At it Again,Council David Mpanga implicated in BoU currency saga as he is the local attorney for the airline


City lawyer David Mpanga who is the Attorney of the UK-based KUENE +NAGEL, has come out to say the Bank of Uganda (BoU) is to blame in the on-going currency consignment saga, saying that the binding agreement which it signed with the airline stipulates that in case of any breakdown, the latter in not less than 24 hours can get an alternative to do the work. The counsel who has of recent appeared in BoU scandals and was declared by court as conflicted in the case between Crane Bank Limited,…

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Court Users Commend Magistrate for Exemplary Service Chief Justice, Bart M. Katureebe


Court users at Kiryandongo Chief Magistrateo’s Court have commended the Magistrate Grade One, Augustine Alule, for exceptional services in their community. The expressions were made during a visit by the Chief Justice, Bart M. Katureebe, and the Principal Judge, Dr. Yorokamu Bamwine, at the court this afternoon to interact with litigants. “He works with the community and carries out sensitizations to ensure there is justice…,” Sulaiman Bwayo, the Deputy District Khadi said. The Kiryandongo LCV Vice Chairperson, Edith Aliguma, applauded the efforts of the District Chain-linked Committee that strives to…

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Interpol intercepts counterfeit products


The Directorate of Interpol and International Relations has intercepted and seized 4 tons of fake liters of sachets spirits and 250 cartons of counterfeit cosmetics products worth half a billion shillings. The Ag. Director Interpol and International Relations SCP Oyo-Nyeko Benson confirmed this development during a press conference this morning at Interpol offices in Kololo.                                       The  assortment of products that  were imported from West Africa “The operation was code named FAGIA…

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Speke group of Hotels adds luxurious Speke apartments kitante to fleet of apartments


City business mogul  Dr Sudhir Ruparelia on Monday evening officially unveiled Speke Apartments Kitante, in posh Kampala city. Dr Sudhir Ruparelia’s son Rajiv Ruparelia  accompanied by his wife Naiya and sister Sheena Ruparelia hosted business men,dignitaries and media fraternity at large  during the high-class ceremony.                                                              Interior of the luxurious two bed-room apartments The new  Speke Apartments Kitante was  the  evening…

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The UPDF Joint Chief of Staff (JCOS) Lt Gen Joseph Musanyufu on behalf of the Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi has bid fare well to the Outgoing Egyptian Defence Attache’ to Uganda Col Hosny El Noby. Col El Noby, who has served in Uganda for One and half years, commended UPDF for helping him achieve his country’s goals during his tour. “My good cooperation with UPDF made my work easy,” said Col Hosny. Col El Noby expressed gratitude for the tremendous support UPDF rendered him and requested that…

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Speke Apartments Kitante officially opening today


Ruparelia Group’s housing projects are undertaken through Crane Management Services (CMS), a leading Real Estate company based in Kampala, Uganda today is officially opening the multi million facility to the public .   Talking to the facility manager manager he  says it the group has  finally completed its luxurious and finest housing project—Speke Apartments in Kitante, Kampala. Speke Apartments specialize in self-catering apartments for corporate, leisure and family travelers in Kampala for short or long term stay . Combining a great location with a secure, quiet, clean, serviced apartment accommodation…

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8 Bank of Uganda ,civil aviation officials Arrested in money printing as Nakarema Issues statement


President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed Police Criminal Investigations Director, Ms Grace Akullo to lead the investigations by the State House Anti-corruption Unit, led by Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema into the discrepancies surrounding Bank of Uganda illegal printing and transportation of billions of shillings notes. According to a source at statehouse, the unit has also enlisted the support of the Police Special Investigations Unit, now led by veteran detective Elly Womanya. Ms Akullo led a team of investigators that held a long day meeting at the Central Bank on Wednesday.…

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Dutch national Natted possessing Narcotic drugs.


The anti-narcotic unit under the Aviation police is holding one Jhinkole Rai alias Ruben a Dutch national for allegedly unlawfully possessing Narcotic drugs, he was intercepted yesterday at about 1:00 pm while at the departures hold baggage screening machine. He was destined to travel to Italy aboard Emirates and was intercepted with two suitcases containing altogether 59 (fifty nine) packages each labeled “chococino special ” and “richer chocolate taste” . The packeges had a cream powdered substance suspected to be nacortics to it suspected HEROIN concealed in them . The…

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Speech at the Reading of the National Budget 2019/2020


H.E. the Vice President, Rt. Hon. Speaker, His Lordship, the Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Deputy Prime Ministers, The Hon. Alhaji Kigongo, Hon. Ministers, Hon. Members of Parliament Their Excellencies the Ambassadors, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and gentlemen. Since I addressed the Nation on the 6th of June, 2019, a number of other Ugandans have died including my clan sister, Nyina-Omukama Christine Biira, Mukirania of the Rwenzururu Kingdom. Let us stand up for a minute of silence to remember them.  May their souls rest in eternal peace. The…

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Kawempe South MP Mubarak Munyagwa arriving at the Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala recent  The controversial MP, who doubles as chairperson of the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) was desperate to launch a fresh probe into BOU with aim of extorting BOU officials to let them off the hook but he was repulsed by the speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga not to ever think about it. Munyagwa is a city boy who became Member of Parliament through similar fraudulent ways, he staged his own kidnap to gain…

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