Museveni appoints New IGG Justice Lydia Mugambe Ssali

Justice Lydia Mugambe Ssali appointed new IGG – (Inspector General of Government).

Mugambe takes office formerly occupied by Justice Irene Mulyagonja who was appointed a judge of the Court of Appeal in October 2019.

Prior to the appointment to the office of the IG, Justice Mugambe has been at the Civil Division of the High Court in Kampala.

Before she was assigned to the Civil Division of the court, Justice Mugambe served as a Magistrate in Uganda’s lower courts. She was appointed to the High Court of Uganda on 15 May 2013.

About Justice Mugambe:


Justice Mugambe has been High Court Judge since May 2013, working at both the civil and criminal divisions.

She is an alumnae of the University of Pretoria where she studied fir LLM in human rights and democratisation.


She also graduated with a second LLM in International and Intellectual Property Rights Law from Lund University in Sweden.


Previously she briefly worked as a Magistrate in Uganda, a legal researcher at the International Bar Association in London, UK and as Legal Counsel at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania.


She went to Makerere University for her Bachelor’s in law and the Law Development Centre for the Bar Course.

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