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DEPUTY AG MWESIGWA RUKUTANA ON TALENT DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION

At a time when most Ugandans struggle to get absorbed in the labor sector, the Deputy Attorney General has criticized parents who often discourage their children to take part in Music and sports.

The Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana was presiding at the Nabisunsa Girls school Inter Houses a Music dance and drama MDD competition.

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The government efforts to get rid of the increasing unemployment amongst the youth, Ugandans have been challenged to use all the available means especially hands on skills which most struggling economies explored to shrive.

According to the Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana who was presiding at the Nabisunsa Girls school Inter Houses a Music dance and drama MDD competition, its ill mind for parents to discourage children never to participate in talent development. BYTE ---MWESIGWA RUKUTANA---D/ATTORNEY GENERAL

He adds that its common knowledge that Uganda which is still struggling with unemployment, a person need to be encouraged to use the available means to get a living. BYTE ---MWESIGWA RUKUTANA---D/ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Deputy Attorney General sounded overwhelmed about the message that was presented by these youth ranging from increasing corruption amongst government officials to human trafficking by some religious leaders and acts of prosecution. BYTE ---MWESIGWA RUKUTANA---D/ATTORNEY GENERAL

The Nabisunsa Headmistress Hajjat Aisha Lubega re-echoes importance of such competition amongst pupils adding that it’s the way to go for most schools to leave students exploit their talents on top of the academic excellence. BYTE- HAJJAT AISHA LUBEGA-----HM NABISUNSA GIRLS

State Education Minister Rosemary Sseninde in her message by the senior consultant in the Ministry of Education Mary Mutesi raised fear that most parents have neglected their roles in parenting which risks the young generation. BYTE—MARY MUTESI---EDUC CONSULTANT

She challenged the youth to value their stay in school and also plan effectively for their future life. The girls competed in drama, folk dance, music, magnetic composition and poem among others. AMBIANCE----

Yellow East emerged champions with 84 points followed by Green west with 80 points in what seemed to be a tighter race while Yellow West was in the Eighth position with 45 points.

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SSEBUTINDE WARNS GOVERNMENT AGAINST BESIGYE ARREST

Kampala - Lady Justice Julie Ssebutinde of the International Criminal Court has warned Government against arresting and dehumanising FDC Presidential flag bearer Dr Kiiza Besigye, an act she termed as barbaric and illegal.

Ssebutinde says the clamp down on Retired Col Kizza Besigye closes

Three Remanded Over Billion Van Theft

Three people are charged before Buganda Road Court in connection to the recent theft of shillings one million from a bullion van in the city on December 30 last year. Godfrey Makhoha, 33 years, a security officer Personnel attached to Security Group Uganda Ltd,

RED PEPPER EDITORS SENT TO LUZIRA FOR DISTURBING MUSEVENI PEACE

By UTN Reporter

Editors of City Tabloid Red Pepper have been remanded to Luzira Prison for disturbing President Museveni’s peace.

UBTEB DEMANDS FOR TECHNICAL COURSES IN OIL AND DIARY

The Uganda business and technical examinations Board, UBTEB has asked the National curriculum development centre, NCDC to develop and access technical courses which are demand driven given the global dynamics.

The UBTEB Ex secretary Onesmus Oyesige revealed this

POLICE OWNS UP KIBOKO SQUAD

Kampala - Preliminary investigations into the on-going masked Kiboko squad group has pinned crime preventers, informants and yet to be identified security personnel to be behind the eminent attacks on Besigye supporters. The police publicist Fred Enanga says they have managed to arrest six of the ring leaders who are going to help the police with investigations.

Among the suspects is a one Kalyango Innocent, Male Ssenyonga all Boda Boda stage chairmen operating as crime preventers in the city center. These usually masked personnel holding sticks, and police pepper spray became are concern after appearing in television footage seriously beating up Besigye Supporters where ever he appears anywhere in the city center. Surprisingly this happens amidst the presence of the police which has tentatively denied being part of the group. BYTE FRED ENANGA

The pressure amounting from the human rights activists and civil society organization forced the police to commence investigations and so-far they say they have arrested six personnel in connect ion to the above. He says the arrested that were initially recruited as crime preventers together with the divisional police commander Mission Fred attached to Katwe police station have already recorded statements at the police professional standards unit to help at investigations. BYTE FRED ENANGA

Enanga adds that the forces media monitoring unit is as well reviewing the footage to closely identify the faces of the other masked who are apparently on the run. He says once reviewed they will answerable to courts of law to answer charges related to assault and causing grievous harm. BYTE FRED ENANGA

ONGWEN APPEAL ON CHARGES

Following the appeal of Dominic Ongwen on the confirmed charges by the ICC, the coordinator of ICC in Uganda and Kenya has revealed that this court cannot scheduled for commencement as earlier had been. The Coordinator of the Court in the East African Region Maria Kamara, this court is likely to be derailed following the request for leave to appeal by Ongwen adding that

Police defends imported ‘mambas’

Kampala - Uganda Police Force has confirmed purchasing a fleet of new vehicles to quell any form of violence during and after the February 18 polls. The new fleet of equipment is part of police build-up and the process of purchasing them started two years ago in a bid to replace the outdated ones. With only few days to the election day, Uganda police force says

UGANDAN YOUTHS LACK BUSINESS SKILLS-STUDY

A new study done by the partnership for economic policy (pep) has shown grave skilling needs for the youths, especially the beneficiaries of the youths fund. The study that was conducted in Mbale, Kampala, Gulu, Wakiso and Mbarara involved over 500 youths, also reveal that many groups countrywide have under-utilized the resources they were given to start up business ventures.

BAGUMA FAILS TO APPEAR,COURT ISSUES WARRANT OF ARREST

Buganda Road Court has issued a warrant of arrest to former commander of Kampala Central Police Station, Aaron Baguma after the senior officer failed to appear before the court to answer to murder charges in connection to the killing of the business woman last year.

Baguma had been expected in court this morning