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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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MAJ. KIGUNDU MURDER TRIAL STALLS

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - Hearing of the bail application of 4 Tabliq Moslems, who are on remand for the alleged murder of Maj. Muhammad Kiggundu and his body guard Sgt. Steven Mukasa, has not taken off before the Kampala High court.

118 PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION PETITIONS CAUSE-LISTED FOR HEARING

Election Petitions: Three months after the conclusion of the February 18 general elections, the Judiciary has compiled and cause-listed at least 118 parliamentary election petitions to be heard in different 13 High Court circuits across the country.

According to press release from the Judiciary and signed off by Senior Communications Officer

General Sejjusa Arrested

Kampala - Former Coordinator of Intelligence agencies Gen David Sejusa has been arrested. The former spy chief was picked up by Military Police and accompanied by plain cloths personnel from his home in Naguru, a Kampala suburb on Sunday Morning. An eye witness told our reporter that Military Police stormed Sejusa’s home at around 9:30am, and arrested him before he was whisked away to

MUSEVENI FLAGS OFF FIRST AGOA EXPORT

Kampala - President Yoweri Museveni has urged Ugandans to heed to his call of value addition in order to positively impact on the economy. Museveni was flagging off the first consignment of Ugandan made t-shirts to Denmark at the Fine Spinners factory in Kampala. Museveni in his speech reminded the people that wealth comes out of

Dr Rugunda warns aspirants On violence

The Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, has warned Politicians involved in campaigns against promoting violence and hatred among the electorates.

MENGO HOSPITAL CELEBRATES 119

Mengo - Over 900 people received free medical examination of different diseases at Mengo hospital as the hospital celebrates 119 years of its existence. Founded in 1897 by Sir Albert Rustin Cook of the Church Missionary Society, the hospital is known for introducing the first modern medicine in Uganda. Mengo hospital celebrated 119 years of the hospital existence in style,

ULS CALLS FOR JUDGES' INDEPENDENCE

Kampala - The Supreme Court battle between Independent Candidate Amama Mbabazi and incumbent President Museveni who was re-elected kicked off today with a lot of zeal. In the due course of this case, Ruth Ssebatindira, the president of the Uganda Law Society argues the judges involved in the case to show the world the highest degree of impartiality and independence in this land mark suit.

WORLD FOOTBALL STAR & STARTIMES AMBASSADOR NWANKWO KANU IN UGANDA.

Star times brand ambassador Nuwankwo Kanu is in Uganda today with emphasis to be put on talent development, Digital migration and sensitizing Ugandans on none communicable diseases.

CSO’s DRAG GOVERNMENT TO COURT OVER MP’s TAX

Kampala - The Tax Justice Alliance a consortium of Civil Society Organization have issued a notice to drag Government to Court over tax exemption of MP’s allowances. President Museveni signed the Income Tax Amendment bill 2016, on Monday 19th allowing Legislators a breathing space