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Basajjabalaba granted bail

City Businessman Hassan Basajjabalba has been granted bail. Hassan Basajjabalaba and his brother Muzamir Basajjabalaba, the director of Haba group of companies face charges of defeating tax laws. They are charged with 3 counts of defeating tax laws, forgery of judicial document and uttering a false document. The Anti-Corruption Court Judge Catherine Bamugemereire has released …

Mukula now free, conviction set aside

Former State Heath Minister Captain Mike Mukula is now a free man. He has been acquitted of charges of embezzlement, on which he had earlier been convicted and sentenced t0 4 years in prison. Anti-Corruption Court Judge David Wangutusti has set Mukula free on grounds that prosecution had failed to produce adequate evidence against him. …

Amama denies responsibility for graft mess

The Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi has denied political responsibility for the mess in his office. He continues to explain his position regarding the reported irregularities in the operations of his office, as he appears before parliament’s Public Accounts Committee. The committee is investing the suspected theft of Shs.50 billion in foreign aid meant for post-conflict …

Onvizua, Baryomunsi trial for April

The trial of Dr. Sylvester Onzivua a former Mulago Hospital pathologist and Dr Chris Baryomunsi the MP for Kinkiizi East has been set to begin on 4th April. The two are accused of conspiring and unlawfully obtaining body samples of the late Cerinah Nebanda. Prosecution today informed court that investigations into the matter are complete. …

Women activists trash cohabitation clause

The Marriage and Divorce Bill Coalition has added voice to those supporting the deletion of the clause on cohabitation. Addressing a news conference in Kampala this morning, the coalition chairperson Sheila Kawamara has said that it is hard to advocate for the rights of people in cohabitation yet it is not a recognized form of …