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IAAF AID UGANDA SHILLING GAIN AGAINST DOLLAR

By UTN Business Reporter

Kampala - The Uganda Shilling has significantly gained value in relation to the US Dollar in a space of 3 days. The Uganda Shilling by Thursday traded at 3,590.79 / 3,600.70 as compared to Tuesday at 3,591.35 / 3,601.35 buying and selling respectively.

The positive trend has largely been attributed to increased inflows of the dollar brought in by foreigners coming into the country for the IAAF World Cross Country event slated for this Sunday.

The Uganda Shillings has been flat for a while, and traded lowly.

A financial expert Lawrence Gidudu predicts that the Shillings is likely to remain constant as inflows and outflows will remain balanced The Bank of Uganda Treasury bill auction increased to up to Sh 165bn.

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FORMER UN HEAD BOUTROS BOUTROS-GHALI, DIES AT 93

Former United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died at age 93 Years.

Ghali dies at a Cairo Hospital in Egypt after being admitted with broken Pelvis last week.

He died at a Cairo hospital on Tuesday,

MUSLIMS CELEBRATE COOPERATIVE WEEK

By Isaac Tenywa

Kibuli: In one of the events to celebrate the UN International Cooperatives Day, the Muslim Community in Uganda has joined the wave to celebrate the activities of the cooperators across the Country.

KCCA TO EASE PEDESTRIAN AND CYCLIST S LIVES

KAHINJU RENITTA AND MARIA EYORU Kampala Capital City Authority, KCCA in the struggle to uplift Kampala City into a modern status, Luwum Street and Namirembe road have been redesigned to suit for Pedestrians and cyclists.

Luwum Street which has always been used as an access

KASESE WOMAN MP CALLS FOR INQUIRY ON MURDER IN DAIDO WONDERS INN (EWA KIWA)

The Kasese woman MP Winfred Kiza has called for an inquiry relating the ownership of Daido Wonders Inn (Ewa Kiwa) where a one Masereka from Kasese was brutally murdered.

Reports indicate that this place Daido Wonders Inn (Ewa Kiwa) which is opposite Makindye military

75YR OLD SUDAN PRESIDENT OMAR AL BASHIR SEIZE POWER IN A COUP

By Kitimbo Joyce

President Omar el Bashir, 75years has finally stepped down following presser that was mounted onto him by the protestors.

President Omar Bashir’s resignation leaves

MUSLIMS CHALLENGED ON PURITY AS RAMATHAN ENDS

BY CHRIS OPIRA AND SHAKIRA NAMATENDE

Wakiso - As the month of Ramathan draws to an end, Muslims have been challenged to pray to Almighty Allah and ask for forgiveness as they struggle to keep their purity.

STORM WINDS DESTROY SCHOLS IN MUKONO

Mukono - Heavy winds have ransacked villages in Mukono district destroying several house including two government schools and one person seriously injured while other residents were left homeless. This happened at Mpunge trading center found in Mpunge sub county Mukono district at around mid-day and it left 20 houses totally destroyed including Mpunge primary school and a secondary

KIYONGA WARNS PARLIAMNT ON BAKONJO-BAMBA STALEMATE

Defense Minister Dr. Crispus Kiyonga has appeared before the Defense Committee of Parliament to account for allegations that he was involved in the mayhem in the Rwenzori region district of Kasese that saw running battles between the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu, minority tribes and government forces counting for the loss of lives on either sides

GEN KATUMBA WAMALA MEETS SOMALI PRESIDENT

MOGADISHU The Chief of Defense Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala has held talks with the Somali President Hassan Sheikh Muhamud about the security situation in the Horn of African Country. The talks dwelt much on the existence of the UPDF in Somalia, the elections in the Country and the general security situation therein.