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KATIKKIRO CHALLENGES UGANDANS ON LOCAL BRANDS

By Nakiyingi Sumayya

The Katikiro of Buganda Charles Peter Mayiga has challenged Ugandans to promote local brands in an attempt to respond to the global business dynamics.

The Katikiro Charles Peter Mayiga was addressing media after touring Twekobe, the cultural offices for the Kabaka currently under renovation.

Katikkiro Mayiga says so often people neglect local brands by importing foreign materials which he says has contributed to failure to develop local brands.

The Katikkiro commended Buganda Nkeretanyi group for remolding Twekobe to fit the global demands. BYTE

The Katikkiro also argued Ugandans to steak to their traditional norms and values for dignity. BYTE

The Katikkiro commended the team for undertaking to do the refurbishment of Twekobe calling upon Ugandans in the civil construction industry to give a hand. Byte

In a related development, the speaker of Clan titular heads council, {Olukiiko lwa abataka} Omutaka Kasibante Kayiira Gajuule has challenged clan Titular heads to build strong clan fundamentals which he describes as the foundations of Kingdom. BYTE

He made the remark during the one day conference for Abataka in Lubiri as one of the activities to mark the Jubileeo celebrations.

Omutaka Kasibante challenged clan heads to steak to cultural norms and values. BYTE

Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II was crowned Kabaka of Buganda on 31st July 1993 and this year’s celebrations marked 25 years on the Crown.

The Refurbishment of Twekobe is done by Buganda Nkeretanyi.

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UPC PONDERS HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION IN THE FORTHCOMING LC1 ELECTIONS

BY NAMAKULA SYLVIA AND NANZIRI WINNIE.

The Uganda People’s Congress UPC has challenged the NRM government to squarely handle the increased culture of impunity

KASINGYE REPLACES KAWEESI

By UTN Reporter

Naguru - The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has appointed AIGP Asan Kasingye to replace the slain AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

KAZINDA SENTENCED FURTHER

By UTN Reporter

Kampala –The anti Corruption Court sitting in Kololo has found the former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister Geoffrey Kazinda, guilty of syndicate corruption.

Voting resumes tommorrow-EC Boss

EC Boss Dr Badru Kiggundu has announced that voting resumes tomorrow in areas where voters never exercised their rights.

Dr Kiggundu announced this during a

KAMWENGE GETS FIRST CLINICAL LABORATORY EVER

The plight of patients in Kamwenge has been hanging in balance especially those with clinical illnesses that require diagnosis after which the blood samples are taken to Kampala for Laboratory tests and verification. This Process takes a minimal two weeks period, as the samples are transported by Postal Services to the Government Chemist in Wandegeya, who does the analysis and

MAO ARRESTED IN TOGIKWATAKO SCUFFLE

>p>Kampala - Central police station is holding the Democratic Party president for holding un-lawful profession. Mao was rounded off along Kampala road with 11 DP supporters that were matching to Parliament this afternoon.

AGE LIMIT: MAGEZI BILL DEFERRED, LEGAL COMMITTEE STUCK

By UTN Reporter

The Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee has this morning thrown out Igara West MP Raphael Magezi out of the meeting, to handle internal procedural and legal issues in the Committee.

OPPOSITION DIVIDED OVER PRESIDENTIAL AGE LIMITS

Unmasking the cracks in the divided opposition in Parliament, four top opposition MPs have met president Museveni for monetary negotiations to front the agenda of lifting the veil to extend age limits and term limits of judges, president, the electoral commission chairperson and his commissioners among others. The MPs who are reported to have met with president Museveni

MINISTER OTENGO, SUPPORTERS PROTEST IN LIRA

Lira – Supporters of State Minister for Northern Uganda Rebecca Otego marched in solidarity with her, searching for justice after the High Court Judge in Lira stepped aside in determining her electoral fate. The Minister is seeking for a recount of votes in Moroto Constituency, Alebtong District Parliamentary election, after she was defeated by Sam Okwir. Supporters of Minister Rebecca Otengo