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KABAFUNZAKI CASE ADJOURNED

By UTN Reporter

Kololo - Embattled Minister of State for Labor Herbert Kabafunzaki has this afternoon appeared before the Anti corruption court for mention of his Corruption case and two others.

However Chief Magistrate Agnes Alum adjourned the matter and extended his bail to 18th May when Prosecution hopes to have concluded investigations in this case.

Kabafunzaki is jointly charged with his political Assistant Brian Mugabo and an interior designer Bruce Lubowa for their role in a 5 Million shilling bribe they allegedly received from an Investor Mohammad Hamid, as an inducement to clear his name from allegations of sexual harassment by his former employee.

The incident happened at Serena Hotel in Kampala on 8th/April this year.

All the accused have since denied the allegation.

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SSEBUTINDE WARNS GOVERNMENT AGAINST BESIGYE ARREST

Kampala - Lady Justice Julie Ssebutinde of the International Criminal Court has warned Government against arresting and dehumanising FDC Presidential flag bearer Dr Kiiza Besigye, an act she termed as barbaric and illegal.

Ssebutinde says the clamp down on Retired Col Kizza Besigye closes

KATUMBA WAMALA ORDERS AMISON TROOPS TO MOVE INTO REBEL HIDE-OUTS

BARAWE- Chief of Defense Forces Gen. Katumba Wamala has ordered the AMISON contingence of the UPDF to move forward and occupy all Al Shabaab areas in Barawe and Qoryoole. The two areas were know deadly spots for the terror group and has been under their control for most part of the last ten years.

KASESE WOMAN MP CALLS FOR INQUIRY ON MURDER IN DAIDO WONDERS INN (EWA KIWA)

The Kasese woman MP Winfred Kiza has called for an inquiry relating the ownership of Daido Wonders Inn (Ewa Kiwa) where a one Masereka from Kasese was brutally murdered.

Reports indicate that this place Daido Wonders Inn (Ewa Kiwa) which is opposite Makindye military

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

ARMY RETIRES OVER 1000 OFFICERS

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces has retired over 1000 men from active service in the force

At a colorful function held at Bombo Military Barracks, the Chief of Defense Forces

CSO’s DRAG GOVERNMENT TO COURT OVER MP’s TAX

Kampala - The Tax Justice Alliance a consortium of Civil Society Organization have issued a notice to drag Government to Court over tax exemption of MP’s allowances. President Museveni signed the Income Tax Amendment bill 2016, on Monday 19th allowing Legislators a breathing space

JUDICIALLY STARTS PROCESS TO RETIRE KAVUMA

By UTN Reporter

Kampala. The judicially has started the process to retire the controversial Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma who turns 70yrs on 29th September.

GEN MUHOOZI VISITS SOMALIA

Mogadishu - The Commander of the Uganda Special Forces, Maj Gen. Muhoozi Kaneirugaba, has commended the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for supporting Somali security forces in fighting Al-Shabaab militants in the country. Gen. Kaneirugaba particularly singled out Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) soldiers for praise, saying their courage

WOMEN HAD LIMITED SPACE IN POLLS-UMWA

The Uganda Media Women’s Association has released its assessment survey focusing on how the media covered the 2016 general elections with focus on gender equality.

The survey which was done between December 2015