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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 FOILS PLOT TO KILL NIGERIAN NATIONAL

BY KENNEDY MUHIIRE

Police in Kampala foiled a plot to murder a Nigerian National who reportedly entered the country with gold worth shs. 300 million.

BOMB CONVICT STARTS COMMUNITY WORK

Muzafar Luyima, one of the eight convicts in the just concluded bomb trial has been formerly handed over to the area leadership so that he can commence his sentence of one year community service by the Registrar Criminal Division of High Court.

Registrar Mary Khainza handed over Muzafar to his Namasuba area chair person

MUSEVENI GIVES HOPE TO UGANDANS IN 2017

I greet all of you the people of Uganda and congratulate you on finishing the year 2016 and wish you a prosperous 2017. I extend condolences to the families who lost their dear ones in the year that is just ended. During this year of 2016, we had successful general and local government elections. I congratulate Ugandans for voting their leaders peacefully. I also congratulate leaders who were elected.

POLICE NABS CONTRACT KILLERS

Kampala - Police has arrested six suspected contract killers in Kampala as the Force moves to curb increased cases of robberies in the greater Kampala metropolitan area.

In the latest operation, a group of suspected contract killers was busted and over seven guns recovered with 110 rounds of ammunition.

More suspects are on the run and the police say they are hunting them

SUPREME MUFTI PLEDGES ON NAKASERO, WILLIAM STREET WRANGLES

MPIGI – Supreme Mufti Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has promised to deliver a lasting solution on the two controversial mosques of Nakasero and William Street in Kampala. Launching a Mosque in Nkozi, Mpigi district, Sheikh Kasule Ndirangwa said they have a team that is engaged in deliberating on issues concerning the two Kampala based mosques that have caused sharp divisions among Islam as a religion.

LDC CANCELS CERTIFICATES OF PROMINENT CITY LAWYERS

Kampala: City lawyers Micheal Mabikke and Denis Mukasa are among the 16 practicing advocates whose post- graduate diploma certificates have been cancelled and recalled with immediate effect by the awarding institution the Law Development Center (LDC) for having engaged in examination mal-practice.

The cancelling of their post graduate diplomas in legal

POLICE IN FESTIVE TRAFFIC OPERATION

Kampala - Traffic Police has arrested over 7,000 traffic offenders in the Christmas season operation, part of the popular Fika Salama. The offenders mostly on high ways have tested the wrath of the Police in the festive season in an effort to curtail road carnage. Operations have been mounted on Kampala-Masaka High way targeting offenders

AFRICAN AVIATION BODIES CALL FOR STATE FUNDING

Theft, security and lack of funding for training human resource are some of the various challenges faced by the aviation industry on the African continent. The president of the Association of African Aviation Training Organizations, Tchagbele Sadamba says the future of Africa's aviation industry lies in continuous training of aviation personnel to match the changing technological trends in the industry.

NPA UNVEILS ROADMAP TO MIDDLE INCOME STATUS

Uganda’s planning body, the National Planning Authority (NPA) has released the road map to the realization of Uganda’s middle income status by 2020 and progress to an upper income category by 2032.

This ambitious vision implies that the country will be targeting to