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‘You Don’t Have Powers Over His Fortune’- Former VP Ssekandi’s ‘Mistress’ In Tears As Court Orders Her Eviction

The Magistrate’s court in Masaka has ruled that Laetitia Nakimbugwe, a mistress involved in a property dispute with former vice president Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi does not have rights over his fortune. Nakimbugwe was dragged to court by Victoria Nawangi, an appointed administrator of Ssekandi’s properties. Nawangi challenged Nakimbugwe’s occupancy of a commercial building on plot…

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…

Ghetto Youth Lashes At MP Ssemujju Nganda Over Allegations Of Attacking FDC Delegates

The Ghetto Structure, Kampala Metropolitan, has responded to Kira Municipality Member of Parliament (MP), Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, over his earlier remarks in which he alleged that attackers of FDC delegates were known to the Ghetto Structure, Police leadership, and AIGP Christopher Damulira, the Director of Crime Intelligence. In a statement on Wednesday, Shafik Kalyango, the…

To Be Exposed: IGG Kamya Roots For Publication Of Top Ugandan Corrupt Govt Officials World Wide

The Parliamentary Commissioner, Hon. Esther Afoyochan has on behalf of the Speaker, Anita Among received bi-annual reports of the Inspectorate of Government (IG). The reports cover the period, January-June 2022, July-December 2022 and January-June 2023. This is in fulfillment of Article 231 (1) of the Constitution which mandates the IGG to submit to Parliament at…

URSB Targets 870,500 New Business Registrations By 2026/27

Uganda Registration Services Bureau – URSB, the national business registry, has this morning launched its mass business registration campaign aimed at promoting formalization among entrepreneurs and small business owners. In a news release dated Sept.26, the bureau said this initiative seeks to simplify the registration process, raise awareness about the benefits of formalization, and drive…

Big Boost! NSSF Declares 10% Interest Rate For Savers For the FY 2022/2023

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) hosted its 11th Annual Members’ Meeting, an event that showcased the Fund’s outstanding performance, the challenges it overcame, and its vision for the future. The meeting brought together key figures in Uganda’s financial and social development sectors and provided an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of the past…

Police Plan Raid On Money Lenders Who Confiscate National IDs

The National Identification Registration Authority (NIRA) and Police have started operations against money lenders confiscating National Identify Cards. Osborn Mushabe, the NIRA spokesperson said many money lenders have continued to defy warnings and have continued taking National IDs as security for loans. Mushabe said a decision to raid money lending shops has been taken after…

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