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SECURITY GUARD SHOOTS CYCLIST

Police in Rakai is holding a security guard for allegedly attempting to kill a motorist.

Brian Musiitwa was arrested last evening after reportedly trying to rob Jimmy Mutyaba a boda boda motorist.

Mutyaba is nursing grave wounds after narrowly surviving the onslaught.

Mutyaba who plies his trade in Rakai town, was admitted in Rakai Hospital with severe injuries in the shoulder.

Mutyaba accused Musiitwa of trying to rob him of his cycle, which the later denies.

Meanwhile, it’s reported that Mutyaba was injured in a scuffle after he refused to pay for fuel at a petrol station. Mutyaba had reportedly refused to pay for the fuel at Petro Fuel Station in Rakai Town.

Mutyaba reportedly claimed that he had been given less fuel not worth Shs 2,000 he had paid to the pump attendant.

The attendant called Musiitwa the askar attached to Star Act Security Group who eventually shot at Mutyaba. Police CID for Rakai Davis Pande says investigations are underway.

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“WE GAVE IGAD TROOPS CONDITIONS”-SOUTH SUDAN

South Sudan’s ambassador to Uganda Samuel Luate Lominsuk has castigated media reports that President Salva Kiir finally accepted extra foreign troops into his country. This comes in following the IGAD summit that was held over the weekend in Ethiopia’s capital Adis Ababa. Amb. Lominsuk exclusively tellsUTN that there were three requests that were put forward by IGAD including

MP’S GIVE GOVERNMENT ULTIMATUM ON KAWEESI MURDER

By UTN Reporter

Parliament - A selection of Members of Parliament have given Government up to three weeks to issue a report detailing the state of security in the Country.

BRIEFCASE FIRMS BLAMED FOR COLLAPSING BUILDINGS

The Uganda National Association of Building and Civil Engineering has pinned unregistered briefcase companies for the rampant collapse of buildings in Kampala and other parts of the country.

Another major contributing factor to the collapsing of buildings is caused

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

MOBILE BANKING TAKEN TO ANOTHER LEVEL

Kampala – Local Telecom Company MTN in partnership with Commercial Bank of Africa has initiated a savings and credit service facility intended towards enhancing financial inclusion.

East Africa is projected to be the fastest growing region in Africa financially

NSSF IN CAREER EXPO

The national social security fund has today officially opened the 4th career expo with a call to university students to have a saving culture. The students were urged to continuously seek for career advancement opportunities if they are to have a better future. Barbra Arimi, head of marketing and communication at the National Social Security Fund apprehended the poor saving culture among the youth, putting forward reason for its dire need./p>

BUSINESS COMMUNITY TIPPED ON AVAILABLE OPPORTUNITIES

Uganda remains largely virgin in regard to business investment opportunities.

With a population of over 35m people, government is now faced with a challenge of making sure that everyone is productive.

Through public private partnerships, the need to

SUPREME MUFTI LAUNCHES PRAYERS FOR RAIN

MPIGI – Supreme Mufti Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has announce that all mosques will pray for more rains in the country as a way to avert the eminent danger rising from long drought and hunger. Supreme Mufti says all Muslims will this week launch prayers to Allah to avert the long drought that has destroyed gardens, drained all water sources and subsequently causing hunger especially in the Countryside.

3m Fees For Nomination

Court in Kampala has okayed the three (3) million charge by the Electoral Commission for persons intending to contest for Parliamentary seats in the forthcoming 2016 polls.