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POLICE IN NIGHT OPERATION AGAINST PROSTITUTES

IGANGA - Police in Iganga has arrested 20 suspected commercial sex workers. In a security operation to arrest idlers and drunkards, another 8 drunkards and mentally sick persons were rounded up on Wednesday.

The operation was conducted in Iganga Town, and the suburbs to clean up the town and make it and ensure security in the festive season. Some of the sex workers were pulled out of houses, with about 6 in a single housing unit.

Others were arrested smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol, with many dressed in skimpy pieces of clothes. The operation follows increased number of crime, in Iganga town and the suburbs like robbery, prostitution, rape and defilement.

A similar operation was conducted last month and 20 people were arrested including girls between 15-18 years old. Some sex workers were seen ranting against the Police officers blaming them for using their service, and arresting them after. Pop-sex workers

The East Busoga Police spokesman James Mubi said the operation is meant to clean up the town of criminals especially during the festive season. Byte-PRO Mubi James

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POLICE WARNS ON JUBA TENSION

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FDC APPLAUDS KADAGA ON KAVUMA ‘STUPID’ ORDER

By Ritah Kwagala

The opposition Forum for Democratic Change has applauded Parliament for its strong stance against the controversial interim order by Justice Steven Kavuma banning the house from discussing the Golden Presidential handshake.

The FDC Party Chairman Amb Wasswa Birigwa says Parliament has taken the right

BOBI WINE FINALLY CLEARED LEAVES FOR US

BY Ntale Younus

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TENSION DUE TO BARCLAYS BANK’S UNCERTAIN FUTURE

As fear and tension envelop customers regarding the future of Barclays bank, the institution has come out to deny allegations from the public regarding its looming closure.

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MINISTER CAUTION MEDICS ON SALARY

Masaka-State minister for Microfinance Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo has asked medics to start up private income generating ventures instead of fighting for salary increments which may not be possible in the near future. The Minister says, since the medics work in shifts, they should utilize the time when they are not on duty to monitor or run their other businesses than demanding for

MULAGO GETS PHOTEOTHERAPY MACHINE

By Ntale Younus

Mulago - In a bid to save the lives of over 60 babies that are born prematurely, the Angella Katatumba Development foundation has donated a Phototherapy Machine and Syringe pump worth 10 million shillings. The donation follows a memorandum of understanding that was signed between the hospital and the foundation in 2014 under the Mulago Yaffe campaign.

MULAGO RELOCATES EMERGENCY UNIT

Mulago National Referral Hospital complex has shifted its emergency department or causality to the assessment center at old Mulago hospital complex.

This is intended to give room to the contractor

CLIMATE CHANGE: GOVERNMENT ISSUES DIRECTIVE ON CLIMATE CHANGE BUDGETING

Mukono - The Ministry of Finance has directed all Government ministries and department to incorporate Climate Change in their budgeting processes, as a measure to combat the world’s apparent largest threat. The Ministry of Finance has sent out a Government memo to trickle down to the lowest leadership and governance level, directing all departments