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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 Arua legistrator Col Ibrahim Abiriga to political assignation by the oppositions.

DP president Norbert Mao revealed this during the Party’s weekly press Conference at city house in Kampala.

According to Norbert moa , the UPDF gave military training to some Ugandans who were put on pay roll ,assigned with guns and eventually dismissed of which Mao believes could be the cause of insecurity in the country.

Mao also claims that the existing disagreements between the government and Ugandans who want to show their hunger out could be behind the ongoing murders in the country.

Mao called upon the government to reconcile with the hungry Ugandans and solve their grievances instead of dealing with the oil refineries and dams which to him are not crucial.

About DP’s reunion, the chairperson coordinating committee, Samuel Lubega Mukaaku revealed the party’s road map for the campaign high lighting districts that have been chosen. These include Greater mukono, Gulu and Masaka.

DP’s National youth secretary, Ritah Nanyanzi lamented on the INCREASING CASES OF child labour as Uganda JOINS the rest of the world celebrate the International day against child labour.

Nanyanzi cites children under the age of 14years who prefer working to going to school.

Report complemented by Inke Brian and Uniah Nambasa.

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By UTN Reporter

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Plier to his arrest Kaija condemned the police for besieging

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UNIVERSITY STAFF HALT INDUSTRIAL ACTION

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Coffee Marketing Board Staff Get 29 Billion

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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