Monthly Archives: September, 2021

Police Breaks Silence On Centenary Bank Top Manager Poured By Acid

Police in Kampala are investigating circumstances under which a Centenary Bank Manager was attacked by unknown assailants who poured acid. According to the Kampala Metropolitan deputy police spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, the incident is reported to have happened around 5pm in  Makindye near KCCA offices on Tuesday. “Yesterday, 28/09/2021 at around 1700hrs the police in Katwe…

Scandal: Government Losses Billions In Revenue As UCDA MD Lyamulemye Withdraws Uganda From International Coffee Organization

The government of Uganda and coffee farmers are poised to lose big after a surprise decision made by Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) Managing Director. The Capital Times have learnt that disgruntled Dr Emmanuel Lyamulemye Niyibira solely withdrew Uganda from international coffee organization without even authorization from the Government of Uganda. According to Gov’t corridors,…

Court Nullifies Bukomansimbi North MP Elections Over Invalid Academic Qualifications

Lady Justice Ketra Katunguuka has overturned the victory of Christine Nandagire Ndiwalana, as Bukomansimbi North Member of Parliament. She delivered the verdict at Masaka High Court in her ruling on an election petition filed by Nandagire’s National Resistance Movement-NRM rival, Ruth Katushabe, the first runner up in the four candidate’s race. Katushabe dragged Nandagire to…

NRM MPs To Consult On Proposed Bail Ban For Capital Offences

The ruling National Resistance Movement-NRM Parliamentary Caucus has resolved to carry out a two-weeks consultation on President Yoweri Museveni’s proposed ban of bail for capital offence suspects. Museveni on Tuesday addressed the NRM legislators at Kololo Independence grounds and according to the Government Chief Whip Thomas Tayebwa, they had a candid discussion about the matter…

Relief For Labour Companies As Gov’t Scraps Off Certificate Of Good Conduct For Migrant Workers

The government of Uganda through the Gender and Labour Ministry has dropped Interpol- Certificate of Good Conduct as a major requirement for migrant workers except those seeking to work as security guards abroad. The process of obtaining this document from Kololo based Interpol head offices has not only been hectic but also derailed business among…

Op-ed ANALYSIS: Is Simbamanyo’s Peter Kamya An Innocent Victim or a Dishonest Businessman Trying to Cheat Equity Bank? Did He Also Lie to Museveni to Arm-twist The Banks?

Last week a letter from President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni directing the Bank of Uganda Governor, Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, to investigate the foreclosing of properties, belonging to Architect Peter Kamya of Simbamanyo Estates Ltd surfaced on social media. In the 3rd September 2021 letter (Reference No. PO/19), titled “Claims Of Illegal Sale Of Simbamanyo House…

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