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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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FDC DEMAND EXPLANATION FROM GOVT ON SCARCITY OF SEPTRINE IN THE COUNTRY

By Bagiira Namazzi Elizabeth and Male Jemimah

The Forum for Democratic Change, FDC has demanded for an explanation from government for continued lack of Septrine drugs in the government’s medical stores which FDC describes as a

SPLITTING KASESE NOT A SOLUTION - ANALYSTS

The executive director, Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment Dr. Arthur Bainomugisha has put to balance the need by political leaders and elders in Kasese District to split the district into four new administrative units. Dr. Bainomugisha says creating new districts is not a remedy for proper service delivery but rather increasing inefficiency

YOUTHS ELECTIONS TURN CHAOTIC

Mukono – Police in Mukono had to use live ammunition to disperse and rescue Mukono electoral returning officer, Sarah Kalyowa from the rowdy youths who had turned chaotic during the elections of youths councilors.

The youths had turned up to elect, only to find voters registers

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

AMURU WOMEN SPEAK OUT ON NUDE DEMO, LAND GRABBING

A group of women from Amuru district who stripped naked before former ministers Doudi Migereko and late Aronda Nyakairima over land grabbing have finally spoken out on their action. The women most of them single mothers in their 60’s decried of land grabbing in the district orchestrated by district officials, Wild Life Authority and members of UPDF.

Sejusa Loses Bid To Stop Trial at Court Martial

Kampala High Court: Attempts by former Coordinator of Intelligence Services, David Tinyenfuza aka Sejusa to stop his trial at the General Court Martial hit dead end after court failed to pronounce itself on the case.

Justice Margaret Oguli of the High Court-Civil Division

UGANDA’S DEBT REACHES 9.6BN US DOLLARS

Kampala – The Country’s Domestic debt has been projected to slow down Uganda’s economy yielding from high rate of government borrowing. Uganda’s debt burden stands at 9.6billion us dollars, which is a detrimental factor to the developmental process due to the mismanagement of loans.

The recent development by government to bail-out ailing companies

MAO ON POLICE BRUTALITY

Gulu – Democratic Party President Norbert Mao and a host of other opposition politicians in Gulu have argued Ugandans to remain strong and resist intimidation from the military and the Police as the country braces itself for the much anticipated Presidential and Parliamentary Elections the week.

Mao led the chorus after gathering a cross section of

LUKWAGO GOES TO VOTE DEFENDING HIMSELF ON KAFUMBE MUKASA ROAD

Kampala - Defending himself on Kafumbe Mukasa graft President Museveni alleged he was at the center of staling road project.

The troubled Lord Mayor of Kampala went to cast his vote to reclaim his office amidst demonic allegations from president Museveni that he was at the center of the graft that saw Kafumbe Mukasa road down town stale for many