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TEAR GAS ROCKS UP KAMWOKYA IN PROTEST OF BOBI WINE ARREST

BY NTALE YOUNUS

Bullets and tear gas have been fired in Kamwokya, Kampala to disperse seemingly angry residents who are protesting the arrest of Kyadondo Legislator Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine.

Bobi Wine was arrested in on Monday evening in Arua after chaos erupted during election campaigns.

The fracas was sparked off after the security organs failed to produce him in court with his colleagues. This was followed by speculations that he was dead.

Kamwokya residents then opted to mount pressure on streets in protest of the actions demanding that government should disclose the whereabouts of the legislator.

Bobi Wine was borne in Kamwokya and has since lived in Kamwokya a Kampala suburb

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The angry youth burnt tyres in the middle of the road as police tried to disperse the crowd.

Primary Seven Pupils of Kamwokya Primary School who were siting for their mocks exams were among those who were affected. These fainted in the mid of the exams raising unanswered questions.

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KICK OFF INTERNATIONAL CAMP STARTS

A number of young talented Ugandans are set to benefit from Kick off international sports camp. The youths who will participate in the camp will be equipped with various skills to improve their talents as well as helping them excel at the international level.

UNIVERSITY STAFF HALT INDUSTRIAL ACTION

Kampala - The non-teaching staff in public universities under their umbrella body Public Universities Non-Teaching Staff Executive Forum (PUNTSEF) has unanimously resolved to suspend the two weeks long industrial action. PUNTISEF had put down tools a fortnight ago, following the failure of government to enhance their salaries on top of paying off their arrears.

COURT MARTIAL ORDERS KABAZIGURUKA’S ARREST

By UTN Reporter

Makindye - The General Court Martial sitting at Makindye has issued an arrest warrant against Nakawa Municipality MP Michael Kabaziguruka after he refused to turn up in court for hearing of his treachery case.

ELEPHANT KILLS WOMAN

By UTN Reporter Rukungiri - An elephant has killed one person in Rukungiri district and destroyed gardens in a scary attack on of Nyamuhiika Parish, in Bwambara Sub County.

ELECTORAL OBSERVERS URGED TO BE OBJECTIVE-EC

Kampala: The electoral commission is urging all electoral observers to be objective as they look at the electoral process.

The remark has been made by the EC boss Eng. Badru Kiggundu at a National briefing of election observers on the 2016 general elections at Hotel Africana in Kampala.

The briefing which is one of the final events of the commission in the run up

Ongwen Pre Trial

I Don’t Mind If Charges Are Read Or Not Says Ongwen. The Ever anticipated Pre-trial of confirmation of charges hearing against one of the former commanders of Lord Resistance Army (LRA) Dominic Ongwen kicks off at the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC ) with Ongwen minding less whether or not the 70 charges slapped against him are read out or not.

THE HUNTER BEING HUNTED, KIRUMIRA TRANSFERRED TO NALUFENYA

BY UTN REPORTER

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Gen Kale Kayihura has appointed ASP Edgar Akankwatsa to replace the controversial ASP Muhammad Kirumira as the new District Police Commander (DPC) for Buyende.

This development was announced by SSP Emilian Kayima, the police spokesman.

Kirumira was arrested on Thursday morning from his home Bulenga

ARMY SUSPENDS KASESE OPERATION

Uganda People’s Defense Force has suspended its operations in Kasese District against the royal youth brigade, Kirumira Mutima in the Kingdom. This follows a political out-cry by regional MP’s and the entire Parliament over the killings that have claimed over 110 lives, since Sunday Morning.

The Operation against the notorious group has been

Sejusa Loses Bid To Stop Trial at Court Martial

Kampala High Court: Attempts by former Coordinator of Intelligence Services, David Tinyenfuza aka Sejusa to stop his trial at the General Court Martial hit dead end after court failed to pronounce itself on the case.

Justice Margaret Oguli of the High Court-Civil Division