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Crime preventers demand police 14.5b for food supply

By Prossy Kisakye. The crime preventers who supplied food to different police units across the country between December 2015 and 2017 are demanding a total of Shs 14.5b from the force. They have also threatened to pitch camp at different police stations until they are paid their full amounts of money. The suppliers under national crime preventers forum say they were contracted by the Exodus SACCO, owned by the police to supply food to different police stations on instruction from the then IGP, Gen Kale Kayihura, but since then, they have not been paid. The chairperson of the group Ronald Muliisa Rwamakuba said that since the removal of the former police boss, Gen Kale Kayihura, the new police leadership has turned hostile …

Uganda to loss investors due to BOU saga – FDC

By Damali Mukhaye. The opposition forum for democratic change have expressed fear Uganda could lose potential investors due the ongoing Bank of Uganda saga. Yesterday police confirmed that they raided homes of six senior bank officials and recovered documents which suggest printing of unauthorised excess money. Without revealing their identities the police spokesperson Fred Enanga said the officials are still in police custody as investigations continue. Now according to the deputy secretary general of FDC Harold Kaija, there is no serious investor who would bring his money to Uganda because they will have the fear of being defrauded. He says that all Bank of Uganda officials should be.  

Kawempe mayor rejects lord mayor’s directive on property rate tax.

By Prossy Kisakye. The mayor of kawempe division Emmanuel serunjogi has rejected the lord mayor’s directive that land lords in kawempe division should present their queries to kcca evaluation court. serunjogi SAYS that lukwago’s directive shows that he doesn’t care for the people because he couldn’t send the victims of unfair property rates to court before investigating the actual problem. Yesterday Kcca called for A meeting between kawempe division land lords and local leaders to table their grievances concerning property rate tax. They unanimously rejected the tax and asked KCCA to relax the tax on property.

Pine Car Bond proprietor Sebuufu case hearing flops again

By Ruth Anderah. The murder judgement against Pine Car Bond proprietor Muhammad Sebuufu for the second time has been flopped. The judgement which was scheduled to be delivered this morning has been adjourned to June 24th 2019 by Court registrar Tumwebaze Ayebale on behalf of a trial judge Flavia Anglin Senoga who reportedly sick. Sebuubu and co-accused persons were in court ready  torecieve their Judgement but only to be informed that the trial judge is unwell and that was anable to attend court. Sebuufu is accused of murdering a business woman Donah Betty Katushabe  in 2015 over a 9 million shillings car debt. Prosecution says Katushabe was tortured to death on October 23rd 2015  over a car debt she could …

Bank of Uganda insists on regulating mobile Money

By Moses Ndhaye. Mobile telecom operators are optimistic that the new law which government is fronting to regulate Mobile Money industry will increase efficiency in the sector. Recently Bank of Uganda proposed to front a National Payments law which will to streamline Uganda’s payment. The General Manager corporate services at MTN Uganda Enid Edroma says although the new law will increase, regulatory burden, but it will be good for the sector. The new law, will give Bank of Uganda the sole responsibility of regulating mobile money and payment services in Uganda. Currently Bank of Uganda share the responsibility of regulating mobile money with the Uganda communication commission.