Monthly Archives: July, 2024

Whistleblower Tasks IGG To Probe Dubious Operations Of Kiira Motors, Block 20Bn Budget For Production Of Electric Vehicles

A whistleblower has petitioned the Inspector General of Government to probe the activities and block UGx 20 Billion from being arraigned to be given to Kiira Motors Corporation a state-owned enterprise established to manufacture electric-powered automobiles in Uganda with the government of Uganda owns 96% shareholding and Makerere University owns 4%. In the document received…

MPs Grill CAA Bosses For Okaying ENHAS &DAS Operating Without Tenancy Agreements

The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) is yet to sign tenancy agreements with cargo handling companies, ENHAS and DAS as they await a decision by the Chief Government Valuer. The authority’s Director General, Fred Bamwesigye made this revelation while meeting Members of Parliament (MPs) on the Committee of Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE).…

President William Ruto Axes Entire Cabinet

Kenya’s President William Ruto has fired all Cabinet Secretaries and Attorney General Justin Muturi in response to youth-led anti-government protests. Only Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi, who also doubles as Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary has been spared. “Upon reflection, listening keenly to what the people of Kenya have said and after a holistic appraisal of…

Mukono PDM Boss Ntongo Jailed Over Theft Of Funds

Hadijjah Ntongo, the treasurer of Seeta Nazigo PDM SACCO, before the Magistrate Grade 1 Court of Nakisunga, Mukono District. The State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHACU) has arraigned Hadijjah Ntongo, the treasurer of Seeta Nazigo PDM SACCO, before the Magistrate Grade 1 Court of Nakisunga, Mukono District, on two charges of theft. In a statement released…

CDF Gen Kainerugaba, Chinese Ambassador Zhang Lizhong Discuss Defence And Security Projects

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, who is also the Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations (SPA/SO), met with the Chinese Ambassador to Uganda, His Excellency Zhang Lizhong, at the Special Forces Headquarters in Entebbe. The Wednesday afternoon meeting was a routine review of ongoing projects in the defence and security sector.…

Lawmakers Squeeze Minister Muruli Mukasa Over UWEC Lifeline Extension Despite Merger

The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has queried the move by the Minister for Public Service, Hon. Wilson Muruli Mukasa to extend the operational mandate of Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC). The functions of the UWEC are supposed to be merged into the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) following the presidential assent…

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