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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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MAGISTRATE TO VISIT BESIGYE IN PRISON OVER ALLEGED RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

Nakawa Court Chief Magistrate James Ereemye has offered himself to pay a visit to jailed Forum for Democratic Change former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye in Luzira prison where he’s being held over treason charges.

The pronouncement by Ereemye followed Dr Besigye’s continuous

KADAGA TIPS BUSOGA ON CULTURE

Speaker of parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has tipped Busoga children to be vigilant on issues pertaining to culture, language development, clan origin, social norms, wealth and well-being.

BOBI WINE RELEASED BY COURT MARTIAL AND CHARGED AGAIN

By Ntongo Rajbah

Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi has been released by the General Court Martial in Gulu.

The Court headed by Chairman Gen Andrew

OMORO COMMUNITY THREATEN TO SUE DEPUTY SPEAKER OVER LAND SCAM

Tension and unrest has engulfed residents of Awali Wanglobo parish, Odek sub county Gulu district following an allegedly pending land eviction of over four hundred households from thirteen hectares of land.

According to a letter allegedly addressed to the president by deputy speaker of Parliament

UGANDANS TO UNDER GO DRILLS ON DISASTER MANAGEMENT-ECWERU

Kampala-The ministry in charge of disaster preparedness wants all Ugandans of sound mind to undergo disaster management drills in order to be prepared whenever disaster occurs. With the rain season on and frequent earthquake incidences, the Minister Musa Ecweru says disaster prone areas continue to put Government on tension as many lives are at a risk.

LUKWAGO GOES TO VOTE DEFENDING HIMSELF ON KAFUMBE MUKASA ROAD

Kampala - Defending himself on Kafumbe Mukasa graft President Museveni alleged he was at the center of staling road project.

The troubled Lord Mayor of Kampala went to cast his vote to reclaim his office amidst demonic allegations from president Museveni that he was at the center of the graft that saw Kafumbe Mukasa road down town stale for many

COOPERATIVES BILL TO BE TABLED IN HOUSE

After decades without proper laws governing cooperatives, the ministry of finance, bank of Uganda and Ministry of Justice have come up with a cooperatives bill that seeks to guide cooperatives in the country.

During the consultation on the proposed cooperatives Bill, some members of the Uganda

COURT DECLINE TO GRANT INTERIM STAYING MPS MONEY FOR THE CARS

The constitutional court has declined to grant an interim staying parliament and govt to release money for the Mps cars despite of the pending case in court.

A single judge of this court Richard Buteera who doubles as the AG DCJ

FULL STATEMENT: Besigye Demands Audit of Election Results

By Kizza Besigye

Citizens of Uganda

My Fellow Africans

International Citizens and Friends of Uganda

Members of the Press Corps and the Diplomatic Community,