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KIPLOTICH PULLS OUT OF LONDON RACE

By UTN Reporter

Wakiso - Uganda’s most decorated runners Stephen Kiprotich and Moses Kipsiro have confirmed they will miss next month’s World Athletics Championships in London.

The duo will not be part of the 20 man team, the biggest contingent ever to represent Uganda in the tourney, due to personal reasons.

The experienced pair of long distance runners, who boast of six championship medals, had qualified for the men’s marathon event but have opted out of the biennial event slated for August 4th – 13th.

Speaking after Day One of the National Track and Field Championships at Namboole stadium, Kiprotich said his body and mind were not ready, while Kipsiro, a three-time Commonwealth Gold Medalist says a marathon is all about preparation yet he does not feel ready.

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THE WINNERS AND LOSERS IN THIS YEAR 2016/17 BUDGET

Works, Energy, Security, health and Education take lion shares Least funded sectors this time round also given glaring attention.

For the first time in the history of Uganda’s budget

OPPOSITION DIVIDED OVER PRESIDENTIAL AGE LIMITS

Unmasking the cracks in the divided opposition in Parliament, four top opposition MPs have met president Museveni for monetary negotiations to front the agenda of lifting the veil to extend age limits and term limits of judges, president, the electoral commission chairperson and his commissioners among others. The MPs who are reported to have met with president Museveni

MBABAZI CHALLENGE ELECTION OF HIS FORMER BOSS M7 IN SUPREME COURT

Supreme Court: There was tension at the Supreme Court as Journalists, Court Clerks and opposition supporters anxiously waited for Presidential Petitions from the candidates to beat the EC 10-days deadline.

These sounded to have lost hope, following denial of FDC NEC Members who

KATIKKIRO WARNS 0N HEALH CARE

Buganda Kingdom katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has urged people always to care about their health status, as the only way they can fight poverty and change their status. Katikkiro urged everyone to go for HIV tests, so that they start medication

MUMBERE REMANDED TO LUZIRA IN BAD HEALTH

Omusinga wa Rwenzururu Charles Wesley Mumbere, has complained of his deteriorating health situation after being denied access to medical treatment. Through his lawyers Caleb Alaka, Sam Muyizi, and Evans Ochieng, Mumbere told the Jinja Chief Magistrate Francis Kaggwa that he has been denied access to his personal medical doctor at Nalufenya, where he had been detained

CHICKEN ODOUR KILLS OFF MOSQUITOES-STUDY

Research carried out in Addis Ababa by Ethiopian and Swedish scientist on mosquitoes using chicken odour emitted by chicken repels mosquitoes. Researchers findings are that keeping chicken by your bed-side could help ward off anopheles mosquitoes, which transmit malaria.

MINISTER ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AS UGANDA, USA AND JAPAN IN COLLABORATED CONCERT

Ugandan have been challenged to have a mind change towards skills development as the only to address the increasing unemployment amongst the youth .

This was revealed by the Minister of State for Higher Education Dr J C Muyingo

WAFULA OGUTTU, LUKYAMUZI KICKED OUT

Wafula Ogutu the leader of opposition has lost

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Populist Ken Lukyamuzi loses to CBS Fm’s

IGP RESHUFLES POLICE

BY KENEDDY MUHIRE

The Inspector General of Police Martin Okoth Ochola has made reshuffle in the Ugandan police two days after he was handed to office by his former Boss a reshuffle which is to take immediate effect.

The Reshuffle by the IGP comes at a time when majority of Ugandans are still