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Added 16th July 2008 03:00 AM

‘Killer’ guard arrested
LIRA - A Local Defence Unit (LDU) guard who allegedly shot dead six people two weeks ago at a disco hall in Kitgum district has been arrested.

‘Killer’ guard arrested
LIRA - A Local Defence Unit (LDU) guard who allegedly shot dead six people two weeks ago at a disco hall in Kitgum district has been arrested.

‘Killer’ guard arrested
LIRA - A Local Defence Unit (LDU) guard who allegedly shot dead six people two weeks ago at a disco hall in Kitgum district has been arrested. The 5th Division publicist, Capt. Deo Akiiki, said Kenneth Opwonya was arrested on Monday at Bweyale in Masindi district as he tried to flee from Kitgum where he committed the crime. Akiiki said the gun Opwonya used was discovered abandoned in the bush after a search by the military, Police and civilians. Akiiki said Opwonya would appear before the Division Court Martial.

School heads alerted
KAMPALA - The education ministry has asked head teachers and principals of colleges to watch out for impersonators. The warning follows the increased cases of school heads being conned of money by people claiming to be ministry officials. The notice said most conmen claim to be the ministry’s permanent secretary, Francis Lubanga and claim for money ranging from sh450,000 to sh750,000. “The permanent secretary has never and will never solicit for money through any third party,” read the statement.

Jinja farmers show soon
JINJA - Preparations for this year’s16th annual Source of the Nile National Agricultural and Trade Show are in full gear. President Yoweri Museveni is expected to officially open the show on July 23. The show, which starts on July 22 and ends on July 27 at the Jinja show ground, is organised by the Uganda National Farmers Federation. The manager, Jimmy Kitaka, said over 100 exhibitors are expected.

Pastors tipped on sermons
KAMPALA - Pastors should not only preach about the wrath of God in order to get people into salvation, renowned international Bible teacher Andrew Wommack has said. He told a leadership conference at Hotel Africana that God is merciful, slow to anger and rich in love.

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