COSASE lends its hand to illegality

COSASE lends its hand to illegality

The 1995 Constitution guarantees that no Ugandan shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law. As long as a citizen abides by the law, he or she should not be in trouble. But what if you’re apprehended by authorities for some reason – or in a Parliamentary committee, like the […]

The curious case of Crane Bank’s bad loan book worth Shs570 billions

The curious case of Crane Bank’s bad loan book worth Shs570 billions

A letter, said to have been authored by disgraced former Bank of Uganda, Executive Director, lifting key anti money laundering reporting requirements for dfcu Bank in regard to a Shs570 billion bad-loan book, which same loan book was ‘secretly’ transferred to dfcu by BoU, has surfaced; lending more credibility to claims by Crane Bank shareholders, […]

UPDF soldier ‘defiled Somali girl while grazing goats’

UPDF soldier ‘defiled Somali girl while grazing goats’

The General Court Martial chaired by Lt. Gen. Andrew Guti (pictured above) has dismissed Private Raphael Ollinga from the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces for defiling a girl while in Somalia. Yesterday, Priv. Ollinga was dishonourably discharged after prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt that he (Ollinga) had sexual intercourse with the victim (name withheld) while in […]

Court Martial ‘turns away’ AIGP Col Ndahura Atwoki in kidnapping case

Court Martial ‘turns away’ AIGP Col Ndahura Atwoki in kidnapping case

AIGP Col Ndahura Atwoki, a senior army officer and current head of police’s Directorate of Crime Intelligence has failed to enable the release of jailed former commander of the Professional Standards Unit Senior Commissioner of Police, Commissioner of Police Joel Aguma accused of allegedly kidnapping former Rwandan president, Paul Kagame’s bodyguard. Presented by Aguma as one […]

M7 blocks MPs from flying out ahead of Age Limit debate

M7 blocks MPs from flying out ahead of Age Limit debate

As pressure piles on the ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) to sail through the controversial age limit Bill, security at Entebbe airport has been ordered to turn away any NRM MPs seeking to fly out of the country top officials said. Observer quoted Joseph Muyomba Kasozi, the NRM caucus general secretary, in the coming […]

Pay raise for civil servants okayed, not without drama

Pay raise for civil servants okayed, not without drama

Cabinet has had some unconventional decisions in the last two years and the latest is set to be announced by Public Affairs minister Muruli Mukasa after the big shots sat for two full days deliberating on the approval pay raise for all public servants though when the the new wages will come to life remains […]

‘Museveni should brace for Mugabe-style shameful exit’

‘Museveni should brace for Mugabe-style shameful exit’

Zimbabweans begin a new week of uncertainty as the noon deadline for an ultimatum issued to leader Robert Mugabe to resign draws near and Kiira Municipality MP Ssemujju Nganda claims what is happening in Zimbabwe will soon come to Uganda. Hon. Nganda believes all long-serving African leaders (Museveni has been in power since 1986) will […]

Jack Pemba bankrolls Mutoto’s White and Gold party

Jack Pemba bankrolls Mutoto’s White and Gold party

It is at this time of the year that you will see different kinds of “coloured” theme night parties in the different classy bars of Kampala. And city tycoon Jack Pemba of Pemba Sports Africa is sponsoring Williams Bugeme a.k.a Boss Mutoto’s end of year celebration party at a tune of Shs10 million to take […]

Kamya wants to ‘poison’ KCCA councillors, Lord Mayor claims

Kamya wants to ‘poison’ KCCA councillors, Lord Mayor claims

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has opposed a move by Kampala Minister Beti Kamya to take councillors to National Leadership Institute, Kyankwazi for political education. In a letter dated October 31st and addressed to Kampala Capital City Executive Director, Jennifer Musisi, Kamya says the councillors have been admitted for a leadership programme that will take […]

Munyonyo hosts Sunday Soul performances

Munyonyo hosts Sunday Soul performances

Hippy residents of Munyonyo, Muyenga, Kibuli, Kabalagala, Bunga suburbs of Kampala were on Sunday joined at the lakeside by friends in the perfect end to the week. Revelers lounged around Speke Resort Munyonyo and Whitehead Communications presented to them Sunday Soul; with live performances from Uganda’s rising stars and most authentic of Afro-soul Kenneth Mugabi, […]

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