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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 training in value addition.

This hands-on training equips Students with the required technical skills and exposure to appropriate technologies that enhance production and marketability of the knowledge they learnt in class.

The Technical Skills Training program is aimed at building capacities of Students so that they acquire the necessary basic skills in Scripting, News Reporting, Voicing, Editing, Camera basics, Production and managing websites.

The training is conducted by skilled and knowledgeable Practicing Journalists.

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TEAR GAS ROCKS KAMPALA AS BESIGYE BEATS SECURITY

Security fired tear gas in down town Kampala to disperse supporters of the FDC Presidential aspirant Rtd Col Dr Kiiza Besigye.

This was after Dr Kiiza Besigye maneuvered to down town.

The army joined the police commanded by

MULAGO RELOCATES EMERGENCY UNIT

Mulago National Referral Hospital complex has shifted its emergency department or causality to the assessment center at old Mulago hospital complex.

This is intended to give room to the contractor

Uganda, South Sudan Sign Pact

The Government of Uganda and that of South Sudan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to de-escalate border tensions and allow demarcation of disputed boundaries claimed by both countries. The Agreement was signed by Representatives from South Sudan,

BUDGET CUTS ON SOCIAL SERVICES IRK CIVIL SOCIETY

UTN Reporter

Kampala - Civil Society Organizations in the Budget advocacy forum have decried the sharp budget cuts by the Ministry of Finance especially on social services, as intended to affect service delivery and lower the standard of living of an ordinary Ugandan tax payer. In the Proposed Budget framework 2017/18, the Ministry of Finance and economic Planning has instituted budgetary cuts on all ministries,

SUPREME MUFTI PLEDGES ON NAKASERO, WILLIAM STREET WRANGLES

MPIGI – Supreme Mufti Sheikh Siliman Kasule Ndirangwa has promised to deliver a lasting solution on the two controversial mosques of Nakasero and William Street in Kampala. Launching a Mosque in Nkozi, Mpigi district, Sheikh Kasule Ndirangwa said they have a team that is engaged in deliberating on issues concerning the two Kampala based mosques that have caused sharp divisions among Islam as a religion.

CLIMATE CHANGE: GOVERNMENT ISSUES DIRECTIVE ON CLIMATE CHANGE BUDGETING

Mukono - The Ministry of Finance has directed all Government ministries and department to incorporate Climate Change in their budgeting processes, as a measure to combat the world’s apparent largest threat. The Ministry of Finance has sent out a Government memo to trickle down to the lowest leadership and governance level, directing all departments

DP DISAGRES WITH PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ON MURDER

BY Steven Owere and Mamdan Matte

The Democratic party, DP has disagreed with President Museveni’s stamen in which he attributed the Murder of

MOREEN KYALYA CALLS FOR REGIONALIZED ARMY.

By Nabbuye Rehemah, Namakula Sylvia and Nanziri Winnie.

Former presidential candidate Maureen Kyalya Walube has proposed to regionalize the army

KANAABE INJURES THREE TOURISTS

Kampala - Three road users have been rushed to Mulago hospital in critical condition after they were involved in a car accident on Kimath Avenue in Kampala.

According to police preliminary investigations, a car washer only identified as