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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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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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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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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Sachet spirit manufacturers to lose licenses

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Effective June 1, 2019, any sachet alcohol found in shops will be burned while the manufacturers will have their licenses revoked, Amelia Kyambadde, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives has said. “We had given the companies up to May 31 to comply with the ban on the manufacture of sachet spirits and if by June 1 we find sachets on shelves, licenses will be lost. Even the imported sachets will face the same fate,” she said. She said they have set up a committee that will be moving around…

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Vietnamese held over Shs30b pangolin scales

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Two Vietnamese nationals are currently battling charges of wildlife trafficking brought against them by the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA). Dhan Yon Chiew and Nguyen Son Dong were detained at the beginning of this month after UWA officials seized an illegal shipment of ivory and pangolin scales, the largest the country has ever uncovered. The value of the haul is estimated at more than $8 million (about Shs30 billion). It is believed the haul originated from the Democratic Republic of Congo and passed through South Sudan before entering Uganda. It is…

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Human trafficking laws should be implemented, Kadaga tells govt

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The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has called on government to domesticate international conventions on human trafficking and slavery so that the country is able to fight the crime that has affected many Ugandans. Ms Kadaga, while opening the consultative workshop on the Anti-Slavery Bill, 2018 at the Gold Tulip Hotel in Kampala yesterday, said it is not good for Uganda to sign international conversions and shelve them. “As a country, we have to wake up. We have not domesticated international conventions; I don’t know how many we have…

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One dead as six are injured in Fort Portal fire explosion

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One person is said to have died, six others injured and property worth millions of shillings destroyed in a fire explosion in Kisenyi cell in South Division of Fort Portal municipality in Kabarole District. The incident occurred at around 9pm on Monday along Kasaija Road in Fort portal town. Eye witnesses said the fire started from a Fuso truck registration number UAW 038N that was carrying plastic drums with fuel. The vehicle reportedly went up in flames minutes after the fuel started leaking. One of the eye witnesses, who only…

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Another worker Birungi Jannet suffering in Saudi Arabia, She calls for government intervention.

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Just after days when state minister for youth and children affairs Nakiwala Kiyingi summoned two labour exporting companies over allegations of mistreatment of workers taken to countries in the Middle East after a video about a woman complaining about torture by her employer went viral, Daily inspector has landed on another Ugandan by names of Birungi Jannet who is also suffering in Saudi Arabia. In a conversation that our correspondent had with Birungi she revealed on how the once admired job has become a curse in her life. She told…

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Riots in Kisekka market as traders protest Bobi Wine’s arrest and detention

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Police Tuesday used teargas and bullets to disperse hundreds of angry supporters of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine at Kisekka Market in Kampala. Several policemen from the Field Force Unit (FFU), regular police and the Military Police engaged in running battles with Mr Kyagulanyi’s supporters. The police’s action was sparked off when protestors who were standing on top of the buildings, pelted the officers with stones. Earlier on, a section of the youth told the traders to close their shops, saying they were going to demonstrate. In…

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“YOUR FINDINGS ABOUT BOU WERE WRONG”, KASEKENDE ATTACKS AUDITOR GENERAL & COSASE

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Deputy governor Louis Kasekende together with directors at the bank of Uganda organized a press conference in the absence of the the Governor and they started  challenging the outcomes of the COSASE Committee  claiming that the outcomes of the report were”totally wrong”. The question to ask is “WHY DOES HE ALWAYS COME OUT TO SPEAK TO THE PUBLIC IN THE ABSENCE OF THE GOVERNOR?” we want to find his motive. We would also want to know where he (Kasekende) was when all this mess was happening at the central bank…

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The hunter is hunted: Nakalema’s anti-corruption unit begins investigations on IGG.

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The Head of state house anti-corruption unit Colonel Edith Nakalema  has started investigations on the alleged corruption  IGG office which is headed by Irene Mulyagonja. It should be noted  that a one whistleblower who happens to a Staff at the Inspectorate of Government (IG) petitioned the State House Anti-Corruption Unit demanding an investigation into alleged corruption, illegal and irregular recruitments that they say had marred the agency. The whistleblower in the petition dated 3rd March 2019 said a number of regional inspectorate officers have acted in their positions for more…

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ROBERS RAID DFCU BANK MBARARA BRANCH.

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Police in Mbarara is investigating the circumstances under which two armed men stormed Dfcu bank in Mbarara and robbed a depositor shs 10m at gunpoint. The victim Sharif Kakooza says today afternoon he went to deposit shs 10m on his account in Dfcu bank Mbarara branch. Kakooza adds that while he was at the counter, two armed men with pistols approached him and put him on gunpoint and instructed him not to say anything but to just walk out of the bank. The two also ordered other people who were…

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Bank of Uganda seeks Shs484b for recapitalization despite corruption scandals

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Government is putting pressure on the Members of Parliament (MPs) to approve Shs484.2 billion for the capitalisation of the Bank of Uganda (BoU) which has failed to account for Shs478 billion it claims it spent on Crane Bank Limited while under statutory management between October 20, 2016 and January 25, 2017. According to the Auditor General John Muwanga, out of Shs478 billion, Shs320 remains unaccounted for by BoU. This issue came up as MPs probed BoU on the irregular closure seven banks between the years 1993 and October 2016. The…

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IGG sabotaged investigations into the Central bank operations.

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The Inspectorate of Government (IGG) Irene Mulyagonja ordered decline to proceed with a probe on Bank of Uganda officials even when he summoned them to his office sometime back. The motive by the IGG to stop investigating the mess at the Central Bank remains unknown and has since sparked off debate in top government offices. “Even when an investigative committee of Parliament, COSASE investigated and recommended that top officials in the Central Bank should personally be held liable for the mess caused while closing off seven private banks, the IGG,…

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MTN Uganda Chairman Charles Mbire in panic over money laundering

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MTN Uganda Chairman Mbire is in panic over money laundering. The evidence shows that Foreign Funds were wired via Mobile Money to Uganda a thing that triggered investigations for security purposes There were reports that the Chairman of MTN Uganda, Charles Mbire was to be quizzed by a joint team of security officials over the telecom top officials’ alleged plot to overthrow the government. Rumors had it that Mr. Mbire, was to be questioned on the alleged involvement of MTN’s top officials in the creation of special mobile money accounts…

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Shameless Dfcu officials thrown Out of COSASE over Fake Documents

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The Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprise (COSASE) has thrown out Dfcu Bank bosses for presenting unauthentic documents regarding the purchase of defunct Crane Bank. Dfcu officials led by chairman board of directors Jimmy Mugerwa were appearing before COSASE as witnesses in the closure and purchase of Crane Bank in the ongoing Bank of Uganda probe. During the meeting, Dfcu’s Mugerwa made a defense presentation in regards to the terms of purchase of Crane bank agreement, however the presentation was backed by fake documents which were neither…

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Things fall apart as Justice Bamugemereire and UPDF soldiers clash over investigations on Mutungo land

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There was a scuffle at Mutungo hill as UPDF soldiers guarding contested Mutungo land threatened to shoot at counter terrorism police officers guarding members of the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire judicial commission of inquiry into land matters. Bamugemereire and her commissioners had gone to visit the land that has pitted Buganda prince, David Kintu Wasajja against Bendicto Kiwanuka’s family and Dr Muhammad Kasasa. The land is currently being used by External Security Organisation (ESO). One of the UPDF officers on guard identified as Julius Katuriba  (RA 095301) yelled out instructions to…

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