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Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile and his deputy Louis Kasekende. Photo by Alex Esagala

FULL BRIEFING: Cosase BoU Probe Report’s Key Findings and Recommendations

Parliament’s Committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) has released its report on closure and sale of seven commercial banks by Bank of Uganda (BoU). The report is from months of a follow-up probe on a special audit report by the auditor general on the sale of defunct banks. The seven

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Blood Sample of Another Suspected Rukungiri Ebola Victim Tests Negative – Health Ministry

The sample of a second suspected Ebola victim at Nyakibale Hospital in Rukungiri has tested negative, the health ministry has told The Tower Post. On Tuesday, it emerged that two patients had succumbed to what Karoli Lwanga Hospital Nyakibale had earlier suspected to be Ebola. But results from a sample from the

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Minister Joyce Moriku. Courtesy Photo

Rukungiri Ebola Outbreak Reports: Health Ministry Speaks Out

Uganda’s health ministry has spoken out on reports of an Ebola outbreak in Rukungiri district, days after two patients succumbed to an Ebola-like-disease. The Tower Post has seen a November 12 communication between two Rukungiri district leaders indicating death of patients with signs similar to those of Ebola. According to the communication, a

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Education minister Janet Museveni

Rakai School Fire: First Lady Janet Museveni Talks of ‘Raising Insensitive and Self-Centred Children’, Punishing Arsonists

 St Benard's Mannya SS Rakai School Fire: First lady and education minister Janet Museveni has urged communities to ensure that they don’t raise insensitive children. Speaking during her visit at St Benard's Mannya secondary school in Rakai district on Monday, Mrs Museveni noted that a community-based approach to parenting would make children

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Hasibu Deo Njoki (2nd left) alongside Norbert Mao and MP Florence Namayanja

DP’s Njoki Refuses Museveni Job Offer; Remains in Busia LC V Chairperson Race

Deogratias Njoki Hasubi has made a dramatic u-turn on his choice of President Yoweri Museveni’s job offer and running as a candidate in the Busia district LC5 chairperson race. There has been pressure from opposition activists after a letter Njoki wrote to his Democratic Party (DP) on the decision to take

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Mutebile appears before Cosase a year ago. Courtesy Photo

Mutebile, BoU Officials Fail to Produce Inventory Report for Closed Teefe Trust Bank

The parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) has adjourned a meeting with Bank of Uganda officials over Teefe Trust Bank inventory report. Cosase committee chairperson Abdu Katuntu (Bugweri County) pushed the face-off after BoU officials, led by governor Prof Emmanuel Tumusiimwe Mutebile, said they didn't have the

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Museveni meets Archbishops Lwanga and Odama at State House Entebbe. Courtesy Photo

Museveni, Archbishop Lwanga, Odama Hold Talks at State House

Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Kampala Archdiocese and Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu Archdiocese have visited President Museveni at State House. According to presidential press secretary Linda Nabusayi, Museveni “held talks” with his guests. “Museveni has met and held talks with Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga of Kampala Archdiocese and Archbishop John

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The man captured brutalizing Kawooya and the man paraded before army disciplinary unit. Courtesy Collage

Fake Suspects: Opposition Politicians Challenge Army to Parade Pot-Bellied Man Who Brutalized Yusuf Kawooya

Opposition politicians Norbert Mao and Abed Bwanika have accused the military of parading ‘fake suspects’ in the brutal arrest of Yusuf Kawooya. Last week, a group of officers violently arrested Kawooya, a member of Mao’s Democratic Party (DP), along Colvile Street in Kampala. On Saturday, suspects appeared before the army’s disciplinary unit. But

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Bobi Wine

Again: Bobi Wine November 9 ‘Kyarenga’ Namboole Concert Cancelled; Fufa Says Concert Will Stop Cranes Afcon Qualification

The management of Mandela National Stadium, Namboole, has once again cancelled Bobi Wine's Kyarenga concert that had been rescheduled to November 9.  Bobi Wine had planned to hold his Kyarenga show at Namboole on October 20. But Namboole stadium management said there would be a wedding on that Saturday. Police also claimed the

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Louis Kasekende

Document: Bank of Uganda Deputy Governor Louis Kasekende’s Wealth Exposed

An investigation by the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has revealed how rich the Bank of Uganda (BoU) Deputy Governor Dr Louis Kasekende is and how he acquired his money.   According to the Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities Form Kasekende submitted to IGG Irene Mulyagonja in line with Leadership Code

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