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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 Ntale Younus

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

Yusuf Kawooya, a Democratic Party activist

POLICE SPOKESMAN ESCAPES ASSASSINS

By UTN Reporter

Police Deputy spokes person Patrick Onyango has survived an assassination according to sources.

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

By UTN Reporter

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

BOBI WINE SMEAR CAMPAIGN STARTS

By UTN Report

Residents in Lubaga North Constituency in Kampala woke up to shock when they found several posters depicting People Power Icon Robert Kyagulanyi Aka Bobi Wine as a neo colonialism tool used by the Western World.

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,

POLICE SIEGE HOME OF BYANYIMA

By Nabbuye Rehemah

Police has besieged the home of Edith Byanyima sister to Dr Winne Byanyima over alleged possession of illicit goods.

Police publicists claim that the raid is

JEEMA VISITS BOBI WINE

By UTN Reporter

The leadership of Justice Forum-JEEMA has paid a courtesy call to People Power Icon, also Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine at his home in Magere.

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

MUSEVENI LAUNCHES TILES INDUSTRY IN NAKASEKE

By Mukisa Geoffrey

President Museveni has commissioned a ceramics tiles industry in Kapeeka, with a production capacity of 40,000 square meters per day.

BOBI WINE FINALLY CLEARED LEAVES FOR US

BY Ntale Younus

The Embattled Kyadondo East Legislator Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has been finally cleared by police to travel to the US for medical treatment.

Bobi Wine was on Thursday evening blocked

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UGANDAN ARMY SOLDIER KILLS 7 AT MAKINDYE BARRACKS, SHOT HIMSELF

A Ugandan soldier attached to Makindye Military Barracks has shot fellow killed seven people, including three children, in a shooting spree at a military police barracks in the capital, Kampala.

The soldier identified as Sgt Isaac Obua allegedly

PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION ASK COURT TO BLOCK MP's TAX REMITTANCES

The Parliamentary Commission has asked the Commercial court to block the Uganda Revenue Authority from taxing MPs allowances.

The parliamentary commission’s lawyer Citina Cherotich told court presided over

CEON: ELECTIONS UNDERMINED BY FLAW

Kampala - A local Election Observer mission, the Citizen Election Observe Network has described the just concluded Presidential elections as unfair, characterized by flaw and a one that lacked credibility by all standards.

While releasing their observer report this evening,

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,

POLICE RESCUE HUNDREDS FROM LAND-SLIDES, FLOODS

Police has rescued hundreds of families in Kasese from the dangerous floods that have washed away roads and other infrastructure in Rwenzori region. Another flooding and landslides have also ransacked areas of Bududa, Police has confirmed. This according to the director police fire brigade and rescue directorate assistant inspector general ofg police Joseph Mugisha

KAYIHURA RAPS CMI OVER ARREST OF POLICE CHIEFS

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has for the first time talked about the arrest of his senior Police Commanders, without his consent. Several of the Force's top brass especially in the elite section have been arrested by CMI and Military Police on different counts.

JUDICIARY RESHUFFLES OVER 40 MAGISTRATES

Court: The Ugandan Judiciary has transferred 43 Grade One magistrates, a move aimed at filling up the existing gaps left following the recent promotions.

The Judiciary in a statement signed off by Senior Communications Officer Solomon Muyita, says that the transfers take immediate effect.

The transfers effected by the Chief Registrar Paul Gadenya,

CO-OPERATIVES PETITION PARLIAMENT

About 1000 cooperative unions have petitioned the speaker of parliament Rt. Hon. Rebbeca Kaddaga over what they termed as unclear legal and regulatory frame work.

In a region where the neighbouring countries have succeeded

GRADUATED TAX BACK

Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group [CSBAG] is calling for the return of Graduated Tax to help widen what they say is an increasingly narrow tax base for the economy. Officials from CSBAG say Graduated Tax is one of the progressive taxes that contributed greatly to the growth of the country’s economy, since every individual of the required age would pay it directly.