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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,…

Exporters Call For Strong Action Against EAC States’ Trade Barriers

Manufacturers have called on the government to impose tough measures against EAC states which continue to block imports from Uganda. Under their tutelage, the Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA), they note that the continued blockade of Ugandan merchandise on the Kenyan market is a violation of the EAC Common Market Protocol. UMA Executive Director Daniel Birungi…

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…

Zimbabwe Reopens Bars To Vaccinated People

The Zimbabwean government on Tuesday announced the reopening of all licensed bars to fully vaccinated clients, as it continues to relax lockdown measures and open up the economy. “Cabinet notes, with concern, that the continued closure of licensed bars and nightclubs has caused not only a loss of income and unemployment but also resulted in…

Zahara Totto Scoops Ambassadorial Role At Uganda Aviation Academy, Gets Scholarship

Ugandan entertainment media personality  Nalumansi Zahara aka Zahara Toto continues to open more pathways in her life, showcasing an unyielding commitment to personal and professional growth. Totto, a prominent figure at Next Media Services, has made a groundbreaking decision to enter the field of aviation, seamlessly integrating this new venture with her existing media prowess.…

Youth Leaders Call On Museveni Not To Sign Anti-Homosexuality Bill,Accuse Speaker Among Of Debate Suppression

Energetic youth leaders have implored President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni not assert the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality bill passed by Parliament into law. The concerned youth argue that the passed bill has harsh penalties for some homosexual offences, including death and life imprisonment. While addressing the press in Kampala on Friday, March 24, The leader of Youth…

Youth Camp Fire: She Leads Asks Govt To Involve Youth In Decision making, Setting Up More Skilling Projects To Create Empowerment

She Leads girls have asked the government of Uganda to involve the youth in the national budget formulation so that the issues which affect them can be allocated funds. They asked national leaders especially members of parliament to tackle challenges that affect youth especially girls and Young Women on decision making and the transformation of…

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