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UTN ON HANDS ON FOR INTERNEES

By UTN Reporter

At a time when Hands on Skills is most needed in almost all sectors, the Uganda Television Network, UTN is working Institutions of Learning to provide hands-on

GOVERNMENT INCREASE EDUCATION BUDGET IN THE 2018/2019 FINANCILA YR-MINISTER
By Madman Matte

Government has increased its funding towards the education sector from 2,112.17bn to 2,445billion shilling a head of its struggle to improve

Islamic Primary Leaving Exam Results 2016 released

Kampala. Link Islamic Schools in Uganda has released the 2016 Islamic Primary Leaving Examination results with the performance increasing by 21.1% compared to last year.

Of the 2020 students who sat for the 2016 exams, 569 passed in

MAKERERE DONS TRASH VERSITY COUNCIL PLEAS

Principles of Constituent Colleges at Makerere University have trashed the pleas by the University Council to prevail over the dons to take the offer of one month salary and other incentives.

In a heated meeting chaired by the University Council Chairperson Eng Wana Etyem

COURT CLOSE BRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIES

The High Court in Kampala has agreed with the Ministry of Education to have Bridge International Academies closed over failure to meet minimum sanitation requirements of operation

Delivering her ruling on Friday morning, Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa held that

ISLAMIC PLE 2016 BEGINS

A total of 2700 from 451 qur’an schools are set to sit for this year’s Islamic primary Leaving Exams starting tomorrow Wednesday. This marks the end of year Islamic Primary Leaving Examinations indicating an increament in the number of schools registering for these exams compared to last year.

This years exams comes at a time when Examinations

PUNSEF THREATENS HUNGER STRIKE AT CONSTITUTIONAL SQUARE

NON-TEACHING PIN TECHNOCRATS IN FINANCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE Non-Teaching staff who are currently on strike in all public universities have threatened to change the method of strike by marching to the constitutional square if at all; pressure from

DEPUTY AG MWESIGWA RUKUTANA ON TALENT DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION

At a time when most Ugandans struggle to get absorbed in the labor sector, the Deputy Attorney General has criticized parents who often discourage their children to take part in Music and sports.

The Deputy Attorney General Mwesigwa Rukutana was presiding at the Nabisunsa Girls school

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MBABAZI VISITS AMIN’S HOME

MBABAZI VISITS AMIN’S HOME

Koboko - Go Forward Presidential Hopeful John Patrick Amama Mbabazi has paid a historical visit to the home of Former President Idi Amin in Koboko. Mbabazi, who is personal friend to Ramadhan Amin, the son to the former Ugandan dictator promised to return the body of the deceased leader whose reign ran between 1971 – 1979. The Home, situated in a suburb of Koboko Trading Centre looked deserted

MINISTRY OF HEALTH WORKERS SENT HOME

Wandegeya - Workers at the Ministry of Health were this morning told to go back home following the closure of the Ministry offices after a fire incident on Sunday afternoon. Police sealed off the offices Sunday to commence an investigation into the fire that gutted the offices Sunday afternoon.

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

SIX YOUTHS WHO CHAINED THEMSELVES ON POLES, CHARGED

Six youths who recently chained themselves on several street poles around the city in protest of the continued house arrest of Dr Kizza Besigye, the former presidential candidate of the largest opposition party FDC, have been arraigned before court and charged.

The six youth appeared before Buganda Road Court Grade One Magistrate Gladys Kamasanyu

XMAS FIRE LEAVES AMURU RESIDENTS HOMELESS

Amuru- At least 34 families were left homeless following a wild fire outbreak in Amuru District. The fire that gutted over 40 huts, destroying property worth of millions of shillings in Okidi ward in Atiak Sub County

UPDF WITHDRAWS FROM CENTRAL AFRICA

CAR - The Uganda People’s Defense Forces has started withdrawing its forces from the Central Africa Republic.

The UPDF entered the Central African Republic in 2008, in a botched hunt for

BESIGYE PROCESSION AS POLICE BEAT UP SUPPORTERS

After Dr Kiiza Besigye was released by the High court Judge, the police led him in a procession to his residence in Kasangati.

He was not allowed to go through the city centre instead he was diverted to go through

POLICE SPOKESMAN ESCAPES ASSASSINS

By UTN Reporter

Police Deputy spokes person Patrick Onyango has survived an assassination according to sources.

CHRIS MUBIRU SET FREE OF SODOMY 10 YR JAIL

Kampala High Court has over turned a decision by the magistrate’s court in which former Sports Club Villa manager Christopher Mubiru was convicted of sodomy and sentenced to 10 year jail sentence.

However, High Court judge Wilson Musene Masalu set Mubiru free after faulting the