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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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LOCALS TASK MINISTER KIZIGE TO EXPLAIN SELL OF CULTURAL HILL

Kamuli-Locals surrounding Namaira- Balawoli hill have tasked the State Minister for Karamoja Affairs also the Bugabula North MP Moses Kizige to transparently explain the circumstances under which Namaira cultural hill was sold.

ECWERU GETS TOUGH ON BETTING SHARKS

The Minister for Disaster Preparedness and refugees Musa Ecweru has called for tough sanctions on betting and gambling sharks to enable youths engage in productive activities. Ecweru says the betting houses especially in rural areas should be sternly regulated, and restricted to only certain hours of the day, so that youths can engage in productive agriculture.

MAJORITY UGANDANS PROTEST REMOVAL OF PRESIDENTIAL AGE LIMIT

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - A latest research has indicated that majority of Ugandans are against the removal of presidential term limits.

INSURING AGRIBUSINESS IN UGANDA

Ugandans have been urged to build and protect the wealth that they are accumulating through embracing insurance policies.

This call was made during the unveiling of a yearlong campaign aimed at teaching Ugandans about insurance and compensation, by Uganda Insurance Association.

Several cases of accidents, fire damages

I AM SARROUNDED BY ENEMIES- KAYIHURA

The period closing the year 2016 full of mayhem on the side of the Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura. After getting involved in endless battles with his seniors, the General also realized that he was surrounded by enemies that have secretly worked hard to foil all his endeavors.

CSO’s TAKE BATTLE ON MP’S SALARIES TO VOTERS

Kampala - A consignment of Civil Society organizations are set to launch a country wide campaign to preach against a move by Members of Parliament to exempt themselves from paying taxes. The NGO’s led by The Civil Society Advocacy Group-CSBAG are set to start a countrywide initiative to preach against the move by

PLAYERS FIGHT TEENAGE PREGNANCY

Teenage pregnancy is a major concern that is affecting the health, well-being and life opportunities of girls and young women, their children, families and the social and economic fabric of the nation. In Uganda teenage pregnancy robs girls of their potential and causes the deaths or disability of thousands of young girls and new babies every year.

GEN SEJUSA MISSES POLLS

BY Hajji Ntale Younus

Kampala - The former Director of Military Intelligence Gen David Sejusa Tinyefunza has been denied bail and remanded to Luzira Prison after the Chairman General ruled that he ought to have got Generals in the Army to stand surety for him. The General Court Martial also declined to stand down and halt trial as he had earlier asked

M7 Snubs Presidential Debate Again

Kampala - NRM Flag Bearer and incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has snubbed the second Presidential Debate slated for this coming Saturday February 13th. Museveni snubbed the very first debate that was held on January 15th citing a very tight campaign schedule. The Chairperson of the NRM Campaign Task Force Mike Kennedy Ssebalu