Jovia Saleh, foreign investors fight over Saracen 

Some of the guards for Saracen Uganda Ltd. The Security company recently recruited guards to protect key oil and gas security installations at the central processing facilities as construction of the national oil pipeline begins. Photo | File

What you need to know:

  • The dispute over the ownership and control of Saracen has taken a new twist with top shareholders alleging that financial impropriety and mismanagement including staffing the company with kinfolks and friends could bring down the security powerhouse. 

A bitter row pitting Jovia Kyomuhendo, wife of Gen Salim Saleh, and two South African nationals has weighed down one of Uganda’s oldest private security companies, Saracen Uganda Ltd, to the point of dissolution or disintegration.

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