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    You Ate A Rotten Rat That Is Why You Are Having Stomach Pains, Go To The Toilet – Mirundi Tells DFCU Bank, Warns Of Their Impending Collapse




    As DFCU bank officials and workers continue to ponder their future with media reports that the bank is about to collapse, president Museveni’s adviser on media Joseph Tamale Mirundi has warned them that they swallowed a rotten rat in Crane Bank.

    Mirundi, who was laughing loudly at the DFCU demise said that they deserve what there are going through. On a radio talk show on Pearl FM on Saturday, Mirundi said that DFCU fraudulently connived with bank of Uganda officials and took Crane bank. “Every time you take your friends property fraudulently, you have to prepare for the time to vomit what you ate. DFCU, you must accept that you ate rotten rat it’s the stomach pain which you are passing through, go to the toilet,” Mirundi laughed.

    He warned that very soon, DFCU is going to collapse whether its Directors want or not because there is an invisible hand who is fighting for their downfall. He cited the defunct Cane Bank Director Sudhir Ruperelia as being behind DFCU’s troubles.

    He said that Sudhir invested a lot of time and money in his bank and he can’t just sit down and see himself going back to poverty. “You people, you don’t know Indians, an Indian who is born on the street, he fights and gets money and becomes a tycoon, respected by everyone, seeing him go back to poverty is unacceptable and Sudhir must fight until the collapse of DFCU bank,” Mirundi said.

    The self-made media consultant said that it’s not only Sudhir who is fighting DFCU but there are other invisible people who are fighting. He cited the Bakiga elites who were the proprietors of National bank of commerce which was owned by former prime minister Patrick Amama Mbabazi, Bank of Uganda governor Emmanuel Tumusiime  Mutebile and the current prime minister Ruhakana Rugunda.

    Mirundi said that the Bakiga elites were not happy seeing their bank given to Sudhir because of a simple political difference they had with some people who are controlling the economy. “They kept quit but they are now using invisible hands to fight who ever ate from their sweat, and they were behind the downfall of the Crane Bank,” Mirundi added.

    He said that DCFU can’t survive this economic storm which they are going through. He added that’s how rumour about the collapse of Greenland bank started.

    He said that as a young news reporter, he approached Greenland bank CEO Dr. Sulaiman Kiggundu and told him that his bank was not going to survive.

    Mirundi said that Kiggundu blasted him and told him that to show him that his bank is still powerful, he gave him one million to go and start a business to fight poverty because it was poverty that was disturbing him.  Few days later, the bank was closed and Kiggundu later died as a poor man.

    Mirundi said that Sudhir can’t allow dying as a poor man like Kiggundu.

    He said that the only thing that can be done to save DFCU is if government can allow Sudhir to open up another bank. Mirundi said that the government discovered that they closed Crane Bank on wrong information.

    This week, news dominated media that DFCU is closing after a number of their employees including one of their top executives William Sekabembe resigned. However, the bank cleared the air saying that their bank is still strong.


    By Jamil Lutakome



    Homosexuals Should Be Castrated – MP Sarah Opendi



    Woman Member of Parliament for Tororo District Hon. Sarah Opendi has suggested that homosexuals should be castrated.

    Opendi told Parliament during Tuesday plenary that the life imprisonment sentence suggested by the Bill’s mover Asuman Basalirwa (MP Bugiri Municipality) isn’t adequate.

    Opendi says homosexuals may continue with the vice even in prison and they should therefore be castrated.

    “Life imprisonment is not adequate because this person may even continue with homosexuality in prison. These people should be castrated,” she said.

    Contrary to most of the legislators, MP Fox Odoi-Oywelowo, who presented the minority report, said the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 was uncalled for.

    Fox says the Bill creates penal sanctions against a person based on mere appearance and contravenes established international and regional human rights standards.

    “The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 contravenes established international and regional human rights standards, it unfairly limits the fundamental of LGBTIQ persons,”he said.

    Fox says the Bill denies the LGBTIQ community equal protection under the law.

    The Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023 was table in Parliament for the second reading today. The Bill, if passed, will see homosexuals face a life jail sentence if found guilty of the offence.




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    NRM Urges Farmers To Embrace Parish Development Model



    The National Resistance Movement (NRM), through the NRM deputy Secretary-General Rt. Hon. Rose Nsereko Namayanja, has urged farmers to embrace the Parish Development Model in order to boost their productivity.

    Namayanja told farmers to embrace PDM at a function where she was installed as the new patron of Balandiza Kirose Kasamba Kajansi Association at Kasuku children center in Kajansi, Wakiso.

    “I encourage you to embrace government programs like the Parish Development Model (PDM), Emyooga, and other poverty alleviation projects to boost your productivity and uplift your livelihoods,” she said.

    Namayanja told farmers that the best politics that can unite them is that of development and urged them to educate their children to foster community development.

    “The best politics that can bring us together is the politics of development where we don’t segregate anyone. I urge you to focus on educating your children because education is the biggest investment any parent can give to their children which in turn leads to the development of your community,”Namayanja said.

    Namayanja was appointed patron Balandiza Kirose Kasamba Kajansi Association following the death of Mathia Kasamba the association’s former patron. The association unites farmers from the cells of Nakawuka and Kasuku parishes in Kajansi.

    Namayanja welcomed her new role as the association’s patron and called upon the members to work in unison with her and utilise the available resources to develop themselves.

    “I accept to be your patron and I encourage you to be at the forefront in fighting poverty among the livelihoods in your communities. Let us work together by using the available resources to develop economically,”she said.

    The NRM deputy Secretary-General added that; There is indeed a scarcity of land in this area but you can do a lot with the small piece of land you have. We are privileged to have two rainy seasons and I urge all farmers to take advantage of the rains and plant crops. As we do farming, let’s focus on the quality of our products so that we take advantage of the available market within Kampala.

    Namayanja told farmers to work differently and remain united and pledged that government will continue supporting the farmers’ association by equipping them with new knowledge to enable them acquire new farming skills.



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    I Am Tired Of Borrowing – Finance Minister Matia Kasaija



    Minister in charge of finance Matia Kasaija has expressed his frustration with the the habit of government borrowing funds to finance its budget.

    Kasaija said Tuesday at the launch of the Public Investment Financing Strategy (PIFS) at Sherston Hotel that government should look for alternatives and stop borrowing.

    “I am tired of borrowing…We must look for other ways how we can raise funds to develop Uganda other than borrowing,” he said.

    Kasaija said PIFS will help government raise funds since borrowing and grants are not sufficient enough to fund government programmes.

    “The implementation of this financing strategy is a priority of government. Borrowing and grants are necessary but not sufficient options for funding all government programmes,” he said.

    The minister of finance noted that Uganda has an annual financing gap of about 33 trillion shillings, given approximately 49 trillion that is budgeted for annually.

    According to Kasaija about 411 trillion is needed to finance all government programmes.

    At the end of 2022, Uganda had a debt of about 80 trillion. This was revealed by the Deputy Governor Bank of Uganda, Michael Atingi-Ego.


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