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PUNSEF THREATENS HUNGER STRIKE AT CONSTITUTIONAL SQUARE

NON-TEACHING PIN TECHNOCRATS IN FINANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE Non-Teaching staff who are currently on strike in all public universities have threatened to change the method of strike by marching to the constitutional square if at all; pressure from Government is forced onto them to go back to work. Members from all public universities resolved to take this course of action at Makerere University today.

PUNTSEF is continuously pinning government technocrats in both the finance and Public service ministries who have made it, a habit by changing the salary enhancement and accumulated arrears for intentions un known to the body and that they are spending propaganda that the money is there yet there is nothing, something which has angered members of PUNTSEF. More details follow.......

Jackson Betihamah, Chairman, Public Universities Non-Teaching Executive Forum, revealed this new tactic of striking, by going on hunger strike at Constitutional Square with their families, should Government to threaten them to go back to office by force with paying their demands as soon as possible. SB………….JACKSON BETIHAMAH-CHAIRMAN PUNTSEF

Ntaga Eriya, Chairperson, Busitema University Administrative Staff Association, blamed the government for being segregative in settling the salary increment structures which saw the Teaching staff catered for first leaving behind the Non-Teaching wondering whether their services don’t deserve a salary increment. SB………….NTAGA ERIYA-CHAIRPERSON-BUADSA

Members of the Non-teaching from all the Public Universities with anger stressed their dissatisfaction at the Government for deliberately tossing them up and down for over two without reaching a conclusive point of paying them their salary enhancement and accumulated arrears. POPS………….MEMBERS OF PUNTSEF IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

Deogracious Nyapalapala, Support Staff, Busitema University, stressed that the problem is with the technocrats in the finance and public service ministries who have failed to confirm the new salary structures as the president directed them to have the money available at the beginning of this financial year 2016/17. SB………….DEOGRACIOUS NYAPALAPALA-BUSITEMA UNIVERSITY

Lakoyo Jalon Kingson, General Secretary, Senior Administrative Staff Association,Gulu University portrayed solidarity with all the Non-teaching staff members because they are also constrained by the short of funds to Gulu University, by reducing 5 billion shillings to 4bn shillings. SB…………LAKOYO JALON-GULU UNIVERSITY

It is now known about who is right and wrong between the government and Non-Teaching staff with various contradicting figures on the available money for the Non-Teaching Staff who up to now, have resolved to stick to the strike.

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FORMER UN HEAD BOUTROS BOUTROS-GHALI, DIES AT 93

Former United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died at age 93 Years.

Ghali dies at a Cairo Hospital in Egypt after being admitted with broken Pelvis last week.

He died at a Cairo hospital on Tuesday,

DCJ KAVUMA ISSUES ORDER STOPING FDC DEFIANCE CAMPAIGN

Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma has issued an order restraining the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party, its agent and Dr. Kizza Besigye from carrying out their planned peaceful demonstrations from party headquarters to Nakivubo Blue Primary on May 5th 2016.

The demonstration was to show dissatisfaction with the outcome of the February 18th presidential

DPP FINALLY TAKES OVER KAYIHURA TORTURE CASE

Kampala-The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mike Chibita has finally taken over the prosecution of the Inspector General of Police and seven of his seven senior officers in connection with the beating of supporters of Dr Kizza Besigye’s supporters last month.

The takeover by the chief government prosecutor as mandated by article

Museveni Covered More By Media - Report

Kampala - A report by the African Center for Media Excellence has indicated that the Media in Uganda is covering Incumbent Yoweri Museveni more than any other of the eight contenders in the Presidential race. The report also indicates that there is a sustained dominance of three candidates; NRM’s Yoweri Museveni, Col Dr. Kiiza Besigye of the Forum for Democratic Change

JUDGE SUED OVER DEBT

International Crimes Division (ICD) Judge Elizabeth Nahamya together with her husband Dr. Sam Nahamya have been sued before the Commercial Division of the High Court for allegedly failing to pay over shillings 120million being balance of a land purchase they made four years ago.

IThe petitioner of this suit Galton Fenzi, in his suit contends that

SHEIKH KIRYA KILLER IDENTIFIED

By UTN Reporter

A Police officer attached to Special Investigation Unit Kireka, has told the International Crimes Division Court that Iga George William is the one of the 14 people suspected to be behind the killing of Shiekh Hassan Ibrahim Kirya.

LAW SOCIETY CONDEMNS BREAK INTO MBABAZI’S LAWYERS CHAMBERS

The Uganda Law Society (ULS) have condemned the recent break-in into the two law firms representing former presidential candidate John Patrick Amama Mbabazi in his election petition challenging President Museveni’s victory.

The lawyers in their statement signed by the Society’s President

COL MWESIGYE FORMS MILLITIA TO FIGHT FDC IN KAMPALA

NRM historical bush war fighter Rtd Col. Fred Mwesigye has launched a vigorous counter campaign strategy comprised of ruthless NRM youths to counter the opposition defiance campaign ahead of president Museveni’s swearing in. Speaking at the launch of the counter campaign code named “Tupatane Umojja” a Swahili word meaning that lets work together, Rtd Col

KANAABE INJURES THREE TOURISTS

Kampala - Three road users have been rushed to Mulago hospital in critical condition after they were involved in a car accident on Kimath Avenue in Kampala.

According to police preliminary investigations, a car washer only identified as