Leaked papers reveal Muhwezi offshore links

Security minister Maj Gen Jim Muhwezi. PHOTO | FILE | COURTESY 

What you need to know:

  • The papers. The Pandora Papers, a mix of spreadsheets, tax declarations, invoices, PowerPoint presentations, emails and company records listing directors and shareholders, detail several Ugandan businessmen setting up offshore companies particularly in Dubai, Seychelles, among others.

Uganda’s Security minister, Maj Gen (Rtd) Jim Muhwezi, reportedly held shares until 2015 and 2018 in two shell companies domiciled in two tax havens; the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and Cyprus.

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