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BOBI WINE UNVEILS YOUNG TEAM TO TAKE ON SENILE NRM

People Power Principle Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has unveiled an army of young energetic leaders that will manage and run the Pressure Group’s political and electoral project ahead of the 2021 general elections.

UGANDA STARTS PRODUCTION OF COVID-19 MEDICINE

Uganda has reached an agreement with the Indian government to facilitate the production of Hydroxychloroquine used in treatment of Covid-19

SAKWA GRANTED BAIL

Embattled Jinja District RDC Eric Sakwa has been granted bail, until May 13 when Court will begin hearing of the charges preferred against him.

KAGAME DEPORTS 18 CHINESE FOR GRABBING LAND

Rwandan President Gen Paul Kagame has deported 18 Chinese nations after allegedly grossly abusing rights of native Rwandan citizens.

TRIBUTE TO BARBRA ALLIMADI; A LIONESS WITH A SIMPLE SOUL FOR JUSTICE

A brother to fallen Alliance for National Transformation's Barbra Allimadi, Milton Allimadi has paid a glowing tribute to her sister in a moving homage. In a thick and strong accolade posted at Blackstarnews.com, Milton praised Barbra as a simple soul, with a thick attachment to justice and fairness for all.

COVID-19:MUSEVENI OFFERS HIS SALARY TO FIGHT DISEASE

By UTN Reporter

President Museveni has donated 50% of his monthly salary to help finance the campaign against the Corona Virus Pandemic that has hit the country. The decision was a personal one, which is yet to extend to other public servants, politicians and ministers.

OBAMA SENDS STINGING LETTER TO AMERICANS AMIDST RACIAL UNREST

By UTN Staff writer

Former US President Barrack Obama has put together a scotching master piece stinging American Citizens to continue with the civil unrest running in over 74 American Cities protesting the death of George Floyd killed by Minneapolis State Police. Millions of American took on the streets protesting the Police act, describing it as blatant murder based on racial discrimination.

COURT FINALLY ORDERS MP’s TO RETURN THE 20M

By UTN Reporter

Court in Kampala has ruled that Members of Parliament return the controversial shs. 20m given to them as facilitation in the fight against the Corona Virus.

ZAAKE FAILS TO RESPOND TO TREATMENT AFTER TORTURE

By UTN Reporter

Doctors at Iran Police Hospital Nsambya have referred Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake to Nsambya Hospital after he fails to respond to treatment administered on him for days.

L.VICTORIA: KENYAN FERRY CAPSIZES WITH 100 PASSENGERS

A Kenyan Passenger ferry carrying an unknown number of passengers has capsized in Lake Victoria.

ZAAKE’S CONDITION WORSENS

By UTN Reporter

Mityana Municipality MP Francis Zaake’s condition have worsened and likely to be transferred into Intensive Care Unit.

20 MORE MEDICS DEPLOYED AT MUTUKULA

By UTN Reporter

The Ministry of Health is set to deploy at least another 20 Health workers to beef up the team currently screening transit cargo truck drivers entering the country at Mutukula boader post in Kyotera District.

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INVESTIGATION: HOW RAKAI CANNIBALS ENJOYED REFUGEES

Rakai - Shocking, true and cruel, a story from a witness who saw fellow refugees being eaten in day light by the Bakooki speaking people in Rakai District of Uganda; the story in question takes away the mystery of fiction about cannibalism in Rakai district. This cruel vice saw the number of refugees dwindling from 7,000 people to a mere 4,000 people.

POLLING ASSISTANT SURVIVES LYNCHING

Masaka - Police at Buwunga Sub County headquarters in Masaka had to save a Poling assistant from the angry mob that accused her vote rigging The mob accused Sophia Namirembe of giving out multiple ballot papers to voters of a particular candidate in the race. After realizing that, the voters turned violent, wanting

MUSLIM CLERICS MURDER AS A WITNESS NAMES KAMOGA'S NAME

A prosecution witness has told the International Crimes Division of the High Court (ICD) that she heard the late Sheikh Mustafa Bahiga in his dying moments uttering the name of Kamoga demanding to know why he has choosen that path.

The witness whose name has been concealed upon the request

POLICE NABS ADF FUGITIVES IN KASESE

Kasese: Police in Kasese is holding five suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels that were sneaking into the Congo forests with over 12 sub machine guns.

The suspects according to the police spokesperson Fred Enanga were intercepted along Kivu

GABON ELECTION VIOLENCE

Violence has broken out in the Gabonese capital Libreville after President Ali Bongo was declared winner of Saturday's presidential election.

Opposition candidate Jean Ping said two people had been killed and many

LAWYERS PETITION MUSEVENI OVER BILL EXEMPTING MPS

Kampala - Barely six days after the members of Parliament came up with Tax Income Bill that aims at having their emoluments exempted from being taxed, the Uganda Law Society (ULS) has written to President Museveni requesting him not to assent to the same Bill. The law society which is an umbrella organization that brings all professional lawyers together in the country, in their statement

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

KAYIHURA AGAIN TURNS CAGEY

The embattled Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura has again turned down Parliamentary summons to appear before the Human Rights Committee of Parliament to answer alleged crimes of torture committed under his directives, reflected in the Human Rights Commission report before Parliament. The evasive army general at the helm of the Uganda Police Force

FORUM OF PARLIAMENTS ELECTION OBSERVERS DISMAY BESIGYE POLICE SAGA

Kampala: A group of Election Observers from the Forum of Parliaments of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region are in the country to observe the 18th Feb polls.

These expressed dismay over death of supporters of the FDC Opposition leader