COMMENTS ON THE DEMAND BY MINISTRY OF GENDER LABOUR AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT THAT LABOUR EXPORT COMPANIES SUBMIT BANK STATEMENTS FOR VERIFICATION.

Export of labour in Uganda is regulated by the Employment (Recruitment of Ugandan Migrant workers abroad Regulations Statutory Instrument number 62 of 2005 which does not explicitly mention that thelabour export companies are required to submit bank statements. The Bank of Uganda Final Consumer Protection Guidelines 2011under guideline 7(3)(a) which provides for safeguarding consumer information and precludes financial service providers from disclosing information about a consumer to a third party except where the financial service provider is compelled by law to disclose the information or where the disclosure is made…

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Speaker Rebecca Kadaga blocks new BoU inquiry

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The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has blocked a new request for fresh investigations into irregularities at Bank of Uganda (BoU) and described the move by MPs on the House committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) as misguided and a waste of time. Ms Kadaga also wondered why Cosase members would waste time re-investigating BoU on the sale of seven commercial banks yet Parliament already pronounced itself on resolutions of the Abdul Katuntu committee report. The previous Committee chaired by Mr Katuntu investigated BoU for three…

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EXPOSING COSASE’s MP IBRAHIM KASOZI A REBEL SPY

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New and shocking secrets of Makindye East Member of Parliament Ibrahim Kasoozi have leaked, According to security sources, Ibrahim Kasoozi was for long time been spying for Uganda’s most wanted renegade cardiologist Dr Aggrey Kiyingi who is wanted on charges of terrorism, murder and financing subversive activities against the legitimate government of Uganda. This security source narrated that Kasoozi who is also a member of COSASE committee of Parliament broke ties with Kiyingi after conning him 200,000 USD promising him to bankroll recruitment of rebels across the country to help…

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Arsenal Footaball Star Ozil Gets Married In Istanbul Turkey With President Erdogan As Best Man

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The German star footballer of Turkish origin, who fell out of fans’ favour after his bleak performance in the Europa League final, has prompted a new controversy. Mesut Ozil, who quit the national team following a backlash over a photo-op with the Turkish president, widely criticised in Germany for his domestic policies, invited him to his wedding. Arsenal footballer Mesut Ozil has married his long-time girlfriend, former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse, at a luxury hotel in Istanbul. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine were the posh ceremony’s honorary guests

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Meghan Markle Makes First Public Appearance Since Giving Birth To Celebrate The Queen’s Birthday

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Meghan Markle made her first public appearance on Saturday since giving birth to her son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duchess of Sussex attended the traditional Trooping the Colour with Prince Harry. The event is an official celebration of the Queen’s birthday. Onlookers got their first glimpse of the royal couple as they exited Buckingham Palace in a horse-drawn carriage with Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. Thousands of people gathered along the Mall in London to watch the spectacle, which featured more than 200 horses, 400 musicians and 1,400 officers. Aside…

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From Paris to Dodoma: Cameroon Footballer Samuel meets Diamond Platnumz in Tanzania.

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Tanzanian artist Diamond hasted the Legendary Cameroon footballer Samuel Etoo for Dinner in Tanzania The former footballer was in Tanzania and he visited diamond at his home. Smauel Eto shared the photo on his Instagram page where he said meeting people who make Africa great. View this post on Instagram From Paris to Dodoma! Thanks for having me for diner last night . It’s always a pleasure to interact with brothers who make the difference in Africa. Be blessed for your Hospitality 🙏🏾💉💉💉 De Paris à Dodoma! Merci pour le…

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Victoria University hands over 300 scholarships to Kampala Capital City Minister Hon. Betty Kamya

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Victoria University Kampala through its top leadership donated 300 scholarships to the youth in Kampala. The scholarships were handed over to Kampala Capital City Minister Betty Olive Namisango kamya by Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia and wife Naiya. Rajiv Ruparelia Group Managing Director said that the minimum qualification for the degree programme is two principal passes and one principal pass for those enrolling for diplomas. The minister thanked Victoria University for coming up with such a scholarship scheme aimed at improving the welfare of the youth in Kampala. She called upon the…

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Anthony Joshua sensationally beaten by Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden

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Andy Ruiz Jr produced one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing to rip Anthony Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles from him and tear up the division’s proposed plot lines. In a truly remarkable fight at New York’s Madison Square Garden, Ruiz floored Joshua four times en route to a seventh-round stoppage, which stunned this famous arena and handed the Briton his first defeat as a professional. Joshua was a 1-25 favourite with bookmakers, with 22 wins – 21 by knockout – going into…

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21 KISU Students Graduate in International Baccalaureate.

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21 Kampala International school students graduated in International Baccalaureate. The School Director Steve Lang said IB programme is the most prestigious Qualification and its Recognized by over 600 Universities all over the World. The students who graduated are expected to be Awarded scholarships worth Half a Million US Dollars from Universities in America,Canada,and United Kingdom. Kampala International School Uganda which offers an international education to students between 2 and 19 years of age, sits on about 14 acres of land and it bases on the English National Curriculum for the…

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Concerned citizens petition Kadaga over re-probing BOU by COSASE

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A group of 100 concerned Uganda citizens have petitioned the speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to ban parliament’s new committee on commissions, statuary authorities and state enterprises (COSASE) from re-investigating Bank of Uganda especially on the shs 478 billion that the central bank official failed to account for during the first probe carried out under Abdu Katuntu as chairperson. The group led by Kakulu Sam Brian, a student pursuing B.A and Law at Uganda Christian university says the new chairperson of COSASE, Honorable Mubaraka Munyagwa is trying to play on…

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Liverpool beat Spurs 2:0 to win Champions League

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Liverpool erased the disappointment of last season’s Champions League final loss by claiming the trophy for the sixth time with victory over Tottenham in Madrid. It was Mohamed Salah, such a disconsolate figure when he was injured early in that loss to Real Madrid, who set Liverpool on their way with a penalty after two minutes when Moussa Sissoko was contentiously punished for handball. In a final that rarely touched the heights of the blockbuster semi-finals that made this an all-Premier League showpiece, Spurs had chances but were denied by…

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Former Kagame bodyguard murdered in South Africa

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Former bodyguard to Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame was killed in Cape Town, South Africa on Thursday afternoon. Camille Nkuruziza turned a critic of his former boss President Kagame and fled into exile in South Africa where he and the arrested Maj Callixite Nsabimaana aka Sankara met. According to a close relative, Nkurunziza, a brother to Sgt Innocent Karisa who was also kidnapped from Uganda in 2013 and is said to be incarcerated in Kigali. After the kidnap of Sgt Karisa in August 2013, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees…

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Members of Parliament pay last respect to fallen premier Apollo Nsibambi

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Fallen former Uganda premier Prof. Apollo Nsibambi’s body was Friday taken to the House for the MPs’ final respects, one thing stood out, over shadowing the somber moment; the unusual punctuality of the lawmakers. At exactly 10:00am, a delegation composed of Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, the Clerk to Parliament Ms Jane Kibirige and the second deputy premier, Al Haj Kirunda Kivejinja, was already assembled at the main foyer, to receive Nsibambi’s body. Other members included Ms Kasule Lumumba, the NRM Party Secretary General, the Government Chief Whip Ms Ruth Nankabirwa and…

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MTN Uganda chief executive officer Wim Vanhelleputte to return to Uganda

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The negotiations to have the deported MTN Uganda chief executive officer Wim Vanhelleputte return have been ongoing for almost three months. Vanhelleputte, who was deported in February, returned to Uganda yesterday. MTN first got a green light to have Mr Vanhelleputte back in a meeting with President Museveni on March 13 at Commonwealth Resort Munyonyo in Kampala during the Africa Now Summit 2019. A source close to the presidency said Mr Museveni told the MTN delegation led by the company’s group chief executive officer, Mr Rob Shuter, that he didn’t…

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MP Munyagwa (Cosase Chairman), Deputy Auditor General, and Kasekende in fresh BOU comedy show.

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If you haven’t noticed Munyagwa and his new Cosase committee have reopened the BOU mismanagement case, at first sight one would think they are trying to clean the Central Bank but if you know what their motive is then you can predict the future of their business. The new committee first insisted on an accounting office of which the law doesn’t provide for, this committee is looking to introduce a new document and that is the fake accountability BOU has now cooked of the 487 billion that wasn’t accounted for.…

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Former Kagoma MP Godfrey Taire Idhwege dead, Uganda police mourns him

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Former Member of Parliament for Kagoma Constituency in Jinja District, Godfrey Taire Idhwege is dead. Commissioner of Police Idhwege who served in the sixth Parliament from 1996 to 2001, died on Friday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital in Nsambya, according to police. “The Inspector General of Police with deep sorrow regrets to announce the untimely death of Commissioner of Police Godfrey Taire Idhwege, who passed on Friday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital in Nsambya. We do extend our heartfelt sympathises to the immediate family members, and the entire police fraternity,”…

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Mbale Youth leaders demonstrate over delayed city status

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Police in Mbale District have  today arrested 11 youth leaders who were participating in demonstration to protest a Cabinet decision to postpone the elevation of Mbale Municipality to city status until 2021. Mbale was among the 15 cities that were recently approved as regional cities but it was not included in the first lot of cities that will be elevated to city status by 2020. Municipal council that will become cities by 2020 are Arua, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal and Mbarara. The detained youth leaders are; Mr Yassin Kawanguzi, the…

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