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    KAWEESI MURDER INVESTIGATION: How His Phone Turned Key Eye Witnesses Into Key Suspects & Why Kayihura’s Aide Baroza Is Wanted Dead Or Alive




    As detectives continue to search for more evidence to bring the killers of former police mouthpiece Andrew Felix Kaweesi to book, more shocking evidence has been discovered.

    Detectives from Internal Security Organisation (ISO) and Chieftancy for Military Intelligence (CMI) have for the past two weeks been trying to reconstruct the scene of crime so that they can get the right details on what really happened because the police detectives who first worked on the case were infiltrated by criminals who messed up the whole scene. As the Grapevine continues to follow up this case from within, this is what detectives have told us:

    Being a suburb with many rich and prominent personalities residing there, Kulambiro is a busy area with businesses commencing as early as 6:00am while most bars and boda boda riders work trans night. This means that Kaweesi’s killers knew that despite their thorough planning, someone must have witnessed his brutal murder.

    The killers knew that they had to set up a trap with a juicy bait which will force whoever witnessed the brutal murder to come forward so that they can shut them up.

    They put up a cash prize to be given to whoever will give them information regarding the killers. According to detectives, the killer’s plot to get witnesses started with Kaweesi’s phone. Kaweesi’s phone allegedly disappeared and reappeared at the Crime scene with one of Kayihura’s Aides Jonathan Baroza after being moved from Kulambiro, Kayanja , Kanyanya, Gayaza and then back to the crime scene in Kulambiro.

    Plot to hunt and dismantle Eyewitnesses

    With Kaweesi’s phone  being able to be accessed by GPRS after he was assassinated, detectives told this website that this was a deliberate move in the assassination plot.

    Detectives have exclusively told this website that this was done to target eyewitnesses. “The killers wanted detectives working on the case to think the assailants who killed Kaweesi lived in the area. That’s why they plotted to arrest anyone close to the crime scene mainly residents who had seen anything on that fateful day,” a detective told us.

    This is one of the reasons why police at that time came up with an award to be given to whoever would come forward with evidence that would help in investigations to trace the assailants. At that time, the witness protection unit was under Jonathan Baroza the same operative reportedly said to have found Felix Kaweesi’s phone which had gone missing at the crime scene for some hours.

    Detectives say, the assailants had calculated that whoever will come forward as a witness would automatically be in their hands. Reports indicate that when one of the eyewitnesses who was a mechanic stepped forward and went to Naguru to record a statement that he saw what happened with hope of getting the reward, he was moved to a certain hotel in Nansana where his head was chopped off by ‘Kawukuumi’ operatives.

    Detectives say they are also investigating allegations that whoever recorded a statement which seemed to pin the killers, instead of being protected by the witness protection unit, they were framed and turned into suspects.

    Why Kayihura’s Aide is wanted dead or Alive

    The most wanted man right now by Uganda Security agencies is Jonathan Baroza. Baroza’s work during Kayihura’s Tenure was mainly to protect witnesses on high profile cases.

    According to security sources, Baroza is wanted to answer some vital questions in connection to Kaweesi’s murder. Among them include why he sent his bodyguard to collect blood and soil from Kaweesi’s crime scene yet he wasn’t a scene of crime officer. Detectives have also discovered that when police arrested the operative he had sent at Kaweesi’s crime scene, Baroza ordered for their release but Fred Yiga refused. When Yiga rejected Baroza’s orders, Baroza went called his boss and the operative was released.

    After the Kaweesi murder and the arrest of some suspects, Baroza was moved to Algeria as a police attaché. When CMI, ISO and JATT started arresting Kayihura’s close associates like Nixon Agasirwe, Abel Kitagenda among others, Baroza was also put on the wanted list to answer some key questions.

    He was asked to fly back into the country to record his side of the story, he lied to the agencies that he was to return soon but instead took the next flight to Canada Detectives now want to know why he rejected the order.

    We have also been told that detectives want to know where Baroza got Kaweesi’s phone from yet it had went missing for some hours.

    Kaweesi was assassinated on 17th March 2017 as he left his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb. Investigations into his murder took almost a year with no clear report despite the numerous arrests of Muslims. President Museveni later ended Kale Kayihura’s reign as Inspector General of Police and ordered fresh investigations into Kaweesi’s murder.


    By Adadi Kanyike



    Attorney General, DPP Oppose Anti-Homosexuality Bill



    The Attorney General and the deputy director of Public prosecutions (DPP) have opposed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023.

    While appearing before the parliamentary committee on legal affairs on March 18th, the Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka said the Anti-Homosexuality Bill is a duplication of existing laws.

    “Our criminalisation of homosexuality clause 9 of the new is a duplication since it is catered for in CAP 120 of the penal code,” he said.

    The Attorney General said the penal code is supposed to be the main penal law of the county, adding that it is hard to detect, investigate, prosecute and sentence homosexuals since the act is done in private.

    The deputy director of Public prosecutions James Odumbi was in agreement with the Attorney General.

    However, officials from the Ministry of gender labour and social development supported the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

    Hellen Asamo (state Minister for disability affairs) and Rose Lilly Akello (state Minister for ethics and Intergrity) both agreed that it was important to have the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023.

    These argued that the Bill, if passed, will protect the cherished cultural values of Uganda and protect children against the acts of sexual minority rights activists.

    Abdul Katuntu told the committee that, though homosexuals do the act in private, crimes are not only committed against individuals but society.

    President Museveni said Thursday that he needed a scientific opinion on homosexuality and that the subject would be discussed conclusively another time.

    The parliamentary committee on legal affairs is currently scrutinising the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 that was spearhead by MP Asuman Basalirwa.


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    Hoima District LC5 Chairman Dies In Car Accident



    Police in Kiboga registered a fatal accident on March 17th that claimed the life of the Chairman LC5 Hoima District Kirungi Kadiri.

    Kirungi, brother to Tumusiime Amlan (RDC Kikuube District), was involved in an accident at Mataagi village, Bukomero Town Council along Kampala – Hoima highway.

    Kirungi and his escort Police Constable Otim Bosco died on spot during the incident.

    The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UAH 053Q (Prado Land Cruiser) and UBB 059Z (Fuso fighter).

    According to traffic police spokesperson Faridah Nampiima, the incident was caused by a driver who was trying to dodge a pothole.

    “It is alleged that motor vehicle Reg No UBB 059Z which was travelling from Kampala to Kiboga side and being driven by a yet to be identified driver on reaching Mataagi bridge, tried to dodge a pothole. The vehicle swerved off from it’s Lane on to it’s right hand side, and met motor vehicle UAH 053Q which was heading to Kampala side from Hoima,”Nampiima said.

    The bodies of the deceased (Karungi and Otim) were taken to Kiboga hospital mortuary for postmortem.




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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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