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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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MUMBERE RULING FOR FRIDAY

Jinja – The High Court in Jinja will on Friday deliver its ruling on whether jailed Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere will be released on bail or not. Judge Eva Luswata set the date on Thursday after hearing of the bail application was concluded.

SUPREME MUFTI PLEDGES ON NAKASERO, WILLIAM STREET WRANGLES

MPIGI – Supreme Mufti Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has promised to deliver a lasting solution on the two controversial mosques of Nakasero and William Street in Kampala. Launching a Mosque in Nkozi, Mpigi district, Sheikh Kasule Ndirangwa said they have a team that is engaged in deliberating on issues concerning the two Kampala based mosques that have caused sharp divisions among Islam as a religion.

POLICE FOILS PLOT TO KILL NIGERIAN NATIONAL

BY KENNEDY MUHIIRE

Police in Kampala foiled a plot to murder a Nigerian National who reportedly entered the country with gold worth shs. 300 million.

UGANDA, ISRAEL ARMY CHIEFS MEET

On the sidelines of the 4th July 2016 ceremony to mark 40 years since operation Jonathan at Entebbe Airport, the UPDF Chief of Defense Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala met with Maj Gen Yair Golan, the Deputy Chief of the Israel Defence Forces General Staff. The two Military Leaders discussed possible areas of mutual co-operation such as collaboration in the fight

SEKIKUBO CASE REFERRED TO CONSTITUTIONAL COURT

Masaka Chief Magistrate’s Court has referred the application to recount the Lwemiyaga County Parliamentary ballot papers to the constitutional court for interpretation of the law on whether it should be done or not.

The Chief Magistrate Samuel Munobe in a closed session with Theodore

Ballot Papers Arrive From South Africa

Entebbe – The first Consignment of Ballot Papers for the Feb 18th Presidential and Parliamentary elections arrived this morning at Entebbe International Airport from South Africa. The Consignment that arrived aboard South African Airlines contained over 100 boxes, well packed in opaque materials, with a VIP reception. This just works to confirm the Preparations Feb 18th

ARCH BISHOP LWANGA ARGUES GOVT ON RWENZORI CONFLICT

Lubaga - The Arch Bishop of Kampala Diocese Dr Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has argued Government to listen to the appeal made by the Religious Leaders on the Rwenzori Conflict to restore peace in the region.

SMUGGLING OF WILD SPICES AS URA RECOVERS 153 SMUGGLED TORTOISES

Uganda Revenue Authority, URA enforcement wing have arrested three people found smuggling 153 tortoises from Nakapiripiti district to unknown destination.

These tortoises were found parked in sacks which raised the

UN Renew Gender Equality Plea

Munyonyo - The United Nations has renewed its plea for all inclusive gender equality especially for Women and Children. Through the United Nations’ Women’s Office in Uganda, the international body pushes for the implementation of the gender Equality agenda 2030 for sustainable development.