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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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MUSLIM CLERICS ACCUSE IGP ON TRUMPED UP CHARGES

The 32 Muslim clerics at Luzira Prison have accused the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura of coercing them to admit the chrges and later be state witnesses against Tabliq Sheikh Younus Kamoga.

BUGANDA RUNS IN KABAKA BIRTHDAY AGAINST FISTURA

As one of the main celebrations prior to the King of Buganda’s birthday, early Sunday morning, crowds turned up in big numbers to be part of the third Kabaka birthday run against Fistula amongst mothers. By 5am, the Palace in Mengo was already crowded with more crowds still flocking in. Ambience

MAO ARRESTED IN TOGIKWATAKO SCUFFLE

>p>Kampala - Central police station is holding the Democratic Party president for holding un-lawful profession. Mao was rounded off along Kampala road with 11 DP supporters that were matching to Parliament this afternoon.

PAY TV EXPLOITING UGANDANS

Media owners have expressed concern that audiences are being exploited by Pay TV service providers.

The Uganda Communication Commission switched off the analogue signal in 2014 to introduce Ugandans to a digital television services.

Since then, many people were advised to purchase

GOVERNMENT TO REVAMP UGANDA AIRLINES

A move to revamp the defunct Uganda Airlines has ignited debate on whether the government is being realistic or rather wishfully thinking.

The national carrier was liquidated in the early 90’s at the height a mass privatisation

FUELEX BOX CHARGED

Fugitive proprietor of Fuelex fuel stations who was arrested yesterday at Entebbe International airport , has this evening been charged in connection with smuggling over 13 thousand litres of fuel into the country.

John Imaniraguha who appeared before the Anti Corruption

GOVERNMENT COMMITS ON BETTER HEALTH SERVICE DELIVERY

Kampala - Lack of effective Medical Records Systems (MRS) across the country affects effective Health service delivery.

This has affected government efforts reaching out to the lowest of the levels in service delivery.

Health stakeholders from 20 countries have since convened

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

CHEBROT LOSES ELECTION CASE

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The Court of Appeal confirms Kenneth Soyekwo as the validly elected MP for Tingey County in Kapchorwa District.