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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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AMURU WOMEN SPEAK OUT ON NUDE DEMO, LAND GRABBING

A group of women from Amuru district who stripped naked before former ministers Doudi Migereko and late Aronda Nyakairima over land grabbing have finally spoken out on their action. The women most of them single mothers in their 60’s decried of land grabbing in the district orchestrated by district officials, Wild Life Authority and members of UPDF.

Government Faults Mengo On Tittle Agreements

Kampala - Minister for Lands and Urban Planning Daudi Migereko has faulted the Mengo establishment for not implementing sections of the agreement which was signed when the Central Government was returning over 85 land tittles to Mengo. Minister Migereko said, the Central Government is concerned over the treatment of Bibanja holders in the country side

KACITA GIVES KCCA ULTIMATUM ON HAWKERS

Kampala - Traders under their umbrella the Kampala City Traders’ Association-KACITA have given Police and Kampala Capital City Authority an ultimatum of two days, to remove all street vendors off the City Streets. This comes after a series of failed negotiations with different powers in the city to have the hawkers off the streets. The traders have always complained that the hawkers

KIRUDDU HOSPITAL OPEN

Kiruddu general referral hospital has opened its doors to the general public a midst challenges to up hold the huge backlog of patients from Mulago.

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Kiruddu general referral Hosp is Located in Makindye Division

INMATES DIE IN POLICE CELLS

BY KENNEDY MUHIIRE

Wakiso - Police in Wakiso is stuck with bodies of three suspects that allegedly died in cells last night. The deceased identified as Kamoga Ismail, Ssenyonjo Fredrick and Musenze Edwin were allegedly brought in cells all on one count.

MUSEVENI CHALLENGES WOMEN TO DO BUSINESS

Kololo - Uganda today has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the international women’s day under the theme economic empowerment of women for sustainable development. Speaking at Kololo Airstrip where women in Uganda had converged to celebrate the day, president Museveni told the women in Uganda that they have no excuse not to do business following the acceptance of the newly

COURT ALLOW TDA’S MBABAZI TO MAKE AMENDMENTS IN ELECTION PETITION

Kololo:The Supreme Court in Kololo have ordered that former TDA Presidential Candidate John Patrick Amamam Mbabazi files an amendment in his election petition to challenge the re-election of Yoweri Museveni Kaguta as president of Uganda for more 5 yrs.

This after Mbabazi through his lawyer Muhammad Mbabazi successfully

COURT CLEARS OPPONENT TO CHALLENGE CHAIRMAN KIBUUKA AMOOTI

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The Court of Appeal has overturned the Mubende High court decision that dismissed an election petition challenging the victory of the District boss Francis Kibuuka Amooti.

STATE LINES UP 113 WITNESSES AGAINST KWOYERO

The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) has found fresh evidence against former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander Thomas Kwoyelo alias Latoni. A Senior Principal State Attorney Charles Richard Kamuuli told a pre-trial session conducted at the High Court Criminal Division that the state has overwhelming evidence pinning Kwoyero.