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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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POLICE ISSUE TERROR ALERT

Uganda Police has issued a new terror alert urging the public to exercise maximum vigilance in sabotaging a likely attack.

According to the Force’s Dep. Spokesperson Polly Namaye, the Somali Islamist group Al Shabaab is planning

Bishop Donates Land For Health Center

Gulu - Retired. Rev. Bishop Nelson Onono of the Anglican Diocese of Gulu has donated over 3 acres of land for the construction of a health facility. The health facility will be used as a Rehabilitation Center for survivors of the Lokodi Massacre. While addressing residents in Lokodi Trading Centre in Gulu, Bishop Nelson Onono revealed that the health centre will be constructed with the help of a charity organization based in Sweden known as Bright Futures.

EXIM TAKES OVER IMPERIAL BANK

Exim Bank of Tanzania has taken over majority shareholding and operations of Imperial Bank Uganda. The Tanzanian Bank has attained 58.6% of shareholding in Imperial Bank, formerly owned by Mukwano Group, after months of financial uncertainty and liquidation. Exim Bank of Tanzania is trying to establish its foot prints in

GUNSHOTS ROCK ENTEBBE TOWN

Gunshots rocked Entebbe town at the Chief Magistrate’s court as Prison officers fired live bullets to disperse rowdy NRM youth who attempted to fight and obstruct journalists from filming their party loyalists who were remanded to Kigo prison for assaulting scribes and causing malicious damage to their gadgets. The situation became tense after the NRM supporters failed to pay Shs 5m bail

SUPREME COURT STAYS OPEN ON WEEKEND TO PREPARE FOR MBABAZI PETITION

Kampala - With just less than 36 hours to start of hearing of the Electoral Petition, the Chief Justice Bart Katurebe has issued a notice to all Supreme Court staff to keep on duty over the weekend, as they prepare the Court for the hearing.

The Notece seen by our reporter stats that “All staff are required to stay

KATUMBA WAMALA ORDERS AMISON TROOPS TO MOVE INTO REBEL HIDE-OUTS

BARAWE- Chief of Defense Forces Gen. Katumba Wamala has ordered the AMISON contingence of the UPDF to move forward and occupy all Al Shabaab areas in Barawe and Qoryoole. The two areas were know deadly spots for the terror group and has been under their control for most part of the last ten years.

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.

WAFULA OGUTTU, LUKYAMUZI KICKED OUT

Wafula Ogutu the leader of opposition has lost

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Populist Ken Lukyamuzi loses to CBS Fm’s

UNRA, KCCA JOIN POLICE, JUDICIARY IN CORRUPT RACE

A survey report by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics have ranked Police as the most corrupt government institution, flanked by the Judiciary and the Local government in that order, with UNRA and KCCA as new entrants into the “most corrupt” list. The survey that was done by the Statistics body was carried out on a house hold level, reaching the lowest unit in the Uganda community.