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PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE SCRUTINIZES LAND BILL 2017

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is locked in a series of arguments on the land bill 2017.

MP’S GIVE GOVERNMENT ULTIMATUM ON KAWEESI MURDER

By UTN Reporter

Parliament - A selection of Members of Parliament have given Government up to three weeks to issue a report detailing the state of security in the Country.

MP’S ASSURE MUHAKANIZI ON TAXING THEIR SALARIES

President Museveni is expected to approve the controversial income tax amendment Bill this week that seeks to have all MPs and judges among others’ emoluments not taxed.

We have learnt that the move was hatched during a two weeks NRM retreat

COFFEE CONSUMPTION CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

Kampala - Uganda is Africa’s leading exporter of coffee, a trend it has maintained for a long time. However, concerns have been raised as to why Ugandans are less interested in consuming a crop they produce themselves. In the wake of relatively high coffee prices on the global market, farmers are yet to benefit from its consumption on the local scene.

BUGANDA FOOTBALL COMMITTEE CONSULT ON FOOTBALL

Mengo - Kampala - In an effort to improve football in Buganda region, stakeholders in the game are set to hold different consultative meetings in the region. The Buganda Football Development Committee starts the meetings early February

UCE RESULTS: WHY MORE STUDENTS FAILED ENGLISH AND SCIENCES

By UTN Reporter

Kampala - The general performance of students in last year’s Uganda Certificate of Education has declined compared to the previous year. The results released by UNEB on Tuesday, indicate that fewer students attained Divisions 1 and 2 as compared to 2015. The worst performed subjects include Mathematics, English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

ECWERU GETS TOUGH ON BETTING SHARKS

The Minister for Disaster Preparedness and refugees Musa Ecweru has called for tough sanctions on betting and gambling sharks to enable youths engage in productive activities. Ecweru says the betting houses especially in rural areas should be sternly regulated, and restricted to only certain hours of the day, so that youths can engage in productive agriculture.

SECURITY ON HIGH ALERT AHEAD OF M7 SWEARING IN-IGP

Starting this Monday 16:00Hrs, Kololo ceremonial grounds has been sealed off from the public as major routes in Kampala will see inconveniences of traffic regulations starting tomorrow Tuesday 10th May 2016

Inspector general of Police Gen Kale Kayihura accompanied

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