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BASOGA CAUSED THE CLOSURE OF BUSOGA VARSITY-DR KAZUNGU

Dr. David Kazungu also referred to as the grandpa of the elites in Busoga has condemned the acts of some of the Basoga leaders for fueling the closure of Busoga University.

Dr Kazungu made the remarks during the graduation ceremony of 173 grade three, Early childhood development and child care teachers at Kamuli primary teacher's college.

Dr Kazungu noted that it is quite embarrassing and unrealistic for the University can be closed yet Busoga has a number of key stake holders including the Speaker of Parliament, ministers and other key policy makers who would have stood firm to ensure that all the in-fighting within the university are dealt with to ensure the smooth running of the institution.

Recently Busoga University was closed for using unqualified lecturers and awarding certificates to students who have not studied from the University.

On a different note, Kazungu urged the graduates to exhibit professionalism and always love their work. He argued them to always yarn to up grade in their discipline.

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NEMA DELAYED ON CLOSING KAVERA FACTORIES

Court: Kampala High Court has extended the order stopping the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) from closing down factories that manufacture and recycle plastic products.

The injunction which has been issued by the Deputy Registrar Alex

Mbabazi Combs Buhweju, Rubirizi

Independent Presidential Candisate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has combed areas of Rubirizi and Buhweju districts in his bid to win the presidency. The Two districts share a boarder with Kanungu, Mbabazi’s home district. They also all share a boarders with a game reserve, making them share a common problem of animal vermin that destroy their gardens amidst Government neglect.

KAMPALA BOMBING TERRORISTS SENTENCED TO LIFE

The High Court has sentenced to life imprisonment five of the men who were yesterday convicted for having participated in the Kampala twin bombings that left at least 76 revelers who were watching a televised World Cup final match final between Spain and Netherlands in South Africa in 2010

MEDICAL CAMP-UGANDANS HAVE POOR HEALTH SEEKING HABITS

The increasing poverty amongst Ugandans, self medication and poor health seeking habits in Uganda each day that passes by threatens experts.

To Makindye Rotary Club most Ugandans seem to pretend being busy without time to visit hospitals leaving their

BUDGET CUTS ON SOCIAL SERVICES IRK CIVIL SOCIETY

UTN Reporter

Kampala - Civil Society Organizations in the Budget advocacy forum have decried the sharp budget cuts by the Ministry of Finance especially on social services, as intended to affect service delivery and lower the standard of living of an ordinary Ugandan tax payer. In the Proposed Budget framework 2017/18, the Ministry of Finance and economic Planning has instituted budgetary cuts on all ministries,

TRAVEL AGENTS CONDEMNS GOVERNMENTS’ DEFAULT

BY INKE BRIAN and TIBAINGANA FRED

The Uganda Travel Agents Association (TUGATA) and Uganda Tourism Association (UTA) have condemned Government’s decision to abolish travel agents to engage in travel transactions.

Addressing the media at

ACCOUNTABILITY FOR UBC LAND PROPERTY

Kampala - The Chief Executive Officer of Vision Group, Robert Kabushenga has been named in the fraudulent UBC land bonanza property grab in Ntinda.

Kabushenga’s name featured in the Auditor General’s report 2013/14 among the beneficiaries of UBC’s

CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE GOOD FRIDAY, “WAY OF THE CROSS”

Hundreds of Christians from across the various denominations celebrated the Way of the Cross in commemoration of Jesus Christ’s journey to Crucifixion commonly known as Good Friday.

Processions began at Namirembe Cathedral, All Saints Cathedral in Nakasero,

NGO’s DEMAND FOR GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT ON ELDERY FUND

Civil society organization and the parliamentary forum on the social protection have asked government to exhibit equity in distribution of resources amongst its citizens.

Despite its mandate, government has continued to negate its funding commitments to development partners on the SAGE program