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HZW UGANDA SIGNS MOU WITH SUDAN

By Ntale Younus

House of Zakat and Waqf Uganda have signed a memorandum of Understanding with its counterpart in Sudan that seeks to strengthen the operationalization of Zakat in Uganda.

In the Memorandum, House of Zakat and Waqf Uganda will

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DEMOCRATIC PARTY OPPOSE COFFEE BILL

BY EMANUEL BAHEMBA MUGISHA AND NASSIWA RASHIDAH

Democratic Party (DP) bloc has opposed the proposal to the coffee law by government saying its demands are economically segregative

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Addressing media during a weekly press conference, at the DP offices in Kampala,

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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 Kitimbo Joyce

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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MULAGO RELOCATES EMERGENCY UNIT

Mulago National Referral Hospital complex has shifted its emergency department or causality to the assessment center at old Mulago hospital complex.

This is intended to give room to the contractor

SIX YOUTHS WHO CHAINED THEMSELVES ON POLES, CHARGED

Six youths who recently chained themselves on several street poles around the city in protest of the continued house arrest of Dr Kizza Besigye, the former presidential candidate of the largest opposition party FDC, have been arraigned before court and charged.

The six youth appeared before Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu

MAGISTRATE PROBED OVER SNATCHING WOMAN'S HUBBY

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is investigating a female magistrate for allegedly snatching another woman’s husband.

Jinja Grade One Magistrate Phiona Birungi is being investigated for snatching away Isaac Mugerwa, from Dr Julie Mugerwa.

GOVERNMENT LOBBIES WORLD BANK ON HOUSING MORTGAGE

Government is negotiating with the World Bank to introduce Housing Mortgage facility as a way to promote a progressive housing and urban development plan for major cities and municipalities in the Country. This follows a plea by the World Bank to Government to improve housing facilities especially in urban Centers.

CDF MUHOOZI PRAISES GEN KATUMBA WAMALA

Gen David Muhoozi, the new Chief of the Defense Forces of the UPDF has praised his predecessor, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala for his unrelenting contribution to the success of the Army.

THERE WERE NO RESULTS THAT KIGGUNDU RELIED ON TO ANNOUNCE MUSEVENI WINNER-MBABAZI’S LAWYER

Supreme Court: The hearing of the presidential election petition challenging the re-election of President Museveni enters day two as Amama Mbabazi’s lawyers say there were not results that the EC boss Badru Kiggundu based on to announce President Museveni

HOW NRM BIG SHOTS LOST

Kampala: Following the February polls, over 50 incumbent Mps lost their seats both from the ruling NRM Party and the opposition.

Over 20 Ministers lost their seats including the Attorney General Fred Ruhindi, 2nd deputy Premier Henry Kajura, Justice and constitutional affairs Minister Kahinda Otafire among others.

A number of factors might have contributed to this but of course we realized Ugandans wanted change of whichever form.

Our crew managed to bring to you some of the Mps who succeeded in the recently concluded elections.

KAMPALA CENTRAL

MUHAMMED NSEREKO [INDEPENDENT]

KAWEMPE NORTH

ABDU LATIFF SSEBAGGALA (DP)

BUSIRO EAST

MEDARD SSEGONA [GO FORWARD]

KAWEMPE SOUTH

MUBARAK MUNYAGWA [TJ]

RUBAGA SOUTH

KATO LUBWAMA SCORED

RUBAGA NORTH

KASIBANTE MOSES

KAMPALA WOMEN

FDC’S NABILA NAGGAYI

KYADDONDO EAST

SITENDA SEBALU (NRM)

NANSANA MUNICIPALITY

ROBERT KASULE (NRM)

MASAKA MUNICIPALITY

MATHIAS MPUUGA NSAMBA

FLORENCE NAMAYANJA

MASAKA WOMAN MP

BABIRYE KABANDA

BUKOTO

VP EDWARD KIWANUKA SEKANDI

MUBENDE MUNCIPALITY

SEMULI ANTHONY TEBALIRWA

BUWEKULA

KAKOOZA JOSEPH

BUKUYA

BUKENYA MICHEAL IGA

KASANDA NORTH

NSAMBA OSHABE PATRICK

MUBENDE WOMAN MP

BENNY NAMUGWANYA

KASAMBYA

MBWATEKAMWA GAFFA

KASANDA NORTH

SEMEO NSUBUGA

ALEBTON DISTRICT

OKWIR SAMUEL

ERUTE SOUTH

ODUR JONATHAN

ERUTE NORTH

CHARLES ANGIRO

DOKOLO DISTRICT

CECILA OGWAL

DOKOLO NORTH

OKELLO OKELLO

AMOLATOR DISTRICT

OKELLO TANGO

AJUR COUNTY

HAMSON OBUA

OTUKE

JULIUS ACON

OTUKE WOMAN MP

SILVIA AKELLO

OYAM DISTRICT

COL CHARLES OKELLO ENGOLA

LIRA MUNICIPALITY

JIMMY AKENA

LIRA WOMAN MP

ATIM ONGOM

KOLE WOMAN MP

ALYEK JUDITH

KOLE NORTH

BONNY OKELLO KONY

KWANIA COUNTY

TONNY AYOO

APAC WOMAN MP

BETTY ENGOLA

BESIGYE CHARGED AFRESH AND REMANDED TO LUZIRA

The FDC Former presidential candidate Rtd Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye has been produced before Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court and charged afresh charges of treason without his lawyers.

Because the charges of Treason are capital in nature,

VOTING IN ENTEBBE CANCELLED

Voting in Entebbe turned chaotic after the two rivaling sides failed to come to terms with the conditions in which the ballot boxes were delivered. The boxes were delivered to Entebbe Police with several of them holding brocken safety seals, a condition NRM supporters alleged was to be blamed on their DP counterparts. The boxes were delivered to the Police a night