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President summons Beneficiaries of the 6 billion presidential oil handshake

By Ruth Anderah. High Court in Kampala had that president Museveni has summoned one of the beneficiaries of 6 billion shillings presidential oil handshake for a meeting. It’s alleged that the summoned officials include a one Ali Sekatawa formerly lawyer for Uganda Revenue Authority and Attorney General William Byaruhanga. The summoning was revealed  before the High Court in Kampala when the matter had come up for cross-examination of Attorney General,  William Byaruhanga in respect of his affidavit in which he made in a case in which Sekatawa is seeking judicial review of the findings and recommendations of Parliament regarding the oil cash bonanza. To that effect,Brian Kabaiza, the lawyer who represented  Sekatawa, told court that his client was absent on …

FDC president Amuriat arrested, Party members vow to proceed to kasese

By Damali Mukhaye.  The opposition forum for democratic change has attacked police for blocking and arresting their party president who was leading a delegation of party members to kasese district to meet their leaders. Addressing journalists at their offices in Najjanakumbi, the party deputy secretary Harold Kaija said that police arrested Patrick Amuriate at Rwimi while on his way to kasese and have since taken him to an unknown place. Kaija says they do not need permission from police when they are to meet their leaders at the grass root level because they are a registered party. The party leadership was supposed to meet Kasese leaders to establish those who are still in the party or those who has left …

Makerere dispatch team of 100 to help Bududa victims

By Damali Mukhaye. Makerere University is today set to dispatch a team of 11 people from the university to offer support to the people who were affected in the Bududa mudslide. Over 40 people have been reported dead and more are still missing. Addressing journalists, the chairperson of makerere university academic staff association Deus Kamunyu says that the team comprised of students and staff will help to distribute relief items to the victims which will be collected from the University students, alumni and stuff. He meanwhile says a relief center has meanwhile been launched to this effect.

SK MBUGA and other Ugandans to be charged in Dubai

By Samuel Sebuliba. Uganda’s tycoon Sulaiman Kabangala Mbuga is yet to be charged in Dubai since is arrest  in February this year. Mbuga is among the 45 Ugandans who are rotting in Dubai jails on several charges including fraud, drag trafficking , Alcoholism , abduction and others . Speaking to media today the spokesperson ministry of foreign affairs Moses Kasujja said SK Mbuga has never be charges with any offence due on going investigation and thus Uganda’ embassy in Dubai can’t help him at this stage . For the case of other Ugandans Kasujja said that they are working with United Arab Emirates government to release them and be tried in Uganda.

Bobi Wine rallies Kenyan youth to fight for freedom

By Ritah Kemigisa. The Kyadondo East Legislator Robert Kyagulanyi AKA Bobi Wine has called upon Kenyan Youth to stand together and fight for their freedom. Speaking at a free ghetto free concert in Kibera yesterday, Bobi Wine said if the people in the East African region attain freedom the whole of Africa will also be free. He called for harmony among Kenyans and Ugandans noting that the two countries are like brothers and sisters bound by a history that they should reflect on. Bobi Wine has been in Kenya for five days following an invite from the Kenya Young Parliamentarians Association. While in Kenya, he has graced various music concerts and rallies and also attended a parliamentary session on Friday. …