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Analysts, DP party ask Minster Anite to resign

By Ritah kemigisa Political analysts have advised privatization and investment state minister, Evelyne Anite to consider resigning from her position. This follows her public outcry yesterday that ‘mafias’ were threatening her life over an audit into the UTL mismanagement claims which is under the administration of Bemanya Twebaze. Renowned analyst Imam Idi Kasozi says Anite needs to resign because she cannot handle the said ‘mafias’ because they have allegedly become survivors of the state after accumulating a lot of wealth. Relatedly the opposition Coalition Democratic Party bloc has has asked Minister Anite to join the opposition to fight the Mafias she says are after her life. Anite who did not name the people plotting her death made it clear that …

Serunjogi asks president to sign KCCA amendment bill into law

By Prossy kisakye. Kawempe mayor Emmanuel serunjoji has asked the president to sign the Kampala capital city amendment bill 2019 into law in order to have proper administration in the authority Parliament on Thursday last week passed the bill which awaits presidential assent into law. According to the amendment, the Lord Mayor will be the political head and will cease chairing the council sittings as Speaker who will be elected by the councilors will do so. Speaking to kfm Serunjogi welcomed the bill and asked the president to assent it into law saying since it streamlined all the powers well it will help in providing the required service delivery to the people of Kampala and also solve the irrelevant wrangles between …

New archbishop to be elected next week

By Benjamin Jumbe. Anglican Bishops are set to elect a new Archbishop of the Church of Uganda to succeed His grace Stanley Ntagali. The election is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 28th August 2019, next week following the announcement of the Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali’s retirement in 2020. According to a communiqué from the Provincial Office of the Church of Uganda, the new Archbishop who will be the 9th Archbishop of Church of Uganda since 1961 will be elected by the House of Bishops consisting of all active Diocesan and Assistant Bishops. Currently, there are 38 Bishops in the House of Bishops and only 33 are eligible to become Archbishop. The Most Rev. Stanley Ntagali was elected Archbishop by …

Parent sues Sir Apollo Kaggwa PS for 1 bn over death of his son

By Ruth Anderah. Sir Apollo Kaggwa Primary School – Nakasero branch has been dragged to High Court by a parent demanding 1 billion shillings for his dead child. Martin Sentamu in his law suit against the school is seeking for a recovery of general damages, punitive damages, interest and costs of the suit arising out of the school’s negligent acts or omissions that occasioned the death of his son Imran Kyagulanyi Sentamu. Sentamu states that on July 25th 2019, while in a classroom on the school premises, the five year old Kyagulanyi who was in Top Class was hit by a loose frame of timber that had a thick layer of granite affixed on it that led to his death …

Min Anite’s life threatened

By Prossy Kisakye. The state minister for investment and privatization Evelyn Anite has revealed that her life is in danger following the ongoing audit into Uganda Telecom limited (UTL). Addressing journalists at the finance ministry headquarters, Anite says ever since she started the audit she has been receiving calls and messages from unknown people she has branded as Mafias threatening her life. She alleges that the ‘mafias’ have also been tapping her phone on top of following her. Anite further alleges that these people who are opposed to the audit have been holding meetings at the URSB headquarter offices and Kampala club. She now says she is going to write to the inspector general of police over the same but …