAC Context (Kigali, 2015), Oil and Gas Contracting (International Law Institute, Dubai, 2012), etc.

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His Worship Elisée BYUKUSENGE

His Worship Elisée BYUKUSENGE is a Rwandan commercial High Court Registrar and council member of the East African Magistrates and Judges’ Association (EAMJA).

His Worship Elisée BYUKUSENGE is a Rwandan commercial High Court Registrar and council member of the East African Magistrates and Judges’ Association (EAMJA).

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HON MR. JUSTICE NZIOKI WA MAKAU

Hon. Mr. Justice Nzioki wa Makau is a Judge in the Employment & Labour Relations Court and is currently based in Nairobi. He has served as a judge since 12th July 2012. 

Hon. Mr. Justice Nzioki wa Makau is a Judge in the Employment & Labour Relations Court and is currently based in Nairobi. He has served as a judge since 12th July 2012. He holds a Masters Degree (LLM) from the Northwestern College of Law Lewis & Clark College, Portland Oregon USA . He is a passionate defender of wildlife. He has served on various Committees in the Judiciary and is the Immediate past chair of the Mount Kenya Region branch of the Kenya Magistrates and Judges Association (KMJA). He is the Treasurer EAMJA, a position he has held since November 2019.

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HON. SALUM HASSAN BAKARI

Council member

Hon. Salum HASSAN BAKARI was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Salum HASSAN BAKARI was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. Mr Justice FAKIHI JUNDU

Council Member

He previously was State Attorney, Attorney- General’s Chambers (1977-1978), Land Officer, Land Development Services Division (1978-1980); Legal Secretary, National Agricultural and Food Corporation (1980-1987); Corporation Secretary, National Textile Corporation (1987-1994); Advocate at Semgalawe & Co.

He previously was State Attorney, Attorney- General’s Chambers (1977-1978), Land Officer, Land Development Services Division (1978-1980); Legal Secretary, National Agricultural and Food Corporation (1980-1987); Corporation Secretary, National Textile Corporation (1987-1994); Advocate at Semgalawe & Co. Advocates (1997-2003); Judge, High Court of Tanzania (2003-2009); Judge In – Charge, High Court of Tanzania, Moshi (2006-2008) and Iringa (2008-2009); Principal Judge, High Court of Tanzania (2009-2014).

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HON. GODFREY KAWEESA

Council Member

Hon. Mr Justice Godfrey KAWEESA was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Mr Justice Godfrey KAWEESA was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. MR JUSTICE IGNAS KITUSI

Council member

Hon. Mr Justice Ignas KITUSI was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Mr Justice Ignas KITUSI was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. Mr Justice LAURIEN KADIGWA GASHONGORE

Council Member

Hon. Mr Justice Laurien KADIGWA GASHONGORE was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Mr Justice Laurien KADIGWA GASHONGORE was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. LADY JUSTICE HEDWIG ONG'UDI.

Council Member

Hon. Lady Justice HEDWIG ONG’UDI was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

Hon. Lady Justice HEDWIG ONG’UDI was elected Council member of the East African the East African Magistrates and Judges Association (EAMJA) on 24 November 2017.

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HON. HARRISON MUTABAZI

Council Member

Harrison Mutabazi is a High Court Judge, who currently serves as an inspector of the Rwandan Judiciary and as a judicial spokesperson for the Courts.

Harrison Mutabazi is a High Court Judge, who currently serves as an inspector of the Rwandan Judiciary and as a judicial spokesperson for the Courts.

Appointed to the bench of the first Instance Court of Nyamata (2003-2004) Appointed Vice-president of the Musanze Intermediate Court (2004-2008) Appointed President of the Intermediate Court of Nyarugenge (2008-2011) Appointed President of the Intermediate Court of Ngoma (2011-2012) Appointed President of the Intermediate Court of Gicumbi (2012-2017) Worked as a point person in the office of the Chief Justice (2013) Appointed Justice of the High Court (2018) Appointed to be an inspector of Courts and a Judicial Spokesperson.

Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Institute of Legal Practice (Nyanza) (2012) Certificate of Merit of a one year specialization Training In the Practical Aspects of Economic and Financial Crimes 2017-2018.

Attended Envisioning, Designing & Implementing Court ADR: A Practical & Theoretical Program, International Court ADR Institute, Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, University of California Hastings College of Law (2015) in San Francisco California and attained a certification.

 

Vital Contacts
EAMJA Council Members 2013-2014
NameDESIGNATIONE-MAIL
Hon . Justice Lawrence GiduduPresidentlgidudu8@gmail.com
Hon. Justice Fauz TwaibIPP fauz.twaib01@gmail.com
Hon. Amir H. MsumiSecretary Generalamirtemeke77@gmail.com
Hon. Dolphina AlegoTreasurerjhkutamwa@yahoo.com
Hon. George KaziCouncil Member kaziyabure@yahoo.co.uk
Hon. Justice John H. Utamwa Council Memberalegodolphina@yahoo.com
Hon. Justice R. V Makaramba 2nd Vice President makarambarobert8@gmail.com
Hon. Justice Fred A Ochieng President KMJA
Hon. Rwizibuka Murebwayire LiberataCouncil Memberliberatahas@yahoo.fr
Hon. Kabagambe Kiza Fabienne Council Memberfabikiza@yahoo.fr
Hon. Mukakalisa Ruth mukakarisaruth@yahoo.fr
Hon. Letizia Wachira1st Vice Publicity Sec.letiziawachira@yahoo.com
Hon.Katarina Revocati1st Vice Treasurertengia2000@yahoo.com
Hon. Justice John Eudes KeitirimaCMJA Representative
Hon. Justice Jean Bosco ButasiEACJ Representative
Hon. Vincent Emmy MugaboPresident UJOAvemugabo@yahoo.com
Hon. Justice Paul Mugamba Council Memberpaul.mugamba@gmail.com
Hon. Luka Kimaru1st Vice Presidentjusticekimaru@yahoo.com
Hon. Justice Robert Vincent Makaramba2nd Vice President
Hon. Bucyana LilianVice Publicity Sec.akakpolillian@gmail.com
Hon. Abdulqadir LorotCouncil Memberabdlorot@yahoo.com
Hon. Justice Abraham MwampashiPresident ZAJOAamwampashi@yahoo.com
Hon. Sarah Langa Siu2nd Vice Treasurer slangasiu@yahoo.com
Hon. Jessica Chemeri 1st Vice Secretarychemeri@gmail.com
Hon. Emmanuel BagumaCouncil Memberebaguma20025@yahoo.com
Hon. Angelo Kataraiya RumishaCouncil Member rumishajuniour@yahoo.co.uk
Hon. Justice Dr. Gerald Ndika Council Membergndika@yahoo.com
Hon. Justice Asike MakhandiaCouncil Member
Hon. Susanne OkenyCouncil Membersokeny@gmail.com

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