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KASINGYE REPLACES KAWEESI

By UTN Reporter

Naguru - The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has appointed AIGP Asan Kasingye to replace the slain AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

Kaweesi was murdered last Friday in Kulambiro near his home by unknown assailants, along with his body guard and driver.

In a general communication to all Police units, Gen Kayihura appointed Asan Kasingye who has been the director of International Police-INTERPOL in Uganda.

The appointment takes immediate effect.

In the same communication, Gen Kayihura appointed AIGP Fred Yiga as new director of INTERPOL replacing Kasingye.

Kasingye also becomes the force’s Chief Political Commissar.

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CIVIL SOCIETY SPEAK OUT ON COURT RULING

Election observers under their umbrella body Citizens Election Observers Network – Uganda (CEON-U) have noted with concern the gaps that were manifested during last week's Supreme Court ruling on the Amama Mbabazi election petition. The group is also demanding police to produce evidence showing that Dr. Kiiza Besigye’s freedom is a threat to State security.

MUSEVENI TAKES OATH

President Yoweri Museveni has just Taken the oath of allegiance at the Kololo Airstrip, to lead Uganda for another five year term.

Museveni immediately after taking oath has been given the instruments

MAGISTRATE PROBED OVER SNATCHING WOMAN'S HUBBY

The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) is investigating a female magistrate for allegedly snatching another woman’s husband.

Jinja Grade One Magistrate Phiona Birungi is being investigated for snatching away Isaac Mugerwa, from Dr Julie Mugerwa.

DP PETITION COURT IN MUKONO

Mukono - The opposition Democratic Party in Mukono district stormed the offices of the district returning officer demanding recounting of votes of woman member of parliament.

A group led by Hanifa Nabukeera who lost to incumbent Peace

Gulu CSOs Grill Police Over Aine

Gulu - Civil Society Organizations in Gulu have Grilled Police there over the sluggish pace in investigating into the disappearance of Presidential hopeful Amama Mbabazi’s security aide Christopher Aine. The organizations have shown concern over the time taken by the Police to establish where Aine is or his body, saying the force owes Ugandans an explanation.

SEKIKUBO CASE REFERRED TO CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Masaka Chief Magistrate’s Court has referred the application to recount the Lwemiyaga County Parliamentary ballot papers to the constitutional court for interpretation of the law on whether it should be done or not.

The Chief Magistrate Samuel Munobe in a closed session with Theodore

RAKAI WOMEN DEFEAT ALL ODDS TO SUCCESS

Rakai - They used to face similar challenges which challenges rotated around school fees, paying for medical charges, buying clothes for their children and making final decisions on how and when to run their home affairs. The year was 2010 when she teamed up with Agrippina Kiwanuka Ndagire currently the head teacher of St. Paul Kitovu PS before they were later joined by Vienne Nalunjogi

THUGS TERRORISE VILLAGE IN LUGAZI

Lugazi - Over 200 hundred residents in Lugazi in Buikwe district have camped in the home of their mayor in fear of people who attack them at night with pangas and sticks. The residents that found at home of Lugazi mayor John Bosco Asea Onzuma says that since last some of them have been attack and wounded but police has done nothing to rescue them.

NABAGEREKA VISITS PRINCE KAKUNGULU AS CAIRO BANK STARTS AGRICULTURE LOAN FACILITY

By HAJJI NTALE YOUNUS

Kampala; As Ugandans project to the electioneering, Prince Dr. Kasimu Nakibinge Kakungulu has advised the business community to only invest in productive ventures to save their businesses from collapsing.

The Prince made the remarks during a courtesy call by the Nnabagereka Lady Sylvia Naginda who