This case related to a short-lived government tax on mobile money deposits. As Judge Ssekaana Musa explained, however, the issue involved had been sorted out well before the matter was argued, and the disputed provision withdrawn. So, what was the point in the litigation, asked the judge. Was it to boost the litigants’ popularity?
Judge Ssekaana Musa:
“I wonder why the applicants decided to file this application. Was it over zealousness or trying to gain some popularity out of a court case?