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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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GOVERNMENT ROOTS SHS. 30BN FOR VILLAGE HEALTH WORKERS

By UTN Reporter

Wandegeya - The Ministry of Health is grappling with funds to train and recruit 1,000 Community Health Extension Workers-CHWE to replace the non-effective Village Health Teams-VHT in providing basic health and medical care in communities.

KAYIHURA MAKES KAWEESI POLICE PRO

Assistant Inspector General Of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi has been appointed public relations officer, replacing Commissioner Fred Enanga. Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura yesterday reshuffled the police, a move that affected senior positions and other lower ranks. Andrew Felix Kaweesi now PRO Uganda police force says

LOCAL COUNCIL AND MUNICIPALITY VOTING UNDER WAY

Kampala - Voting is under way country wide for local council iii’s, Division and Municipality mayors.

In Kampala, voting started considerably on time with

COURT DECLINE TO GRANT INTERIM STAYING MPS MONEY FOR THE CARS

The constitutional court has declined to grant an interim staying parliament and govt to release money for the Mps cars despite of the pending case in court.

A single judge of this court Richard Buteera who doubles as the AG DCJ

DEPUTY SPEAKER OULANYAH'S ELECTION DISPUTED

Gulu - Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah’s re-election in Omoro County is not yet safe, as his opponent files a case seeking a vote recount. Oulanyah’s challenger Simon Tooolit alleges that the election in Omoro was marred with grave vote rigging, intimidation and voter bribery. Toolit who is also the Chairman for Gulu District

SEKIKUBO SPEAKS OUT, AM STILL IN THE RACE

NRM hopeful candidate for the Deputy Speakership of the 10th Parliament, Theodore Sekikubo has revealed that he won’t stand down for either incumbent Deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah or State Minister for Microfinance David Bahati, despite of the much anticipated NRM Central Executive Committee and Caucus resolutions on Thursday this week.

MUSEVENI BLAMES DROUGHT, HUNGER ON FARMERS

Isingiro - President Yoweri Museveni has attributed the drought and subsequent hunger situation in the Country to changes in weather pattern caused by poor farming methods that have degraded the environment.

GEN KATUMBA DECLINES TO RETIRE FROM UPDF

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - State Minister for Works designate Gen Katumba Wamala has declined to retire from the army, a constitutional requirement by a public servant. Gen Wamala was appointed State Minister for Works last month, after serving as Chief of Defense forces (CDF) for UPDF. He was replaced by Gen David Muhoozi.

POLICE RESCUE HUNDREDS FROM LAND-SLIDES, FLOODS

Police has rescued hundreds of families in Kasese from the dangerous floods that have washed away roads and other infrastructure in Rwenzori region. Another flooding and landslides have also ransacked areas of Bududa, Police has confirmed. This according to the director police fire brigade and rescue directorate assistant inspector general ofg police Joseph Mugisha