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    NATIONAL EXCLUSIVE: How State House Staff Impregnated CIA Spies: CIA Is Using Bobi Wine – Mirundi; Inside US Report That Told Biden To Prepare Early For M7’s Death, Incapacitation….

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    President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was shocked to learn that two of his State House sharp shooter staff impregnated two American women hired by his government through the office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to clean the country’s image which was badly tainted by opposition politicians and civil activists.

    Former press secretary to the president, who is currently the senior presidential advisor on media Joseph Tamale Mirundi revealed that he was shocked when two beautiful women approached his office at Okello house and informed him that they were hired by the government to help clean its image abroad.

    He narrated that with his experience in media and propaganda, he established that the said media experts hired by the government were operatives from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and warned fellow staff to be careful when dealing with them.

    Mirundi said that he was very bitter with the two women and warned them never to come back to his office. He also advised them that he can communicate with them through the office of the prime minister or the foreign affairs office.

    “I had already established that the CIA was making some changes in their agents around Africa and their main target was president Museveni, so I did not want my office to be used for spying on my boss. I warned my fellow immediate staff to be careful with them and I sent someone to tell the president,” Mirundi said.

    He added that the problem he has with President Museveni especially when it comes to public relations is that sometimes he does not listen to the advice of his media team but when the whites came, he listens and obliges even when their advice is misleading.

    Mirundi said that the women used their spying tactics to compromise State House Staff especially those in intelligence which resulted in a real love relationships.

    “I’m told that they were impregnated by those boys without knowing that they are CIA operatives” Mirundi confirmed.

    In 2015, Uganda government paid $262,000 to a PR firm from the United States of America to combat negative publicity.

    State House sources disclosed that Museveni ordered the hiring of these media consultants after a challenging situation he went through when he traveled to America, where his team had to change the hotel which they had booked for him because of activists who wanted to demonstrate in his face.

    Mirundi further revealed that CIA is very active in Uganda and they recruit women and youths to spy on President Museveni’s government.

    President Museveni’s advisor on Media Joseph Tamale Mirundi

    He also revealed that currently in Uganda, their main recruiting agent is Robert Amsterdam the International lawyer, through National Unity Platform (NUP) principal Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) and his recruitment offices are based in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Mirundi alleges that CIA assigned Amsterdam to recruit youths who can be trained to take over national leadership in the future especially in developing countries.

    He said that before recruiting Bobi Wine, they first approached Moses Ssali alias Bebe Cool, a son to veteran politician Jaberi Bidandi Ssali who was not easily convinced that’s why they switched to Bobi Wine.

    He alleges that CIA is using Bobi Wine to put pressure and tension on Museveni to act on their interests after realising that China is busy frustrating USA interests in Africa using president Museveni.

    “If it is a football match, Bobi Wine is already in the 18-yard box, any mistake they make on him can lead to a penalty against government or an own goal,” Mirundi warned.

    NUP boss Robert Kyagulanyi with international lawyer Amsterdam

    He explained that in the current geo-political arena, if Museveni declines to take on CIA interests, they can facilitate Bobi Wine to mobilize youths to storm the streets and riot against Museveni’s government and if he is tempted to use excessive force, they can throw this country into chaos that will take alot of time to contain.

    Mirundi’s narrative comes months after president Museveni’s warning early this year that he will not allow any peacekeeping personnel from the United Nations to come into the country under the guise of providing peace to Ugandans when he is still the sitting president.

    US REPORT WARNS BIDEN ON HOW MAFIA ELITE HAVE CAPTURED ALL SECTORS OF UGANDA’S ECONOMY

    Museveni’s warning followed a report authored by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) based in Washington DC categorising Uganda as one of the countries under Elite Capture and corruption of security sectors.

    The report signed by Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, Ambassador Dawn M liberi, Ambassador Anne W Patterson and Ambassador William B Taylor highlights Uganda as one of the countries where US interests are threatened once the country runs into chaos because a small group of Elites have captured all the major sectors of country.

    The report claims that this Elite capture of the security sector is grounded in regime survival and has manipulated recruitment, appointments, finances and administration, accountability in the military, intelligence and Special Forces to maintain loyalty and control.

    The report claims that the close-knit networks in the security forces have moved against political opposition and penetrated civil society leading to human rights violations, the militarization of politics and the economy and weakening democratic institutions.

    The report asserts that CMI initially focused on military intelligence, supporting counterintelligence operations while ISO and ESO are working with the Resident District Commissioner’s (RDC) who are controlled by the office of the president to militarise civil intelligence agencies, working to counter regime critics both locally and internationally to undertake political mobilization for the president.

    The report claims that the elite capture has spearheaded corruption in security forces which has remained largely unchecked, partly because they have exploited the new or amended antiterrorism legislation enacted since the United States intensified war on terrorism.

    The report states that the said elite capture hides under the umbrella of  the Anti-Terrorism Act along with Financial Intelligence Act and the Anti-Money Laundering Act to mistreat opposition politicians and civil society.

    The report added that military reach into civil agencies in Uganda has taken several forms including deploying retired and serving military personnel into civilian institutions, and civilian state officials are denigrated for alleged poor performance yet their uniformed counterparts are praised in a way that indicates trust of military.

    “In short, soldiers have taken over key responsibilities from civilian experts and the military is now fully integrated into regime political dynamics” a report reads in parts.

    The Report further indicates that because of the militarization of politics and civil service, politicians supporting Museveni are boasting that the opposition cannot overthrow their government when they have the army and quoted statements from the Minister of State for Investment Evelyne Anite who said that” tulina amagye” in English ‘we have the army’.

    The report advised President Joe Biden’s administration to take a longer view because random occurrences like mutiny, assassination, or president Museveni’s incapacitation or death in office could dramatically alter elite dynamics, which might affect US interests.

    They also advise that the US could also invest in preparing security officers for a post-Museveni Uganda.

    “Washington could seek to strengthen conventional assistance approaches to deepen relationships with senior personnel in the security sector and beyond, deepening its emphasis on training officers on civilian control and human rights, reinforcing Leahy vetting and documenting abuses by the security sector. It could take a stronger stand in response to abuses, conditioning training, equipment and financing on greater respect for human rights, constitutional rules, and institutional autonomy of the security sector,” the report recommends.

     

    By Sengooba Alirabaki

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    Buganda Caucus MPs Blocked From Visiting Kabaka Mutebi In Namibia As Mayiga Summons Clan Heads Over M7 Deals, King Visit…

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    Buganda Kingdom King Ronald Muwenda Mutebi (L) in Namibia

    The management of Okonguarri Psychotherapeutic Center in Namibia has blocked three Members of Parliament from accessing the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi.

    Buganda Premier Charles Peter Mayiga confirmed that Kabaka Mutebi is in Namibia resting following the advice of his doctor in Europe.

    However, there are ongoing allegation that Kabaka is in the said medical facility receiving medication not resting.

    Based on the ongoing contradiction, legislators who are members of the Buganda caucus in parliament secretly decided to travel to Namibia to confirm the development.

    theGrapevine has exclusively established that the three male legislators are members of the National Unity Platform and they sneaked into Namibia without the knowledge of the Ugandan embassy in Namibia or their chairperson Muhammad Muwanga Kivumbi.

    When contacted, one of the legislators confirmed the development but pleaded with theGrapevine not to reveal his identity because it was going to create a war with Buganda Kingdom leadership.

    “It is true we were blocked from accessing the Kabaka and we are the ones who advised the Buganda Kingdom clan heads who also plan on visitinf the Kabaka to first seek permission from Mayiga, Prince David Kintu Wasajja or Agness Nabalogo because they are the ones to give permission to any person who wants to access Kabaka,” a soft spoken legislator from greater Masaka said.

    He added that they tried to reach out to Prince Joseph Ndawula, the Ugandan ambassador to Namibia but he also didn’t help them, so they decided to return back to Uganda.

    The development comes at a time when Mayiga has just issued summons to the executive members of Buganda Kingdom clan heads council.

    According to highly placed sources in the clan council, the meeting is scheduled to take place on Tuesday next week at Bulange building the headquarters of Buganda Kingdom.

    Even though Mayiga didn’t give the reasons why he has summoned the clan council leadership, sources claim that top on the agenda is their planned visit to Namibia to visit Kabaka and last week’s State House meeting with president Museveni.

    “When we passed a resolution in our meeting to go to Namibia to visit Kabaka, our council speaker (omutaka Austine Kizito Mutumba) pleaded with us to reverse the resolution explaining that it was going to place him in bad light before Mayiga and it is going to deepen the misunderstanding between him and his administration, but we rubbished his prayers,” a clan head said.

    He boasted that at this time, Mayiga has nothing to do because President Museveni has given them the green light and promised to coordinate the visit.

    He revealed that there are only two people who haven’t yet finalized their travel documents because they did not have passports.

    “By Thursday morning, we will be on the plane going to check on our beloved chairperson (Kabaka). Who is Mayiga to stop us from visiting Kabaka, even the president told us that he doesn’t like him and his ministers, and in Buganda kingdom, he only recognizes Kabaka, us the abataka and even informed the Nnabagereka when he met her recently,” a clan head said.

    It is not clear what mechanism Mayiga and Mutumba are going to deploy to stop clan heads from visiting Kabaka because they have been trying to frustrate them from meeting President Museveni but they overrun them.

    In the last Buganda Kingdom parliamentary session, Mayiga declined to allow the prayer made by one of the representative Professor Badru Katerega who wanted the Kingdom administration to guide those with money so that they can be allowed to go and visit Kabaka.

    Mutumba told theGrapevine that he is just a speaker of the council of Buganda Kingdom clan heads and has no power to stop them from doing whatever they think is good for their clans and Buganda Kingdom at large.

    He confirmed that he was not informed of last week’s State House meeting and he was very happy with the results of the meeting because the President agreed to help the kingdom clan heads to fight poverty among themselves and their grandchildren.

    President Museveni also promised to deploy UPDF engineering experts to help in the building of a commercial building on the land he bought for them in 2023 which is situated opposite the Bulange building.

    The president also promised to deposit Shs200m in the bataka Mutindo SACCO which they can use to fight poverty.

    However, when clan heads visited Museveni in 2023, Mayiga declared that he will not accept any person to mislead any member of the Kingdom organs with the aim of dividing Kabaka’s subjects.

    A resolution was passed in Buganda Kingdom parliament condemning the clan heads’ visit to Museveni and they were advised to apologize which they declined to do arguing that Mayiga and the Kingdom parliament don’t have such powers.

    The Clan heads insist that they are an independent organ in Buganda kingdom culture and they are the ones responsible for electing the Kabaka, thus they cannot be forced by Mayiga and his people to apologize.

    A committee chaired by Kingdom lands minister and also city commercial lawyer David Kisitu Mpanga was established by Mayiga to mediate talks between him with clan heads.

    However Isreal Kitooke Kazibwe the Kingdom spokesperson and also the minister in charge of mobilization rubbished the narrative of clan heads being independent explaining that all leadership in Buganda Kingdom are under Kabaka Mutebi and there is not independence.

     

    By Sengooba Alirabaki

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    How Boyfriend, Pressure For Wedding Money Forced MP Nanyondo To Withdraw Her Signature From Censure Motion Against Mpuuga And Company…

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    Bukomansimbi woman legislator Veronica Nanyondo

    Kira Municipality legislator Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda has explained that the actions of Bukomansimbi woman legislator Veronica Nanyondo to withdraw in writing her signature from the censure motion against the four parliamentary commissioners over corruption allegations was showed that legislators don’t read.

    He revealed that the reason why he always overshadows fellow legislators on the floor of parliament and even during media talk shows is because they don’t read but just sign documents, especially when they are told that they will get allowances after signing.

    “How can a member of parliament withdraw her signature claiming that you were misled to sign, now how can you convince your voters that you are not misled to take decisions that affect them!” Ssemujju wondered.

    In her defense, Nanyondo said that the movers of the motion to impeach the commissioners used her signature from the opposition cabinet meeting and put it on the censure motion papers.

    Ssemujju noted that once a legislator appends their signature on a censure paper, he or she cannot withdraw it and Nanyondo is still taken as one of the legislators who signed the censure motion against the legislators.

    However, theGrapevine established that Nanyondo was forced by her boyfriend to withdraw the signature.

    Sources claim that Nyanyondo’s boyfriend, a one Kateregga who was a councilor for Bukomansimbi district, pleaded with Nanyondo to withdraw her signature because Mpuuga is one of their own and it will shame them to betray him.

    He alleges that Nyanyondo and her boyfriend are set to legalize their marriage in church before the end of this year and Mpuuga has already contributed Shs20m to help in the preparations of their wedding.

    Others who contributed include Annet Anita Among the speaker of parliament who contributed Shs10m.

    Sources divulged that Kateregga nowadays spendsmuch of his time in the United States of America because the couple plans on relocating to the US once this political term ends and after they legalize their marriage.

    Sources added that Nanyondo is not going to defend her position in the coming 2026 elections after realizing that the ground no longer favors her.

    Before joining politics, Nanyondo and Kateregga were running a printing business on Nasser Road in Kampala city.

    When Nanyondo contested for the first time as MP to replace her sister Suzan Namaganda, the former wife to former East African Assembly Uganda representative Fred Mukasa Mbidde, Kateregga was in charge of pinning her posters.

    theGrapevine made several phone calls to Nanyondo’s known phone numbers for a comment on the story but they all went unanswered.

    Nanyondo is among the poor performing legislators in Buganda.

    The four commissioners who in trouble are; Mathias Mpuuga the Member of Parliament for Nyendo-Mukungwe, Prossy Mbabazi Akampulira the Rubanda district legislator, Solomon Silwanyi the Bukooli Central legislator and Esther Afayochan of Zombo district woman legislator.

     

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    Stanbic Bank In Trouble, Client Petitions Court After She Was Defrauded Of Shs68m Via Flexi Pay…

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    Stanbic Bank CEO Anne Jjuuko whose bank is under fire

    Nakku Joweria a resident of Kyebando has sued Stanbic Bank Uganda limited for failing in its duty of protecting her saving account leading to defrauding her of shillings 68 million which was withdrawn from her account in a period of 24 hours through Flexi pay an application she had never registered for.

    In a court case filed before the Commercial division of the High Court of Uganda and coming up for directions in the registrar Christa Namutebi’s chambers, on the 24th June, 2024 at 9:40am, Nakku Joweria through his lawyers of Kimanje Nsibambi Advocates contends that between 7th and 8th February, 2023, there was unauthorized withdrawal of 68 million shillings from her savings account No. 903000026244 via the Flexi Pay Banking, a platform of Stanbic Bank and a total of 28 unauthorized transactions were conducted by fraudsters who fraudulently accessed her account undetected by the bank.

    She questions how a savings account which had a transaction limit was significantly exceeded during the unauthorized and undetected fraudulent transactions which led to her losing her’ money.

    “Our client has been a loyal client of Stanbic bank since 2001 way before the implementation of the FlexiPay system and at no point did she sign up for or activate the flexi pay on her savings account. The 28 unauthorized withdrawals from our clients account using four unknown Airtel lines raises serious questions and/ or lapses on the part of the bank for which we hold the bank specifically liable for the loss since it was in a better position to detect and prevent this fraud had it exercised reasonable care to detect these suspicious 28 unauthorized transactions that took place within 24 hours on a savings account that was rarely operated by our client,” reads the documents in parts.

    She also questions the effectiveness of the bank’s authentication protocols with their flexi pay system, effectiveness of the transaction monitoring to the extent of allowing 28 unauthorized transactions within 24 hours using four unknown Airtel lines and significantly exceeding the account limit.

    Nakku wants court to direct Stanbic Bank to reimburse 68 million to her account that was fraudulently withdrawn and pay her the costs and damages.

    On 6th February 2023, Nakku Joweria lost her phones to the robbers on her way to work at around 9pm. She reported the incident to police at 9am and to the telecom companies on the 7th February 2023.

    However, the telecom companies MTN and Airtel couldn’t process the new simcards because she had misplaced her original National Identity card.

    The robbers used her MTN number to open up a wallet on the Flexi pay which number had four other Airtel numbers that don’t belong to her which they used to make 28 unauthorized withdraws of 68 million shillings from her Stanbic bank saving account on the 7th and 8th February in a space of only 24 hours.

    When she went to withdraw some money from her account on the 6th, March 2023 that’s when she realized that her money was fraudulently withdrawn from her account.

    She wrote to the bank manager complaining about the matter and the bank promised to do thorough investigations to reveal how the money was withdrawn by the fraudsters.

    Through her lawyers of Kimanje Nsibambi Advocates, she wrote a demand notice to Stanbic Bank manager to reimburse her money since it was their weakness and fault for failure to efficiently protect her account.

    The bank through Twine Arnold, the senior legal advisor, Risk and Dispute Management wrote back with an out of court settlement request.

    However, the bank had proposed to reimburse only 34 million out of the 68 million on the premise that the settlement shall not be taken as admission of liability by any of the parties, a proposal she rejected and instead thought for legal redress in the commercial court.

     

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