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POLICE SPOKESMAN ESCAPES ASSASSINS

By UTN Reporter

Police Deputy spokes person Patrick Onyango has survived an assassination according to sources.

Onyango, who hails from Kireka a Kampala suburb escaped the boda boda killers on Thursday night at about 10 pm just near him Home in Kira Sub County.

While narrating his ordeal, Onyango says two men on a motor bike followed him at close range, while wielding guns.

Onyango says he survived the attack when the two tried to stop them, before he jumped off the moving bike, and dashed into the neighboring semi slum area at 10 pm.

Onyango who is now nursing deep injuries gave television interviews earlier in the week that the force is investigating cases where MP's Gerald Karuhanga, William Nzhoghu and Connie Galiwango had reportedly received death threats from unknown people.

This comes hardly a month after the assassination of former Buyende DPC Muhammed Kirumira near his home in Bulenga, a Kampala suburb. Last year in a similar attack Police Spokesman AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi was slain just meters from his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb.

The duo and more other people have all been murdered by assailants moving on Motor cycles.

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BAGUMA DODGES COURT AGAIN

Jailed former Kampala Central Police Station commander ASP Aaron Baguma who is facing murder charges has not been produced before Buganda Road Court by Kigo prisons authorities as he was reportedlky sick.

Jackson Musinguzi , a principal officer at Kigo prison where Baguma

BESIGYE SPEAKS OUT ON THE LOP MANDATE

The former FDC flag bearer Dr. Kiiza Besigye has revealed that the choice of the leadership of the opposition in parliament was a party mandate. Besigye was responding to the question on whether the party leadership in parliament was misrepresented when the party President Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu choose to have a leader of opposition in Parliament a matter that was seen to accept

Local Observers Decry Campaign Violence

Kampala - Citizen’s Electoral Observer Network has expressed concern over the misconduct exhibited by candidates during campaigns including insufficient voter education and information on voting rules and regulations.Citizen’s Electoral Observer Network has been monitoring campaign trails of various candidates since the campaigns kicked off late last year.

NDA GETS NEW BOARD TO END COUNTERFEITS AND DRUG THEFTY

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The New National Drug Authority Board, has been inaugurated with a call to authority members to work closely towards improving the reputation of the Authority which has been tainted.

Grief and Agony As Muslims Launch National Prayers In Masaka

Masaka - Moslems in Masaka and Wakiso Districts have launched a prayer session for the country to conduct a peaceful election set for 18th February. It was a special prayer session organized by Wakiso Duwa Development Association led by Sheik Muhammad Kawere. The session which was highly attended by various dignitaries, took place in the main Mosque in Masaka.

KAYIHURA RAPS CMI OVER ARREST OF POLICE CHIEFS

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura has for the first time talked about the arrest of his senior Police Commanders, without his consent. Several of the Force's top brass especially in the elite section have been arrested by CMI and Military Police on different counts.

FEMALE JUDGES CAUTIONED ON SNATCHING MARRIED MEN

Female judicial officers have been cautioned to desist from snatching other women’s husbands as such conduct is unbecoming of judicial officers. The caution to the female judicial offices was made yesterday by senior Supreme Court judge, Stella Arach Amoko. This was at a two-day workshop organized by the Judicial Studies Institute, a training arm of the Judiciary to impart skills

Mbabazi Speaks Out On Aine Death

Presidential Hopeful for Go Forward John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has spoken out on the death of his head of Security Detail Christopher Aine.

UGANDA ASK RWANDAN, BURUNDIAN AND SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES TO RETURN HOME, ENGAGE IN AGRIC.

By UTN Reporter

The Minister of Disaster Preparedness and Refugees, Eng. Hilary Onek has asked refugees from Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan to return home following stable progress in the three countries.

Minister Hilary Onek was addressing delegates at the Intergovernmental