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AGE LIMIT: AMOLATOR MP AMULE SURVIVES MOB

By UTN Reporter

Amolator Womn MP Doreen Amule survived mob justice, and was reduced to nothing by residents in her district, when they shouted her down and grabbed a microphone from her, reportedly for supporting the lifting of the presidential age limit.

UNEB GETS OWN PRINTERY

By UTN Reporter

Ntinda - The minister of education and sports Janet Museveni is today set to commission a new printery at the Uganda National Examinations Board Headquarters in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb.

AMURIAT JOINS FDC PRESIDENTIAL RACE

By UTN Reporter

Najjanankumbi - The race for the FDC party president is gaining moment with more members expressing interest.

BYANDALA HAS CASE TO ANSWER

By UTN Reporter

The Anti-corruption Court in Kololo has ruled that former works Minister Abraham Byandala has a case to answer in the Katosi road saga.

MAN JAILED FOR TOUCHING WOMAN’S BREAST

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - A 24-year old man has been charged and remanded at Luzira prison for touching a woman's breasts and shoulders.

KIPLOTICH PULLS OUT OF LONDON RACE

By UTN Reporter

Wakiso - Uganda’s most decorated runners Stephen Kiprotich and Moses Kipsiro have confirmed they will miss next month’s World Athletics Championships in London.

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.

MOTHER DRAGS SON-IN-LAW TO COURT

By UTN Reporter

Gulu - Drama ensued at the Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s Court after a woman sued her son-in-law for allegedly breaking into her house and stealing beans.

PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE SCRUTINIZES LAND BILL 2017

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is locked in a series of arguments on the land bill 2017.

POLICE OFFICERS THREATEN TO CAUSE A MUTINY

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE:

Kampala - Police constables attached to the embattled field force unit/police have threatened to cause mutiny because of salary delay.The bitter constables have gone three years without receiving salary without any explanation from their bosses.

PARLIAMENT COMES HARD ON GOVERNMENT OVER CHILDREN RIGHTS

By UTN Reporter

Members of Parliament have asked the ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development to expedite the process of constituting the National Children’s Authority to take care of emerging children issues in Uganda.

JANET LASHES OUT TO PARENTS

By UTN Reporter

Iganga - The Minister for Education and Sports Janet Kataha Museveni has lashed at parents in Busoga region for failing to feed their children at school.

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NETANYAHU COMMITS ON TERROR IN EAST AFRICA

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu landed at Entebbe airport for his half day visit to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his government's raid on the same airport on the same date in 1976.

The Ugandan Security organs at the Airport has been taken over by

AMURIAT JOINS FDC PRESIDENTIAL RACE

By UTN Reporter

Najjanankumbi - The race for the FDC party president is gaining moment with more members expressing interest.

NUTRITION POLICY CULTURAL LEADERS WANT GOVT TO PUT THEIR INSTITUTIONS ON FOREFRONT

Government in its efforts to draft and scale up the nutrition policy program in the country has engaged the Prime ministers Forum for culture institutions to enable them have an input as influential stakeholders on the matter.

At this time government wants cultural leaders to mobilize

BRIEFCASE FIRMS BLAMED FOR COLLAPSING BUILDINGS

The Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering has pinned unregistered briefcase companies for the rampant collapse of buildings in Kampala and other parts of the country.

Another major contributing factor to the collapsing of buildings is caused

Deputy Speaker sued by rival over kid-nap allegations

Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has been dragged to the High Court in Kampala by his arch political rival Simon Toolit Aketcha, on allegations that he masterminded his recent kidnap.

Toolit in his complaint that he filed before the

UNRA, KCCA JOIN POLICE, JUDICIARY IN CORRUPT RACE

A survey report by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics have ranked Police as the most corrupt government institution, flanked by the Judiciary and the Local government in that order, with UNRA and KCCA as new entrants into the “most corrupt” list. The survey that was done by the Statistics body was carried out on a house hold level, reaching the lowest unit in the Uganda community.

BOOSTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION

Lutheran World Relief, a global nonprofit organization, has come up with a strategy of increasing production of legume seeds over a period of 5 years. The pilot project is part of the $118 million initiative targeted at incentivizing and rewarding high impact agricultural innovations that promote global food security, health and nutrition and benefit smallholder farmers through

BESIGYE BLASTS IPOD OVER MUSEVENI MEETING

Jailed Forum for Democratic Change strongman Col. [Rtd] Dr. Kizza Besigye has lambasted opposition politicians who met President Museveni under the auspices of the Inter Party Organization for Dialogue or IPOD.

Besigye’s rebuttal comes after it emerged that the politicians

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