Former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya acquitted

The High Court has acquitted former Vice President Prof. Gilbert Bukenya and the directors of Motor Care Uganda of any wrong doing in the CHOGM motorcycle purchase deal. Justice Paul Mugamba has ruled that the prosecution failed to prove that they committed any offence. The judge also observed that the state had failed to prove …

Kabakumba resigns

The minister for the Presidency Kabakumba Matsiko has resigned. She has made the announcement while addressing the media at parliament this afternoon. Her resignation follows numerous calls for her to step aside and allow invesigations into allegations that she illegally used UBC equipment at her private Masindi-based FM station. Flanked by her husband Col Henry …

Court halts Parliamentary oil probe

The Constitutional Court has issued an order halting the ongoing Parliamentary probe against Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and 2 ministers over allegations of corruption in the oil sector. Amama Mbabazi and Ministers Sam Kutesa and Hilary Onek are being investigated by Parliament for allegedly taking billions in bribes to favor some oil companies. The order …

Bukenya trial begins

The first state witness in the trial against Prof. Gilbert Bukenya over the CHOGM car deal has exonerated the former Vice President of any wrong doing. Prof. Gilbert Bukenya and the directors of Motor Care Uganda Klaus Karstensein and Per Lundgren face charges of abuse of office and fraudulent practice. They are accused of conniving …

Civil society roots for Anti-Corruption Court

Civil society organizations have urged government to improve facilitation to the Anti-Corruption Court, if its effectiveness is to be improved. The organizations which include the Anti-Corruption Coalition, the Uganda Debt Network and ACCODE sounded the call as they began marking the Anti-Corruption week today. The organizations appreciate the role played by the court which has …