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    CRACKS IN NUP! NUP Principal Accused Of Making Wife Signatory To Party Accounts – RCC Burora; Bobi Wine Threatens To Release Names Of M7’s Spies In Party…



    RCC Anderson Burora, NUP Principal Bobi Wine with wife

    Members of the leading opposition political party the National Unity Platform (NUP) are in panic after their principal Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine threatened to release the names of persons planted in their party by president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to spy on them.

    He explained to his supporters in Masaka city that President Museveni’s spies have been identified and they are well known by many of the party members and warned them not to associate with them because these spies are against the forces of change in the country.

    “As I said earlier, the moles will be seen by their actions and I am sure you have also identified those people,” Bobi Wine said.

    Bobi Wine was presiding over the Greater Masaka NUP Foot Soldiers Football Tournament which was played at Masaka Recreation Ground.

    The tournament was won by Downtown football club.

    Many who heard the NUP Principal opined that his comments were an indirect attack at Members of Parliament and other party leaders who were at the function.

    Sources in NUP revealed that Bobi Wine was very bitter with a section of his party leaders who tried to frustrate his travel to Masaka in connivance with officers in president Museveni’s government.

    “On Saturday, a section of our leaders in Masaka started telling our people that Bobi Wine was not going to come. They were moving with a letter from the Ministry of Health claiming that the football final which Bobi Wine was supposed to attend was cancelled because of Ebola which was not true,” a source said.

    He added that even when Bobi Wine reached at the ground, there were people who started insulting party leaders like the Leader of Opposition in Parliament Mathias Mpuuga,

    They accused Mpuuga of jumping on their tournament even though he didn’t put any money or offer support to the foot soldiers.

    The group was led by a one Nanungi who is preparing to contest against Mpuuga in 2026 parliamentary elections.

    Julius Katongole, one of personal assistants to Bobi Wine and also the Lubaga Division NUP youth coordinator refuted the claims that his boss was sending the encrypted spy message to Mpuuga.

    Katongole explained that there is no fight between the two.

    “That fight is being created by you people in the media. When leaders have misunderstandings on certain issues, it doesn’t mean that you are fighting each other,” Katongole said.

    This is not the first time that Bobi Wine is making such statements, when he was addressing his supporters in United States, Bobi Wine revealed that a section of the party legislators has turned against their party leadership.

    He gave the example of Bashir Kazibwe Mbazira, the Kawempe South legislator who no longer wants to attend party meetings and functions.

    At Masaka, Bobi Wine pleaded to his supporters to avoid internal fighting, explaining that fights frustrate their plans of taking state power and threaten potential people from joining them.

    “We need togetherness as people in NUP regardless of our capacities. Let us all focus on the common cause of unseating Museveni,” Bobi Wine said.

    However, Anderson Burora, the Lubaga Deputy Resident City Commissioner (RCC) disclosed that there are so many disagreements in NUP to the extent that some leaders are blaming the Principal of being corrupt.

    “The Corruption in the Opposition is the mother of all. The PRINCIPAL is wholly tied to accuse any bse they now ably hit back with several examples including accusing him of making his wife a signatory to the Party Accounts. Corruption now has no Judge,” Burora said.


    By Sengooba Alirabaki



    Parliament Passes Anti-Homosexuality Bill



    Parliament has passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 to criminalise acts of homosexuality.

    The Bill was passed during Tuesday’s plenary by over 73% of the legislators. The Bill comes with tougher penalties such as a 20 years jail sentence for homosexuals.

    The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 was introduced to parliament by Hon. Asuman Basalirwa (MP Bugiri Municipality).

    Though majority of the legislators supported the Bill, Hon. Fox Odoi-Oywelowo, who presented the minority report, said the Bill Bill contravenes established international and regional human rights standards.

    Odoi-Oywelowo said the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 doesn’t give equal protection to the LGBTIQ community.

    The West Budama legislator also argued that homosexuality rates were decreasing thus no need for alarm.

    The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 awaits to be signed by President Museveni into law. Museveni told Parliament last week that he needs a scientific opinion about homosexuality on whether it is by nature or nurture.

    The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 is currently being legally challenged by lawyer Male Mabirizi. Mabirizi points out a number of concerns such as the speaker’s subjective conduct of Parliament business.

    The Anti-Homosexuality Bill was first passed by Parliament in 2013 and later nullified by court due to lack of quorum at the time the Bill was passed.


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    SMACK SAGA: Archbishop Dragged In Bro. Mpanga’s Woes – More People Complain about Bro.Mpanga After IGG Dossier…



    Bro. Simon Mpanga and Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere

    The noose on St. Mary’s College Kisubi (SMACK) headmaster just keeps getting tighter.

    Following a recent petition to the Inspectorate of Government (IGG), which we published here, several other complaints, mainly from the Brothers of Christian Instruction of the Catholic Church to which he belongs have come out to pin Bro. Simon Mpanga on a litany of cases.

    The Brothers are not happy that Bro. Mpanga and his scheming cartel have dragged the Archbishop Paul Ssemogerere into their deals.  They say, the 66-year-old Bishop is naively being dragged into the selfish cartel’s schemes without really understanding their underlying motives.

    “We respect the hierarchy of the church but Archbishop involving himself on which brother should head our schools is wrong. That should be left to the religious superiors of brothers and sisters because they know their people better and their opinions should be respected. Likewise, you can’t ask a Brother or a sister to appoint a parish priest for the parishes. As we respect the church we can’t talk everything there are many other things the man of God has done that we can’t bring them at table,” they state.

    According to a source who called us with additional information, Mpanga’s crooked ways of doing things started long time back.

    While he was in the formation house at Kanywa training for brotherhood, he got involved in a well-orchestrated money scandal in which he duped Bro. Gerald Byaruhanga, who was then in charge of students in the training.  He convinced him (Bro. Byaruhanga) to hand over to him the entire students’ welfare budget after presenting him forged papers that the borrowed money was to make super normal profits. He however never received a penny back.

    “That was the end of the story.   The community suffered for a long time sometimes they could go to bed on empty stomachs because of Mpanga’s devilish actions,” they reveal.

    They further say that Bro. Mpanga kept convincing Bro. Gerald Byaruhanga that things were going to be okay until he couldn’t stomach the lies any longer. The matter was reported to the Provincial Superior and his council and they immediately recommended that Bro. Mpanga should be expelled.

    The source further adds that Bro. Mpanga pleaded for pardon and was given a second chance after Bro. Gerald interceded on his behalf with Bro. Superior. That wasn’t the last of his follies.

    This website has learnt that his money problem followed him while at Kasasa where the then Bro. Tony Lubwama headmaster by then put him in prison because of the money he ate from Tanzanian students. It was Bro. Mutebi who bailed him out.

    At St. Mary’s College Kisubi which he is now fronted to head, he is accused of eating money of the students who were going outside the country for debate and some have completed their S6 without getting their back. He purported he would process passports and visas for them to go attend debate in South Africa and USA whilst they were in s.3. Whereas some who pushed hard were refunded by the school. Others were not so lucky and left the school four years later without their money nor passports.

    They narrate that when the Brothers learnt the behavior of their colleague they vowed not to work in their schools and that’s when Mr. John Agaba former commissioner and former Brother got him a place in Trinity College Nabbingo.

    “Things didn’t go well at Nabbingo and Bro. Mwebe former provincial tried to get him a place at SMACK but Mr. Mwaka who was a caretaker of the school then refused him because he knew his dubious character through Bro. Edward Bukenya who had worked with Mpanga and chased him because of his actions.  When Mr. Mwaka left SMACK, Bro. Mpanga somehow sneaked back in” they detail.

    It is also revealed that while at SMACK, he deceived a parent that the school vehicle was stuck in a bond and that it required 7000 USD for taxes and the parent gave it to him while it was for his personal use. The parent has never been refunded to date.

    And when news started circulating that Bro. Mpanga was among the short listed for SMACK leadership, the college Chaplain went to provincial and shared his concerns about the impending disaster this would bring on SMACK.  He warned him that if you want SMACK to die give it to Bro. Mpanga. The Chaplain also warned the Brother Superior at SMACK a one Bro. Pius Ochwo about Bro. Mpanga.

    They also point out that the SMACK Entebbe House was renovated four years ago with tenants. He collects money that is never remitted on the school account it goes to personal use. They also say that he got shs30m from the school claiming that he was going to renew the lease for the SMACK Entebbe house which up to date has never been processed or even accounted for. Imagine this is the fellow now being put in charge of over 3 bn collected every term. He will devise means to steal the money. Little wonder that he involves himself in every procurement even for tomatoes.

    His greed is unprecedented for a man who is supposed to live a life of chastity. One wonders where does this money go? One theorizes that he is using the brotherhood to amass wealth and as soon as he is in position to live the life he craves outside brotherhood, he will then quit the institution.

    They also claim that during the Covid 19 days, he stood surety for an accomplice at Entebbe Police who was accused of stealing a motor vehicle. The accomplice jumped bond and  police was looking for Bro Mpanga who went in hiding until the issue was resolved.

    In the missive sent to the IGG, it was pointed out that during lock down, he embarked on a go fund me crusade to raise money from unsuspecting parents under the guise of collecting funds to give the teachers who were suffering from the ravages of the lock down. He collected so much money but ate all of it. His insatiable appetite for money and the length to which he will go to get his hands on money is astounding.

    It is theorized that being the con act that he is, the board members backing him have a perfect ally in whom contracts and other works will be lined up through their stooges and money will be siphoned. The brothers are shocked that old boys through their SMACKOBA group are looking on while a wolf is being put in charge of the sheep.


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    SMACK Parents Petition IGG Over Headmaster Bro Simon Mpanga’s Appointment…



    Bro. Simon Mpanga

    A section of parents of St Mary’s College Kisubi have petitioned the Inspectorate of Government (IGG) to investigate the appointment of Bro. Simon Mpanga, who was recently posted to the 117-year-old institute.

    St. Mary’s College Kisubi is a private, boarding middle and high school located in Wakiso District in the Central Region of Uganda. Established in 1906, it has a population of 1,400 students.

    In a strongly worded petition seen by this publication, the concerned parents accuse the headmaster of among other ills, grand theft, being a con act and being part of a tribal-oriented cartel that is hell-bent on defying the Ministry of Education’s choice for headmaster.

    “We got interested in the goings on at SMACK once it came to might that a cartel of Baganda hell bent on seeing their colleague Bro. Simon Mpanga appointed the HM.  The cartel is headed by Dr. Kasozi Mulindwa of Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and the school lawyer and former PTA chairman, a one Kaaya,” the petition reads in part.

    They detail that attempts by the Superior Provincial, Brother Casio to thwart Brother Mpanga’s appointment for being a renowned embarrassment in the circles of Brothers hit a dead end.

    “The cartel used their relationship with Archbishop Ssemwogerere to arm twist the ministry into playing the religious card yet they are tribalists hellbent on having one of their own eat with them,” they complain.

    Why Bro. Mpanga is the wrong choice.

    In their petition, they accuse Bro. Mpanga of conniving to obtain money from a section of individuals by false pretense.

    “ He borrowed shs3 million from an illiterate individual who mysteriously died three weeks after he demanded for his money.  As if that wasn’t bad enough, he conned Kabojja School of shs11 million, as confirmed by Bro. Godfrey Lutaaya,” they write.

    They also single out a litany of many other cases involving money swindling that hang heavily on his neck.

    For instance,  they write that while at Uganda Martyrs Secondary School Rubaga, he was physically assaulted by students after their money for a party went missing, he also recently purchased beds from local welders  for the students at a cost of sh200,000 but instead billed the school sh450,000 for each decker.

    In a more damning indictment, they accuse Bro. Mpanga and Dr. Kasozi Mulindwa of withdrawing over shs500 million of college funds between December 23, 2022 under the guise of construction and repairs.

    “To justify the expenditures, they went as far as painting trenches and manhole covers. There is need for an urgent value for money audit” they reckon, adding that similar transgressions saw him chased at Kasasa by the then headmaster Bro. Lubwama Tony.

    Poor management is his forte  

    The complainants also find fault with Bro. Mpanga’s management style.

    “He has no track record of any successful management to qualify him to be headmaster of SMACK. To place him in charge is a very big mistake,” they state.

    They claim that he has ignored traditional structures he found in the school and chosen to only work with three people who are his stooges.  He has failed to come up with a budget to run the school and his preferred style of management is through intimidation.

    “He has promised to ensure a purge on all staff brought in or thought to be loyal to the former Headmaster.  He also influenced the election of the current head prefect as he insisted it had to be a Muganda. He never sits in the office and is always out transacting deals,” they say.

    They also accuse him of ringfencing any juicy deal in the school. For instance, the recent S1 admissions were solely handed by him.

    “Not even the DOS nor the committee that handles admissions were involved. In the recent S5 admissions, a mere messenger, Francis Kasozi was in charge of allocating subject combinations of students,” they say

    They also say that despite knowing that the school is overcrowded with ancient structures, he recently admitted 550 students to senior one and 120 in senior five, a record in the school.

    He personally involves in the minutest of purchases for the school. Case in point, he is the designated supplier of matooke, fish, fruits and vegetables. His has side stepped the school’s contracted suppliers and as a result, spends more time in the market than at school.

    The parents also have a dossier on him. They say despite his vows to celibacy, he is a known womanizer who stealthily takes women to his residence under the blanket of darkness.

    “He impregnated a tea girl called Teddy. She used to cook for the brothers. He caused her to be chased away and has since abandoned her to her own devices. Kisubi is owned by Brothers of Christian Instruction but Mpanga represents Christian destruction,” they say.

    When we contacted the IGG’s spokesperson, she confirmed receipt of the said petition last week (10th March, 2023).  She said they would give a detailed comment after perusing the file to corroborate the complaints.



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