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POLICE WARNS ON JUBA TENSION

Police has advised Ugandans who intend to travel to the neighboring republic of south Sudan to cancel their journey with effect from today.

The precaution comes slightly after witnessing are fragile security situation in the Sudan that has caused tension that has led to loss of lives with two Ugandans confirmed dead so-far.

The police spokesperson Fred Enanga says they have instructed all border points leading to Sudan to stop any body that intends to travel in the mentioned country for business and other related activities.

Heavy gunfire that resumed in the South Sudan capital Juba on Sunday morning between forces of President Salva Kiir and his vice Dr. Riek Machar spread across the region with killing rising in the region and making business hard for the settlers.

so far the Ugandan government says it has two of its own identified as Dr Chandiga Ben are 35 year old pharmacist that has been operating in the region for the last five years and Batele Ceaser are driver attached to the united nation. According to the Uganda police spokesperson, they cant wait for the number to rise-up.

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Saturday recorded calm following a devastating clash on Friday that reportedly claimed 150 lives though reports emerging from the country’s Health ministry on Sunday put the death toll figure at 270.

Enanga says with such escalation of death tolls they have instructed all regional police commanders at the respective boarder lines halt immigrants form entering the country apart from recorgonised Ugandans that are running away from the mayhem. SB ……………………………ENANGA

He however commended the south Sudan government that escorted back over 5 buses that had landed into the shooting spree at the Uganda Nimule boarder where passengers risked losing their lives in the fracas.

According to Fred three suspected rebels were arrested in the scam with two of the suspects identified as south Sudan national and one being are Ugandan.

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MUSLIMS CELEBRATE COOPERATIVE WEEK

By Isaac Tenywa

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GOVERNMENT INJECTS SHS. 20B IN COFFEE FARMING

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POLICE TO CONTINUE WITH BESIGYE HOME SIEGE

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For over two weeks, Police lodged its 24/7 deployment at the FDC Offices

NABAGEREKA VISITS PRINCE KAKUNGULU AS CAIRO BANK STARTS AGRICULTURE LOAN FACILITY

By HAJJI NTALE YOUNUS

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The Prince made the remarks during a courtesy call by the Nnabagereka Lady Sylvia Naginda who

MICHO NAMES FINAL SQUAD

Uganda Cranes Coach Milutin Sredejovic, has named his final 23-man squad that plays the African Cup of Nations finals in Gabon. This was after a warm up friendly match against Tunisia in the Capital Tunis on Wednesday. The Cranes will now play Slovakia and Ivory Coast in other friendlies on January 8th and 11th respectively.

SHEIKH KIRYA KILLER IDENTIFIED

By UTN Reporter

A Police officer attached to Special Investigation Unit Kireka, has told the International Crimes Division Court that Iga George William is the one of the 14 people suspected to be behind the killing of Shiekh Hassan Ibrahim Kirya.