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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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OIL DISTRICTS FORM COALITION

District leaders in the AlbertineGraben Oil and Gas Districts Association – AGODA have been urged to engage communities living in the Oil exploration region in Agricultural activities that will draw income from Oil & Gas Companies in the area through provision of food crops and other related items.

ECWERU WARNS FARMERS AGAINST SELLING FOOD

State Minister for Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru has warned farmers in Mbale to hoard their food harvest in preparation for a hard striking hunger situation in the Elgon region. Ecweru was today Thursday meeting stakeholders in the Disaster department in Elgon Region in one of the Government efforts to sensitize the people about disaster management and control.

KABAKA INVITES BAGANDA IN MBARARA FOR END OF YEAR VISIT

Mbarara - Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has invited Baganda Communities based in Ankole region for a royal visit on the 28th Dec 2016. The visit follows a request by the Community through Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayega during the etofaali Campaign last year. The Representative of the Community in Buganda Lukiiko Hajji Hassan Mutaasa

Police Warns Besigye On Night Rallies

Kampala - Police has issued are strong warning to Dr Kiiza Besigye to stop holding Campaigning rallies beyond the hours specified in the electoral laws. This comes in response to the rallies conducted in an un-scheduled rally that was held at 8pm in Igara town in Rushere, Mbarara district last weekend.The head of inter-agency communication task Team AIGP Assan Kasingye

WOMEN ENTREPRENNEURSHIP PROGRAM LAUNCHED

Kampala; Government has launched the Uganda Women Entrepreneur Program that seeks to finance women’s capacity to grow and expand their business as well as accessing market for their products.

Under the auspices of the ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development, UWEP as

UGANDA’S DEBT REACHES 9.6BN US DOLLARS

Kampala – The Country’s Domestic debt has been projected to slow down Uganda’s economy yielding from high rate of government borrowing. Uganda’s debt burden stands at 9.6billion us dollars, which is a detrimental factor to the developmental process due to the mismanagement of loans.

The recent development by government to bail-out ailing companies

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.

CLERGY BODY BLASTS DR NYANZI OVER NUDITY

The Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) has blasted Dr. Nyanzi ‘s nudity acts at Makerere University following closure of her office this week. The Council stresses that Nyanzi’s act was uncalled for since other channels would be exploited to handles her issues with her superiors. Her nudity according to UJCC is utter exposure of God’s temple

COURT ORDERS FOR ATTACHMENT OF NRM BANK ACCOUNTS

The Executions and Bailiffs Division of the High Court has ordered for the attachment of two bank accounts belonging to the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party for failure to clear shillings 4.9 billion debt that arose from the printing of 2 million campaign T-shirts