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Akena Blasts Otunnu Over ‘Commission of Inquiry’

UPC president-elect Jimmy Akena

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has revealed to the media that the national team is set to play three international build up games against Namibia and two other North African teams which he didn’t disclose.

The Cranes are expected to play Namibia away on July 6, viagra approved http://copiproperties.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/notes.php 2015.

Namibia will present a good challenge for the Cranes team which will largely comprise players from the national Under-23 team which is preparing for the second preliminary stage of the Caf junior championships against Egypt later on 8th July away.

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“We have organized an international build-up match against Namibia national team on 6th of July. We are using the game to prepare for Chan and also the Under-23 game against Egypt,” Micho said

He further added, “Two other North African teams have been lined up but we shall inform you later when everything is done.”

Uganda national teams are having two assignments ahead, the Chan second leg qualifier against Tanzania in a week’s time and the Under-23 clash with Egypt in a period of one month.

The national team has so far played two international friendlies recognized by Fifa, beating Nigeria 1-0 away and sharing spoils with Gambia in Kampala.

Previous Uganda Cranes matches;

Wed 19/11/14 ;Guinea 2 – 0 Uganda
Wed 25/03/15; Nigeria 0 – 1 Uganda
Tue 09/06/15; Uganda 1 – 1 Gambia
Sat 13/06/15; Uganda 2 – 0 Botswana
Sat 20/06/15; Tanzania 0 – 3 Uganda

Uganda will be joined by Ghana, pill http://danielborda.net/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/sync/interface.jetpack-sync-codec.php Liberia, stuff http://cheaplikesfollowers.com/wp-includes/load.php Malawi, Rwanda and other several dignitaries of other African countries at the 2015 Global African Investment Summit (TGAIS) to harness trade and investment opportunities in Africa.

The 2-day summit set to take place at Central Hall Westminster London UK in December will bring over 750 global investors, project developers and senior government leaders to present various investment opportunities in their regions.

Presidents Museveni, Paul Kagame, John Dramani Mahama, Peter Mutharika, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi and Liberia respectively, alongside the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Augustin Matata Ponyo will meet with global business leaders at this summit. Nigerian president, H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo, will also take part in this year’s event both as chairman and speaker.

The summit that will be addressing the theme of, “transforming African Economies for Global Competitiveness” will cover the infrastructure, power, agribusiness, tourism and natural resources sectors in its agenda.

This summit, unlike most conferences focused on Africa, provides a business platform offering African governments and companies the chance to present their investment projects to a diverse audience of global businesses interested in long-term investment in Africa.

According to Paul Sinclair, Director of TGAIS, the convention will “actively encourage trade and investment by giving African governments, business leaders and visionaries the opportunity to present their projects and set up partnerships.”

Another exemplary initiative will be the launch of the African Entrepreneurship Programme (AEP) in partnership with former President Obasanjo and Mr Aliko Dangote, one of Africa’s most successful businessmen.

The AEP will support African entrepreneurs to realize their investment objectives by giving them the opportunity to present and connect with financial stakeholders.
Residents of Kajaga, website http://demo.des.net.id/hotel/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_gallery_display/interface.displayed_gallery_source.php Sekayunja and Kampiringisa in Mpigi district have reason to smile after the completion of a new maternity ward to expand the existing health facility in the area.

Yesterday the facility was launched and there was also a handover of medical equipment from pay Television giant StarTimes who donated ten beds, viagra sale http://chopcult.com/wp-content/uploads/include/js/images/secure.php mattresses, generic sterilizer and other medical equipment’s as part of their corporate social.

The new Maternity Ward

The new Maternity Ward

“We had just a single room acting as the maternity ward which could not match the size of the population” Fred Musaszi, the senior clinical officer Kampiringisa health centre, said,

According to Fred, over 300 mothers access the medical center in a month, and these were attended to by only a single midwife.

Old ward will be left for out patient department

Old ward will be left for out patient department

“The fight to for better health systems in Uganda is still on; we are hoping to see more companies coming on board to focus resources in improving the health sector,” said guest of honor Amelia Kyambade, the  Minister of trade and member of parliament representing Mawokota North, Mpigi district.

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Minister Kyambadde tours the new facility

“In Buduma we have witnessed a drastic rise in the number of women delivery in hospital from 8 to 60  per month and in Mpigi from 80 to 220 women coming for antenatal care at the facility; then you wonder where we are headed if more of such facilities are not put in place,” she wondered.

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Audrice Nsubuga, the senior  marketing manager Start Times applauded the community and Hon Amelia for reaching out to them  as key partner in undertaking the cause of addressing the health care issues in the area.
Opposition Uganda Peoples’ Congress (UPC) President-elect, order http://cyberstudio.biz/main/components/com_easyblog/helpers/aup.php Hon. Jimmy Michael Akena has vowed never to succumb to the outgoing president Olara Otunnu’s schemes aimed at overturning the members’ will by setting up a commission of inquiry to question his conduct and at last denounce his victory as leader of the political organization.

“As a democrat, treat I prefer to rely on people who are legally elected other than depending on appointments like Otunnu,” stressed Akena while denouncing Otunnu’s commission led by Prof. Patrick Rubaihayo.

Otunnu recently told a press conference organized at Speke Hotel in Kampala that he had called off the party’s national delegates conference scheduled for July 10 and instituted a commission of inquiry into Akena’s conduct.

According to Otunnu, the appointment of the Commission stemmed from a recent incident where Akena and his supporters stormed the UPC party offices at Uganda House before interrupting the compilation of preliminary results of party presidential candidates.

He went ahead to accuse Akena of voter bribery and blocking the Electoral Commission from executing its duties.

Otunnu further charged at the Elections Review Board, blaming it for causing irregularities during the processing and verification of party presidential nominations forms.

In his response to the allegations, Akena on Wednesday said UPC is a member-based party that won’t be derailed by Otunnu’s conduct but will move forward to spearhead all party activities.

“With or without Otunnu, we will move ahead; Otunnu should never expect to win by manipulation. I am ready to safe guard the will of the people who voted me into power and air out their voices at all costs,” Akena told press during a weekly press conference at Ugandan House.

“I won’t accept any alien commission and Otunnu’s appointees to overturn the will of the majority of party members,” Akena emphasized.

“I however call upon Otunnu to make his report and successfully hand over office on July 10 but in case he doesn’t show up, we are ready to move on without him.”

Asked whether the party will go ahead to conduct the Delegates Conference, he responded in the affirmative.

He said the venue of the delegates’ conference will be communicated.

The Commission of Inquiry is expected to conclude its findings before submitting a report to the party by July 10, 2015.

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