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ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CHALLENGE INSTITUTIONS ON HUMANITY

Rotary International president John F. Germ has hailed the contribution of Centenary Bank and Rotary towards the fight against cancer in Uganda.

John F. Germ made the remark during the commissioning of the Rotary Centenary Bank Cancer Centre at Nsambya Hospital in Kampala.

According to John F. Germ sponsors of Rotary such Centenary Bank have done tremendously towards serving the community.

He adds that as Rotary celebrate service to humanity with this dedication of equipment to serve children, women and men.

St Francis Hospital Board Chair Prof. Charles L.M. Olweny, commends Rotary and its partners like Centenary Bank who chose to build one of their projects at the hospital.

Prof. Charles L.M. Olweny adds that there are plans to have Nsambya one of the best regional cancer centres specializing in the three most common cancers; breast, cervical and prostate cancer.

Centenary Bank’s managing director Fabian Kasi, says the role by Rotarians and its friends for marking 60 years of service is great in transforming humanity.

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Court throws out case intended to block Museveni’s swearing-in

The High Court in Kampala has this evening thrown out with costs the case filed by two concerned citizens that was aimed at blocking President Museveni’s swearing-in slated for this Thursday.

The application for interim orders had been filed last week by

MAGISTRATE TO VISIT BESIGYE IN PRISON OVER ALLEGED RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Nakawa Court Chief Magistrate James Ereemye has offered himself to pay a visit to jailed Forum for Democratic Change former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye in Luzira prison where he’s being held over treason charges.

The pronouncement by Ereemye followed Dr Besigye’s continuous

SUPREME MUFTI PLEDGES ON NAKASERO, WILLIAM STREET WRANGLES

MPIGI – Supreme Mufti Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has promised to deliver a lasting solution on the two controversial mosques of Nakasero and William Street in Kampala. Launching a Mosque in Nkozi, Mpigi district, Sheikh Kasule Ndirangwa said they have a team that is engaged in deliberating on issues concerning the two Kampala based mosques that have caused sharp divisions among Islam as a religion.

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.

General Sejjusa Arrested

Kampala - Former Coordinator of Intelligence agencies Gen David Sejusa has been arrested. The former spy chief was picked up by Military Police and accompanied by plain cloths personnel from his home in Naguru, a Kampala suburb on Sunday Morning. An eye witness told our reporter that Military Police stormed Sejusa’s home at around 9:30am, and arrested him before he was whisked away to

118 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION PETITIONS CAUSE-LISTED FOR HEARING

Election Petitions: Three months after the conclusion of the February 18 general elections, the Judiciary has compiled and cause-listed at least 118 parliamentary election petitions to be heard in different 13 High Court circuits across the country.

According to press release from the Judiciary and signed off by Senior Communications Officer

LABEJA PROMISES SECURITY IN GULU

Gulu - George Labeja the incumbent mayor for Gulu Municipality has been re-elected.

Labeja was originally in the NRM party but fell out with the ruling party

ULS CALLS FOR JUDGES' INDEPENDENCE

Kampala - The Supreme Court battle between Independent Candidate Amama Mbabazi and incumbent President Museveni who was re-elected kicked off today with a lot of zeal. In the due course of this case, Ruth Ssebatindira, the president of the Uganda Law Society argues the judges involved in the case to show the world the highest degree of impartiality and independence in this land mark suit.

BESIGYE BLASTS IPOD OVER MUSEVENI MEETING

Jailed Forum for Democratic Change strongman Col. [Rtd] Dr. Kizza Besigye has lambasted opposition politicians who met President Museveni under the auspices of the Inter Party Organization for Dialogue or IPOD.

Besigye’s rebuttal comes after it emerged that the politicians