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AMURIAT JOINS FDC PRESIDENTIAL RACE

By UTN Reporter

Najjanankumbi - The race for the FDC party president is gaining moment with more members expressing interest.

The latest is former Member of Parliament for Kumi County Patrick Oboi Amuriat who has picked the nomination forms to contest for the FDC presidency, becoming the fourth person to join the race.

This has been confirmed by the FDC deputy Secretary General, Harold Kaija.

On Monday three candidates including Mubarak Munyagwa, the Member of Parliament for Kawempe South, Moses Byamugisha former youth league leader and Dan Malcolm Masiko, a party member picked the forms.

The current party president Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu whose term expires in November is eligible for another term in office, although he is yet to express interest.

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BRIG LEOPOLD KYANDA FIRED

Mbuya - The Chief of Staff of the Land Forces in Uganda People’s Defense Forces Brig Leopold Kyanda has been fired. The army announced the development this morning in a radio call communication to all army ranks and bases.

MINISTER CRITIQUE FATHERS FOR NEGATING RESPONSIBILITIES

BY NYAKATO DOREEN, NAMAKULA VICTO, KYOMUKAMA LYDIA, ASOMO DOREEN, KASOLE IBRAHIM.

As Ugandans prepare for the national father’s day celebration, the minister for ethics and integrity Fr.simon lokodo has critiqued fathers for negating their responsibilities which has contributed to single parenthood

GEN SEJUSA TRIAL KICK OFF AMIDST PROTEST FROM HIS LAWYERS

GCM Makindye: The trial of the former Director of Military intelligence Gen David Sejusa at General Court Martial sitting at Makindye has kicked off amidst protest from his lawyers.

His legal team led by David Mushabe wanted court to halt hearing

UPC CALLS FOR MORE INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION

By Flavia Namulindwa, Winnie Nabuuma The Uganda People’s Congress has argued Government to increase investment in the education sector, to enable schools in the rural setting to match the performance of urban schools.

MAJ. KIGUNDU MURDER TRIAL STALLS

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Hearing of the bail application of 4 Tabliq Moslems, who are on remand for the alleged murder of Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Steven Mukasa, has not taken off before the Kampala High court.

MINISTER OTENGO, SUPPORTERS PROTEST IN LIRA

Lira – Supporters of State Minister for Northern Uganda Rebecca Otego marched in solidarity with her, searching for justice after the High Court Judge in Lira stepped aside in determining her electoral fate. The Minister is seeking for a recount of votes in Moroto Constituency, Alebtong District Parliamentary election, after she was defeated by Sam Okwir. Supporters of Minister Rebecca Otengo

250 GOLFERS FOR ANNUAL CAPTAINS‘ TOURNEY

Over 250 golfers are expected to participate in the annual Golfers’ tournament which will be preceded by a one-day course. The event is expected on Saturday 12th March 2016 at the Uganda Golf Club, in Kampala. As Lady Captain Katy Kabenge explains, the event is geared towards developing the game further in the Country, and groom more talent.

5 PERISH IN L.VICTORIA STORMS

Gaba: At least five people have died this morning after the boat they were traveling in on Lake Victoria capsized mid-way the journey.

The accident happened at around

LUKWAGO GRANTED BAIL

26 Opposition Members who have faced charges of disobeying lawful orders issued by the constitutional court last week, not to continue with their defiance campaign, have been granted bail before Makindye Chief Magistrate court .

They include the lord mayor EliasLukwago, 2 pastors David Happy Ngabo