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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, Dr. Kassim Nakibinge Kakungulu, Buganda Katikkiro Charles Peter Mayiga and Kyadondo East legislator, singer Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine.

Others on the new list are Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa, Lubaga North legislator Moses Kasibante Ntungamo Municipality MP Gerald Karuhanga, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, and Kampala Minister Beti Kamya.

Others include Kawempe South Legislator Mubarak Munyagwa, , Kampala Metropolitan South Commander Siraje Bakaleke and deputy Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango.

Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima said the force will provide the necessary security assistance and investigations into the matter have started. He however, urged whoever is on the list to take personal caution.

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UPDF WITHDRAWS FROM CENTRAL AFRICA

CAR - The Uganda People’s Defense Forces has started withdrawing its forces from the Central Africa Republic.

The UPDF entered the Central African Republic in 2008, in a botched hunt for

POLICE THREATENS TO ARREST LC1 VIOLATORS

By Nakyeyune Shadia, Namyalo Shirat and Friday Moses

The Uganda police have threatened to arrest individuals who might interrupt

MENGO HOSPITAL CELEBRATES 119

Mengo - Over 900 people received free medical examination of different diseases at Mengo hospital as the hospital celebrates 119 years of its existence. Founded in 1897 by Sir Albert Rustin Cook of the Church Missionary Society, the hospital is known for introducing the first modern medicine in Uganda. Mengo hospital celebrated 119 years of the hospital existence in style,

40 WITNESSES TO TESTIFY AGAINST KAMOGA

Government has lined up over 40 witnesses to testify against terror suspects including the leader of Tabliq sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga for their alleged participation in the killing of Muslim clerics last year. Principle State Attorney Charles Richard Kaamuli said during a pre-trial session

KIYONGA WARNS PARLIAMNT ON BAKONJO-BAMBA STALEMATE

Defense Minister Dr. Crispus Kiyonga has appeared before the Defense Committee of Parliament to account for allegations that he was involved in the mayhem in the Rwenzori region district of Kasese that saw running battles between the Obusinga Bwa Rwenzururu, minority tribes and government forces counting for the loss of lives on either sides

CIVIL SOCIETY DEMANDS FOR ACCESS TO OIL AGREEMENTS

Civil society organizations have urged government to disclose details of the oil and gas contract sharing agreements in a bid to ensure transparency in the petroleum sector. Transparency is a notion that is being preached in all crucial developmental sectors including the oil and gas, Uganda national roads authority among others, to counter corruption tendencies.

BUSINESS AND TECHNICAL EXAMINATIONS START

Over sixty thousand Candidates from 387 centers across the country have started their Uganda Business and Technical examinations Board examinations. The exams commence at a time when the Board is still grappling with leadership of different Institutions over students’ failure to pay school dues.

PHILIP OMONDI STADIUM RENAMED STAR TIMES STADIUM

Lugogo - Effective 1st July 2017, Philip Omondi stadium the home ground for KCCA FC will be renamed Star times stadium. This follows a mega billion sponsorship package Star Times gave to the “Kasasiro” club totaling to shs. 1.6 billion running for four Years.

NRM Liberation Day

Kampala - The NRM government says it has performed with excellence to its expectations in the thirty years of its administration.The Secretary General of the ruling National Resistance Movement Justine Kasule Lumumba says the NRM government has brought about many developmental changes in the different sectors especially the road network to boarder points