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POLICE INVESTIGATES KILLERS’ HIT LIST

By Kennedy M. and Otim Norbert

The Ugandan Police has started investigating a new hit list that has raised concern amongst several Ugandans.

The list topped by the Titular head of Muslims Community,

POLICE SIEGE HOME OF BYANYIMA

By Otim Norbert

Police has besieged the home of Edith Byanyima sister to Dr Winne Byanyima over alleged possession of illicit goods.

Police publicists claim that the raid is

JEEMA VISITS BOBI WINE

By UTN Reporter

The leadership of Justice Forum-JEEMA has paid a courtesy call to People Power Icon, also Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine at his home in Magere.

HIGH COURT TRASHES MABIRIZI SUIT AGAINST KABAKA

BY Hajji Ntale Younus

The High Court in Kampala has trashed the case filed by city lawyer Male Mabirizi in which he challenges the compulsory registration of all tenants on

MUSEVENI LAUNCHES TILES INDUSTRY IN NAKASEKE

By UTN Reporter

President Museveni has commissioned a ceramics tiles industry in Kapeeka, with a production capacity of 40,000 square meters per day.

BOBI WINE FINALLY CLEARED LEAVES FOR US

BY Ntale Younus

The Embattled Kyadondo East Legislator Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has been finally cleared by police to travel to the US for medical treatment.

Bobi Wine was on Thursday evening blocked

KAWOOYA RELEASED ON POLICE BOND
p>By Ntale Younus

The man who was brutally arrested on a Kampala street has been released on Police Bond.

Yusuf Kawooya, a Democratic Party activist

POLICE SPOKESMAN ESCAPES ASSASSINS

By UTN Reporter

Police Deputy spokes person Patrick Onyango has survived an assassination according to sources.

MP ZAAKE BLOCKED AT AIRPORT BY AVIATION POLICE

BY Ntale Younus

Mityana Municipality Legislator Francis Zaake has been blocked at Entebbe Airport by Aviation Police as he was being transferred to India for specialized medical attention.

The Legislator was scheduled to travel to

ELECTORAL COMMISSION, CCEDU RECONCILE

By UTN Reporter

The electoral Commission has amended its ties with the Citizens elections monitoring body, CCEDU barely a year after the latter’s operations

BOBI WINE SMEAR CAMPAIGN STARTS

By UTN Report

Residents in Lubaga North Constituency in Kampala woke up to shock when they found several posters depicting People Power Icon Robert Kyagulanyi Aka Bobi Wine as a neo colonialism tool used by the Western World.

GENERAL KAYIHURA REGAINS FREEDOM, GRANTED BAIL

By Otim Norbert

The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has finally regained his freedom after securing bail from the Gen Court Martial siting at Makindye.

Kaihura’s release was after he lured two of the top UPDF

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POLITICAL GIMMICKS MORE FDC PARTY MEMBERS TO ANSWER TREASON CHARGES

The FDC party chairman Waswa Birigwa, honorable Wafula Oguttu and Akole Ekanya have been given an ultimatum eight hours to report at the special investigation unit at Kireeka for are statement recording.

According to police the trial are accused of aiding treason

MP’S ASSURE MUHAKANIZI ON TAXING THEIR SALARIES

President Museveni is expected to approve the controversial income tax amendment Bill this week that seeks to have all MPs and judges among others’ emoluments not taxed.

We have learnt that the move was hatched during a two weeks NRM retreat

MEDICS CALL FOR ALCOHOL POLICY

Kampala - Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance,an association fighting for tough regulations on alcohol consumption calls on Parliament to consider restrictive laws on alcohol use. The alliance calls on Parliament to collectively support the Alcohol policy in order to pass the Alcohol Bill.

EC SUED OVER BAN OF USE OF MOBILE PHONES AT POLLING CENTERS

Court: Few hours left for Ugandans to go to the polls, the Electoral Commission (EC) has been dragged to courts of law by a human rights watch-dog, Legal Brains Trust (LBT) for the recent ban on the use of mobile phones and cameras at the polling stations.

In their suit that was filed on Monday, the human rights body contends

FDC CALLS FOR “STAY-HOME” STRIKE

The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change calls for public civil disobedience Campaign in support to Dr Kiiza Besigye apparently incarcerated at him Home in Kasangati, Wakiso District. Police pitched camp at Dr Besigye’s home on the election eve, 17th March 2016. Now the leadership at the Najjanankumbi

STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY SAGA

The Export and Import Bank of China, Exim has developed cold feet to finance the remaining Standard Gauge Railway line from Nairobi to Kisumu to Malaba Uganda border line, the Finance Minister of Uganda Matiya Kasaija has revealed.

The Exim bank contemplation to fund the Nairobi, Kisumu Mlaba SGR

MP DIES OF BRAIN CANCER

By UTN Reporter

Moroto District Woman MP Hon. Anna Logiel is dead. Hon Logiel, a member of the ruling NRM succumbed to brain cancer in a

M7 APPOINT SEVEN NEW JUDGES TO HIGH COURT

Kampala: Seven new judges of the High Court have been appointed by President Museven to fill up the existing gap that was recently left by the elevation of six judges to the appellate court.

The appointed new judges are; Ketra Katunguka (an official from justice ministry),

POLICE ISSUE TERROR ALERT

Uganda Police has issued a new terror alert urging the public to exercise maximum vigilance in sabotaging a likely attack.

According to the Force’s Dep. Spokesperson Polly Namaye, the Somali Islamist group Al Shabaab is planning