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Court extends criminal summons against Pastor Mondo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates Court has extended its criminal summons to the proprietor of Empowerment Christian Centre Church International, Pastor Franklin Mondo who is facing charges of fraud. Court on Wednesday presided over by Grade One Magistrate, Gladys Kamasanyu extended the summons it had issued in …

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Nabbi omukazi remanded for aiding fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda road Magistrates Court has remanded Margaret Nakayima commonly known as Nabbi omukazi on charges related to defrauding unsuspecting Ugandans more than 4.5 billion shillings. Nabbi omukazi has been remanded to Kigo government prison by Grade one Magistrate Dorothy Barigye on three separate files related …

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Court summons Pastor Mondo over fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates Court has issued criminal summons against two city pastors over alleged involvement in a scam that saw more than 4.5 billion shillings defrauded from unsuspecting Ugandans. The pastors are Franklin Mondo Mugisha of the Empowerment Christian Centre Church International and Margaret Nakayima …

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Police cyber team probes loan scam affecting over 6,700 people

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police forensic and cyber teams are probing circumstances under which more than 6,700 people including police officers and teachers lost their money in loan scams over the last one year. It is alleged that the police officers, teachers and other public servants were …

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Local gov’t PS dispatches team to investigate corruption in Abim

 Abim, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Local Government, Ben Kamumanya has sent a team to Abim district to investigate allegations of corruption, fraud and misuse of public funds. The team is led by Charles Mwijukye, the senior inspector Ministry of Local Government. It will investigate misuse …

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PAC grills former Judiciary PS Kagole UGX 9.57 Bn questionable expenditure

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for central government learnt on Wednesday that the former Judiciary Permanent Secretary (PS), Kagole Kivumbi withdrew cash to the tune of Shillings 9.57 billion in the 2017/2018 financial year to facilitate questionable activities. The Committee was reviewing documents provided …

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UN refugee agency probing corruption in Uganda, Kenya

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The UN refugee agency said Thursday it was investigating new allegations of fraud in its resettlement programme in Kenya and Uganda after a report in German magazine Stern alleging graft. “We can confirm that we have received allegations related to resettlement fraud in Uganda and Kenya,” …

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Zimbabwe VP’s wife in court on attempted murder, fraud charges

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | The wife of Zimbabwe’s vice president was remanded in custody on Monday after appearing in court to face charges of fraud, money-laundering and attempted murder of her husband. Marry Mubaiwa, 38, who is the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, was arrested by Zimbabwe’s anti-graft commission …

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Masaka elders’ SACCO loses UGX 400 million to fraud

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Masaka Elders Savings and Credit Cooperative Society – SACCO Limited has lost at least 399.7 million shillings to fraud, a special financial audit has revealed. An audit report by Felbright and Company auditors read before the SACCO’s special general meeting convened in Masaka has revealed …

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