1.NEW SEVEN MEMBER ELECTORAL COMMISSION TO BE SWORN IN TOMORROW

The new seven member Electoral Committee is to be sworn in tomorrow at the High Court by Chief Justice Bart Katureebe. The Commissioners,who were appointed by president Yoweri Museveni last year include Simon Byabakama as the Commission chairperson, Aisha Lubega,Peter Emorut,Etomaru Nathaline,Tashobya Mustapha Kigozi and Justine Mugabi…..Watchdog news

2.PETROLEUM AUTHORITY APPOINTS FIVE NEW BOSSES

The Petroleum Authority of Uganda(PAU)has appointed new directors to support the implementation of its mandate of monitoring and regulating the exploration, development and production of petroleum together with the development and operation of pipelines and the refinery in Uganda…. Watchdog news

3.BISHOP ODAMA AWARDED DOCTORATE

Gulu University has awarded Archbishop John Baptist Osama a honorary doctorate of philosophy for his outstanding role in brokering peace and reconciliation in Northern Uganda. The award was given by the Gulu University Chancellor, Prof. Frederick Mayanja…..Daily Monitor news

4.PARLIAMENT RESUMES ON WEDNESDAY

Parliament resumes on Wednesday January 18,2017,according to the Clerk of Parliament, Jane Kibirige. This is after the speaker, Rebecca Kadaga,adjourned it on Tuesday January 10 over court order on the presidential handshake…. New Vision news

5.SUNKEN, 600YEAR OLD BUDDHA EMERGES FROM WATER IN CHINA

A 600 year old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China’s Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work…..CNN news

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