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ELECTORAL COMMISSION, CCEDU RECONCILE

By UTN Reporter

The electoral Commission has amended its ties with the Citizens elections monitoring body, CCEDU barely a year after the latter’s operations were suspended by the former.

The Citizen’s coalition of Electoral democracy in Uganda has been monitoring elections for over a decade.

After the Bugiri By-elections, the two foes parted accusing each other of unfairness and having sides in the polls.

After a lengthy meeting today, the two reached consensus to renew their working relations.

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GENERAL KAYIHURA REGAINS FREEDOM, GRANTED BAIL

By Otim Norbert

The former Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, has finally regained his freedom after securing bail from the Gen Court Martial siting at Makindye.

Kaihura’s release was after he lured two of the top UPDF

75YR OLD SUDAN PRESIDENT OMAR AL BASHIR SEIZE POWER IN A COUP

By Kitimbo Joyce

President Omar el Bashir, 75years has finally stepped down following presser that was mounted onto him by the protestors.

President Omar Bashir’s resignation leaves

KCCA CELEBRATES SANITATION DAY

Kampala - In a bid to keep Kampala city clean, Kampala capital city authority has embarked on monitoring the five divisions making Kampala city in a Kampala sanitation week which started on the 14th of this month. Today the campaign has been in Kasubi 1and 11 with a theme GOOD SANITATION HOW IS YOUR LEADER, this way they have urged the entire community to keep

ARMY RETIRES OVER 1000 OFFICERS

The Uganda People’s Defense Forces has retired over 1000 men from active service in the force

At a colorful function held at Bombo Military Barracks, the Chief of Defense Forces

UNEB WITHHOLDS 2,559 PLE RESULTS

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Maria Eyoru

The Uganda National Examination Board has withheld over Twenty Thousand candidates’ PLE results pending further investigations.

BRIG LEOPOLD KYANDA FIRED

Mbuya - The Chief of Staff of the Land Forces in Uganda People’s Defense Forces Brig Leopold Kyanda has been fired. The army announced the development this morning in a radio call communication to all army ranks and bases.

HANDSHAKE INTERIM ORDER 'BURNS' SABIITI

Kampala - The controversial ‘stupid’ Interim court orders that was issued by the deputy Chief Justice Stephen Kavuma is no more following controversies which mounted pressure to the petitioner who eventually withdrew the petition.

BESIGYE VOWS TO DEFY COURT

UTN Reporter

Nakawa - Former FDC Presidential flag bearer Dr. Kiiza Besigye has told Nakawa Magistrate Court that he will not return to court in respect of the treason charges unless investigations are complete and he is notified. Besigye made his stand before Grade One Magistrate Noah Ssajjabi as he appeared for further mention of this case this morning.

GEN MUHOOZI VISITS SOMALIA

Mogadishu - The Commander of the Uganda Special Forces, Maj Gen. Muhoozi Kaneirugaba, has commended the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for supporting Somali security forces in fighting Al-Shabaab militants in the country. Gen. Kaneirugaba particularly singled out Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) soldiers for praise, saying their courage