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    NETTED: Bamugemereire Nabs Insider Staff Who Has Been Spying On Her For ISO Boss, Minister Amongi: Kaka To Be Summoned




    Tension gripped the commission of inquiry into land matters at the Achieve and Records centre in Wandegeya today when the commission investigators arrested their own staff who has been spying on them and leaking information to land grabbers especially government officials.

    Wilfred Nsubuga was arrested on a tip given to the commission’s detectives, “we have invested a lot of time and money to get you when we learnt that we had a rat leaking our classified and investigated information to land grabbers, we got you Mr. Nsubuga,” Daglous Sigiza the commission’s secretary who was among the team which arrested Nsubuga said

    One of the detectives who arrested Nsubuga revealed to the Grapevine that he (Nsubuga) has been leaking the commission’s whistleblowers’ information to land grabbers especially in the government. He said that after the government land grabbers received the information, they would harass the whistleblowers and many have lost their jobs. Our credible source within the commission revealed to us that last week, they were ordered by their bosses to make sure that they get the person who has been leaking their classified information to land grabbers.  He said that from then, they started spying on each other.

    “There was an attack to our neighbors at the National Land Information Centre where operatives from Internal Security Organisation (ISO) attacked the centre with a mission of breaking into the lands computerized system. They were working on orders of one of the lands Minister who was targeting the strong room to take away some evidences pinning him on the way he has been grabbing people’s land,” the detective, who requested us not reveal his name told the Grapevine.

    He said that it took the intervention of president Museveni who ordered ISO boss Kaka Bagyenda to withdraw his boys immediately. Museveni intervened after Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda failured to stop the raid. It was Persis Namuganzi, the junior lands minister who called Museveni seeking for his assistance. By the time Namuganza called Museveni, most of the National lands Information centre employees were under arrest and detectives were on their necks to surrender the strong room keys to them. Godfrey Seremba the under secretary at the system centre was the one with the strong room keys.

    Seremba first called Chris Baryomonsi the housing and urban development minister but he refused to intervene in the matter. Seremba later called the lands minister Betty Amongi but she was not picking her phones, he later got Namuganzi who immediately intervened by calling president Museveni.  It is reported that Museveni ordered Kaka to withdraw his boys immediately and informed him that he is not supposed to do such things. A source told this website that Kaka told Museveni that he was working on Amongi’s orders who told him that there was a lot of crime going on at the information centre.

    Since then detectives have been watching Nsubuga closely after suspicion against him rose when the Commission’s privileged secrets were being leaked to supposed witnesses before they could even be summoned to respond. “I am also not friendly to cameras but we have information you have been spying on us,” the Commission Secretary Dr. Douglas Singiza told Nsubuga during arrest.

    When Journalists reached out for his comment Dr. Singiza confirmed that Nsubuga had been arrested, “but we are still investigating. We will give you details.” Nsubuga was handed over to police for further investigation.  The police together with commission’s detectives also raided Nsubuga’s home and thoroughly searched it.

    The sources further revealed to the Grapevine that they discovered good evidence which they will use to prosecute Nsubuga. Nsubuga   had been part of the Commission Information Technology (IT) experts who have been conducting computer forensic investigations in respect to soft copy documents.

    Nsubuga is part of the newly co-opted group of investigators after the first group was disbanded over allegations of misconduct. Sources within the Commission revealed that about a month ago, the Commission had to dismiss some of its investigators who they suspected for were taking bribes from some of the tycoons who have profiteered from land grabbing and government compensation as project affected persons.

    It is said that Nsubuga has been in touch with Lands Minister Betty Amongi who was allegedly reported to the president by the commission for messing up the lands ministry for pursuing her own person agendas. It is reported that the commission has been planning to use the evidence it got on Amongi to pin her on messing up the ministry.

    Sources in the commission further told this website said that they suspect that this is the reason why Amongi connived with ISO boss Kaka to ‘steal’ evidence which the commission would have used from the strong room to expose her before her boss the president. Amongi is expected to return to the commission for quizzing over another separate piece of land. Other government officers who Nsubuga has been in touch with are General Duties minister in the office of the Prime Minister Hillary Onek who was summoned to appear before the commission on allegations of threatening witnesses and insulting the commission’s status.

    This website has been reliably told that the Commission’s chairperson Justice Catherine Bamugemereire is going to summon ISO boss Kaka very soon to testify before her commission on why he ordered his boys to attack the information centre.


    By Jamil Lutakome



    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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