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Andrew Mwenda: Bobi Wine’s People Power ‘Cult’ Simply Wants a Chance to Loot Uganda

The corruption of People Power People Power is the most trending political cult in Uganda. They are angry at the corruption of President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement (NRM) government. While its followers carry a deep sense of victimhood, they are not resigned but energized. They want to get Museveni

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Chinese Diplomats, UWA Boss Implicated in Shs 3 Billion Ivory, Pangolin Scandal

President Yoweri Museveni has directed Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja to investigate allegations that Uganda Wildlife Authority (Uwa) executive director colluded with Chinese investors to smuggle ivory and pangolins. In a May 02 letter to the IGG, the president also accuses Seguya of “authorising the export of Pangolin (olugave)

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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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Kabafunzaki Co-Accused Denied Bail

Chief Magistrate Agnes Alum of the Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala on Thursday denied State Minister Herbert Kabafunzaki's co-accused Bruce Lubowa bail. Lubowa, an interior designer, was arrested alongside State Minister Herbert Kabafunzaki at Kampala Serena Hotel on Saturday over alleged bribery and corruption. On Tuesday, he pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiring

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Minister Kabafunzaki Granted Bail

State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial relations Herbert Kabafunzaki has been released on bail. On Tuesday, Kabafunzaki appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court yesterday and was charged with soliciting and receiving a Shs 5m million bribe from Aya Group chairman Mohammad Hamid. He denied the charges but his political assistant pleaded guilty. Kabafunzaki,

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Health Inspector Arrested for Soliciting a Shs 200,000 Bribe

Police in the western Uganda district of Bushenyi are holding the Senior health Inspector for Bushenyi-Ishaka municipal council for reportedly soliciting a bribe worth Shs 200,000 (US$ 55) from a land lady in Bushenyi Town. The Tower Post has learnt that Police nabbed Steven Wamale after he received Shs 100,000 as

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Kabafunzaki: Even Museveni knows I’m Innocent; FDC Set me Up

State Minister for Labour, Employment and Industrial relations Herbert Kabafunzaki Tuesday told the press as he boarded the Prisons bus back to Luzira that even president Yoweri Museveni knew he was innocent but the opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party had framed him. Earlier Minister Kabafunzaki appeared before the Anti-Corruption

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CJ Bart Katureebe Says People Who Bribe Judicial Officers are Satanic

Uganda’s Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has said that people who tempt judicial officers with bribes are satanic. Officiating at the commissioning of Mitooma Justice Centre in Mitooma Town Counci, Mitooma district, Justice Katureebe said: “I am a Catholic. You who bring money to bribe judges are Satanic! You are Satan! The

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Teddy Cheeye Speaks Out On His Prison Life, Stings Museveni

Former firebrand journalist and former Director of Economic Monitoring in the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Teddy Seezi Cheeye has spoken out on his prison life, the current politics and his plans. Cheeye, the former editor of corruption-exposing Uganda Confidential newsletter, was released on March 3, after serving seven years in Luzira

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