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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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CULTURAL LEADERS ASK MUSEVENI TO RETURN MUMBERE’S GUARDS

Traditional cultural leaders in the country have asked government to redeploy the UPDF guards they withdrew early this week from Rwenzururu King Charles Mumbere, arguing that it is his constitutional right to be guarded by government. Uganda Kings and Cultural Leaders Forum (UKCLF), an association of all traditional leaders in the country, met at Rwenzururu Kingdom palace in Kasese Town

SEKIKUBO SPEAKS OUT, AM STILL IN THE RACE

NRM hopeful candidate for the Deputy Speakership of the 10th Parliament, Theodore Sekikubo has revealed that he won’t stand down for either incumbent Deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah or State Minister for Microfinance David Bahati, despite of the much anticipated NRM Central Executive Committee and Caucus resolutions on Thursday this week.

MINISTER ON SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AS UGANDA, USA AND JAPAN IN COLLABORATED CONCERT

Ugandan have been challenged to have a mind change towards skills development as the only to address the increasing unemployment amongst the youth .

This was revealed by the Minister of State for Higher Education Dr J C Muyingo

UNEB RELEASES PLE RESULTS

KAHINJU RENITTA

The Uganda National Examination Board has released the PLE results for 2017, indicating an improvement in the general performance of learners. Releasing the results this morning at the Office of the Prime Minister, the Executive Secretary UNEB Daniel Odongo said the boys performed better than their female Counterparts in Social Studies and Science.

Deputy Speaker sued by rival over kid-nap allegations

Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has been dragged to the High Court in Kampala by his arch political rival Simon Toolit Aketcha, on allegations that he masterminded his recent kidnap.

Toolit in his complaint that he filed before the

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

DR NYANZI SAGA: MAK COMMITTEE BLAMES POLICE, FR LOKODO

Kampala - The committee set up by Makerere University to investigate the standoff at MISR says a separate investigation by the Police under the directives of the Minister for Ethics and Integrity is slowing its work. Makerere says the MISR standoff can be resolved internally like any other issue within the university but the Ministry insists Dr. Nyanzi’s actions are not confined

FDC DEMAND EXPLANATION FROM GOVT ON SCARCITY OF SEPTRINE IN THE COUNTRY

By Bagiira Namazzi Elizabeth and Male Jemimah

The Forum for Democratic Change, FDC has demanded for an explanation from government for continued lack of Septrine drugs in the government’s medical stores which FDC describes as a

KABAZIGURUKA DEFEATS COURT MARTIAL IN ROUND ONE

By UTN Reporter

The Constitutional Court in Kampala has stopped the General Court Martial from trying Nakawa MP Michael Kabaziguruka until the main petition he filed challenging its jurisdiction is disposed of.