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40,000 Farmers Petition M7 Over Delayed Release Of Shs10b By Microfinance Support Center for seeds

40,000 Farmers Petition M7 Over Delayed Release Of Shs10b By Microfinance Support Center for seeds

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA|Over 40, 000 farmers are crying foul after they failed to secure seeds ahead of the planting season. The farmers drawn from across the country were supposed to benefit from the…

Investigations
RWANDA: Dissecting Félicien Kabuga’s Trial Over Genocide

RWANDA: Dissecting Félicien Kabuga’s Trial Over Genocide

BY ANDRÉ GUICHAOUA KIGALI, Rwanda|SHIFTMEDIANEWS|Félicien Kabuga, one of the last big genocide suspects wanted for more than twenty years by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and then the residual Mechanism for International Criminal…

Investigations
Did Beti Olive Kamya Pay Katongole Singh Ugx550m To Retain Rubaga NRM Seat?

Did Beti Olive Kamya Pay Katongole Singh Ugx550m To Retain Rubaga NRM Seat?

BY OUR REPORTER KAMPALA, Uganda|SHIFTMEDIA| The Minister of Lands Beti Olive Namisango Kamya may have won the NRM primaries to represent the people of Lubaga North in next years parliamentary election but scores of voters…

Investigations
UGX 250M Raised For Mercy Baguma’s Funeral And Child Upkeep

UGX 250M Raised For Mercy Baguma’s Funeral And Child Upkeep

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI GLASGOW|SHIFTMEDIA| The Uganda born Asylum seeker Mercy Baguma who was found dead next to her screaming and malnourished one-year-old son in the Glasgow Flat would have taken her life, new revelations have…

Investigations
EXCLUSIVE: NIRA Corruption Rot Unearthed, Museveni Fires Six Top Officials

EXCLUSIVE: NIRA Corruption Rot Unearthed, Museveni Fires Six Top Officials

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI KAMPALA, Uganda |SHIFTMEDIA| The top brass at the National Identification & Registration Authority (NIRA) have done their bit to calm worries about the rampant corruption and their under-fire operations at the Kololo…

Investigations
Kenya’s Coast Is Losing Huge Amounts Of Seagrass. But All Isn’t Lost

Kenya’s Coast Is Losing Huge Amounts Of Seagrass. But All Isn’t Lost

NAIROBI, Kenya|SHIFTMEDIA| The UN environmental programme has released a report warning that fishing trawlers, seaweed farming, and tourism off the coast of Kenya is threatening the survival of seagrasses. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, asked Lillian…

Investigations
Zambia Becomes Second Nation To Tear Up Mauritius Tax Deal

Zambia Becomes Second Nation To Tear Up Mauritius Tax Deal

Zambia will now try to estimate how much revenue was lost under its tax treaty with Mauritius, which one official described as “not balanced or fair.” Reports Will Fitzgibbon Zambia has torn up its tax…

Investigations
Tanzanian Opposition Firebrand Tundu Lisu, Returns To Face Off With Magufuli

Tanzanian Opposition Firebrand Tundu Lisu, Returns To Face Off With Magufuli

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI& AGENCIES DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania|SHIFTMEDIA| Sixteen bullets weren’t enough to shut up this activist-turned-MP. Tundu Lissu’s attempt to contest for Presidency. Tundu Lissu, a human rights lawyer and one of Tanzania’s most…

Crime
Security Interested In Case Of US$ 80,000 Fake Currency Scum: Shs50m Reward Awaits

Security Interested In Case Of US$ 80,000 Fake Currency Scum: Shs50m Reward Awaits

By OUR REPORTER KAMPALA, UGANDA: Lately we reported in these pages how a city businessman was conned of USD$ 80,000 (Ugx300m) by a one Maimunah Neza Kebirungi. Though the businessman (names withheld) has been skeptical…

Investigations
200 Kibuku District Councilors Demanding Shs195 Million In Unpaid Allowances

200 Kibuku District Councilors Demanding Shs195 Million In Unpaid Allowances

BY PATRICK JARAMOGI KIBUKU, Uganda |SHIFTMEDIA| Atleast 233 councilors from Kibuku district are crying foul over the district’s failure to pay their sitting allowances for two consecutive years (2018/19- 2019/20) this website can exclusively report.…