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DP DISAGRES WITH PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ON MURDER

BY Steven Owere and Mamdan Matte

The Democratic party, DP has disagreed with President Museveni’s stamen in which he attributed the Murder of Arua legistrator Col Ibrahim Abiriga to political assignation by the oppositions.

DP president Norbert Mao revealed this during the Party’s weekly press Conference at city house in Kampala.

According to Norbert moa , the UPDF gave military training to some Ugandans who were put on pay roll ,assigned with guns and eventually dismissed of which Mao believes could be the cause of insecurity in the country.

Mao also claims that the existing disagreements between the government and Ugandans who want to show their hunger out could be behind the ongoing murders in the country.

Mao called upon the government to reconcile with the hungry Ugandans and solve their grievances instead of dealing with the oil refineries and dams which to him are not crucial.

About DP’s reunion, the chairperson coordinating committee, Samuel Lubega Mukaaku revealed the party’s road map for the campaign high lighting districts that have been chosen. These include Greater mukono, Gulu and Masaka.

DP’s National youth secretary, Ritah Nanyanzi lamented on the INCREASING CASES OF child labour as Uganda JOINS the rest of the world celebrate the International day against child labour.

Nanyanzi cites children under the age of 14years who prefer working to going to school.

Report complemented by Inke Brian and Uniah Nambasa.

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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

CIID INTERROGATES JOURNALISTS

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

Police CIID in Kibuli is holding four journalists on allegation of publishing false news. Stanely Ndaula of the Investigator and Felix Osike the Weekend editor of the New Vision are being interrogated Police after writing that Police Chief Gen Kale Kayihura had been put under house arrest.

COOPERATIVES BILL TO BE TABLED IN HOUSE

After decades without proper laws governing cooperatives, the ministry of finance, bank of Uganda and Ministry of Justice have come up with a cooperatives bill that seeks to guide cooperatives in the country.

During the consultation on the proposed cooperatives Bill, some members of the Uganda

POLICE OFFICERS FOIL COURT JUDGMENT

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

The eight police officers that were implicated in the beating of FDC Supporters last year have vowed to quash the police court’s judgment that was reached at early last week.

Shocking Details Emerge In Beach Deaths

Shocking details have emerged surrounding the death of several people at the various beaches in Entebbe during the Christmas festivities. Police reports indicated that 13 people were mysteriously found dead in the waters of Lake Victoria in Entebbe, near Kampala.

afdb COMMITS US $ 3.5M INTO IGAD

By UTN Reporter

The African Development Bank Group has injected US $ 3.50m into the Inter-Governmental Agency on Development (IGAD) for Infrastructure master plan in the eight member states.

KANYAMUNYU OUT ON BAIL

By UTN Reporter

Kampala –The High Court in Kampala has granted bail to Joseph Kanyamunyu brother to murder suspect Mathew Kanyamunyu together with Cynthia Munwangari.

GEN KAYIHURA VOWS ON BUNDIBUGYO CONFLICT

The inspector general of police Gen. Kale Kayihura says police will not heed to the pressure and lectures from foreign agencies over the over security in the country. Kayihura maintains that police is able to revert organized crimes and will continue with its vigilance a spectrum of threats that have been contained. The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has

UGANDA’S DEBT REACHES 9.6BN US DOLLARS

Kampala – The Country’s Domestic debt has been projected to slow down Uganda’s economy yielding from high rate of government borrowing. Uganda’s debt burden stands at 9.6billion us dollars, which is a detrimental factor to the developmental process due to the mismanagement of loans.

The recent development by government to bail-out ailing companies