Youth Group Wants Irene Mulyagonja Fired From Her IGG Job

Inspector General of Government (IGG) Justice Irene Mulyagonja when they appeared before legal committee to present their budget at Parliment. Photo by Geoffrey Sseruyanghe

Uganda Poor Youth Movement, a youth pressure group, has petitioned President Yoweri Museveni asking him to fire the Inspector General of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja for failing to execute her mandate. The Group also alleges that there is public resentment towards the institution of Inspectorate of Government due to Mulyagonja’s incompetence. The petition signed off by the Groups spokesperson Zahid Sempala and addressed to President Museveni said the IGG is discriminatory and her office is tainted with corruption, favoritism and selective justice. “Your Excellency, the office of the Inspector General…

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Kingdom Kampala Officially Opened To The Public


Rajiv Ruparelia a director of Crane Management Services has said the modern corporate businesses are looking for ‘lifestyle offices’ because the middle class is growing and Ugandans are becoming more entrepreneurial. These modern entrepreneurs are looking for modern office space that gives them comfort. “Today many residents are pushed to suburbs such as Nalya, Nageera, Bunga and others. The city needs to grow and take up the skyline and provide services to the corporates; the people who are doing business in the city,” Rajiv noted. “The airspace is not yet…

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Sudhir Swears To Defend What Belongs To Him

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Businessman Sudhir Ruparelia has said he will to the end to see that the fraudulent manner in which his Crane Bank was taken over by the central bank and later sold to DFCU Bank is punished and losses he incurred recovered. Ever since then, Sudhir has been in and out of court fighting for justice and he is not about to relent. While this fight is draining physically and emotionally, Sudhir is not about to give up and let his hard earned businesses and integrity be rolled in the mad.…

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BoU Replaces Hires News Lawyers To Replace Sebalu&LuleAdvocates


Bank of Uganda in the suit filed by businessman Sudhir Ruparelia against Crane Bank Limited (in receivership) will be represented J B. Byamugisha Advocates after court recently ruled that Sebalu&Lule Advocates are conflicted In a May 17, notice to the High Court, the central bank has confirmed having instructed J. B. Byamugisha Advocates, to provide them with legal services. “Take notice that J.B Byamugisha Advocates on 2nd Floor, EADB Building, 4 Nile Avenue, Kampalla have been instructed to represent the Respondent (Crane Bank) in the above application,” a notice of…

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Ministry of Water and Environment received funding

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The Ministry of Water and Environment received funding from the Adaptation Fund through Sahara and Sahel Observatory for implementing Enhancing Resilience of Communities to Climate Change through Catchment Based Integrated Management of Water and Related Resources in Uganda (EURECCCA) project. The project is multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary and is being implemented in a very participatory and integrated manner right from the National level to the Catchment, District and the Community levels including the private sector. EURECCCA supervision mission took place in Kyoga Water Management Zone/ Awoja Catchment to assess the good…

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The Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) on May 17, 2019 concluded two-weeks’ post-mission guidance and counselling sessions for its twenty fourth battle group (UGABAG XXIV) that returned from Somalia earlier this month having served for one year under African Union Mission in Somalia. The Chief of Staff Land Force, Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda closed the program at UPDF Peace Support Operation Center in Nakaseke and also officially welcomed back the 1,798 troops under the command of Col Jackson Kayanja. Maj Gen Kyanda said the program was very relevant in ensuring…

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Boeing completes 737 Max software upgrade

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Boeing has completed development of a software update for its 737 Max plane which was grounded following two fatal crashes within five months. The US firm announced that it had flown the 737 Max with the updated software on 207 flights. It added it would provide data to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on how pilots interact with controls and displays in different scenarios. The FAA expects Boeing to submit the upgrade for certification next week. An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed in March, killing all 157 people on board. It…

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Omar al-Bashir charged over dead Sudan protesters


Sudan’s public prosecutor has charged ousted President Omar al-Bashir with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters. The charges stem from an inquiry into the death of a doctor killed during protests that led to the end of Mr Bashir’s rule last month. Mr Bashir’s fate is unclear. He was reportedly arrested after being ousted. He is also facing an investigation over allegations of money laundering and terror financing. Some Sudanese people will not believe that Mr Bashir is really in trouble for such crimes until they see him…

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Former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro dead at 39


Former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro has died, the organization announced Thursday. She was 39. “We are saddened to learn of the tragic death of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro, “She performed in WWE from 2005-2008 and was beloved by her fellow Superstars and fans around the world. WWE offers its condolences to Ashley’s family and friends. According to TMZ, citing officials, Massaro was rushed to a local hospital from her home in Suffolk County, N.Y., she was pronounced dead early Thursday. Per the celebrity gossip outlet, officials are not currently revealing a…

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Cranes Regional Tour: Western Region Summon Squad To Face Uganda Cranes


Western Region select team that played against Uganda Cranes at Kabale Municipal Stadium in 2017 Sponsored by Airtel and Nile Special   Saturday: 18th May 2019  Match: Western Region Select vs Uganda Cranes  Venue: Bushenyi Main Ground Time: 4pm Western region technical committee has summoned a provisional squad of 28 players that have begun preparations for the Regional Tour game against Uganda Cranes on Saturday 18th May 2019 at Bushenyi Ground. Uganda Cranes Right Full back Nicolas Wadada (Red) in action during the match against Western Region at Kabale Municipal Stadium…

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