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You Are A Disgrace To The People Of Tooro – King Oyo’s Uncle Blasts Best Kemigisa



Gilbert Atwooki Mujogye (70), the uncle to King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru, the Omukama of Tooro kingdom has blasted Best Kemigisha the Queen Mother of Tooro, over grabbing their family heritage land.

While testifying before the commission of inquiry into land matters, Atwooki said that Kemigisha fraudulently grabbed land which was under her late husband, king Patrick Kabooyo’s custody. He said that when their father king David Rukidi Kamulaasi died in 1965, he left a will dividing his land and property among his 27 children,15 boys and 12 girls.

The guardian left decided to give the titles to all children who were above 18 years.

Atwooki testifying before the commission

“My Lord, when Milton Obote, who was the president by then attacked Mengo palace and chased king Muteesa, all kingships were in panic because Obote was threatening to abolish them. All the kingdom properties were registered in the names of the king to keep them as a trustee. My Lord, all our land titles who were below 18 years were registered in the names of king Kaboyo,” Atwooki said.

Atwooki said that many of the kingdom officials and princes went into exile including Atwooki. When president Yoweri Museveni captured power in 1986, some the princes came back to Uganda and others stayed in abroad. Atwooki was one of those who remained abroad, in Zambia.

Atwooki told the commission that by the time he came back, he found king Kaboyo appointed as the Uganda’s ambassador to Tanzania and later to Russia, so he didn’t get time to sign transfer forms for the remaining children.

“My brother died under suspicious circumstances with all the knowledge of our properties which he had in his custody,” Atwooki said.

After the death king Kabooyo in 1995, in 1996, the Queen Mother Best Kemigisha applied for powers of attorney in Kabarole High Court as the recognised widow to the late king. The powers of attorney were grated to her.

“Our elder Meble Komuntale tried to block the application to give the Queen Mother the powers of attorney because she had smelt a rotten rat regarding the Queen mother’s intentions. Unfortunately, her case was dismissed in favour of the Queen Mother and the powers of attorney were granted to the queen mother,” Atwooki said.

In 2003, they asked to see the Queen Mother to explain to her that some of the titles she got were not for her husband. But for almost a year, the Queen mother refused to meet them. They then tried to seek for assistance from the kingdom elders. Jimmy Mugyenyi, a brother to king Kamuraasi together with her sister Brazious Mirembe wrote to Queen Mother informing her that part of the land which she got when she was given powers of attorney was not for her late husband but he was just keeping it in trust of his young siblings.

Kemigisha then accepted to meet Atwooki, Damalie Kaakya Kamukyaaya and other elders in Tooro. They showed her all the documents including the will of their father Kamuraasi indicating that king Kabooyo was just a trustee on some of the land. She ignored them and from then, she never talked to them again.

“My Lord, what we heard next about our land was that that woman was negotiating with the government and some Asians to whom she sold our land. We put a caveat on the land title but the land registry in Kabalore refused to register our caveat on the title and she sold the land,” Atwooki said.

Atwooki says that in 2015, they reported their complaints to president Yoweri Museveni who establish a committee of Bishops from Tooro kingdom to investigate the matter. Later, they met the president when the Bishops were submitting their report. The president promised to meet them in February this year but first met the Bishops alone.

“My Lord, we need your assistance, this lady violated our culture, she thought that when she married our brother, he didn’t have any relatives. She is a disgrace to people of Tooro, all of them are tired of her actions. She sold the land to government and after went and collected taxes from tenantes, ashaming the kingdom,”Atwooki said.

He added that they want compensation of 4.5b from the government. This is because before government bought this land in Rukami, Kitogyo, Ruzima, Rutebwa all located in Kabalore and Kyenjojo district.

Catherine Bamugemereire promised the Tooro princes the Queen mother will appear before the commission to defend herself.



By Jamil Lutakome




SHOCKING: Kayihura Betrayed His Boss Because Of His Greed For Power – Mirundi Sends Tough Warning, Cautions Ugandans, Kale Is More Deadly Than Besigye



President Museveni’s adviser on media Joseph Tamale Mirundi has warned Ugandans not to celebrate Kale’s arrest and detention because there are two groups of people in government who are fighting against each other to succeed president Museveni.

While giving his analysis on the current incarceration of Kayihura and the succession wars in state house on NBS TV, the motormouthed adviser to the president revealed that there are two groups of government officials in government who are fighting each other to succeed Museveni.

Mirundi noted that the two groups think that Museveni is too old and will very soon hand over power to another person. Mirundi said that these groups consist of very rich people who have stolen a lot of money from government. Mirundi said that these groups think that they will use some of their stolen money to facilitate their political ambitions.

Mirundi said that these two groups even use the media to character assassinate their opponents by dragging them in scandalous situations all the time. He added that these groups also have people in security who they facilitate to drive their political propaganda while maligning their opponents.

He said that Kenya witnessed such a situation during Mzee Jomo Kenyatta’s reign. Mirundi said that during Kenyatta’s reign, many government officials started fighting to succeed the old man and many started killing themselves. “You are in a bad situation and I’m thinking of first going back to my village, I will come back when this wave has settled because you are going to kill yourselves, I’m telling you,” Mirundi sent a message to the two warring factions while warning Ugandans.

Mirundi also revealed that there is only one officer in Museveni’s government who has remained clean while others soiled themselves in front of Museveni because of their greed. Without mentioning his name, Mirundi said that this officer is always doing his undercover politics to succeed Museveni and planning deadly missions to scandalize his opponents in this succession battle.

Mirundi said that this officer has high chances now to succeed Museveni who is very angry that many people he has trusted have betrayed him.

Mirundi gave an example of former premier Amama Mbabazi who he said is among those who betrayed Museveni’s trust. Mirundi said that Museveni gave Amama a lot of power in his government but he ended up being a Judas. Mirundi added that the president then trusted Kayihura so much but he also betrayed him because of his greed for power.

“I can’t stand surety to Kayihura, how can you establish your own criminals in your friend’s force. Is he the one who formed that force, the man has struggled to form his force? Let him carry his cross,” a tough talking Mirundi said.

Mirundi said that Kayihura is deadlier than opposition’s strong man Kizza Besigye.

Mirundi said that Besigye succeeded in escaping from his home and out of the country many times but Kayihura failed.

“Besigye is not a murderer that’s why he was not arrested but how can a General fail to escape? If Kayihura is not a criminal, why was escaping? You people, stop playing in other people’s government. The president appointed you to assist him in his government not to fight him, he will arrest you,” Mirundi said.

The president’s barking dog wondered why they killed the Andrew Felix Kaweesi in the way he was killed by spraying him with bullets.

Mirundi told Kaweesi’s killers that they wanted to kill him, they would have used poison because bullets always attract Museveni’s attention.

Mirundi said that it’s the reason why Museveni is following them seriously and he will crush them.

He warned security agencies to be very careful with Kayihura’s men who are still at large because they may be planning something big.

He said that those alleged criminals may want to cover their steps by killing evidence including those people who they think might pin them in future.

“You expect more dead bodies on the street, those people are still at large, they will look for everybody who has evidence against them and they have the capacity to do so,” Mirundi said.

He denied allegations that he was getting fuel from Kayihura because he was his close friend. Mirundi said that he went to Kayihura only for security reasons.

Kayihura was arrested by the army and is under detention at Makindye officers’ mess in Makindye a Kampala suburb.


By Jamil Lutakome



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Disqualifying FDC Candidate In Paliisa Is A Shame To Democracy – FDC President Amuriat



We received very disturbing news about the disqualification of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate for Pallisa Woman MP, Ms. Catherine Achola Osupelem on grounds that she used an additional name to what appears on her academic certificates.

We consider this unfair to the candidate and the FDC as well as a threat to Uganda’s democracy and the growth of political parties. This has also resulted in the people of Pallisa being deprived of their democratic right to choose their leader.

It is so unfortunate that the NRM under the chairmanship of Mr. Museveni has decided to use the back door with false claims to cause the disqualification of a candidate just because she subscribes to a successful opposition political party.

It is public knowledge that it is lawful for any citizen to add a name to his/hers and swear an affidavit to that effect, after which the name preferred by that person is gazetted and can qualify to be included as his or her official reference. The example of Gen. David Ssejusa who was formerly known as Gen. David Tinyefuza is one such case that gained prominence. As far as we know, Ms Catherine Achola Osupelem went through all those processes to adopt the name Osupelem, her late father’s name. All must be shocked to hear that it was an inclusion of this name in her nomination papers that caused her disqualification. Interestingly, Ms. Achola was nominated a candidate in the 2016 Parliamentary elections using the same documents she presented this time. It’s also true that many serving members of parliament sit in the house having sworn for a change of names and there have been judgements passed by courts of law in favour of a few whose victories were contested.

By disqualifying Ms. Achola, the EC under the leadership of Justice Byabakama acted in a partisan manner hence paving way for the NRM candidate to become an MP unopposed, just like that!

The Justice Byabakama Commission methods of work have reminded me of the EC under chairman Eng. Dr. Badru Kigundu who acted with a high level of impunity to deny Ugandans a chance to have a peaceful transfer of power by declaring Mr. Museveni winner of the general elections not once but thrice. Any benefit of the doubt that could have been given to the new commissioners can now be safely withdrawn given the conduct of recent elections under their watch.

What has just happened in Pallisa is a build up of mischief from the last two parliamentary bye-elections. In Jinja Municipality East the use of forged ballot papers produced from the EC template and bravery in announcing falsified results at the tally centre in Rukungiri, are an indictment on the EC. We are aware that due to our recent two victories there was a determination by the NRM to urgently stop this trend and Pallisa with the aid of the EC presented such opportunity for this to happen. What the EC has done in Pallisa is to inadvertently politically destroy the NRM candidate who in the eyes of the Pallisa electorate will be an EC MP if she is allowed by the court.

The FDC national leadership will stand with the people of Pallisa and our flag bearer in particular at all times. We want to assure them that one day this level of impunity will be history, we urge them to stand bold and demand for justice for their candidate and stand together in defiance of what has befallen them.

We are not just folding our hands watching what was meant to be our sure victory being taken away by NRM that is now terrified to compete in a fair contest, aided by their partisan Electoral Commission. We have proceeded to courts of law to seek justice and urge the judiciary to exercise prudence in this very important matter that affects the lives of many.

We are not intimidated by these manoeuvres and we are determined to fight back. It is this kind of unfair treatment which gives us more reason to fight on until our country is liberated.

Despite what has happened in Pallisa, I request all our members in other electoral areas to stay focused and even more energized than ever before during their campaigns. I am sure we will continue in our winning spree of more political positions and totally expose the electoral commission.

One Uganda, One People!
For God and My Country

Patrick Oboi Amuriat
Party President
Issued at Najjanankumbi,
21 June 2018


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Nambooze In More Trouble: Court Issues Tough Order To Have Her Mobile Phones And Computers Confiscated



Nakawa chief Magistrate Karemani Jamson has ordered that Mukono municipality legislator Betty Nambooze’s Computers, mobile phones and tablets be retrieved and used investigations. Below is the order:

Nambooze is currently hospitalised at Kiruddu hospital receiving treatment after developing complications while in detention at Naggalama police over the weekend. Nambooze is charged with computer misuse after her post on fallen Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga.


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