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UNEB GETS OWN PRINTERY

By UTN Reporter

Ntinda - The minister of education and sports Janet Museveni is today set to commission a new printery at the Uganda National Examinations Board Headquarters in Ntinda, a Kampala suburb.

The minister’s Personal Assistant Irene Kauma has confirmed that the new printery, the first of its kind in Africa is to be commissioned this afternoon.

The new printery is expected to reduce cases of malpractice which has been one of the board’s major challenges.

Kauma adds that the state of the art machine will be used in printing examination papers at all the three levels of fourth coming examinations.

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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.

CULTURAL LEADERS ASK MUSEVENI TO RETURN MUMBERE’S GUARDS

Traditional cultural leaders in the country have asked government to redeploy the UPDF guards they withdrew early this week from Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere, arguing that it is his constitutional right to be guarded by government. Uganda Kings and Cultural Leaders Forum (UKCLF), an association of all traditional leaders in the country, met at Rwenzururu Kingdom palace in Kasese Town

M7 LAUNCH KIIRA SOLAR BUS

Kampala Serena– President Yoweri Museveni has launched the long awaited Kiira Solar Bus commonly known as “Kayoola” manufactured in Uganda by Kiira Motor Corporation.

The 35 Kayoola Seater bus, has capacity to ply for 80km without any

POLICE ISSUE TERROR ALERT

Uganda Police has issued a new terror alert urging the public to exercise maximum vigilance in sabotaging a likely attack.

According to the Force’s Dep. Spokesperson Polly Namaye, the Somali Islamist group Al Shabaab is planning

VOTING UPDATES

Turn up quite high is Kampala district.

Areas in Kawempe Division, Nakawa and Kampala Central long queues are visible on most polling centers.

In Koome Islands, no voting Materials by

MUSLIMS CHALLENGED ON PURITY AS RAMATHAN ENDS

BY CHRIS OPIRA AND SHAKIRA NAMATENDE

Wakiso - As the month of Ramathan draws to an end, Muslims have been challenged to pray to Almighty Allah and ask for forgiveness as they struggle to keep their purity.

BUGANDA RUNS IN KABAKA BIRTHDAY AGAINST FISTURA

As one of the main celebrations prior to the King of Buganda’s birthday, early Sunday morning, crowds turned up in big numbers to be part of the third Kabaka birthday run against Fistula amongst mothers. By 5am, the Palace in Mengo was already crowded with more crowds still flocking in. Ambience

40 WITNESSES TO TESTIFY AGAINST KAMOGA

Government has lined up over 40 witnesses to testify against terror suspects including the leader of Tabliq sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga for their alleged participation in the killing of Muslim clerics last year. Principle State Attorney Charles Richard Kaamuli said during a pre-trial session

ADVENTISTS HEAD TO NAMBOOLE

Namboole - The Presiding Pastor of the Adventist Church in Central Uganda Conference Rev Samuel Kajoba has called on Ugandans to fight hatred among leaders and in family. Rev Kajoba says hatred has retarded development in several sectors of Government, affecting service delivery to the people.