Kisitu Ssengendo & Anor Vs Mukoni Farmers Ltd (CIVIL APPEAL No. 53 OF 2006) [2018] UGCA 117 (7 November 2018);


Search Summary: 

This appeal was heard on the adopted
pleadings of the earlier submissions by the

counsel before the former bench. The
background is that the appellants sought to
recover land allegedly sold to the respondent
by the deceased after the payment to the
deceased an amount stated in the pleadings.

Headnote and Holding: 

court held that as the first appellate court, it is
required to appraise the evidence and reach an
independent conclusion. That the ministerial
consent was obtained and the appellant is
estopped from claiming otherwise. That the
second transaction did not validate the first one
but was a fresh transaction with new
consideration. That the trial judge substantially
dealt with the matter of fraud and it was not


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