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UGANDA ASK RWANDAN, BURUNDIAN AND SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES TO RETURN HOME, ENGAGE IN AGRIC.

By UTN Reporter

The Minister of Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Eng. Hilary Onek has asked refugees from Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan to return home following stable progress in the three countries.

Minister Hilary Onek was addressing delegates at the Intergovernmental

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RWANDA UGANDA BOARDER CLOSED

By UTN Reporter

Business has come to a standstill at the Uganda Rwanda Boarder following a three days boarder closure.

There has been restricted movement at the main boarder points

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Rural Ugandan Women Cry For Fair Trade
Ugandan Civil Society Organisations have embarked on a campaign to re-energize rural women groups in agro-business to empower family economies across the country
GOVERRNMENT INVESTS IN MILK PRODUCTIVITY TO MEET GLOBAL DEMANDS

By Samuel L ugada

Government has invested in the Dairy Development Authority, DDA to increase on Milk productivity to enable Ugandan meet the global demands.

State minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries,

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TRAVEL AGENTS CONDEMNS GOVERNMENTS’ DEFAULT

BY INKE BRIAN and TIBAINGANA FRED

The Uganda Travel Agents Association (TUGATA) and Uganda Tourism Association (UTA) have condemned Government’s decision to abolish travel agents to engage in travel transactions.

Addressing the media at

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BUDGET: URA LISTS AVENUES TO RAISE 15.1 TRILLION

BY JOSEPHINE NAMANDA AND AMINAH NAMATOVU

Kampala-The Uganda revenue authority has announced new avenues through which it will raise the required shs 15.1 trillion as tasked in the National Budget read last week.

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CSO’S DEMAND FOR MORE FUNDING FOR TRADE

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Civil Society Organizations under the Budget advocacy group have called for increased funding for the Ministry of Trade, Industry and cooperatives if the country will make significant strides towards achieving the middle income status in four years.

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KAMPALA CYCLISTS LAUNCH COOPERATIVE UNION

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Boda Boda Cyclists in Kampala have launched a Cooperative Society that will enable them access affordable Motor Cycles on credit.

The Union coded Kampala Civic Centre Boda Boda Transporters Cooperative Society-KCCBT was launched today in Kampala

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THOUSANDS THRONG MUKIIBI REQUIEM MASS

By UTN Reporter

Lubaga- Thousands of mourners have thronged Lubaga Cathedral this morning to attend the requiem mass of celebrated educationist Lawrence Mukiibi.

CEON: ELECTIONS UNDERMINED BY FLAW

Kampala - A local Election Observer mission, the Citizen Election Observe Network has described the just concluded Presidential elections as unfair, characterized by flaw and a one that lacked credibility by all standards.

While releasing their observer report this evening,

980 ON REMAND OVER BODA BODA OPERATION IN KAMPALA

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

President Museveni’s directive to work on Boda Boda cyclists has left many shading tears especially in the city center.

In just a space of two months, over 980 Boda Boda cyclists have been arrested by the police and just a few

16 Die On New Year Celebrations

Police say 16 people died during the New Year’s celebration in the greater Kampala Metropolitan region with over 57 people nursing wounds in different health facilities.

MORE UGANDANS POOLING FUNDS FOR BUSINESS START-UPS

Most Ugandans are today pooling funds to finance business start-ups. This is done by members of an investment group or club putting their money together to start a business. Over $ 7.5m has been raised this year almost doubling what was realized the previous year. Uganda has recorded a 312 percent growth, the highest in the region beating Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda

EU RECOMMENDS MORE POWERS FOR EC

The European Union Election Observation Mission has finally released its final report on the Uganda’s Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council elections held on the 18th February 2016. According to the report,

MEDICS CALL FOR ALCOHOL POLICY

Kampala - Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance,an association fighting for tough regulations on alcohol consumption calls on Parliament to consider restrictive laws on alcohol use. The alliance calls on Parliament to collectively support the Alcohol policy in order to pass the Alcohol Bill.

IGG SHAKES POLICE OVER FAKE ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

The inspector general of government is investigating over 36 Senior Police Officers over allegations of submitting forged academic documents while joining the force.

FUFA LAUNCHES GABON 2017

Uganda’s Football governing body FUFA has launched a campaign to see the nation side; Uganda Cranes qualify for Africa Cup Of Nations 2017 in Gabon.

The Campaign coded “Mujje Tulumbe”, is to call for support from Uganda