SCANDAL: AG William Byaruhanga’s Law Firm Embroiled in Looting Funds from the Ugandan Judiciary

 By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, The Secretary to the Judiciary Mr Pius Bigirimana has exposed a possible fraud of shs. 1.6 billion security deposit refund which was orchestrated by three top officials arising from Commercial Court in an application OO-C- No-08 of 2006. The officials in Judiciary behind this dubious deal used Heed Debt Recovery Services Limited to claim the payment which was initiated through a Court Order issued by Deputy Registrar Dr Agnes Nkonge on June 4, 2020. “Let the total sum of Ug. Shs. 1,681,471,042 that was deposited with the…

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Soldier in Eastern DRC Shoots DEAD 13 civilians

By AFP/DailyNewsUG Foreign News Correspondent A drunken soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled east opened fire on passers-by, killing at least 13 people including a two-year-old girl and seven women, sources said. The murders incensed locals who laid out the victims’ shrouded bodies. Youths built a big fire nearby and a local leader vilified the army and demanded that its troops and a UN force stationed in the district pull out. Shocked relatives of the victims drifted around as they tried to make sense of the tragedy. The…

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THE KILLER OF RAFIKI, Uganda’s Rare SILVERBACK Mountain Gorilla, Jailed 11 Years

By DailyNewsUG Tourism Correspondent The killer of one of Uganda’s best known mountain gorillas, Rafiki, has been jailed for 11 years. Felix Byamukama pleaded guilty to illegally entering a protected area and killing a gorilla.On June 1, 2020, Rafiki, the rare silverback mountain gorrilla belonging to Nkuringo group was reported missing. However, after intense search and rescue efforts, his body was recovered in Hakato area inside Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Court heard that Byamukama, a resident of Murole village, Nteko Parish, Nyabwishenya Sub County, Kisoro District was arrested on June…

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“Cash Madam” Dorothy Shonga facing LIFE: Charged with Money Laundering & Fraud

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Police have arrested Entrepreneur and Socialist Dorothy Shonga, who owns D.C Brand Cloud, a local branding and marketing company, popularly known as ‘Cash-Madam’ after being implicated in bootleg deals at Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA). Police arrested Shonga on Tuesday following investigations that she was given a contract of supplying golf shirts. Socialite and “self-made” multi-millionaire Dorothy Shonga is facing a potential life sentence if found guilty having been charged with money laundering and fraud this morning over the MERAgate scandal together with her partner, Collins Magalasi.…

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EXCLUSIVE: How EC’s Ugx 17b [US $4.5] WareHouse BID Triggered M7 to FIRE Top Leadership

By FRANKLIN DRAKU, In Summary Electoral Commission (EC) officials were fired on Tuesday amid on-going investigation into accusations of corruption. We look at the inside story of what transpired over the Shs17b warehouse deal. The Electoral Commission (EC) has been in the spotlight on account that it blew up Shs17 billion in hiring a warehouse for storage of its election materials. Documents seen by this newspaper indicate that the EC had initially planned to spend Shs6b to procure a warehouse and office space of up to 8,000 square metres on…

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Speaker Summons 2 Asian Tycoons Karia & Allibhai to explain their Sole acquisition of 1500+ Properties in Kampala

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed City tycoons Mohammad Allibhai, Pradip Nandlal Karia and Minex Nandlal Karia to appear before the Parliamentary committee investigating the alleged mismanagement of the departed Asians properties despite their constitutional petition over the matter in question. This comes after the three tycoons petitioned Kadaga protesting their appearance to defend their acquisition of the over 1500 departed Indian properties given their constitutional petition. Early this year, Allibhai, Pradip Karia and Minex Karia petitioned Kadaga challenging the invitation to appear before the…

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Bank of Uganda Wrangles: Why Did BoU Counter Terrorism Policemen attack Ex-Crane Bank Director Rajiv Ruparelia

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Kiira Road Police Station in Kampala are investigating a Friday morning incident in which city businessman Rajiv Ruparelia was beaten by Police counter terrorism guards attached to Bank of Uganda. This attack comes off the heels of Bank of Uganda Vs Ruparelia Group case in which Court of Appeal dismissed a multi-billion case in which Bank of Uganda had sued the businessman and company Meera Investments. Just a few weeks ago, in a ruling read in Court by Registrar Mary Babirye, Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny -Dollo, Justice…

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BREAKING NEWS: Billionaire Rajiv Ruparelia Attacked By Armed Police While Walking His Dogs

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent Billionaire businessman Rajiv Ruparelia has spoken out about this morning incident in which there was an attack against him by VVIP Police officers in a Civilian Drone Mini-Van. Rajiv Ruparelia who is nursing severe wounds says the attacks on him by counter terrorism police officers happened near his home in Kololo, a Kampala suburb during a morning walk. He narrated that this morning while walking with his dogs he saw a vehicle racing up on a terrific speed and stopped them to inquire why they were driving…

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French Court Rejects Fresh Probe of Plane Downing That Sparked Rwanda Genocide

By FRANCE 24 with AFP A Paris appeals court rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the 1994 death of Rwanda’s president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked a genocide that killed 800,000 people, lawyers said Friday.ADVERTISING Families of those who died along with Habyarimana when his plane was downed will appeal the decision to France’s supreme court, their lawyers announced. The appeals court in Paris had been asked to revisit a 2018 decision to throw out the probe against nine members and former members of incumbent President Paul Kagame‘s entourage in…

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Rwandan National Who murdered 3 Children In Kyankwanzi Killed By Mob Justice

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, The man who is suspected to have run amok and hacked at least 11 people, leaving three of them dead in Kyankwanzi district has been killed by irate residents. The Police in Kyankwanzi together with residents launched a hunt for Emmanuel Twagirayezu after he attacked several people and hacked them using a machete. According to The Police, Twagirayezu committed the murders using a machete at around 10:00 am on June 30 at Kagarama village, Butemba town council in Kyankwanzi district. The suspect is reported to have hacked to death…

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