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POLICE SIEGE HOME OF BYANYIMA

By Nabbuye Rehemah

Police has besieged the home of Edith Byanyima sister to Dr Winne Byanyima over alleged possession of illicit goods.

Police publicists claim that the raid is in response to Edith Byanyima’s suspected connection to MP Bobi Wine and the People Power movement.

This took a while as Police cordoned her home in search of the alleged illicit materials.

We later learnt that the police seized materials from the house related to the People Power campaign, despite Edith’s protest of the officers’ lack of search warrants.

According to a search form seen by this website; the officers found “twenty four pieces of red clothes.

Edith Byanyima’s lawyer Erias Lukwago claims that the said pieces of red cloths were napkins found on her table

Edith’s sister, Winnie Byanyima confirmed the raid, and claimed it was ordered by the Inspector General of Police himself, Martins Okoth Ochola.

She also confirmed that Edith was indeed an active participant in the People Power movement.

The Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesman Luke Owoyesigire asked for more time to get briefed on the incident.

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MBARARA MUSLIMS GET SACCO

Mbarara - Muslims in Mbarara town have launched a credit and saving SACCO as a way to fight poverty among Muslims in the area. The body coded Mbarara Ummar Development Association will facilitate credit and saving among the Muslims in the areas, to enable them do business.

ECONOMIST DISMAYED BY INEQUALITY IN UGANDA

BY NAMULI DAPHINE

Ramanthan Ggooba an Economist and policy analyst is dismayed by the inequality in the country which he say it’s proving to be more dangerous than poverty.

Ramanthan Ggooba revealed this during a post-budget national

KABAZIGURUKA DEFEATS COURT MARTIAL IN ROUND ONE

By UTN Reporter

The Constitutional Court in Kampala has stopped the General Court Martial from trying Nakawa MP Michael Kabaziguruka until the main petition he filed challenging its jurisdiction is disposed of.

TANZANIA CLOSE MUTUKULA –UGANDA BOARDERS AHEAD OF POLLS

There is tension at the Uganda Tanzania Boarders after the Tanzanian authorities sealing off the boarder.

Security has been tightened at the Uganda-Tanzania Boarder- Mutukula

MUSLIMS CELEBRATE COOPERATIVE WEEK

By Isaac Tenywa

Kibuli: In one of the events to celebrate the UN International Cooperatives Day, the Muslim Community in Uganda has joined the wave to celebrate the activities of the cooperators across the Country.

IGG SHAKES POLICE OVER FAKE ACADEMIC DOCUMENTS

BY KENNEDY MUHIRE

The inspector general of government is investigating over 36 Senior Police Officers over allegations of submitting forged academic documents while joining the force.

INSIDE NETENYAHU’S VISIT TO UGANDA

With just a few hours left to the visit of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netenyahu allegations that surfaced in 2014 by Israeli Newspaper Hareetz come back to haunt. The newspaper raised among others that Israel was exporting its unwanted refugees to Uganda. While contemplating potential locations for a Jewish homeland over a century ago, Theodor Herzl - the father of modern political Zionism

JUDE MBABALI CRASHES WITH CHINESE CONSTRUCTORS

Masaka – Masaka District Chairman Jude Mbabali crashed with Chinese constructors at the construction site for Bank of Uganda Building in Masaka Town.

Mbabali who had gone to serve the Chinese Company with an interim order stopping

BUDGET TO PRIORITISE OIL PRODUCTION

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The National Budget for the financial year 2017/18 will pay much emphasis on oil production, as a way to combat the falling donor assistance and avoid borrowing. The director for Budgeting in the Ministry of Finance Kenneth Mugambe says the national Budget is set out clearly to streamline oil production, with an infrastructural development framework to guide them.