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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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Kasirye Gwanga: It was Wrong for Kayihura to Parade “Criminals”

Outspoken veteran army officer Brig Kasirye Gwanga has spoken out on the parading by police of suspected criminals. On Monday, while at Katwe Police Station in Kampala, Uganda Police Chief Kale Kayihura paraded scores of youths the force claims have been involved in crime in Kampala, Wakiso and Greater Masaka districts. But

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Police Speaks Out on Reports of Conniving With Criminals

Uganda police has refuted allegations that its officers were working with the criminal gang members that were paraded by IGP Gen Kale Kayihura at Katwe Police Station on Monday. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Police spokesperson Asan Kasingye faulted some sections of the media for publishing stories indicating that one

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Police Speaks Out on Cause of Mother Majeri Fire

The police has spoken out on the cause of the fire that caught a boys’ dormitory at Mother Majeri Primary School in Bweyogerere- Kirinya on Sunday evening (April 23). According to Kampala Metropolitan spokesperson, Emilan Kayima, although the police is still investigating the cause of the fire, they suspect it could

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Drunken Police Officer Held for Losing Gun

A police officer in the south western district of Kabale has been detained for reportedly losing his gun while drunk. Special Police Constable Allan Aharimpisya, attached to Kabale Central Police Station, reportedly abandoned his duty station and went to his home in Mukasinde Village in Kitumba Sub County. He then stopped at

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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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MP Munyagwa Released from Jail

High Court Judge Justice Flavia Anglin Senoga has granted bail to Kawempe South Member of Parliament  Mubarak Munyagwa after spending two weeks in prison. Commonly known as Mugaati-gwa-bata (buttered bread), Munyagwa has been on remand for refusing to vacate a piece of land he sold to John Baptist Maali at Shs

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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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