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Police teams guard, probe Anite’s death threats

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Police Force is investigating the death threats against the State Minister for Privatization, Evelyn Anite. Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga, says police teams from the Criminal Investigations Directorate–CID and other critical units within the police force have started investigating the threats against Anite. He says …

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Anite needs mental check up- Rukutana

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Attorney General, Mwesigwa Rukutana wants the State Minister for Privatization and Investment, Evelyn Anite subjected to a mental health checkup. This stems from Anite’s public outburst indicating that mafias after her life for demanding an audit into Uganda Telecom Limited-UTL. Rukutana has downplayed …

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ANITE: The plan by the mafia is to take me out of the picture

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The ongoing controversy over the audit of Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) took a dramatic turn on Monday, with State Minister for Privatization and Investment, Evelyn Anite telling the press that her life is in danger. Anite blamed the ‘mafia’ – a yet to be identified …

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Muhakanizi, Minister Anite in fresh fight over UTL audit

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi has directed that the audit on activities of the Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL) be halted. Muhakanizi, who doubles as Permanent secretary Ministry of Finance wrote to the UTL Administrator Bemanya Twebaze on August 2rd asking him to halt …

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Solving UTL puzzle

  Experts say Bemanya should stay but government should focus on recapitalising the telecom firm Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Debts, poor corporate governance, fights, politics and ageing infrastructure have taken centre stage in debates surrounding Uganda Telecom Limited. Bemanya Twebaze, a Ugandan lawyer and corporate executive, who has …

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Minister Anite directs finance ministry to audit UTL

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The State Minister for Privatization and Investment, Evelyn Anite has directed the Internal Auditor in the Ministry of Finance to conduct an audit on activities of the Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL). “Arising from H.E the President’s letter ref: PO/10 dated 16th July, 2019 addressed …

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UTL creditors petition court over administrator’s appointment

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of creditors of Uganda Telecommunications Limited-UTL have petitioned court seeking orders to remove the Administrator. The sixteen creditors led by  Asaph Nandawula state that the appointment of the official receiver as the Administrator and acting as such on a permanent basis is …

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Bemanya’s contract renewed as URSB boss

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The contract of the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) registrar general Bemanya Twebaze has been renewed, nine months to the expiry of the current contract. In a letter to Bemanya dated June 27, 2019, Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Kahinda Otafiire said he was …

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