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SALAAM MUSUMBA VS HAJJAT WATONGOLA IN ROUND 2

Kamuli - The National Resistance Movement Party has endorsed HajjatRehemaWatongola again to face off with FDC stalwart Salaam Musumba in the Kamuli Municipality by-election.

Rehema Watongola defeated close party rival MasitulaNamatovu in the party Primaries, polling 5351 against 2477 votes. Others in the race included Samuel Walujjo, Godfrey Mwesige, Sanubi Namusisi and Ceasar Lukalu

Hajjat Watongola lost her Parliamentary seat following a legal suit by Salaam Musumba challenging her academic credentials.

Immediately after winning the seat in February last year, Watongola enrolled for A’ Level studies, sitting for her final exams in December 2016. The electoral commission subsequently cleared her candidature.

Polling is set for 12th April 2016

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BUY UGANDA, BUILD UGANDA SME’s TARGET EXPORTS

Efforts to capacitate small and medium enterprises to effectively participate in the export market are being given utter focus. Export oriented bodies envisage market entry and extensive branding of Ugandan products as a key strategy. Exports in Uganda decreased to 234USD Million in May from 240USD Million in April of 2016.

KANYAMUNYU SPENDS XMAS AT LUZIRA

Court in Kampala has remanded city business man Mathew Kanyamunyu and all his thee co-accused to Luzira, over the murder of one Kenneth Watmon Akena. The Grade One Magistrate at Nakawa Court, Noah Ssajjabi remanded

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

GOVERNMENT SETS CONDITIONS FOR LUKWAGO

The government has set conditions for embattled Kampala Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago, if he is to be reinstalled into his office. One of the conditions, Lukwago has to step off what they refer to as “his high horse” and work with the National Resistance Movement if his new term in office is to yield any results both for himself and his supporters.

WORLD FOOTBALL STAR & STARTIMES AMBASSADOR NWANKWO KANU IN UGANDA.

Star times brand ambassador Nuwankwo Kanu is in Uganda today with emphasis to be put on talent development, Digital migration and sensitizing Ugandans on none communicable diseases.

RELIGIOUS LEADERS BANISH MP’s FOR GREED

A coalition of Religious Leaders coded Justice and Peace Network have banished Members of Parliament for what they call selfish and greedy initiatives to have their salaries and monthly emoluments tax exempted.

The clergies led by former Gulu Diocese Bishop Rt Bishop Mackleord Baker Ocholla

POLICE, UPDF BURN HOUSES IN MUBENDE

Mubende - A combined force of the Uganda Police and the Uganda People’s Defense Forces have set ablaze over 400 houses in Mubende leaving over 1200 families homeless. The incident took place in two Parishes of Bujjuuko and Kabulamuliro in Maduudu Sub County, Mubende district, where over 3000 residents illegally settled on an over 5 square Miles land owned by an Indian Investor Ali Abasi.

KATATUMBA DONATES BEDS TO MULAGO HOSPITAL

Angela Katatumba Development Foundation has donated 15 special medical beds to Mulago referral hospital to argument the existing number of beds in the Hospital. This follows an increase in the number of patients at the two new health facilities of Mulago hospital - Kiruddu and Kawempe. Many patients in the two facilities lie on ground waiting

Posta Uganda Intercepts Cocain

Kampala - Posta Uganda has intercepted several Kilograms of Cocaine worth Millions of shillings destined for Nigeria, Cameroon and Asia.The Cocaine consignments were allegedly posted by yet to be identified Pastors in Kampala, destined to selected fellow Pastors in the West African Countries.The Several packs that had been posted through Boda Boda riders on different occasions,