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IAAF AID UGANDA SHILLING GAIN AGAINST DOLLAR

By UTN Business Reporter

Kampala - The Uganda Shilling has significantly gained value in relation to the US Dollar in a space of 3 days. The Uganda Shilling by Thursday traded at 3,590.79 / 3,600.70 as compared to Tuesday at 3,591.35 / 3,601.35 buying and selling respectively.

The positive trend has largely been attributed to increased inflows of the dollar brought in by foreigners coming into the country for the IAAF World Cross Country event slated for this Sunday.

The Uganda Shillings has been flat for a while, and traded lowly.

A financial expert Lawrence Gidudu predicts that the Shillings is likely to remain constant as inflows and outflows will remain balanced The Bank of Uganda Treasury bill auction increased to up to Sh 165bn.

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MOSQUITO NETS NOT EFFECTIVE IN MALARIA FIGHT- HEALTH EXPERTS

Kampala - Health expert in Malaria control have pointed out that Mosquito net usage have not proved effective in malaria control for years now. The Public Health scientists attribute this to improper net usage by the people especially in the rural areas. The Malaria resurgence was a result of government’s decision to suspend Indoor residual spraying that had helped in reducing malaria rates.

FDC Introduces “Mamba” Truck

Iganga - Forum for Democratic Change youths have introduced a reportedly an armored Land Rover truck to man Dr Kiiza Besigye’s security during the Campaign Trail. The Truck was unveiled on Monday by a group of Opposition youths in Iganga. The Truck, painted with a green-look army paint to the residents in

POLICE FOILS “TOGIKWATAKO” MEETING IN KAMPALA

By UTN Reporter

Police in Kampala has foiled a meeting organized by Civil Society Organizations working with Parliament to discuss the controversial age limit bill.

SSEMATIMBA EJECTED FROM PARLIAMENT

The High court in Kampala has declared the Busiro South constituency MP seat vacant after nullifying the election of Peter Ssematimba.

Presiding Judge Lydia Mugabe then ordered

PUBLIC UNIVERSITY STAFF RESUME STRIKE ON SUNDAY

Kampala – Staff of all public Universities across the country are set to resume an industrial action this Sunday, after failing to secure their presidential pledge of salary increment with the Ministry of Finance. The President made a directive to the Ministry of Finance to review salaries and wages of all staff of public Universities in the next financial year.

ONGWEN APPEAL ON CHARGES

Following the appeal of Dominic Ongwen on the confirmed charges by the ICC, the coordinator of ICC in Uganda and Kenya has revealed that this court cannot scheduled for commencement as earlier had been. The Coordinator of the Court in the East African Region Maria Kamara, this court is likely to be derailed following the request for leave to appeal by Ongwen adding that

Dr Rugunda warns aspirants On violence

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has warned Politicians involved in campaigns against promoting violence and hatred among the electorates.

UGANDA CALLS FOR SANCTIONS ON GENDER INSENSITIVE PARLIAMENTS

The Speaker of Parliament, Rt.Hon. Rebecca Kadaga proposes tough measures against African Parliaments that do not consider women representation to international parliamentary meetings and activities. Kadaga says many delegations to several African meetings are improperly constituted, dominated by male representatives,

HOW NRM BIG SHOTS LOST

Kampala: Following the February polls, over 50 incumbent Mps lost their seats both from the ruling NRM Party and the opposition.

Over 20 Ministers lost their seats including the Attorney General Fred Ruhindi, 2nd deputy Premier Henry Kajura, Justice and constitutional affairs Minister Kahinda Otafire among others.

A number of factors might have contributed to this but of course we realized Ugandans wanted change of whichever form.

Our crew managed to bring to you some of the Mps who succeeded in the recently concluded elections.

KAMPALA CENTRAL

MUHAMMED NSEREKO [INDEPENDENT]

KAWEMPE NORTH

ABDU LATIFF SSEBAGGALA (DP)

BUSIRO EAST

MEDARD SSEGONA [GO FORWARD]

KAWEMPE SOUTH

MUBARAK MUNYAGWA [TJ]

RUBAGA SOUTH

KATO LUBWAMA SCORED

RUBAGA NORTH

KASIBANTE MOSES

KAMPALA WOMEN

FDC’S NABILA NAGGAYI

KYADDONDO EAST

SITENDA SEBALU (NRM)

NANSANA MUNICIPALITY

ROBERT KASULE (NRM)

MASAKA MUNICIPALITY

MATHIAS MPUUGA NSAMBA

FLORENCE NAMAYANJA

MASAKA WOMAN MP

BABIRYE KABANDA

BUKOTO

VP EDWARD KIWANUKA SEKANDI

MUBENDE MUNCIPALITY

SEMULI ANTHONY TEBALIRWA

BUWEKULA

KAKOOZA JOSEPH

BUKUYA

BUKENYA MICHEAL IGA

KASANDA NORTH

NSAMBA OSHABE PATRICK

MUBENDE WOMAN MP

BENNY NAMUGWANYA

KASAMBYA

MBWATEKAMWA GAFFA

KASANDA NORTH

SEMEO NSUBUGA

ALEBTON DISTRICT

OKWIR SAMUEL

ERUTE SOUTH

ODUR JONATHAN

ERUTE NORTH

CHARLES ANGIRO

DOKOLO DISTRICT

CECILA OGWAL

DOKOLO NORTH

OKELLO OKELLO

AMOLATOR DISTRICT

OKELLO TANGO

AJUR COUNTY

HAMSON OBUA

OTUKE

JULIUS ACON

OTUKE WOMAN MP

SILVIA AKELLO

OYAM DISTRICT

COL CHARLES OKELLO ENGOLA

LIRA MUNICIPALITY

JIMMY AKENA

LIRA WOMAN MP

ATIM ONGOM

KOLE WOMAN MP

ALYEK JUDITH

KOLE NORTH

BONNY OKELLO KONY

KWANIA COUNTY

TONNY AYOO

APAC WOMAN MP

BETTY ENGOLA