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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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UGANDAN LEGISLATOR AND 22 ARMY OFFICERS CHARGED IN ARMY COURT ON TREASON

Ugandan opposition legislator who ousted Attorney General from parliament has been charged with treason at the General Court Martial (GCM) amidst protest from Lawyers.

The opposition legislator has been charged together with 22 soldiers

FIFA WORLD CUP TROPHY FINALLY IN UGANDA

ENTEBBE - The long-awaited FIFA World Cup trophy has arrived in Uganda amidst tight security.

The World Cup trophy jetted into the country alongside a team of FIFA officials

Katumba Wamala Warns On Election Violence

Kampala - The Chief of Defense Forces Gen Katumba Wamala has assured Ugandan of a peaceful post-election period.According Gen Katumba Wamala the force already has intelligence information that possible losers might drag the country into tam oil but to him, the centre will holds.This as the uniformed officer launched the Terehe Sita week in which the forces

JANET CAUTION PARENTS ON LUNCH

Ntungamo-The Minister for Education and Sports Janet Museveni has cautioned parents against sending pupils to school without packed food. Mrs. Museveni who was addressing parents in Ntungamo District in Western Uganda said parents have a responsibility to care for their children including packing for them food items to help them have break time snacks.

LOCAL COUNCIL AND MUNICIPALITY VOTING UNDER WAY

Kampala - Voting is under way country wide for local council iii’s, Division and Municipality mayors.

In Kampala, voting started considerably on time with

UNEB RELEASE 2017 UCE RESULTS

BY KAHINJU RENITTA and JOOGA ALI

The Uganda Examinations Board, UNEB has released the 2017 Uganda Certificate of Education, UCE results indicating an improvement in performance rate by 10% compared to that of 2016.

Releasing the exams at the Office of the Prime Minister, UNEB Executive Secretary Daniel Odongo

TRAFFIC IN KAMPALA AS BESIGYE PULLS CROWDS IN KATWE AND LUBAGA

Supporters have given him money and chicken

There has been heavy traffic jam along Kampala Entebbe high way as the Forum for democratic change frag bearer Rt Col Kizza Besigye assembles a political rally in areas ok katwe , Makindye and Lubaga

BUDGET CUTS ON SOCIAL SERVICES IRK CIVIL SOCIETY

UTN Reporter

Kampala - Civil Society Organizations in the Budget advocacy forum have decried the sharp budget cuts by the Ministry of Finance especially on social services, as intended to affect service delivery and lower the standard of living of an ordinary Ugandan tax payer. In the Proposed Budget framework 2017/18, the Ministry of Finance and economic Planning has instituted budgetary cuts on all ministries,

FUELEX BOX CHARGED

Fugitive proprietor of Fuelex fuel stations who was arrested yesterday at Entebbe International airport , has this evening been charged in connection with smuggling over 13 thousand litres of fuel into the country.

John Imaniraguha who appeared before the Anti Corruption