Author Hannington Mbabazi

Big Story: Parliament Probes UETCL Bosses Over Corruption, Mismanagement & Controversial UGX 28Billion Compensation Deal

Members of Parliament on the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources are probing allegations of mismanagement and corruption at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL). While interfacing with the board members of UETCL on Thursday, 17 March 2022, the Committee Chairperson, Hon. Emmanuel Otaala expressed concern about the mismanagement of the company resulting from a…

Big Story: IGG Probes Over Shs1bn Ubos Fraud

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) is investigating top officials at the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) over alleged fraud of more than Shs2b spent in ghost activities. By presstime, Dr Chris Mukiza, the Ubos executive director, had declined to discuss the matter, referring all inquiries to the Ombudsman. However, Sources privy to the investigations…

EXPLOSIVE: How Speaker Kadaga & Confidant Hon. Okupa Spent Over US $764,000 (Shs2.8 BN) In-less Than 2 Years In Travels Abroad

Since taking office as Deputy Speaker of Parliament way back in 2001 (20 years ago in May 2021), Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has created one of the most secretive but powerful political hegemony within the NRM environs in modern Uganda’s Political history. It’s hard to tell how much the legendary Woman Member of Parliament…

Amnesty International Joins Push To Free Presidential Runner Robert Kyagulanyi

The Ugandan authorities must immediately lift the police and military siege of opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi’s home and release him and his wife Barbara Itungo Amnesty International said as the post-election blockade entered its 7th day. Robert Kyagulanyi, also known as Bobi Wine was declared runner-up by the Electoral Commission in last week’s presidential election,…

Big Story: How KCCA Officials Messed Up Youth Fund Programs, Stole Billions of Gov’t Funds In Shoddy Deals

Kampala: If there is any government Authority that frustrating President Yoweri Museveni’s fight against corruption, then it is the City Hall based Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), because investigators indicate that officials there are involved in gross abuse of government funds and tax payers’ money. This is because officials at KCCA not only embezzled funds…

Just In! Energy Mafias Rock Parliament As Patriotic Young Turks Question AIGP Akullo’s Involvement In Min. Energy Corruption

Panic has rocked Parliament as renowned Parliamentarian and Lawyer Hon. Paul Akamba an Independent legislator representing Busiki County, in Namutumba District wrote to the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga disowning his own signature as a seconder of a motion that was to be moved on the floor of Parliament on Tuesday 26th May…

Energy Mafias Debunked Part III: How Werikhe, Turyagyenda Corruptly Swindled Shs15 Bn For 3 Electricity Distribution Projects In Acholi, Bunyoro & Kiruhura

FUNDING THE COUP THROUGH ENERGY AND MINERALS CORRUPTION By the Capital Times Investigative Unit In part 3 of the Energy Mafias series, we analyse what some would believe is the biggest conspiracy under the NRM Government by bringing to you the modus operandi of the invisible cartel commandeered by former PS Kabagambe Kallisa and has also…

Just In: Top Energy Officials Fired On Presidential Orders Over Massive Theft Of Electricity Distribution Funds

By Our Reporter Kampala: Two senior officials of Rural Electrification Agency (REA) have FINALLY been interdicted with immediate effect on orders from the President, His Excellency General Yoweri K. Museveni through the Energy Minister, Hon. Dr. Mary Goretti Kituttu (PhD). According our reliable sources, the President has been frustrated by the Minister and her Permanent…

Inside The Fabrication: Debunking The Alleged Shs500m Payment To Speaker Among

By Jamillah Oluka In an era where truth often becomes obscured by deceit, we’re confronted with a disturbing trend of individuals cloaked in anonymity, disseminating unfounded falsehoods to fuel personal vendettas, as evidenced by the fabricated narrative surrounding a supposed Shs500m payout to Parliament Speaker Anita Among for vacation per diem. Beyond the debunked dossier…

VP Alupo Installs Professor Rugumayo As Inaugural Chancellor Mountains of the Moon University

Prof. Edward Rugumayo, a former speaker of the National Consultative Council (NCC), also known as the 4th parliament of Uganda, has been appointed as the inaugural Chancellor of Mountains of the Moon University, located in Tooro. Having previously served as a minister in Gen. Museveni’s government for a considerable period, Prof. Rugumayo now assumes leadership…

VP Alupo Advises Graduates to Never Allow Fear or Doubt to Hinder Them in the Pursuit of Their Dreams

The Vice President of Uganda, Maj. Jessica Alupo has offered guidance to university graduates, urging them to persevere in the pursuit of their aspirations and ambitions, regardless of any challenges they may encounter. Alupo made remarks during the 14th graduation ceremony of St. Lawrence University which took place on 22nd February 2024 at the university…

Gov’t Tables Bills To Merge Agencies & Departments

Government has introduced nine Bills before Parliament, aimed at legalising provisions to rationalise agencies in different sectors of the economy. The Bills will amend existing laws that establish agencies in the sectors of trade, education, finance, internal affairs, water and environment, agriculture, works and transport, social development and tourism. The Bills were tabled by the…

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