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MOTHER DRAGS SON-IN-LAW TO COURT

By UTN Reporter

Gulu - Drama ensued at the Gulu Grade One Magistrate’s Court after a woman sued her son-in-law for allegedly breaking into her house and stealing beans.

27 year old Smart Soft Ogenrwot appeared before Grade One Magistrate Yunus Ndiwala and was charged with theft

Prosecution alleges that on May18th 2017, while at Layik in Bungatira Sub County, Gulu district, the suspect broke into Rita Luwar’s house and stole beans that were in the store worth about Shs 700,000.

Ogenrwot however denied the allegation saying his mother-in-law was framing him.

The case is adjourned to August 4th when the parties return for further hearing.

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THOUSANDS LEAVE KAMPALA AHEAD OF POLLS

Kampala - Transport fares from Kampala to up country destinations have been hiked as thousands of passengers flock to the villages barely a day to the 18th Polls. With only few hours for Ugandans to elect their preferred Presidential and Parliamentary Candidates, thousands of passengers are flocking to rural destinations reportedly avoiding the chaos

OYAM RDC GIVES YOUTH ULTIMATUM

North: Oyam - The Resident District Commissioner for Oyam District Julian Akullu has given the youth in the District an ultimatum of four (4) days to refund over 8 million shillings meant for the youth capitation fund in Ajalo B Parish Iceme Sub County.

The Youths’ leadership in the area is said to have, misappropriated the funds

COURT SUSPENDS SEJUSA TRIAL IN GCM

High court Judge Justice Margaret Oguli has suspended the trial of Gen Sejusa in the GCM pending hearing and disposal of the main application before High Court-Civil Division.

The Judges suspension follows the application to this court by Sejusa

HUNDREDS DIE AS MEDICS’ STRIKE BITES HARD

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - At least 56 people lose their lives every day in the country, as a result of the ongoing Doctors’ Countrywide industrial action.

PROF MAMDANI BLASTS VC DDUMBA OVER NYANZI

The under fire Director of the Makerere University’s Institute of Social Research (MISR) Prof Mahmood Mamdani has vowed not to cooperate with an investigations committee appointed to resolve a conflict that he is entangled in with one of his research fellows, Dr Stella Nyanzi. The standoff yesterday hit the boiling point when Dr Nyanzi staged a nude protest at the Institute, over her eviction by Prof. Mamdani from her officer.

MUSLIMS CELEBRATE COOPERATIVE WEEK

By Isaac Tenywa

Kibuli: In one of the events to celebrate the UN International Cooperatives Day, the Muslim Community in Uganda has joined the wave to celebrate the activities of the cooperators across the Country.

NUTRITION POLICY CULTURAL LEADERS WANT GOVT TO PUT THEIR INSTITUTIONS ON FOREFRONT

Government in its efforts to draft and scale up the nutrition policy program in the country has engaged the Prime ministers Forum for culture institutions to enable them have an input as influential stakeholders on the matter.

At this time government wants cultural leaders to mobilize

GABON ELECTION VIOLENCE

Violence has broken out in the Gabonese capital Libreville after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of Saturday's presidential election.

Opposition candidate Jean Ping said two people had been killed and many

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