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ELEPHANT KILLS WOMAN

By UTN Reporter Rukungiri - An elephant has killed one person in Rukungiri district and destroyed gardens in a scary attack on of Nyamuhiika Parish, in Bwambara Sub County.

The elephant that reportedly over ran boundaries of Queen Elizabeth National Park killed Hadijah Tumuhire 45, Wednesday evening near her home. The district Police Commander for Rukungiri Richard Emuna told this website that the woman had gone to collect firewood when she encountered the elephant.

Her body was picked and taken to Bugangari Health Centre IV, before it was handed over to the relatives for burial.

Emuna cautioned the residents living near the park to avoid coming too close to the park.

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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.

UPDF GIVES POSITION ON DEATH PENALTY

The Uganda Peoples Defense Force has objected any underlying moves to scrap the death penalty from the UPDF Act of 2006. Speaking before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament that is apparently scrutinizing a private members bill seeking to have the death penalty sentence replaced by a life imprisonment sentence, the Chief of the Defense Forces,

SUPREME COURT STAYS OPEN ON WEEKEND TO PREPARE FOR MBABAZI PETITION

Kampala - With just less than 36 hours to start of hearing of the Electoral Petition, the Chief Justice Bart Katurebe has issued a notice to all Supreme Court staff to keep on duty over the weekend, as they prepare the Court for the hearing.

The Notece seen by our reporter stats that “All staff are required to stay

Coffee Marketing Board Staff Get 29 Billion

Kampala - Court has ordered Government to pay ex-workers of the defunct Coffee Marketing Board their terminal benefits totaling to 29.1 billion shillings. Over 1568 Ex-workers of defunct Coffee regional giant are in high spirits after the Kampala High Court ordered government through the Secretary to Treasury Keith Muhakanizi to release Shs29.1 billion as accumulated terminal benefits since retrenchment and retirement in 1991.

MBABAZI CROWNS IT IN WAKISO

Wakiso: Go Forward Presidential Hopeful Amama Mbabazi Concludes his rallies in Busiro and Entebbe in Wakiso district where he argued people to resist intimidation and repulse fear.

Mbabazi condemned the use of State Machinery ahead of the 18th February poll

KAMPALA’S DENTAL CARE SCARES MEDICS

Kampala - Unlike flora which live by feeding using tap and buttress roots sucking water and other food nutrients from the ground, human beings feed by use of the mouth which makes it a significant part of their body.Oral calamity is identified as problem affecting the largest percentage of world populations. This phenomenon arises from careless and insufficient oral

NRM Liberation Day

Kampala - The NRM government says it has performed with excellence to its expectations in the thirty years of its administration.The Secretary General of the ruling National Resistance Movement Justine Kasule Lumumba says the NRM government has brought about many developmental changes in the different sectors especially the road network to boarder points

THOUSANDS DESERT KAMPALA AHEAD OF POLLS

Kampala - Transport fares from Kampala to up country destinations have been hiked as thousands of passengers flock to the villages barely a day to the 18th Polls.

With only few hours for Ugandans to elect their preferred

KASESE MYHEM: THE STORY UNDERNEATH RWENZORI KILLINGS

The spark of the blood shade in the volatile Rwenzori region that has seen the UPDF deploy more than two battalions to contain the situation, is a tress that has caused wide speculations ranging from allegations that the Bakonzo want to sassed from Uganda and form their own nation, the Yiira Nation to ethnic differences with minorities in the region and political differences.