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Court issues arrest warrant against Mondo Mugisha

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT  |  The Buganda Road Magistrates Court has issued a warrant of arrest against the proprietor of Empowerment Christian Church International Franklin Mondo Mugisha. Court presided over by the Grade one Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu issued the warrant in respect to charges of obtaining money by false pretence and …

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State house unit arrests five Serere district officials

Serere, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |   The State House Anti-Corruption Unit Head Lt Col Edith Nakalema has ordered the arrest of five Serere district officials over shoddy works on roads whose money was disbursed in the 2018/2019 Financial Year under the NUSAF-III Project.  The group includes the District Planner Nathan …

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Relatives of Namanve forest encroachers demand their release

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There was commotion at Mukono police station on Tuesday afternoon after relatives of 75 people who were arrested for encroaching on Namanve central forest reserve stormed the station demanding their release. The suspects are part of over 500 people who descended on Namanve forest …

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 Lt Col Edith Nakalema ordered to probe Namanve forest takeover

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has directed Lieutenant Colonel Edith Nakalema, the Head of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit to investigate the encroachment on Namanve and Zirimiti central reserves in Mukono district. Last week, more than 300 people armed with pangas, sticks and metals pitched camp …

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UPDF soldier arrested in Apac for impersonation

Apac,  Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Police in Apac District have arrested a Uganda People’s Defence –UPDF for allegedly conning people and masquerading as a staff of the State House Anti-Corruption Unit.  Private Victor Omara, 30 years, a resident of Agege in Bala Sub County, Kole district who lives in Barapwoo …

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Minister Magyezi decries high corruption levels in local gov’t

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Minister for Local Government Raphael Magyezi has said his office is determined to fight cases of corruption which is overwhelming in the local Government. Magyezi was on Tuesday presenting the status of implementation of the National Resistance Movement Manifesto in the area of local …

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Another Wakiso police boss arrested over protecting murder suspect

Wakiso, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A joint investigations team from State House Anti-Corruption Unit – SHACU and Criminal Investigations Directorate – CID have arrested Wakiso police station Officer in Charge – OC on allegations of protecting a murder suspect. Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango said Assistant Superintendent of Police …

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Mbarara district officials awarded UGX 10m for illegal detention

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Five people who were arrested by the State House Anti-Corruption Unit but never charged within 48-hours have been awarded compensation of 10 million Shillings by the High Court in Kampala. The five include  Mbarara Chief Administrative Officer Felix Cuthbert Esoku, Godlive Ayebare and Emmanuel Himbisa, …

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West nile MPs demand release of NAGRIC director

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A section of legislators from the West Nile region is  demanding for the immediate release of Dr Charles Lagu, the Executive Director of the National Animal Genetic Resources centre (NAGRIC) and Data Bank. The MPs under the West Nile Parliamentary Caucus say that Lagu who …

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