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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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KAYIHURA LAUNCHES ROAD SIDE POLICE BOOTHS IN EASTERN UGANDA

The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kaihura has launched a campaign to establish road side Police booths in Eastern Uganda to combat high way robbery in the region. The Campaign was launched at Kakiiro Sub County in Kibuku District, where Police Booths constructed by the Community were erected. They would be manned by Crime Preventers and Police personnel.

GOVERNMENT STARTS RECRUITMENT OF PRIMARY TEACHERS

Government has started a process of recruiting over twenty three thousand Primary School teachers, in a country wide drive to fill up teaching gaps in all Primary schools. The teaching gaps have always been glaring impediments to provision of quality education to learners in the countryside. The commissioner for Primary Education in the Ministry

CHEBROT LOSES ELECTION CASE

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The Court of Appeal confirms Kenneth Soyekwo as the validly elected MP for Tingey County in Kapchorwa District.

DPP CARRIES WRONG EXHIBITS IN MUSLIM CLERICS’ MURDER

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The hearing of the case in which fourteen Muslim Clerics including Tabliq leader Amir Ummah Sheikh Muhammad Yunus are accused of murder has been deferred to February 6.

KATO LUBWAMA WOES: COURT GRANTS OPPONENT PERMISSION

Kampala - High Court in Kampala has granted permission to Habib Buwembo to move on with an election petition against Lubaga South legislator Kato Lubwama. Buwembo asked Court to allow him file a petition challenging Kato Lubwama’s

KATIKKIRO WARNS 0N HEALH CARE

Buganda Kingdom katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga has urged people always to care about their health status, as the only way they can fight poverty and change their status. Katikkiro urged everyone to go for HIV tests, so that they start medication

MAJ KIGUNDU KILLERS APPLY FOR BAIL

By UTN Reporter

The High Court Judge heading the criminal division, Justice Wilson Kwesiga has set 30th/March to hear the bail application filed by 4 tabliq Moslems, on remand for the allegedly murdering Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Steven Mukasa.

KATATUMBA DONATES BEDS TO MULAGO HOSPITAL

Angela Katatumba Development Foundation has donated 15 special medical beds to Mulago referral hospital to argument the existing number of beds in the Hospital. This follows an increase in the number of patients at the two new health facilities of Mulago hospital - Kiruddu and Kawempe. Many patients in the two facilities lie on ground waiting

RELIGIOUS LEADERS BANISH MP’s FOR GREED

A coalition of Religious Leaders coded Justice and Peace Network have banished Members of Parliament for what they call selfish and greedy initiatives to have their salaries and monthly emoluments tax exempted.

The clergies led by former Gulu Diocese Bishop Rt Bishop Mackleord Baker Ocholla