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KANYAMUNYU OUT ON BAIL

By UTN Reporter

Kampala –The High Court in Kampala has granted bail to Joseph Kanyamunyu brother to murder suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu together with Cynthia Munwangari.

In his ruling, Justice Yasin Nyanzi said that the facts under which the two allegedly committed the offense are different from those of Mathew Kanyamunyu whom he ordered to remain in prison.

Justice Yasin Nyanzi ruled that according to evidence DPP intends to adduce against the three, Joseph and Cynthia were simply accessories to the murder of Social Worker Kenneth Akena that occurred on 12th November 2016 at Forest Mall, Lugogo along Kampala Jinja Highway.

The Judge then ordered that Joseph and Cynthia deposit Shs. 5 million each cash bail, and Kanyamunyu's family land title as security with court. The two will then report to registrar criminal division Emmanuel Baguma, every fort night for the first three months from.

As for the sureties who included relatives, they have been ordered to sign a non cash bond of Shs 50m each to ensure that the accused persons return to court.

The Judge said he will give his reasons why he has denied Mathew Kanyamunyu bail, on 30th March

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SAND MINING AFFECTING WETLNAD

The National Environment Management Authority, NEMA has for the second time stopped a Chinese Company to carry out sand mining in Lwera Wetland for breaching the terms and conditions under which they are supposed to operate while sand mining.

The Chinese company, Hong Hi Jeng Cai received a license for sand

SUDAN REBELS RETURN UGANDAN JUVENILES

BY JUAN ROSELINE

Police is holding three juveniles who were handled to the authorities in Koboko district by a South Sudan rebel out fit the SPLA-IO.

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.

FORMER KCCA DIRECTOR GEORGE AGABA DEAD

Kampala - Former Director of Physical Planning in KCCA George Agaba is feared dead. Agaba is believed to have perished in motor accident near Mbarara town Saturday afternoon.

NAKASERO MOSQUE RAID: MUSLIM LAWYERS TAKE ON POLICE

Kampala - The association of Muslim Lawyers have taken on Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura to account for the raid made this week on Nakasero Mosque. The Police made an impromptu raid on the Tabliq sect Mosque Monday morning, and allegedly discovered rounds of ammunition, magazine, arrows and other weapons.

MUK,NCHE DEFEND HAJJ MBABAALI’S CREDENTIALS

Officials from the National Council for higher education and Makerere University have defended NRM’s haj Muhammad Muyanja Mbabaali’s academic documents in the Masaka grade one magistrate’s court. The duo has today told court that basing on the procedure followed by an applicant for the mature age entry at Makerere University Kampala, Haj Mbabaali duly acquired the said academic

Imperial Royale Hotel ordered to refund over Shs5.8bn Chogm cash

Kampala: The Commercial Court in Kampala has ordered Imperial Royale Hotel to compensate government with over shillings 5.8bn in form of damages for having breached an agreement when it failed to provide accommodation to selected delegates of the Common Wealth Head of Governments- Chogm in 2007 despite having received an advance payment from government to do so.

MUSEVENI FLAGS OFF FIRST AGOA EXPORT

Kampala - President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to heed to his call of value addition in order to positively impact on the economy. Museveni was flagging off the first consignment of Ugandan made t-shirts to Denmark at the Fine Spinners factory in Kampala. Museveni in his speech reminded the people that wealth comes out of

POLICE WARNS ON JUBA TENSION

Police has advised Ugandans who intend to travel to the neighboring republic of south Sudan to cancel their journey with effect from today.

The precaution comes slightly after witnessing are fragile security situation in the Sudan that has caused tension that has led to loss of lives with two Ugandans confirmed