Category «National News»

ACCU welcomes minister Kabafunzaki suspension

The Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda has welcomed the suspension of State Labor Minister Herbert Kabafunzaki. This is after President Yoweri Museveni ordered the minister embroiled in a bribery scandal out of office to allow for smooth investigations of the matter. The minister was arrested a week ago as he reportedly attempted to solicit and receive a …

Rights activists criticise President Museveni over relief food remarks

By Benjamin Jumbe Human rights activists have criticized President Yoweri Museveni over his remarks on relief food. While addressing a rally in Busoga on Wednesday, the president warned that spending money on relief food might force government to halt key infrastructure projects. However, the Executive Director Foundation for Human Rights Initiative Dr. Livingstone Ssewanyana tells …

Workers’ Union Disowns Labour Minister Over Bribery Allegations

By Moses Ndhaye The National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) has disowned the state minister for Labour Herbert Kabafunzaki who was arrested on Saturday last week for allegedly soliciting a bribe from an investor. The Union’s Chairman General Usher Wilson Owere says theyare totally saddened by the allegations. The minister appeared before the Anti-Corruption Court on three …