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BUSINESS CRIPLED AT MAKERERE, STUDENTS THREATENS LEGAL ACTION

BY Nakibinge Ivan

Following the continued brutality at Makerere University by the Military Police and the the Armed officers, President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the Military Police to vacate from Makerere University, saying it’s a preserve of the police to handle rioting students.

This directive came shortly after President Museveni

NDA ASK RELIGIOUS LEADERS TO INTERVENE IN STEALING OF GOVT DRUGS

BY EMMANUEL BAHEMBA

The National Drug Authority, NDA has asked religious leaders to sensitize the public about the dangers of stealing Government drugs from public health facilities which has continued to put life of Ugandans at risk.

The NDA Board Chairperson Medard Bitekyerezo revealed

POLICE INVESTIGATES KILLERS’ HIT LIST

By Kennedy M. and Mukisa Geoffrey

The Ugandan Police has started investigating a new hit list that has raised concern amongst several Ugandans.

The list topped by the Titular head of Muslims Community,

RWANDA UGANDA MEET OVER BILATERAL DIFERENCES

By UTN Reporter

The long awaited meeting between Uganda and Rwanda to resolve the misunderstanding between the two countries is finally set at the Rwandan Capital

BUSINESSMAN PINNED ON POSSESSION OF GOVERNMENT DRUGS

BY NASSIWA RASHIDAH and NAMUTEBI HABIIBAH

A businessman Mbarukeyo Deo and a resident of Makindye has been pinned by a police officer for being found in possession of Government Drugs.

Ojoko Ojara a detective Sargent attached to Katwe Police Station told court presided over by

HIGH COURT TRASHES MABIRIZI SUIT AGAINST KABAKA

BY Hajji Ntale Younus

The High Court in Kampala has trashed the case filed by city lawyer Male Mabirizi in which he challenges the compulsory registration of all tenants on

KCCA REVEALS PLANS OF RELOCATING STREET KIDS

BY EMMANUEL BAHEMBA, NAMUTEBI HABIIBAH AND NASIWA RASHIDAH

The Kampala capital city authority, KCCA is considering relocating street children a head of the campaign to modernize Kampala City to a modern city.

This has been revealed by the Ag. KCCA Executive Director

DP OPPOSES PROPERTY TAX IN KAMPALA

NAMUTEBI HABIIBAH, NASSIWA RASHIDA and EMMA BAHEMBA

The Democratic Party Bloc is opposed to the new proposed property tax rate by Kampala Capital City Authority.

KAWOOYA RELEASED ON POLICE BOND
p>By Kitimbo Joyce

The man who was brutally arrested on a Kampala street has been released on Police Bond.

Yusuf Kawooya, a Democratic Party activist

NAKIBINGE TASK PILGRIMS UMBRELLA BODY ON MASQUARADERS

By Mariam Nakabugo and Uwera Shamim

Prince Dr Kasimu Nakibinge Kakungulu has asked the Uganda Bureau of Hajji affairs the Umbrella body for associations responsible for taking pilgrims to Meca for pilgrimage to start publishing lists of the groups that take pilgrims for HIJJA and UMRA as a way of getting rid of croaks who masquerade and embezzle funds.

Prince Nakibinge was addressing Pilgrims at Wandegeya mosque during the

75YR OLD SUDAN PRESIDENT OMAR AL BASHIR SEIZE POWER IN A COUP

By Kitimbo Joyce

President Omar el Bashir, 75years has finally stepped down following presser that was mounted onto him by the protestors.

President Omar Bashir’s resignation leaves

ELECTORAL COMMISSION, CCEDU RECONCILE

By UTN Reporter

The electoral Commission has amended its ties with the Citizens elections monitoring body, CCEDU barely a year after the latter’s operations

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ELECTORAL OBSERVERS URGED TO BE OBJECTIVE-EC

Kampala: The electoral commission is urging all electoral observers to be objective as they look at the electoral process.

The remark has been made by the EC boss Eng. Badru Kiggundu at a National briefing of election observers on the 2016 general elections at Hotel Africana in Kampala.

The briefing which is one of the final events of the commission in the run up

UBOS LACKS DATA ON GENDER INEQUALITY

Matters relating to Gender inequalities on a number of occasions have been seen to be left uncensored in most institutions which according to the activists there is need to have data to plan for this. The Uganda Bureau of statistics, UBOS, school of women and Gender Makerere University with UN Women now say having data will help to get rid of discrimination is institutions and corporate entities.

INJURED TV JOURNALIST SUES ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR COMPENSATION

Court: Andrew Lwanga, a local television journalist who was allegedly assaulted by suspended DPC of Old Kampala police station Joram Mwesigye sues the Attorney General ,seeking for unspecified amounts of money in compensation.

Lwanga in his suit he filed before the High Court, contends that following

MASAKA GETS FREE SOLAR POWER

About 1500 households in two villages of Buwunga Sub County in Masaka district have been registered to benefit in a free solar power project. Masaka district woman MP Mary Babirye Kabanda announced the endowment from the United Kingdom and Australian based ‘Crossing Borders’. In two separate meetings with the residents of Bulando village in Bulando parish

CATTLE THEFT IN SHEEMA

Police in Sheema District western region is holding 12 suspected cattle robbers causing sleepless nights with animal robbery on the increase in the region.

The Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Commander Musani Michael Sabira

KAHINDA OTAFIRE CRITIQUE SECURITY ORGANS ON TORTURE

By Mamdan Matte and Mbabazi Sharon

Justice and constitutional affairs Minister Gen Kahinda otafire has criticized security organs for torturing

STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY SAGA

The Export and Import Bank of China, Exim has developed cold feet to finance the remaining Standard Gauge Railway line from Nairobi to Kisumu to Malaba Uganda border line, the Finance Minister of Uganda Matiya Kasaija has revealed.

The Exim bank contemplation to fund the Nairobi, Kisumu Mlaba SGR

KYEEYO BODY RETURNED FROM SAUDI ARABIA

Entebbe - The body of Rachael Muwanguzi 21, who died from Saudi Arabia has been returned to Uganda a midst a somber mood at Entebbe International Airport.

The body has been received by Ugandan Ambassador

FIRE GUTS SCHOOL IN MUKONO

Mukono: Fire has gutted a dormitory of a primary school in Mukono district and destroying property worthy millions of shillings during early hours of morning.

This was at Umar B.A Islamic primary center found at Kiggunga village