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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

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HIGH COURT TO RULE ON BAGUMA’S BAIL RELEASE TOMORROW

High Court Judge Wilson Masalu Musene will tomorrow give his ruling that will determine whether he releases on bail or not jailed former Kampala Central Station boss Aaron Baguma.

Baguma who is currently on remand at Kigo government prison, is facing murder charges

NDA GETS NEW BOARD TO END COUNTERFEITS AND DRUG THEFTY

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The New National Drug Authority Board, has been inaugurated with a call to authority members to work closely towards improving the reputation of the Authority which has been tainted.

FDC PRESIDENT DR KIZA BESIGYE ARRESTED BY POLICE

Kampala: Business came to a stand still as the lead Opposition President and Presidential aspirant Rtd Col Dr Kiza Besigye was being arrested by Police on the last day of his campaign.

Col. Dr Kiza Besigye was arrested at Esso Corner next to Railway grounds

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

KABAKA CELEBRATES 62 YEARS

By UTN Reporter Wakiso - A mammoth gathering poured at Lubiri High School in Wakiso district as Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II celebrated his 62 birth day. Numerous dignitaries from Mengo and the Central government blessed the function as well as the royal family.

OVER 50 DRIVERS FOR GORILLA RALLY

Over 50 Rally drivers are expected to participate in the annual Gorilla Rally in Kabale over the Easter festivities. The event, second on the National Rally Championship Calendar is expected to take place between 25th – 28th March 2016 This Rally is organized by the Eastern Motor Club and

VOTING UPDATES

Turn up quite high is Kampala district.

Areas in Kawempe Division, Nakawa and Kampala Central long queues are visible on most polling centers.

In Koome Islands, no voting Materials by

SECRETS BEHIND THE SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS

Following the recent violence in South Sudan that claimed hundreds of lives and displacing many, UTN unearths the secret behind the July 7th fighting between the two rival military factions in the youngest African Nation. Major fighting erupted outside the presidential compound as President Salva Kiir was meeting with the then first vice president Dr. Riek Machar, a former rebel leader.

UPDF RANKED 16TH MOST POWERFUL IN AFRICA

Bombo - Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) as of April 2016 has been ranked globally as the 92nd most powerful army, and the 16th on the African continent. This is according to the latest rankings of the Global Firepower (GFP), a body that provides analytical display of data concerning modern military powers. The GFP report was based on over 50 factors to determine a given nation’s power index.