Another member of the First Family has been implicated in attempts to persuade a key member of the Forum for Democratic Change to leave his party in an unfolding saga involving an alleged attempted Shs1.5 billion pay-off.
Mr Francis Atugonza, the incumbent Hoima Municipality mayor, told this newspaper yesterday that Mr Geoffrey Kamuntu, called him on phone three months ago and claimed that the President “wants to work with him and that he is willing to do anything to ensure that he…Continue
A member of the First Family has been named in an alleged attempt to offer Shs1.5 billion as an inducement to a key Forum for Democratic Change member to defect from his party and step down.
Mr Francis Atugonza, also the FDC Secretary for Trade and Industry and the incumbent Hoima Municipality mayor, told Daily Monitor yesterday that he was contacted six days ago by one of the President’s sons-in-law with the offer.
Quit and earn
Mr Atugonza says he was told that all he had…
President Museveni should take “administrative action” against ministers named in abuse of Chogm funds, the World Bank country chief said yesterday.
Ms Kadiresan Kundavi said the government does not have to wait for long court processes to act against those named in corruption. “We would like to see administrative action taken as Parliament continues to debate the report,” Ms Kundavi said in reference to the parliamentary…
It was a somewhat tense atmosphere at Emin Pasha Hotel. Journalists had to be frisked by private bodyguards and asked which media house they represented before making their way to the hotel in the upscale Kololo neighbourhood of Kampala.
By 10am the press conference organised by city tycoon Mike Ezra that was meant to start at 8am had not yet kicked off. He was nowhere to be…