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    Police To Exhume Bobi Wine Bodyguard Frank Ssenteza’s Body To Examine It For Actual Cause Of Death;  Bobi Insists He Was Knocked Dead By Military Police Truck…



    Frank Ssenteza (RIP) with Bobi Wine, right is Fred Enanga


    The Uganda Police are set to exhume the body of Francis Ssentenza Kalibala popularly known as Frank, the bodyguard of National Unity Platform (NUP) principal Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine, who was allegedly knocked dead by the military on December 27th, 2020.

    Ssenteza died under mysterious circumstances and it is alleged that he was knocked down by a military police truck in Masaka District, where he had gone to be part of Bobi Wine’s campaign trail.

    During Bobi Wine’s said campaigns, chaos broke out after the police fired teargas and bullets amongst the NUP presidential candidate’s supporters.

    In the melee that ensued, several of Bobi Wine’s supporters suffered grave injuries and among them was Ssenetza, who died after he was allegedly knocked down by Military Police patrol vehicle that crashed him to death in cold blood, although the military refuted the allegations, claiming that he fell after he tried to jump into a speeding Drone van.

    Speaking about Ssentenza’s murder, Bobi Wine said thus; “I regret to announce the death of our security team member Mr Francis Senteza Kalibala also known as Frank. Francis was run over by a military police patrol truck Number H4DF 2382 which had blocked us in Busega as we were taking comrade Kasirye Ashraf for emergency medical attention in Rubaga hospital. Francis passed away a few minutes ago at Rubaga hospital. May your life never perish in vain brother.”

    However,  the UPDF, in a statement released by the army spokesperson, Brig. Gen. Flavia Byekwaso, dismissed reports that Ssenteza was run over by a military truck.

    Brig. Gen. Byekwaso said Ssenteza fell off a speeding car registration number UBF 850Z, a drone.

    “UPDF would like to clarify that the late Ssenteza Frank, a NUP candidate close protection person was not knocked by a Military Police Vehicle as purported, but rather fell off a speeding Car Reg No UBF 850Z (Drone) he tried to jump to but fell off,” Brig Byekwaso tweeted shortly after Ssenteza’s death.

    However, it is so shocking that after over a month  following Ssenteza’s burial, the police have since resolved to exhume his corpse and  conduct a fresh post-mortem examination  such that they can establish what exactly killed him.

    But it should  be noted that the same police informed the public shortly after Ssenteza’s death that they had CCTV footage indicating that the deceased had tried to jump into a speeding Drone vehicle, but that he lost control and fell, before he died.

    When the Grapevine called the Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Fred Enanga to inquire about the matter, he at first refused to answer his phone, but later called back and when we asked him about matters concerning the exhumation of Ssenteza’s body he said that; “The  right person to talk to about that is the Kibuli CID public relations officer Twine Mansio.”

    When the grapevine called Mr. Twine Mansio’s number however, he also refused to comment about the matter.

    “Please call me after 25 minutes,” Twine said when the Grapevine called him, before he hanged up on us.

    After the said 25 minutes the Grapevine called Twine again but he  refused to answer our phone calls and instead made the line busy.


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    Bobi Wine Summons NUP Legislators To Strategise On How To Save MP Zaake…



    NUP boss Bobi Wine (L) and Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake

    National Unity Platform (NUP) Principal Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has summoned his party legislators to strategise on how to save Mityana Municipality Member of Parliament Francis Butebi Zaake from angry parliamentary leadership.

    According to credible sources in NUP, the meeting is expected to take place next week at their party headquarters in Kamwokya.

    Last week, Bobi Wine blasted his legislators for not giving enough support to their own (Zaake) when he was protesting deputy speaker Thomas Tayebwa’s ruling stopping him from debating the ongoing abduction of people especially in Buganda.

    “I want to salute Hon. Francis Zaake and tell him that as an individual, I am very proud of him. NUP is very proud of you and Ugandans that were abducted are very proud of you. Thank you for not conforming to the nonsense of parliament, thank you for not shutting up, thank you for doing exactly what you were elected to do,” he said.

    Even though Bobi Wine praised Zaake, Tayebwa referred him to the parliamentary disciplinary committee and the hearing of his matter kicked off on Tuesday.

    However, sources in NUP revealed that Bobi Wine wants his legislators to put up a spirited fight to frustrate the move of disciplining Zaake.

    These were days after the Speaker of parliament Annet Anita Among warned Zaake that parliament will take criminal action against him to recover the institution’s properties he declined to return after being removed from the position of the parliamentary commissioner.

    Among told parliament that Zaake declined to return the parliamentary car even though he has been informed in writing to return it

    Former Kawempe South MP Mubarak Munyagwa advised Bobi Wine to investigate Busiro East legislator Medard Lubega Ssegona who was acting as the Leader of Opposition on the day Zaake protested because he was the one who stopped other opposition legislators from joining Zaake and telling him to move out of the plenary.

    One of Bobi Wine’s Personal Assistant Julius Katongole said that the motive of the meeting that Bobi Wine summoned is not to condemn or attack anyone but it is about guiding them on how to work together and use parliament to fight president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s bad acts against poor Ugandans.

    He rubbished allegations making rounds that Bobi Wine summoned the legislators to introduce to them their new parliamentary leadership after firing Mathias Mpuuga Nsamba from the position of Leader of Opposition in Parliament.


    By Sengooba Alirabaki


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    Panic At KCCA As M7 Directs Minister Magyezi To Investigate RCC Burora Claim On Misuse Of PDM Cash…



    Lubaga deputy RCC Burora (L) and Minister Magyezi (R)

    President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has directed in writing the local government minister Raphael Magyezi to investigate the allegation made by Lubaga Division Deputy Resident City Commissioner(RCC) Anderson Burora against Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) on mismanagement of the government Parish Development Modal cash.

    Minister Magyezi confirmed the development and said that the president directed him to present his findings to cabinet by the coming Monday so that the ministers discuss the matter.

    He said that the president was very concerned with the allegation made by Burora and praised him for standing his ground and speaksoff to the alleged government officials.

    Magyezi told theGrapevine that the president wants other Resident District Commissioners (RDC) to do what Burora did to inspect government projects for the good of the country.

    Last week, Burora suspended the operations of Parish Development Model citing irregularities in implementing the program by allocating the funds to people who are not supposed to benefit from it.

    “We have seen lists bearing names of people who are well off, who own cars, are salary earners and those who own big shops being fronted for Parish Development Model. The project was intended for the 39% population that lives hand-to-mouth, not those who surpassed that level,” Burora said.

    However, Aisha Nabisere, the KCCA Parish Development Model coordinator rubbished Burora’s allegations insisting that he was spreading falsehoods.


    By Sengooba Alirabaki


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    Lord Mayor Lukwago Reveals How KCCA Bosses are Conniving With City Tycoons To Swindle USD100M Hiding Under President’s Directive On Markets…



    Lord Mayor Ssalongo Erias Lukwago has narrated how top Kampala Capital City Authority(KCCA) bosses are conniving with city tycoons to swiddle USD100M under the guise of implementing President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s directives on city markets.

    Lukwago said that he has landed on clandestine plans designed by KCCA technical wing bosses and ministers to procure 10 acres of land in Kampala Central Division at a price of USD100m which is very high.

    He revealed that the said land that is situated in Kisenyi parish belongs to John Bosco Muwonge, a city businessman who they want to front to built a public market as Museveni directed.

    Last month, Museveni met KCCA bosses and directed them to build at least two public markets in all the five Divisions that make up Kampala city.

    Lukwago said that without following the legal procedures, some fraudulent city businessmen have started approaching KCCA to offer their land to be purchased for the market with big commission offers to some KCCA bosses.

    Lukwago insists these businessmen want to sell their land to KCCA at a high price without following the legal requirements and it is the reason why he has summoned the city council meeting to discuss the matter next week.

    When contacted, Joseph Kabuye Kyofatogabye, the KCCA State Minister rubbished the accusation, and asked Lukwago to prove his allegations with evidence.

    “For me, I don’t know how to execute deals but I know Lord Mayor Lukwago is an expert in making deals,” Kabuye said.

    Businessman Muwonge was not reached for a comment.

    By Sengooba Alirabaki


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