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The former Leader of Opposition in Parliament, dosage Nathan Nandala Mafabi has finally declared interest to vie for the Secretary General of Forum for Democratic Change`s.

Last week we revealed that the Budadiri West Member of Parliament who unsuccessfully contested to be the party president in 2012, approved had silently made his mind to take up the SG position in the coming National Delegates` Conference on 12th June 2015.

On Thursday morning as the country waited for the State of the Nation Address, Mafabi released a statement on social media affirming his candidature for the FDC`s powerful position.

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The statement addressed to the party members, Mafabi says his interest is to strengthen the biggest and official opposition party to provide better alternative leadership.

“Dear members of the Forum for Democratic Change – FDC, in the interest to strengthen FDC and position it to provide alternative leadership to this country and after wide ranging consultations within the party and outside, I decide to present myself for the position of Secretary General of the FDC,” he announced.

Mafabi was beaten by Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu who succeeded FDC founder president, Dr. Kizza Besigye in November 2012 in a hotly contested election that left a rift in the top leadership of the party.

The comeback of Mafabi who is widely expected to win the SG position, is as well expected to resurrect and aggravate his unresolved friction with Gen. Muntu’s camp.

Meanwhile the Terego county Member of Parliament, Kasiano Wadri also confirmed to this website on phone that he is as well going to stand for FDC SG.

“It is the truth I am going to stand for the SG of our great party. It is not my single intention but for many party members and leaders who are supporting my candidature,” Hon. Wadri said on phone.

ChimpReports had earlier reported that Mafabi, Kasiano and Tororo county MP, Geoffrey Ekanya were the potential candidates set to replace Alice Alaso who is retiring on 12th June this year as the party constitution bars her from standing for the third term.

It is now only Ekanya, who also served as the Reform Agenda SG before the party was formalized, set to confirm his intentions.
Uganda maintained its Number 71 position in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola rankings released this morning by the world football governing body.

Uganda is topping the East African region from the previous rankings. Neighboring Rwanda however, prostate having dropped the biggest number of points on the new world chart [128points], remedy dropped a massive 21 places to 91st position.

Kenya dropped 6 places to 123rd, while Tanzania dropped 20 positions and is now the world’s 127th.

Algeria is topping all African nations in 21st position on the global chart, followed by Ivory Coast which is 24th and then Ghana, Senegal and Nigeria in that order.

Uganda is now only two places adrift of 2010 World cup hosts South Africa, who are in 69th position.

In the world’s top ten, is Germany, Belgium, Argentina, Columbia, Brazil Netherlands, Portugal, Uruguay, France and Spain while England dropped one place to 15th.


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