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MAKERERE DONS TRASH VERSITY COUNCIL PLEAS

Principles of Constituent Colleges at Makerere University have trashed the pleas by the University Council to prevail over the dons to take the offer of one month salary and other incentives.

In a heated meeting chaired by the University Council Chairperson Eng Wana Etyem the Principles reportedly refused to bow down to the pressures and pleas by the Council, to resume work at the Ivory tower.

The more than 8 hour meeting was held Monday evening, was also attended by the Chairperson of the Investment and Finance committee Thomas Tayeebwa.

The Principles told Eng. Wana Etyem to communicate his position to MUASA, since they all belong to the same umbrella.

The University Council was expected to meet MUASA leadership today to hammer out an understanding, although details are still scanty.

MUASA publicist Deus Muhwezi Kamunyu confirmed an invitation for the meeting, but insisted that they will stick to their guns.

President Museveni directed the closure of the University indefinitely on November 1st, after botched negotiations between the University Council, administrators and the Dons over the allowances for eight months

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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,

PLAYERS FIGHT TEENAGE PREGNANCY

Teenage pregnancy is a major concern that is affecting the health, well-being and life opportunities of girls and young women, their children, families and the social and economic fabric of the nation. In Uganda teenage pregnancy robs girls of their potential and causes the deaths or disability of thousands of young girls and new babies every year.

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.

GO FORWARD’S MBABAZI WANT SUPREME COURT TO ANNUL M7 CITING NON COMPLIANCE

Supreme Court: Go forward candidate Amama Mbabazi in the recent Presidential polls have asked the Supreme Court to annul the election of NRM Candidate Yoweri Kaguta saying the electoral commission contravened the set electoral laws.

This was raised as the lawyers were finalizing their submissions to the

AINE PRODUCTION DEFERED FOR MORE 3 WEEKS

The High Court in Kampala has deferred the case which is intended to compel the police to produce the body of Amama Mbabazi head of security team Christopher Aine dead or alive to March 22.

Hearing of the case was set for today, however, the representative of the Attorney

KABAKA INVITES BAGANDA IN MBARARA FOR END OF YEAR VISIT

Mbarara - Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi has invited Baganda Communities based in Ankole region for a royal visit on the 28th Dec 2016. The visit follows a request by the Community through Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayega during the etofaali Campaign last year. The Representative of the Community in Buganda Lukiiko Hajji Hassan Mutaasa

KANYAMUNYU OUT ON BAIL

By UTN Reporter

Kampala –The High Court in Kampala has granted bail to Joseph Kanyamunyu brother to murder suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu together with Cynthia Munwangari.

NRM ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR FUTURE BY ELECTIONS

UTN Reporter

The ruling Party National Resistance Movement (NRM) is considering going back to the drawing board to establish lop holes that might have led to the big loss in the Rukungiri by

M7 Snubs Presidential Debate Again

Kampala - NRM Flag Bearer and incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has snubbed the second Presidential Debate slated for this coming Saturday February 13th. Museveni snubbed the very first debate that was held on January 15th citing a very tight campaign schedule. The Chairperson of the NRM Campaign Task Force Mike Kennedy Ssebalu