The Honouarable President of Uganda in the  United Nations of 

today 20/09/2016:

He is still travelling in a private executive jet, but has a population at home of 90% walking barefoot.

Yet this Excellency may be trying to compete with Reagan and Golbachev to show that he, too, is an Excellency"

This is a verbatim extract of the speech Mr Museveni made on the steps of Uganda Parliament, after being sworn in as president on 26th Jan 1986.

Mr Museveni has just arrived in New York for this year's (2016) United Nations General Assembly meeting in the latest model of Gulf Stream 5 Executive Presidential Jet. This is more than 30 years when he made that speech!

Not only has he left home a barefoot population, but some are dying of hunger! 84% youth are unemployed; 19 women are dying, needlessly, in childbirth daily; young doctors (interns) are on strike because they aren't paid; an epidemic of jiggers looms in parts of the country; 75% children drop out of primary schools due to pathetic state of education standards etc, etc.

In 1986, I, too, stood at the stairs of parliament as Mr M7 swore-in as president and made that speech. Back then, we were found of saying, rightly, that shame is a revolutionary sentiment.

I'll not just be ashamed at having been a part of the "pathetic spectacle" that we continue to witness, I'll not rest until it's overcome. That's the least that I can do.



Kyeyo aba NRM bakulisizza Museveni ekisanja ekyo mukaaga:

By Musasi wa Bukedde

Added 6th June 2016

Ssentebe w’ekibiina ekigatta Bannayuganda ababeera mu mawanga ag’ebweru, Abbey Walusimbi ku lwa banne bakulisizza Pulezidenti Museveni okuwangula akalulu n’okulayizibwa ku kisanja ekyomukaaga.

Pulezidenti Museveni ng'abuuza ku bamu bankubakyeyo ebweru wa Uganda, abawagira ekibiina kyobufuzi ekya NRM.

Walusimbi era yeebazizza ttiimu ya Bannayuganda ababeera ebweru abaasobola okukomawo kuno mu biseera bya kampeyini ne banoonyeza NRM akalulu.

Yagambye nti essira kati bagenda kulissa ku kukunga bamusigansimbi okujja mu Uganda bazimbe amakolero n’okuyamba ku Pulezidenti Museveni okulaba ng’atuukiriza manifesito ye naddala okulwanyisa obwavu nga bafunira abantu emirimu.

Yawadde amagezi nti akalulu kaawedde, kati abantu beemalire ku mirimu gyabwe era batunuulire ebyo byokka ebibagatta okulaba nga buli omu akola yeekulaakulanye.

Walusimbi yeebazizza Ssaabawandiisi wa NRM, Kasule Lumumba olw’obuwagizi bw’abawa okukola emirimu gy’ekibiina.

Yasiimye abaakakiiko akafuzi b’akola nabo olw’okutuukiriza obuvunaanyizibwa nga kuno kuliko; Fred Opolot ng’ono ye mumyukawe, P. Magomu, H. Kibirige, C.Baira, B.Ssekamatte, Male Kamya, B.Musisi, E.Kironde, S.Mugamba, Dr. K. Kiwanuka, P. Kimera, J. Mpologoma, H. Namakula.

Abalala kuliko; H. Wasswa, J.Ssenyonga, S. Kasujja, P. Ssenyonga, D.Wakame, H. Mbabazi.

Walusimbi yeebazizza ne banne abatwala amawanga ag’enjawulo okuli Haji Ssempijja Tembo ow’e South Afrika, North Amerika, Judith Businge, Obugwanjuba bwa Bulaaya, Patrick Asiimwe, n’abalala.

The exensive

Internet Revolution should get cheaper for the African poor citizens on the African continent:


Cost of unlimited Internet access in Kampala could drop to as low as Shs 1,000 a day

Only a small fraction of Ugandans is connected to the Internet, with the vast majority losing out on the immense opportunities that the Internet is providing to billions of people worldwide.

Currently, the total number of internet users in Uganda is estimated at just over 6.8 million in a population of about 40 million. Compared with the voice penetration of 53%, data penetration is still very low at just 25%, according to data from the Uganda Communications Commission.

The poor accessibility rates are mainly attributed to high cost and poor network coverage. However, this is now bound to change for the better after technology giant Google launched Project Link in Uganda to bring faster and world-class Internet services.

Following the successful completion of a metro fiber network in Kampala city, the company has launched a Wi-Fi ‘hotzone’ network to improve the quality and affordability of wireless access, geared towards meeting the bandwidth demands of Kampala’s growing number of smart phone owners. In partnership with Roke Telecom, more than 100 hotzones, dubbed ‘Rokespots,’ have been launched around Kampala where users can access affordable and high speed mobile internet connections.

In recent years, telecom giants MTN Uganda, Airtel, Smile telecom, Africell and Vodafone have also invested heavily in setting up 4G infrastructure. MTN Uganda in particular has already unveiled its extensive 4G network countrywide, extending the latest broadband technology to major towns – totaling more than 75 4G network sites, in addition to thousands of 2G and 3G.

Google is also venturing into providing wholesale last-mile Wi-Fi access with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) like MTN to leverage on its fibre infrastructure to bring high-quality Wi-Fi to homeowners, small businesses and mobile users on-the-go.

Speaking at the launch on Dec.03, 2015, Roke Telkom officials said the initiative is helping to connect more people to fast and affordable broadband Internet.

The Wi-Fi hotzone network is helping to equip MNOs and ISPs with shared infrastructure that they desperate need to deliver improved services to end users. Ela Beres, who heads the Wi-Fi effort, said with the help of Project Link’s new Wi-Fi hotzone network, ISPs around Kampala would have access to shared infrastructure that can help them enhance their Wi-Fi services and meet the bandwidth needs of the city dwellers. He added that local providers can use the new network to bring Wi-Fi to people on-the-go in the city’s busiest locations such as the taxi parks, hostels, shopping malls, pubs, restaurants and arcades.

Roger Sekaziga, the Roke Telkcom CEO, said Uganda has lately experienced phenomenal growth in demand for Internet, fuelled by the advent of low-cost smart phones.

“Project Link’s Wi-Fi network allows us to deliver cheaper and more reliable Wi-Fi service to a quickly-growing, often underserved market segment,” he added.  To owners of the facilities, cheap high speed internet offers more opportunities for customers.  The service has different price categories, ranging from Shs 1,000 per day to Shs 18,000 per month.

Officials said going forward, the company plans to install wifi on all public transport vehicles. For Roke Telkom, which has been in operation for over ten years, the partnership with Google to implement Project Link could give it a big headway in the data market place. Google, which started as a search engine over two decades ago, has over the years emerged as a global technology giant. Its push in developing countries has seen it test out innovative ways of ameliorating connectivity challenges.  With the introduction of 3G and LTE networks, the company is targeting to provide the ‘last-mile’ link to connect remote locations to the fiber networks that connect countries and whole continents.

Since Uganda was connected to the sea cables seven years ago, prices of international bandwidth have fallen compared to the last decade, but the retail tariffs of broadband have remained relatively out of reach for millions of potential internet users.

But as mobile phone devices evolve thus giving consumers various services beyond voice and text messages, data has over time become a key frontier for telecom companies as consumers take advantage of cheaper means of communication over more convenient social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and to deliver audio, video, and other media content over the Internet.

On a wider scale, the implementers of Project Link see it as causing a revolution in how whole industries and sectors operate and how services are provided to the citizens.- See more at: http://www.


Poor African governments seem to find it as a way of collecting easy money as tax from this technology.

Milking the cow without giving it pasture.

Ongwen, the Freedom fighter or The modern African Liberation bush fighter. His trial now is under the  I.C.Court. This European Court of universal human rights has named three judges to preside over this African case.

Mr Ongwen of the Acholi tribe of Northern Uganda.
By Yasiin Mugerwa

Posted  Thursday, January 22  2015 


Kampala, Uganda-

A day after Dominic Ongwen, a top Christian-Catholic LRA commander, was transferred to The Hague to face charges for a variety of war crimes, the International Criminal Court named three high profile judges to handle his trial.

The ICC presidency yesterday named a Bulgarian judge with a decade-long experience in international criminal law, a Belgian judge with a background in international and comparative criminal law, and an experienced Italian prosecutor to form a three-person coram.

The ICC prosecutor indicated Ongwen will “in the next few days” appear before the Pre-Trial Chamber II composed of Judge Ekaterina Trendafilova (Bulgaria), Presiding Judge, Judge Christine Van den Wyngaert (Belgium), and Judge Cuno Tarfusser (Italy).

Daily Monitor understands that one of the Judges (Trendafilova) was the Presiding Judge in the previous proceedings in the situations of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the neighbouring Kenya; the Prosecutor v. Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo and the Prosecutor v. William Ruto et al, respectively.

The government this week announced that international lawyers had approached it showing interest to represent Ongwen, who recently surrendered to the American troops in Central African Republic.

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda yesterday said in a statement, Ongwen’s transfer to The Hague brings the court one step closer to ending the LRA’s reign of terror in the African Great Lakes region.

She said the LRA has reportedly killed tens of thousands and displaced millions of people, terrorised civilians, abducted children and forced them to kill and serve as sex slaves. They have hacked off limbs and horribly disfigured men, women and children.

“My investigation demonstrates that Dominic Ongwen served as a high ranking commander within the LRA and that he is amongst those who bear the greatest responsibility for crimes within the jurisdiction of the ICC,” Ms Fatou Bensouda stated.

She added: “I urge all others [rebels] that still remain within LRA ranks to abandon violence; stop committing crimes, and follow the bold steps of others before you,”

Governments hailed

On behalf of the Court, the Registrar of the ICC, Mr Herman von Hebel ,yesterday applauded Ongwen’s transfer to The Hague and sought to assure the victims of the 21-year-insurgency in northern Uganda that in order to dispense justice all efforts will made to ensure that they get a lawyer who will tell their story.

He saluted “the persistent efforts” of the government of Uganda, the government of the Central African Republic, the Uganda People’s Defense Force, the African Union Regional Task Force who all put pressure on the rebels until Ongwen’s surrender.


Omubaka wa Amerika mu Uganda akubirizza Abasiraamu okwegatta
Jan 22, 2015


OMUBAKA wa Amerika mu Uganda Scott H. DeLisi akubirizza abavubuka Abasiraamu okwegatta awatali kusosola mu mawanga n’okukolerera emirembe.

Bino bibadde mu lukungaana olwatuuziddwa abavubuka Abasiraamu abeegattira mu kibiina kya Uganda Muslim Youth Development Forum nga lugendereddwamu okutongoza ekibiina ky’abavubuka Abasiramu eky’awamu ekimanyiddwa nga ‘Inaugural Youth Leadership Camp ‘olwatuuziddwa ku Lwokusatu ku Mariam High e Kisaasi, olwetabiddwamu abavubuka Abasiramu ab’omu Uganda n’ab’e Somalia.

Scott yakubirizza abavubuka bano okwenyigira mu mirimu egy’enjawulo n’okuyamba abalina obwetaavu nga bakozesa ebitone n’obusobozi bwe balina.

Olukung’aana luno lwacamudde nnyo abavubuka Abasomali abadduka mu nsi yaabwe ng’entalo zitandise. Scott yategeezezza nti America ekola kyonna ekisoboka okulaba nga Somalia eddamu okutebenkera.

Yagambye nti mu nkola ya Pulezidenti Obama, amawanga gonna bwe gabeeramu emirembe ne Amerika ebeeramu emirembe, kyokka amawanga nga Somalia bwe gatabanguka ne Amerika kigikosa nnyo.

Daniel Travis omwogezi w’ekitebe kya Amerika yagambye nti balina enteekateka empya ze bakola okulaba nga Abasomali abali kuno babangulwa mu Lungereza okusobola okweyagalira mu ggwanga kubanga ebiseera ebisinga bazibuwaliddwa obulamu olw’obutamanya lulimi.

We shall not cater for Ongwen’s children - ICC: 

Ongwen’s relatives

Ongwen’s relatives at their home in Coo-rom village in Lamgoi Sub-county.




Posted  Saturday, February 7   2015 


The International Criminal Court (ICC) Field Outreach Coordinator for Kenya and Uganda, Ms Maria Mabinty Kamara, has rejected calls by relatives of indicted LRA commander Dominic Ongwen to cater for his children.

Ms Kamara was responding to a question during a press briefing in Gulu Town on Wednesday on whether the ICC would help Ongwen’s family. She said ICC can only, at an appropriate time under the rules of the court, facilitate the family to visit Ongwen at The Hague.

Ongwen is among the top five LRA commanders who were indicted by the ICC in 2005 for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Others are LRA leader Joseph Kony and his deputies: Vincent Otti, Okot Odhiambo, and Raska Lukwiya.

Ongwen, who surrendered early last month in Central African Republic (CAR), appeared in the dock at the ICC on January 26, where seven counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes were read against him.

His relatives had earlier asked the Uganda government and ICC to cater for his children.

One of his brothers, Mr Christopher Kilama, said the family was overwhelmed with the burden of taking care of Ongwen’s four children because they have their own.

However, Ms Kamara said the ICC has a trust fund which has been providing interim assistance to victims of the LRA war but not their relatives. She said the ICC has established at least 18 projects in the region under the Victims Trust Fund.

“Over 40 million people in the region benefited from the trust fund. Some of them were provided with microfinance, prosthetic, and plastic surgery, especially for mutilated victims,” said Ms Kamara. 

She said Mr Ongwen’s relatives can only be assisted to visit him at The Hague at an appropriate time.

who is ongwen?

• Said to have been abducted by LRA, aged 10, as he walked to school in northern Uganda

• Rose to become a top commander

• Accused of crimes against humanity, including enslavement

• ICC issued arrest warrant in 2005

• Rumoured to have been killed in the same year

• US offered $5m (£3.3m) reward for information leading to his arrest in 2013.



Government ya Uganda etambuza abalwanyisa obuzigu mukulonda okugenda mumaaso(Crime preventers)


Lwaki Banna

Uganda ate be basaba ssente z’obuyambi okusalwako?

May 03, 2014


Abbey Walusimbi ( ku ddyo), Titus Kirabo ne Edriss Kironde abatalaaga ensi z’Abazungu okubamatiza ku buyambi.


Bya Abbey Walusimbi

AKALULU ka 2016 nga kabindabinda, mwe tusuubira abantu obukadde 10 okulonda Pulezidenti n’ababaka ba Palamenti, buli ludda lugezaako okwessa ku mwanjo.

Ffe abawagizi ba NRM mu nsi z’ebweru, tugezaako okumatiza amawanga n’amakampuni agagaba obuyambi wamu ne bayinvesita abaagala okuleeta ssente mu Uganda baleme kukwataganya bulungi bwakuleeta nsimbi mu Uganda ku kikula kya muntu na ndowooza ya byakwegatta.

Etteeka erikugira ebisiyaga bwe lyayisiddwa amawanga g’Abazungu agamu gagenda olukongoolo kulussa ku bakungu ba Gavumenti ng’okubamma viza era waliwo abamu abaaluguddemu edda!

Okugeza omuduumizi omu owa Poliisi mu Kampala abadde asuubirwa mu Amerika okusoma baamummye viza, omubaka wa Palamenti omu omukazi yabadde alina omukiolo gw’okumuweerako ekirabo naye viza yamummiddwa sso nga teyakuba kalulu ku tteeka lino. Bannaffe abali ku ludda oluvuganya nabo engabo bagirumizza mannyo, tukitegedde nti abamu bagenda bayitaayita mu mawanga gano, nga bagasaba okusalako obuyambi obumu olw’etteeka lino. Babagamba nti kino kye kiyinza okusuula Gavumenti ya NRM.

Enjawukana zibizadde

Ekibuuzo kiri nti kiki ekiyinza okulemesa NRM okuwangula akalulu ka 2016? Nze aba NRM abali ebweru tukola butaweera okulaba nga bammemba b’ekibiina si be bavaako okufiirwa akalulu.

Okwerumaaluma okw’omunda kitono nnyo okusinga ku buzibu bwe tuyinza okufuna okuva ebweru w’eggwanga. N’olwekyo enjawukana munda mu kibiina tuzikendeeze lwe tunaasobola okwang’anga ekizibu ekinene ekitujjidde.

Bammemba ba NRM ebweru w’eggwanga be nkulembera, naddala mu Amerika, Bungereza n’amawanga nga Norway, Sweden, Budaaki n’amalala tukoze pulaani eyinza okuyitibwamu okulwanyisa obukyayi bwe tuyinza okufuna mu mawanga g’Abazungu era agayinza okweyambisibwa okutugatta nga bammemba ng’okulonda tekunnatuuka.

Omwogezi w’ekibiina kyaffe, Edriss Kironde abeera e Colorado yalabudde nti yadde tuteekwa okumanya buli maanyi agaagala okusuula NRM, ekizibu ekisinga kiyinza kuva mu kulwanagana okw’omunda.

“Wadde NRM eyaniriza buli omu naye tusaanye okwegendereza abeeyita bakkaada mu mawanga g’ebweru sso nga bagiriira munda nga kigenge,” Kironde bwe yagambye. Ekibiina ekigatta aba NRM mu mawanga gano kibadde kitalaaga ebibuga n’ensi era bino bye baafunye mu bammemba:

1. Bonna bakkaanyizza n’akabindo ka NRM mu Palamenti, okuwagira Pulezidenti Museveni akwate omumuli gw’ekibiina nga tavuganyiziddwa mu kalulu ka 2016.

Endowooza eri nti kino kye kiyinza okuggyawo enjawukana mu kibiina, twang’ange abatuvuganya nga tewali kwetemamu.

Ekirungi nti ne Ssaabawandiisi Patrick Amama Mbabazi naye yassa omukono ku kiteeso kye kimu ate ng’akakiiko akafuzi ke kajja okusala eky’enkomeredde.

2. Okuwa bammemba amagezi ku ngeri y’okuwooyawooyamu amawanga g’Abazungu ku nsonga z’ebisiyaga, nga tubalaga engeri Abazungu gye balina okuwa ekitiibwa obuwangwa bw’abantu abalala.

3. Okutumbula enkolagana mu byobusuubuzi wakati wa Uganda n’amawanga bammemba gye bali. Tujja kusindika ebibiina by’abasuubuzi babalage obulungi bw’okussa ssente mu Uganda.

Ekiwayi kya NRM e Stockholm, Sweden kye twakyalidde omwezi oguwedde kyatwanjulidde pulojekiti y’okulima n’okusunsula katunguluccumu alina akatale ak’obuliwo mu Sweden n’awalala.

4. Okussaawo emirimu ne pulojekiti ezivaamu ssente eziyamba ekibiina kya NRM n’emirimu gyakyo sinakindi n’ebibiina ebirala.

5. Bammemba baasazeewo ttabamiruka wa bammemba ba NRM abali ebweru okumussa mu kibuga London ekya Bungereza, gye tujja okusisinkanira ssentebe Pulezidenti Museveni.

Ebibiina bisseewo pulojekiti z’ensimbi

Ekibiina kya NRM Diaspora League kirina abawagizi empagi luwaga babiri, Ssentebe wa NRM Pulezidenti Museveni ne Ssaabawandiisi Amama Mbabazi, era tubeebaza olw’obuwagizi bwabwe.

N’olwekyo ebyasalibwawo e Kyankwanzi tebirina kutwawula, wabula okutugatta. Tekirina nsonga disitulikiti ki ewagira ani, anaakwata omumuli gwa NRM ajja kwetaaga obuwagizi bwa buli omu.


Abakulira NRM mu nsi z’ebweru babadde batalaaga amawanga okuva nga March 23 2014 e Boston ne bagenda e United Kingdom, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, ne batalaaga n’ebibuga California, Colorado, Illinois ne Washington DC.

Yonna gye babadde, ne boogerera ne ku leediyo ne ttivvi, babadde bagezaako okusaba Abazungui bayige okussa ekitiibwa mu buwangwa bwa Bannayuganda. Babategeezezza nti obuyambi bwe baagala okusalako buyamba muntu wabulijjo, sso si bali abali mu Palamenti.

Bammemba baayanirizza obubaka bwa Hon Richard Todwong obulaga nti tewali kukubagana mpawa wakati wa Mw. Mbabazi ne Pulezidenti Museveni, era nti babadde bakola bonna okumala emyaka 30.

Ekibiina kitegese okukyala e Canada, Girimaani, Bufalansa, Japan, China, Malaysia, Buyindi, Botswana, South Afrika ne Nigeria.

Amaanyi gaffe tegali mu kuba nti Pulezidenti Museveni aludde mu buyinza, wabula olw’ebyo Uganda by’etuuseeko mu bukulembeze bwa NRM.

Bammemba abalala abali mu kibiina kuliko Edriss Kironde USA, Male Kamya-USA, Kennedy Burashe, USA, Godius Ayesigye -USA, Med Kasujja -Sweden, Diana Atim- Canada, Adam Kasambula -Sweden, Charles Inyoin -Sweden, Peter Mashate-UK, Dr. Keefa Kiwanuka -UK, Patrick Asiimwe -UK, Barbara Ankunda-UK, Dr. Yusuf Kyeyune-Girimaani, Moses Bukenya-USA, Charity Baira, Jacob Bamwenda-USA.

Abbey Kigozi Walusimbi ye ssentebe wa NRM Diaspora League.




The courts in Uganda have this time round ruled against its government over how the Uganda Military Police continuously break the law as it summons suspects for investigation every other day:

It’s illegal for suspects to report to CID for incessant questioning, says a Uganda court of law:

By Betty Ndagire


8 May, 2019


Former UPC party president, Dr Olara Otunnu

Former UPC party president, Dr Olara Otunnu (complainant) and Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny-Dollo. FILE PHOTOS 

UGANDA, Kampala. Constitutional Court judges led by Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo, have in a landmark ruling struck down sections of the Police Act that require suspects to report to the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) for questioning.

The unanimous ruling followed a 2010 petition filed by the former Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) party president, Dr Olara Otunnu, in which he challenged Section 27A Sub-section 3 and 4 which gave Police authorities powers to issue summonses for suspects to appear before CID headquarters.
Mr Otunnu ran to court in April 2010 after Police summoned him four times to appear at CID headquarters in Kampala but choose to defy basing on the reason that it was unconstitutional.

Dr Otunnu in his petition to the Constitutional Court argued that some actions of the Police Act were illegal and the summonses to CID for questioning were politically motivated to harass and intimidate him and to prevent other Opposition members from freely traversing Uganda. 
The congressman had been summoned on claims that while appearing on a radio talk show in Lira District on April 12, 2010, he uttered defamatory words against President Museveni. Police authorities accused him of committing an offence of promoting sectarianism contrary to the Penal Code Act.

But in his appeal which was heard by a coram of five judges, the petitioner sought for a permanent injunction restraining the CID from compelling persons suspected of committing offences from being required to make statements on allegations labelled against them.
Speaking on behalf of the coram, Justice Kakuru, in a ruling made on April 18 but only became public yesterday, ruled that the protested provisions of the Police Act do not define the offence committed and is ambiguous thus it is in contravention of Article 28(12) of the 1995 Constitution, which provides no person shall be convicted of a criminal offence unless the offence is defined and the penalty for it is prescribed by law.

Other judges on the panel were Justice Egonda Ntende, Justice Cheborion Barishaki and Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi.
In the court ruling, justice Kakuru stated that Article 79(1) of the Constitution gives Parliament wide power to make laws on any matter for peace, order, development and good governance. This includes prescribing the offence and penalty for every criminal offence.
He explained that Section 27A subsection 4 of the impugned laws provides that; a person shall not be required to answer any questions under this section which might tend to expose him or her to any criminal charge, penalty of forfeiture.

The five justices agreed that the effect of the Sections 27A (3) is to permit police in practice to act in violation of Article 28(3) (a) of the Constitution which provides for presumption of innocence. 
“The person required to report to police may not have a good reason for failure to attend to police to produce documents or information. The person may have not any documents to produce or useful information to provide,” the judgement reads in part.
“The police has the duty to investigate crime, coming up with evidence that points to suspects and not just suspect persons and proceed to extract information from them in hope that they will incriminate themselves.

“The law is arbitrary, oppressive and can only be applied subjectively by police. The assumption by police that the person summoned may have any documents or information may be baseless, false or unjustified,” the judgement further reads.
Speaking to Daily Monitor after the court session, Dr Otunnu said this is a landmark ruling for Ugandans who have always been intimidated to appear at the CID.


The judges also noted that the remaining subsections of the impugned provisions are not inconsistent with and in contravention of Articles 23(1), 28(1), 29 (1) (a) (b) (d) and (e, 29(2) (a) and (b) and 38 of the Constitution as alleged by the petitioner. 
Article 29 (1), (a) (b) (d) and (e) of the Constitution guarantees the right to freedom of speech, expression and freedom to assemble and to demonstrate together with others peacefully and unarmed and petition. I do not find this relevant to the provisions of the impugned provision.






In the Supreme Court of Uganda, Judge Katureebe is unfit to deliver judgment, says one of the petitioners, Mr Mabirizi:


By Moses Walubiri


Added 20th April 2019


A former Attorney General, Bart Katureebe revealed that he is due for an eye operation next week.


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Chief Justice Bart Katureebe. File Photo


Since the Supreme Court dismissed on Thursday a consolidated petition seeking to nullify the Constitution Amendment Act No.1 of 2018, there has been a reflection on the decision on both mainstream and social media platforms.

The contentious Act removed the 75-year cap on those seeking to contest for president by expunging Article 102(b) from Uganda’s 1995 constitution.

Initially a private member’s Bill by Raphael Magyezi (Igara West), the Act further   amended the constitution to provide for the time within which to hold presidential, parliamentary and local government council elections; increase the number of days within which the Electoral Commission is required to hold fresh elections where a presidential election has been nullified and other related matters.

“The decision of the constitutional court is upheld and this appeal fails,” said Justice Eldad Mwangushya who read the final verdict on behalf of the Katureebe who was unwell.

Now, Male Mabirizi who was one of the petitioners says Katureebe’s judgment cannot stand in law on account of his bodily infirmity.


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Lawyer Male Mabirizi. File Photo


“Katurebe should not have made his judgment. Article 144 of the constitution highlights bodily infirmity as one of the ground for removing a judge from office,” Mabirizi said.

In his opening statement before calling upon lady justice Stella Arach-Amoko to deliver her judgment, Katureebe attributed the delay for court to deliver its judgment in the petition to his ill health which kept him indisposed for five weeks.

A former Attorney General, Katureebe revealed that he is due for an eye operation next week.  It’s perhaps because of this that he requested Mwangushya to read his judgment.

The constitutional provision cited by Mabirizi, however, deals with grounds upon which a judge can be removed from office.

The provision does not explicitly state that a judgment delivered by a judge having health problems is incompetent in law.

Meanwhile, Mabirizi has told New Vision that he intends to petition the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) for a declaration that Uganda is flouting the treaty for the establishment of the East African Community over what he claims is the failure to adhere to the rule of law.






Abagenda ku kyeyo 54 bakwatiddwa:

By Lawrence Kitatta


18 September, 2018


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Binoga ng’ayogerako n’abaana abaakomezeddwawo. Baakwatiddwa ku kisaawe e Kenya.


MINISITULE y’ensonga z’omunda eraze Bannayuganda 54 abaakwatiddwa ku kisaawe kya Kenyatta International Airport nga bakukusibwa okutwalibwa mu mawanga
ga Buwalabu okukola obwayaaya.
Moses Binoga akulira ekitongole kya poliisi ekirwanyisa okukukusa abantu mu minisitule ye yayanjudde abantu bano eri bannamawulire ku Ssande ku minisitule.
Yagambye nti bano baakwatiddwa ku Lwokuna akawungeezi nga bamaze okutuusibwa
ku kisaawe we baabadde bagenda okulinnyira ennyonyi ebongerayo.
Okubakwata kyaddiridde abakola ku kisaawe okwetegereza ebiwandiiko kwe baabadde bagenda okutambulira omuli ne paasipooti zaabwe nga sitampu ezirimu njingirire ate nga ziraga z’e Kenya.
Baabakwasizza poliisi ebanoonyerezeeko eyakizudde nti Bannayuganda. Oluvannyuma baabakwasizza ab’obuyinza okubatwala ku kitebe kya Uganda mu Kenya.
Binoga yagambye nti eno gye baafunidde essimu nga babayita okubanona bakomezebwewo kuno. Yannyonnyodde nti Bannayuganda abava wano nga bagenda
mu mawanga ga Buwalabu okukola bangi bagendayo ku lwabwe okuggyako mu mawanga abiri gokka Saudi Arabia ne Jordan.
Yalambuludde ku makampuni agaweebwa olukusa okutwala abakozi ebweru w’eggwanga okukola nti gali 101 era ng’enkalala zaabwe ziri ku poliisi divizoni zonna mu ggwanga, ewa Diso, Minisitule y’ensonga z’omunda ne ku minisitule ey’ensonga z’abakozi.
Omu ku bawala ataayagadde kumwatuukiriza mannya yagambye nti bwe yali atwalibwa okuva wano, yafuna mukwano gwe mu bitundu by’e Mukono eyamusomera
Yamusaba okumuwa Paasipooti wabula olunaku lwe yagimuwa lwe lwasembayo okugiraba ekyaddirira yamuyita buyisi n’amutegeeza nga bwe bagenda e Kenya.
Yagambye nti baalinnya bbaasi ne bagenda naye nga n’okuyita ku nsalo byali bya kwebuzaabuza ky’atasooka kutegeererawo.
Bwe baatuuka e Kenya, baalina ekiyumba gye baatuukira wabula nga waliyo banne abalala bangi omwali Abanyarwanda, Bannayuganda n’Abarundi.
Yagambye nti ekiyumba kino mwalimu abawala abasoba mu 200 wabula yategeddeko
nti omukazi ayitibwa Jackie nti ye nnannyini byo era yabadde abatwala Oman okukola kyokka ng’ebbanga ery’emyezi esatu gy’abadde amazeeyo abadde tamulabangako.
Yagambye nti bwe baatuuka e Kenya, baabayingiza ekikomera era ng’eyo tebakkirizibwa kufuluma era nga buli kimu bakikolera omwo era ng’omukisa gukukwata bukwasi ne bakulonda kw’olwo ne bagamba nti ggwe ogenda era
nga ku luno yabadde omu ku bannamukisa abaalondedwaamu okutwalibwa. 
Agamba nti waliyo banaabwe abalala abasigaddeyo nga n’abamu bali mu myezi mukaaga e Kenya era tebamanyi lwe baligenda kyokka nga n’ebyokulya tebabirina bulungi ate nnannyini biyumba ebyo olumanya nti bamutegedde alina ebifo bingi mu
Nairobi gy’abakuumira.
Eno modern day slave trade going on in Uganda ne East Africa yonna.
Kale regime ya Kikofiira eretedde Banayuganda okufuuka ebisekererwa munsi nyingi nyo ddala.
Lowest level banayuganda gyebatuseeko tebangawo mubyafaayo byeggwanga lya Buganda.
Bwe mudukira e Kenya
Police ye Kenya temugikiriza kubayingirira mu ddembe lyammwe. Musabe UN ebafunire banamateeka abasobola okubayamba mubwenkanya bwomuntu adduka okuva munsi ye.
Voting with their feet. Omuzungu bwatyo bwagamba kumuntu adduka ensi ye nga nebwakuba akalulu ke ensi ye tekatekamu kitiibwa.
Mwe abaana mulina okusaba Political Assylum nga muli e Kenya. Era oba Kenya tebagala nga mugenda mu UN headquarters e Nairobi nga yo eraba weyinza okubateeka munsi endala.

Members of Parliament in Uganda have asked the government to borrow Ugx 600b to clear Court awards:

The sitting of the Parliament of Uganda

14 April, 2018 


Kampala, Uganda: Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee have asked government to borrow up to 600 billion shillings to clear outstanding Court awards.

While meeting officials from the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs led by the Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire, the legislators learnt that the ministry does not have a strategy to clear the outstanding Court awards arising from civil cases currently standing at a tune of 676 billion shillings.

This is after Otafiire told the committee that the ministry needs nine billion shillings every financial year to clear the bill.

The money accumulated over 10 years and this arises mainly from civil cases ruled in favour of people or entities and compensations awarded.


Committee chairperson, West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth Oboth, noted that government requires 74 years to clear the 676 billion shillings at a rate of nine billion shillings per year which is almost impossible.

He recommended that government should seek a loan and clear the huge figure of Court awards which is attracting interest and costly to the government.

Otafiire pleaded with parliament to devise means of helping government to punish errant government officers whose indiscipline and character has caused government financial loss.

Otafiire told the committee that the ministry’s main remedy to Court awards accumulation is to have more State Attorneys, judges, judicial officers and prosecutors whose inadequate number has been contributing to government loss of cases hence Court awards.

The committee members asked the ministry to provide a list of court awards that originate from all government agencies.

Solomon Muyita, the Judiciary spokesperson, says in some cases government breaches terms of contract and they are made to pay, while in others Court orders Government to pay.

He says awards from Uganda Human Rights Commission (UNHCR) for victims of human rights violations are also what contributes to the huge amounts.

“When Court awards someone, it takes long because Government has to pay this money in phases, and so you find someone going five to ten years without getting compensated. And the money Government releases to the Ministry is never enough,” says Muyita.






Modern African Human Torture in the Military Police of Uganda:

Maj. Galabuzi akyalojja Nalufenya

By Lawrence Kitatta


Added 24th March 2018


MAJ. Godfrey Musisi Galabuzi eyakwatibwa n’aggalirwa e Nalufenya okumala ennaku 48 ku by’okutta eyali omwogezi wa poliisi mu ggwanga, Andrew Felix Kaweesi alaze ebikolobero ebyamukolebwako. Abantu babasonseka kaamulali mu kabina, n’owulira ng’akubalagala ng’omubiri gwonna gulimu ebikufumita era ne gusannyalala.


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Maj. Musisi Galabuzi ng'atwalibwa mu kkooti gye buvuddeko. Oluvannyuma yejjeerezebwa n'ayimbulwa


Eggulo Poliisi yawakanyizza ebyabadde bifulumidde mu mawulire nti ekkomera lya Nalufeenya liggaddwa n'egamba nti terinnaggalwako wabula bakyaliteesaako

MAJ. Godfrey Musisi Galabuzi eyakwatibwa n’aggalirwa e Nalufenya okumala ennaku 48 ku by’okutta eyali omwogezi wa poliisi mu ggwanga, Andrew Felix Kaweesi alaze ebikolobero ebyamukolebwako.

Yagammbye nti ekimu ku kyaliteerabira ye ngeri gye bamuteeka mu ppipa y'amazzi aganyogoga nga bbalaafu okumala eddakiika 30, era yagenda okuvaamu ng'ebitundu by’omubiri gwe ebisinga takyabiwulira.

Bwe baamuggya mu ppipa ne bamusonseka mu kigoma ekyefaananyirizaako ebitambuza mukoka, olwo ne bakuma omuliro erudda n’erudda n’ajula okwabika ng’afa obulumi. Agamba nti yawulira obulumi bw'atawulirangako era omuntu omu ayinza okufa mu kiseera ekyo.

Waliwo akakodyo ke bayita bayibuli, bassa obuti mu mpataanya z’engalo olwo ne basiba n’enkoba buli lwayongera okumyumyula olwo n’ofa obulumi era akakodyo kano kakuwaliriza n’okwogera by'otomanyi.

Waliwo akabinja ka bakubi ba kibooko abakulirwa Minaana ne Mulamira. Bano bakuba omuntu kibooko ne batuuyana ne batuuka n’okuggyamu essaati naye nga bakyakuba. Tebalina kitundu kya mubiri kye bataliza.

Abantu babasonseka kaamulali mu kabina, n’owulira ng’akubalagala ng’omubiri gwonna gulimu ebikufumita era ne gusannyalala.

Bamanyi n’okuteeka abasibe mu mmotoka nga bakusibye emikono, amagulu ne kantuntunu ku maaso olwo ne bakwetoolooza nga bakuvuga.

Ogenda okuva mu mmotoka ng’owulira kamunguluze nga n’omubiri gwonna gukuluma bya nsusso.

Okumanya nga Nalufenya tawoneka yagambye nti bwe babeera bakuyimbula bamala kukutiisatiisa nti bw'oyogera ebiriyo bajja kukuzzaayo.

Eno y'ensonga lwaki abasinga abasibiddwa e Nalufenya tebasobola kunyumiza muntu kiriyo kuba bakibagaana nga babayimbula.

Eno ye nsonga lwaki ne meeya we Kamwenge, Geoffrey Kamukama wadde yakubwa n’atuuka n’okuvunda naye bwe yayimbulwa talina kye yayogera.

Maj. Musisi yagambye nti naye kennyini baamukomekkereza nga bamuyimbula nti kalibaako ky'ayogera kyonna bakumuzzaayo.

Yagambye nti abantu be baamukwata nabo baali bapangisa be nti kyokka olwabata buli omu yakwata lirye teyaddamu kubalabikako kyokka akimanyi nti nabo eyo gye bali bakirojja.

Ebikwata ku Nalufeenya

EKKOMERA lino ligambibwa nti lyazimbibwa pulezidenti Idd Amin mu myaka gya 1970 n’e kigendererwa ky’okusibiramu abantu ab’omutawaana.

Kyokka oluvannyuma yafuulibwa poliisi eya bulijjo. Kyokka mu 2002 ekitongole kya Operation Wembley ekyali kikulirwa Brig Elly Kayanja bwe kyatandika baasalawo okuteeka amakanda e Nalufenya.

Abantu bwe beemulugunya ennyo olw’okutuluguyizibwa, Wembley yasattululwa ne bakisikiza Violent Crime Crack Unit. Erinnya lyaddamu ne likyusibwa mu 2007 ne balifuula Rapid Response Unit.

Mu December wa 2011 ekitongole kyafuulibwa Special Investigations Unit n’oluvannyuma ekyafuuka Flying Squad.


Mpozzi kyebava babewanirako nga bagamba nti kakano nkukutte ate nkukubye naye tompawabira.


Abazzi be misango mulekerawo obujega. Mulabika naffe bemutusobyako ebikyamu mwagala nyo okutufuula abajega. Omusirikale yenna bamuyigiriza kyagamba omusibe we nga tanamutwala mu court. Abasirukale ba Uganda sibebenjawulo enyo?


Kibi nyo Police okukolako obulabe nga tonaba nakuwozesebwa ewomulamuzi. Olaba ne Isa Masiya yamala kuwozesebwa ewa Piraato omusango negumusinga oluvanyuma nalyoka akolwako obulabe.


Ate yanguwa ko nga ekifo kye Nalufenya tekinaba kuggalibwawo.


Okubonya bonya obulamu bwomuntu munsi yonna kimenya mateeka. Mukulu Galabuzi olina obuyinza bwo bwonna okutwala abalumiza obulamu bwo mu court za Uganda oba mu court zensi yonna batekebweko omisango awamu ne governmenti ekola ebikolobero ebyo.


Genda ku internet ononye ba lawyer abalumirwa enyo obulamu bwomuntu bajja kuyamba kunsonga eno nga bwewekubidde endulu wano e Buganda.


Simanyi ono Major Galabuzi yomu ku ba veterans abalwana e Luweero okununula ba na Uganda. Yerabide okukubwa obukumbi kumutwe nga omaze okwesimira entana? Oba yerabidde akandoya akasibwa nga abasajja ba UPC olwokubba obululu bwa M7 1980/86?





The Government of Uganda is begging the two-weeks striking judicial officers to resume work:

September 4, 2017

Written by URN

Government has appealed to the striking judicial officials to return to work as it works out modalities to address their concerns.

Last week, judges and magistrates laid down their tools to compel government give them a pay rise and improve their working conditions.

The judicial officers under the Uganda Judicial Officers Association (UJOA) started the strike after government failed to honour a commitment to increase their salaries.

They want the salary of the Chief Justice to be increased to Shs 55 million from the Shs 20 million and from Shs 18 million to Shs 53 million for the Deputy Chief Justice.  They are also suggesting an increment for the principal judge from the current Shs 10 million to Shs 50 million. 

According to their demands, the lowest paid magistrate should earn at least Shs 13 million per month, they also demand to be given medical insurance, housing and fuel allowances.

Minister Kahinda Otafiire addressing judges recently 

The Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister, General Kahinda Otafiire, says high level consultations have been conducted between the executive, the judiciary and the Judicial Service Commission to address concerns of the judicial officers and other groups.
"Cabinet directed the ministry of Public Service to develop a comprehensive pay policy to harmonize the pay across government. This exercise is expected to be concluded by October 2017," he said while addressing journalists at the media center this afternoon.
He explained that in the medium term government will focus on providing housing for judicial officers and review their emoluments.
"In the medium term, government will focus on providing housing to judicial officers and review their emoluments in tandem with other public servants. Therefore, government appeals to all judicial officers to return to work as government addresses their concerns and that of other public officers. Government further appeals to the other public officers who are demanding for salary enhancement to be patient as government fast-tracks the harmonisation pay across government", he said. 

He also disclosed that government is fast tracking the enactment of the Administration of the Judiciary Bill, 2016 to enhance the administration of the judiciary as another arm of government. 

"The bill is before cabinet and is almost complete.  There are a few issues which, will be reviewed by next week so that it's sent back to Parliament for consideration," he said.



Are all these Lower judges and magistrates fighting for the few upper echelon judges to have their salaries increased from about 18 million to 50 million? No wonder going to the courts of law these days in this country is beyond the common man' legal refugee!


January 9, 2017


Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura had no answers for President Museveni, after the NRM Chairman for Lubaga Division, Hajji Abdul Kitata, accused him before the president of acting on flawed intelligence at a State House, Entebbe meeting on January 3.

During the heated meeting, Kitata, a city businessman who gained his political capital by mobilising boda boda riders for Museveni during the campaigns, told the president that Kayihura acted on flawed intelligence information to sanction last month’s police raids on Nakasero and Kiwatule mosques.

According to sources who attended the highly charged meeting, Kitata and Kayihura clashed as they briefed the president on the police raids and subsequent arrest of Muslims found in the mosques. The meeting was also attended by some NRM Muslim leaders and officials of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC).

Interviewed at the weekend, Kitata confirmed attending the State House meeting but declined to divulge details of what was discussed.

“It is true [that] after the raid on Nakasero and Kiwatule mosques [in December] by police, we held a meeting with President Museveni and several things were talked about,” he said.

Our sources, however, said that after the police raids and the subsequent proclamation by the police chief that his men acted on a tip off that the two city mosques could provide useful clues to the November murder by shooting of Sheikh Muhammad Kiggundu, President Museveni called Kayihura and some Muslim leaders to State house to hear both sides.

The Inspector General of the Military Police of Uganda, General,  Kale Kayihura had no answers when pressed on police mosque raids

According to sources, during the meeting, Hajji Kitata asked Kayihura to produce the evidence linking the 14 Muslims arrested and held at the highly fortified headquarters of the Police Flying Squad (Violent Crime Unit) in Nalufenya, Jinja, to the murder of Maj. Kiggundu.

“Afande Kayihura on 28th December while addressing the press at police headquarters in Naguru, you said that police raided Nakasero mosque after getting intelligence that there was information linking [the mosques] to the murder of Maj Kiggundu, so bring it to us,” a source quoted Kitata as having said.

The source further said that Kitata also accused Kayihura of raiding the city mosques without informing the Muslim leaders.

“Afande Kale we have done a lot of things with you. Why didn’t you consult us before raiding the mosques so that we give our side because we are members of those mosques,” Kitata reportedly said. 

Sources said that a furious Kitata also accused the police chief of using false information from his commanders to raid the mosques.

“Afande Kale, some of your commanders will wake up one day and tell you that Kitata has killed someone and you will raid my home and arrest me without verifying the information. If this is the way you are doing your things, me I’m done with you,” Kitata reportedly said. 

In response, Kayihura, according to sources, told Kitata that if he receives intelligence information from his commanders, he has to act very fast.

“I received intelligence from my commanders and I had to act very fast to make sure that we get the information,” Kayihura reportedly said, adding that a gun, rounds of ammunitions, magazines and some documents were recovered through the raid.

Kitata reportedly asked Kayihura to produce the gun and rounds of ammunitions, which he [Kayihura] didn’t do, prompting Kitata to storm out of the meeting.

Sources, however, told us that the recovered gun from Nakasero mosque belonged to the Late Maj Kiggundu. When Kitata stormed out of the meeting, President Museveni reportedly asked Kayihura to dig deeper and verify his information against the suspects.

The president reportedly asked Kayihura to screen all suspects. The innocent ones, he said, should be released, and those linked to the murder of Kiggundu, charged.


After the State House meeting, Kayihura reportedly met his commanders and tasked them to provide hard evidence linking all 14 suspects to the murder of Kiggundu.

Kayihura met Frank Mwesigwa, the Kampala Metropolitan police commander;Herbert Muhangi, commander of Flying Squad; Johnson Dele Olal, CIID commander KMP; and Emitu Ezekiel, deputy commander KMP, among others.

During the meeting, Kayihura reportedly asked Mwesigwa to provide evidence linking the 14 suspects to the murder of Kiggundu. Mwesigwa reportedly failed to produce the evidence and said he got his tips from his juniors.

Kayihura was also told by his crime intelligence and investigation officers that they had no case file on the 14 suspects arrested from Nakasero mosque.

“Afande, we don’t have the file of the Muslims because they were arrested by Flying Squad officers and detained at Nalufenya,” a source quoted Johnson Dele Olal as having told Kayihura.

Insiders added that when Kayihura asked Muhangi to explain, he said he knew nothing about the 14 suspects. He said the suspects were taken to Nalufenya by Kampala Metropolitan police.

Muhangi said he could only link four suspects to the murder of Maj. Kiggundu.

“Afande, I have scientific evidence pinning the four on the Kiggundu murder and it will help us when they [suspects] appear in court but the rest I don’t have their facts,” Muhangi reportedly told Kayihura.

Without hard evidence, Kayihura ordered the immediate release of the 14 suspects.


Another State House source told us on January 6 that when the Muslim leadership wrote a letter condemning the police raids on mosques, Al hajji Abdul Nadduli, the minister without portfolio, sought an appointment with the president.

“On December 13, Nadduli went to State House with the Tabliq sect secretary Ayub Nyende to try and convince Museveni that police was actually acting on wrong information,” the source said.

Nyende was arrested the following day, after meeting the president. Nyende and a dozen other Muslims were taken to Nalufenya police station.
Nadduli was among officials of the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council that openly criticised Kayihura in the aftermath of the police raids.

According to Ismail Kasibante, a boda boda cyclist who was arrested and released later, he was tortured and forced by policemen to take them to where Nyende was. Interviewed on January 5 Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman Emillian Kayima denied the torture claims.


Abdul Kitata, an outspoken NRM activist, was the mastermind of the boda boda 2010 group that mobilised political support for President Museveni in Lubaga division and other parts of Kampala.

In 2011, Kitata became chairman of the NRM Youth League in Lubaga Division and in 2016 he became the NRM Chairperson of Lubaga division.



These nice NRM diehard moslem rulers must work hard indeed for Justice in Uganda to be free and fair because this is a determined African government that is set to get out of the International Criminal Court that sits in Christian Europe, in the Hague, Netherlands. Indeed Moslem citizens all over the world respect the Islamic Human rights Legal Principles.