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    We Have Ex-Communicated And Banned You From The Party; DP Members Sack Mao And Siranda, Blame Them For Being Moles And Stumbling Block To Party Progress…

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    L-R: DP Bloc members Lubega Mukaku, Michael Mabikke and Lulume Bayiga addressing the press today

    Democratic Party (DP) member and former aspirant for Rubaga South Division, Lubega Samuel Mukaku has said that party boss, Nobert Mao and Gerald Siranda, the General secretary have proved that they are moles.

    Mukaku’s statements follow an agreement signed between Mao and President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who later also appointed the DP boss Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs.

    Addressing the press today, at Speke Hotel in Kampala, DP members under the umbrella of DP Bloc said that Mao has finally swallowed his words an proved where he falls.

    Mukaku noted that while the entire public is astonished by the recent agreement between Mao and Museveni, the DP Bloc is not moved in any way because they saw the writings on the wall.

    “For long we saw this coming. We have internally endured Mao’s maneuvers and skills to obstruct the party and DP bloc from taking effective and decisive action against the National Resistance Movement (NRM) junta,” he said.

    He added, “The DP Bloc wants to completely disassociate itself from the Mao-Museveni deal and we categorically dismiss the same as an illegitimate and sham.”

    He further revealed that from the onset, the DP Bloc set out to reconcile and mobilise leaders, members and activists into an effort and broad frontier to lead a charge against the NRM junta.

    He adduced, “Sadly, comrade Nobert Mao has always been a stumbling bloc, an obstructive and disruptive influence inside the DP bloc and he is displaying his true colours now. It eases and opens doors to a non-interrupted prosecution of the mission of the DP Bloc.

    “We are really fade up of this. We have lived with it as you remember even in the reunions that we organise. We organise a reunion, he works behind with the police to sabotage it yet we went together to ask permission and he would make sure that these reunions don’t take place.”

    He furthermore disclosed that the DP Bloc has taken a non-compromising decision to work closely with the organs of the party to effect the due process of relieving Mao and Siranda of their party positions of president and Secretary General of DP respectively.

    Mukaku divulged that, “The DP Bloc further imposes the following sanctions against Nobert Mao, the former president of DP and Gerald Siranda, the former acting general secretary of DP.

    “We want to recall and sweep off Nobert Mao and Gerald Siranda of all honours accorded to them so far because they have disgraced the party.

    “We want to burn the two from attending DP Bloc and all opposition activities because actually they have proved to be moles and we can’t continue like that.

    “We want to isolate and ex-communicate the two by effecting a ban on them from attending all political, cultural and religious, weddings, funeral rites, duwas and any event of the sort on behalf of DP.

    “They have disgraced themselves, disgraced the party and they should be punished accordingly.”

    Mukaku disclosed that as DP Bloc, they have now embarked on the following tasks;

    “Re-mobilising for the reunion of the Uganda young democrats current and alumni generations, rebuilding the grass root structures of the DP Bloc at home and in the diaspora and restoring cooperations and cordial relations with all change seeking forces in Uganda in a final and decisive offensive against falling NRM junta.”

    He concluded, “We have sacked Mao from the Bloc and we will ask DP to nominate a replacement.”

    Lulume Bayiga, the Buikwe South constituency Member of Parliament and a DP member also noted that the appointment of the DP principal as Minister by President Museveni simply means that he has abdicated his duty to fight for justice and to fight the junta, and he has joined the junta to fight DP Bloc.

    “Therefore, it goes without saying that he must be dismissed with the contempt that he deserves. While it is allowed for somebody to be a servant of their conscious, President Nobert Mao, Siranda, Mayambala, and Mbidde, can be servants of their conscious and it is allowed, they can do whatever they want with their lives, they can cross from one party to another and they can go from fighting for the people to fighting against people,” he added.

    He further revealed that what they cannot allow is to carry with them the bridge that they are using to cross over.

    “I am stressing this idea because there has been an ‘allegation’ that they can cross with DP. The Democratic Party organs have never been consulted about the same and they have never endorsed any process with the junta and they cannot simply be used to ratify the evil that has come out of a deal between Mao and the junta. And it is not a rubber stamp, this is a mass party, the party of the people, it is not the party of the leaders.”

    Bayiga asserted that people have been criticising Uganda People’s Congress (UPC) that they are bedfellows with NRM but they are smarter.

    “But here is a gullible president who prefers to be a bedfellow with a junta he has been purporting to fight,” Bayiga said.

    “I want to apologise personally that I have always defended the party president thinking that he has not been working with the junta. But given the circumstances under which we have been operating, and the various betrayals which were hidden, it was very difficult to know who has been sabotaging all operations of the opposition,” he added.

    “Now that the mutant jean which causes cancer has been finally excised, normal tissues will grow and the body will go back to normal life. And that is why we want to welcome you back to the Democratic Party so that we can build and make it great again.”

     

    By Hope Kalamira

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    Mwenda Narrates How Intelligence Advised M7 To Fire Kagame Girl Who Prepares His Bedroom….

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    Veteran journalist Andrew Mwenda (L) and President Museveni (R)

    Celebrated veteran journalist Andrew Mwenda has narrated how intelligence advised President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to fire president Paul Kagame’s girl to save his life.

    Mwenda revealed that when the misunderstanding between Rwanda and Uganda was at its peak, with each nation accusing the other of espionage, intelligence operatives advised President Museveni to fire all his assistants of Rwandan descent.

    Mwenda said that among the people that intelligence wanted to be removed from the state house was the beautiful Munyarwanda woman who has been in charge of President Museveni’s bedroom for a long time.

    He added that after reading a strongly worded intelligence report, Museveni took his time to interrogate the dossier and he took a strong decision which hurt his intelligence team by refusing to fire his assistants.

    While moderating ‘The hot seat’ talk show on KFM radio on Friday, Mwenda explained that Museveni trusts Rwandese more than Ugandans that’s why all the people surrounding him are Banyarwanda.

    It is on this note that Mwenda wondered why the President does not come out to rescue Rwandans from the ongoing harassment from country’s immigration department.

    He revealed that he has investigated and established that these people are facing a lot of hardships to get passports and National identity cards.

    He said that many of the people who have Rwanda like name are stateless because Uganda refused to give them passports and National Identity cards yet they cannot go to Rwanda because they were born in Uganda and all are parents have lived, died and have been buried in Uganda.

    Mwenda gave an example of Ritah Kanya, a news anchor with NTV Uganda and wife to senior investigative journalist Raymond Mujuni who is currently stateless because both her National Identity card and passports were canceled at the Immigration over her Rwandan roots.

    He insisted that Kanya was born in Uganda in Kisoro district and his grandfather was a sub county chief, so it is wrong to declare her stateless.

    He pleaded with President Museveni to intervene in the matter because National Unity Platform(NUP) supporters are also threatening Banyarwanda that when they take power, they will be sent back to their country.

    Land forces commander and also first son, Lt. Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba led the Uganda-Rwanda negotiations which resulted in the reopening of the Katuna border which was closed by president Kagame in 2017 on allegations of mistreating Rwandese in Uganda.

    Lt. Gen. Muhoozi revealed through twitter that very soon, he is going to travel to Rwanda to meet his loving uncle.

    Efforts to reach Simon Peter Mundeyi, the immigration spokesperson, were fruitless because his known phone numbers were not going through.

     

    By Sengooba Alirabaki

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    Chief Justice Dollo Is Sleeping On Job, He Has Failed To Bring Errant Judicial Officers To Order – Minister Mayanja; Top Herbalist Runs Into Hiding Fearing Arrest…

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    Chief Justice Owiny Dollo (R) and Minister Sam Mayanja (L)

    State Minister for Lands Dr. Sam Mayanja has threatened to report Pius Bigirimana, the Judiciary Permanent Secretary to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni over allegation of abuse of office.

    Mayanja insists that it is high time President Museveni takes action against Chief Justice Owiny Dollo who has slept on the job which has resulted into the Judiciary, a very important organ of the state, becoming a place where deals are cut.

    He explained that judicial officers no longer follow the Constitution because right now, everyone does what he wants because they know that Chief Justice, who is their head is not active and he cannot bring them to order.

    Mayanja wondered how a Chief Justice can keep quiet when low standard staff in Judiciary are humiliating senior judicial officers who would advise and guide the judiciary.

    He gave an example of Bigirimana who issued a statement against Supreme Court Justice Dr. Esther Kisakye Mayambala.

    Mayanja said that he was shocked to read in the papers that Bigirimana directed Justice Kisakye, the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court to return all the money which was paid to her for the nine months when she was absent.

    “All of us senior lawyers were shocked to see that man Bigirimana’s letter to a senior Judge like Kisakye. How can a mere Permanent Secretary to the judiciary humiliate a senior judge and you keep quite as a Chief Justice? He would have issued a strong statement condemning that man Bigirimana and even petitioning the president to take disciplinary action against him,” Mayanja insisted.

    However, Bigirimana recently said that he pulled out of Justice Kisakye’s scandal and referred the matter to Chief Justice Dollo because he is her supervisor not him.

    He added that as a senior lawyer, he cannot keep quiet when the judiciary is rotting.

    He cited a situation where Judges are imprisoning innocent Ugandans to show superiority.

    He gave an example of High Court Judge Musa Ssekaana who sentenced controversial city lawyer Hassan Male Mabirizi to 18 months in prison on fabricated contempt of Court charges.

    He wondered if a judicial officer can give justice when they are the complainant, the investigator, the witness and the judge.

    Mayanja revealed that judicial officials connive to punish those who annoy them, and this is exactly what they did to Mabirizi, denied him bail and dismissed all his Appeals.

    He noted that such impunity has been used by Masaka judicial officers against Bibanja holders which has resulted in frequent land evictions.

    He explained that such corrupt judicial officers are the ones who helped land grabbers like renowned herbalist David Senfuka who based on forged documents to threaten evicting bonafide bibanja owners.

    He revealed that residents of Budda Village, Kijonjo parish Kibinge Sub County in Bukomansombi district brought to him evidence which he verified and established that Senfuka forged documents to acquire over 2 square miles of land.

    “He is a wanted man; he has to go to police and record a statement over criminal charges. His friends were telling me that I am interfering with a Court matter and as a lawyer I advised them that there is a difference between a criminal matter and a civil matter,” Mayanja said.

    He added that the same Masaka Judicial officers are the ones helping Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi’s Buganda Land Board to grab and evict people’s bibanja in greater Masaka.

    He gave an example of the piece of Kibanja on which the State Minister for Health Anifah Kawooya was supposed to build a nursing school.

    He disclosed that the minister was stopped by BLB who accused her of trespassing on Kabaka Mutebi’s land.

    However, Siraje Lubwama, the press secretary to Senfuka revealed that minister Mayanja is spreading falsehoods.

    He added that they are preparing to institute criminal and civil charges against him accusing him of defamation.

    Lubwama maintained that Senfuka was shocked when Mayanja and his boss Judith Nabakooba and declared him a fraudster.

    Minister Mayanja recently told the Grapevine that President Museveni has received a detailed intelligence report profiling the corrupt judicial officials and how they receive bribes.

     

    By Sengooba Alirabaki

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    IGG Kamya Drags Ssenyonyi’s COSASE To Court Over On Shs10.6bn Fraud, Wants Awards Of Shs6.5bn For Humiliation…

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    IGG Betty Kamya

    Controversial Inspector General of Government (IGG) Beti Namisango Kamya has petitioned the High Court Civil Division challenging the findings and recommendations made against her by the parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE).

    In her suit through her lawyers of ASB Advocates, Kamya insists that the COSASE report which convicted her and senior Finance Minister Matia Kasaija of fraudulently mismanaging the Shs.10.6bn which was allocated to compensate landlords for their land which was sold to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s government was aimed at humiliating and killing her personal reputation.

    She told Court that she never asked for a supplementary budget as COSASE claimed in their report which was adopted by parliament in August 2022.

    She added that she only requested the Finance ministry to give funds to the Uganda Land Commission which is responsible for managing government land including compensating landlords who sell land to government.

    She explained that before the Shs10.6bn was released and distributed, parliament established an ad-hoc committee which verified and assessed the beneficiaries and approved those who were paid.

    However, a number of witnesses who testified before COSASE committee chaired by Joel Ssenyonyi denied receiving the money.

    Government through the Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka has not yet responded to IGG Kamya’s petition.

     

    By Sengooba Alirabaki

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