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IGG Mulyagonja: It’s not Easy to Catch Corrupt Ministers

The Inspector General of Government Irene Mulyagonja has explained why government had implicated more low-ranking officials than the senior civil servants commonly referred to as “big fish”. Speaking to NBS TV Wednesday morning, Mulyagonja said it was difficult to catch high-ranking officers such as ministers. She also said that the inspectorate was

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Kabafunzaki Named in Two Fresh Corruption Scandals

The woes of interdicted minister of state for Labour, Employment and Industrial Relations, Herbert Kabafunzaki, are far from over, with two fresh scandals threatening to sink the political career of the 46-year old politician. In early April, Kabafunzaki was arrested for allegedly soliciting a Shs 5m bribe from AYA investments boss

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FDC’s Kantinti Thrown Out of Parliament; Court Orders Fresh Election

The Court of Appeal has Wednesday nullified the election of Kyadondo East MP (in Wakiso district) Apollo Kantinti and ordered that a fresh poll be held. Last year, High Court judge Isabirye Kaweesa nullified FDC’s Kantinti’s election citing failure to comply with electoral laws. But Kantinti ran to the Court of

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Number of President Museveni’s Advisors to Increase to 163

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni currently has 145 advisors and now wants Parliament to consider a budget for an additional 18 advisors considered. Already, Museveni’s number of advisors outstrips the number of his ministers and their deputies who stand at about 70. With an extra 18 advisors, Museveni will have 163 advisors. And the

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Kanyeihamba: God is the Only Security Uganda is Left with

Retired Supreme Court judge George Wilson Kanyeihamba has responded to the ongoing wave of insecurity characterised by threats of hit lists and attacks. There has been a series of attacks by unknown assailants in Greater Masaka districts and recent cases have been reported in some Kampala suburbs including Najjera and Namugongo. But

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Police Chief Kayihura Speaks Out on Security Situation

Uganda Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura has spoken out on the security siatuation in the country, assuring Ugandans that the force was “on top of the situation”. Gen Kayihura addressed journalists at Katwe Police Station in Kampala on Monday. Greater Masaka has seen a spate of attacks by unknown assailants who raid

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Kayihura Parades Criminal Gang Members; Here are Their Confessions

Uganda Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura has paraded members of criminal gangs terrorising Kampala before the press at Katwe Police Station in Kampala on Monday. The criminals revealed how they were recruited, how they operated and asked for pardon. Here we publish some of their confessions. “I only raped once in 2009.

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UPDF Speaks Out on Withdrawal from CAR, Hunt for Kony

The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) spokesperson Brig Richard Karemire has spoken out on the withdrawal of the army from the Central African Republic (CAR) where the forces had deployed to hunt down Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel leader Joseph Kony eight years ago. Uganda sent troops to CAR in 2009

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