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SGT KIFULUGUNYU SUCCUMBS TO HEART FAILURE

Kampala - The Army is mourning WOI (Rtd) Stanley Sempagalaknown as “Sgt Kifulugunyu”.

Sempagala popularly known for his song “OmwotoNawaka” was key in the NRA war between 1980-1986.

UPDF deputy spokesmanLt. Col. DeoAkiiki, said Kifulugunyu will always be praised for his music that boosted morale of soldiers in the war.

“WOI (Rtd) Stanley Sempala fondly known as “Sgt Kifulugunyu” However, he remains specifically remembered for boosting the morale of the fighters through his patriotic music.

As UPDF and the entire country had continued to enjoy his patriotic songs to motivate soldiers and the general public,” he added.

“May God strengthen his family as they come to terms with this loss. Fair thee well WOI (Rtd) Stanley Sempala aka Sgt Kifulugunyu.” Sgt. Kifulugunyu will be laid to rest in Mubende District.

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YOUTHS DEMAND OBSERVERS TO LEAVE UGANDA

Kampala - Youth under the umbrella “The pan African youth” are concerned with the continued stay of foreign observers whom they say have caused political turmoil and violence in the country.

These youth demand that the foreign observers should vacate the country

TWIST IN BESIGYE TREASON CASE, GOVT WANT TRIAL IN LUZIRA

Remanded former opposition FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye was this morning not produced before Nakawa Chief Magistrates Court as earlier scheduled after the state cited security threats.

Principal State Attorney Lino Anguzu told court presided over by

ECWERU GETS TOUGH ON BETTING SHARKS

The Minister for Disaster Preparedness and refugees Musa Ecweru has called for tough sanctions on betting and gambling sharks to enable youths engage in productive activities. Ecweru says the betting houses especially in rural areas should be sternly regulated, and restricted to only certain hours of the day, so that youths can engage in productive agriculture.

MASAKA GETS FREE SOLAR POWER

About 1500 households in two villages of Buwunga Sub County in Masaka district have been registered to benefit in a free solar power project. Masaka district woman MP Mary Babirye Kabanda announced the endowment from the United Kingdom and Australian based ‘Crossing Borders’. In two separate meetings with the residents of Bulando village in Bulando parish

DP DISAGRES WITH PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ON MURDER

BY Steven Owere and Mamdan Matte

The Democratic party, DP has disagreed with President Museveni’s stamen in which he attributed the Murder of

LAWYER KASANGO & COURT CLERK CHARGED OVER PENSION SCAM

Kampala: City lawyer Bob Kasango and alongside court clerk Milton Mutegeya are charged before the Anti Corruption Court for allegedly conspiring to forge a judicial document in order to steal over shillings 15.4 billion pension cash.

The duo appeared before Anti Corruption Court Grade One Magistrate Peter

NSSF INJECTS 14B INTO MBUYA SOTO HOUSING PROJECT

The national social security fund has invested 14.5billion Uganda shillings in a real housing project in Mbuya, Kampala code named the Mbuya Soho villas.

This project is said to be with a motive of fighting the expansion of slums

CABINET TASK NPA ON ATTAINMENT OF MIDDLE INCOME

BY KABANYORO RITAH ,KASOLE IBRAHIM

Cabinet has tasked the National Planning Authority, NPA to facilitate the implementation of National Vision 2040 and the attainment of the Middle Income status by 2020.

State Minister for planning David Bahati told media at

37 SURVIVE PASSENGER JET CRASH

A miraculous passenger jet crash rocked the troubled South Sudan town of Wau, after all the 40 people on board escaped unhurt. The Passenger jet crash-landed at a Government airport on Monday after living the Capital Juba.