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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…

CDF Gen Kainerugaba Woos Czech Republic Delegation To Invest In Uganda,Strengthen Security

The Chief of Defence Forces and Senior Presidential Advisor for Special Operations, General Muhoozi Kainerugaba,met with a delegation from the Czech Republic who paid a courtesy call on him at the Special Forces Command Headquarters in Entebbe. Gen Kainerugaba and the Czech Republic delegation led by Ms. Katerina Sequensova, Director General for Non-European Countries, Economic…

Two Govt Officials Remanded Over Abuse Of Office

The State House Anti-Corruption Unit (SHAC-U) has joined forces with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to take action against government officials involved in abuse of office. In a recent development, two officials from Busolwe Town Council in Butaleja District have been arraigned before the Anti-Corruption Court. According to a statement released by SHAC-U on May…

Security Arrests Notorious Suspect Musota In Aggravated Robbery On Ben Kiwanuka Street

The Kampala Metropolitan Police has apprehended another suspect in connection to the aggravated robbery incident involving Mr. Mugisha Tomson, aged 40, which was captured on CCTV. Luke Owoyesigyire, the Deputy Police Spokesperson of Kampala Metropolitan Police stated that the third suspect identified as Derrick also known as Musota, was arrested on May 24, 2024, around…

Karamoja Ministers Discourage Revenge Among Karacunas As Transformation Projects Commence

The Ministers for Karamoja Affairs, Hon. Lokeris Peter and Hon. Wamala Nambozo Florence (State Minister) have committed to accelerating programmes aimed at transforming the Karamoja Sub-region. During their inaugural visit to the region today, the Ministers met with stakeholders in Kotido district to introduce themselves, engage in discussions, and address pressing issues. “We came to…

Nathan Mubiru: Naive Katonga Left Counting Cost Of A Consultative Process That Has Become A Very Expensive Mistake

In its own way, Katonga’s failure under Elias Lukwago ranks as one of the country’s worst-ever political abortions, writes Nathan Kikku Mubiru, and leaves serious questions at every level of the faction. Some predictions don’t stand the test of time. It is a little under a year since Wasswa Birigwa declared it was Elias Lukwago’s destiny to…

Grim Reality: Tembo Steels Under Spotlight for Worker Exploitation, Safety Neglect

Kampala, UG: Tembo Steels Limited, a well-known industrial establishment in Lugazi Municipality, Buikwe district, is facing intense scrutiny due to reports of negligence and tragic events. The factory, which initially brought hope for job opportunities in the community, has been tarnished by a series of unfortunate incidents, highlighting its employees’ harsh working conditions and lack…

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