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MAN JAILED FOR TOUCHING WOMAN’S BREAST

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - A 24-year old man has been charged and remanded at Luzira prison for touching a woman's breasts and shoulders.

Phillip Akwetereho a music trainer and a resident of Kamyokya Kisenyi 2 Zone in Kampala has been charged before City Hall Grade One Magistrate Moses Nabende and he denied the offense of indecently assaulting a woman.

Prosecution led by Pamela Orongot states that on the 13th July 2017 at Kisenyi 2 zone Akwetereho unlawfully and indecently assaulted a one Irene Arayo by touching her breasts and shoulders.

The magistrate has remanded him to Luzira prison until August 3rd when he returns for mention of his case.

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POLICE IN FESTIVE TRAFFIC OPERATION

Kampala - Traffic Police has arrested over 7,000 traffic offenders in the Christmas season operation, part of the popular Fika Salama. The offenders mostly on high ways have tested the wrath of the Police in the festive season in an effort to curtail road carnage. Operations have been mounted on Kampala-Masaka High way targeting offenders

WORKERS' GIVE EC ULTIMATUM

Kampala - National Organization of Trade Unions (NOTU) is giving the Electoral Commission an ultimatum of three days to produce a clear plan for the voting of workers representatives in the national parliament.

The trade Unions claim that the Electoral Commission is in connivance

UCE RESULTS: WHY MORE STUDENTS FAILED ENGLISH AND SCIENCES

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The general performance of students in last year’s Uganda Certificate of Education has declined compared to the previous year. The results released by UNEB on Tuesday, indicate that fewer students attained Divisions 1 and 2 as compared to 2015. The worst performed subjects include Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

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.

KAZINDA’S GHOST HAUNTS OPM

The ghost of the embattled former Principal Accountant at the Office of the Prime Minister Godfrey Kazinda sentenced for more than 5 years, continues haunting technical staffs at the Office of the Prime Minister. The Auditor General’s report of 2014/2015 discovered a chain of fraudulent payments totaling to SHS 3.6 billion to individual Private bank accounts reportedly run by OPM staff.

MBARARA MUSLIMS GET SACCO

Mbarara - Muslims in Mbarara town have launched a credit and saving SACCO as a way to fight poverty among Muslims in the area. The body coded Mbarara Ummar Development Association will facilitate credit and saving among the Muslims in the areas, to enable them do business.

POLICY MAKERS CAUTIONED ON STATISTICAL DATA

The economy in Uganda is intensely under watch in light of middle income status aspiration.For a country to develop or transit from being poor to rich, it needs to sustain growth over generations, buoyed by the rate of economic activity. But to ascertain the figures, Uganda has been grappling to quantify the number of people engaged in any sort of business.

BESIGYE IN COURT: POLICE CONSTABLE SWEATS DURING CROSS-EXAMINATION

FDC’s Dr. Kiiza Besigye has appeared in the Kasangati Chief Magistrate’s court for the hearing of a case in which he is accused of disobeying lawful orders.

Not so different from what happened the last time

KASINGYE REPLACES KAWEESI

By UTN Reporter

Naguru - The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has appointed AIGP Asan Kasingye to replace the slain AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.