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DP Sued over Election Malpractice

DP Secretary General Mathias Mpuuga is among the respondents

President Museveni has made a shake-up in the intelligence community, more about http://dakarlives.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/class-wc-form-handler.php dropping the powerful External Security Organisation (ESO) boss, http://d4462130.u92.platformpublishing.com.au/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-base.php Robert Masolo.

Masolo was replaced by Joseph Ocwet, Uganda’s former Ambassador to the African Union.

However, highly placed sources said Masolo was sent to Foreign Affairs Ministry awaiting deployment.

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Museveni was expected to make changes in the intelligence community when he dropped army commander Gen Aronda Nyakairima and then Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi.

This was after an attack on Mbuya barracks by armed militants and fleeing of Gen David Sejusa into exile.

The reasons behind Masolo’s exit remain unclear.

He has served as Director General ESO for 8 years, having joined intelligence a few years after President Museveni seized power in 1986.

Nevertheless, there has been talk of intrigue, death threats and power struggles in ESO.

Masolo was reportedly appointed on the recommendation of Amama Mbabazi with whom they worked closely to thwart external threats against government.

“Masolo executed his assignments professionally. That’s why President Museveni kept him in such a sensitive position for so long,” said a source.
Uganda Rugby Union has unveiled a one year sponsorship package with Nike Special. The sponsorship package which is worth over UGX 170 million has come as a timely boost for the union which was going through hard financial times.

The Union has been soliciting for funds to aid the senior men and ladies national teams ahead of the busy schedule that includes the Elgon cup coming up this weekend.

On his part, abortion http://chasingjamesbeard.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-list-shortcodes-endpoint.php the newly elected chairman of the Uganda Rugby Union, http://christiansforve.org.au/wp-includes/class-wp-image-editor-imagick.php Mr. Andrew Owor thanked Nike Special saying the package will help the federation plan for the national team engagements.

“We thank Nile Special for this sponsorship. It is going to help us host a successful Elgon Cup and especially the Rugby Africa Tournament. We shall be hosting five countries that include Botswana, Madagascar, Mauritius, Ivory Coast and Senegal. So the impact of this sponsorship cannot be overstated. We shall put the funds into good use”

“We thought it fitting that we support our national team as it works towards returning to the top tier of African rugby” the Nile special brand manager Mr. Isaac Sekasi added.

Upcoming national team fixtures:

Elgon Cup

13th June: Kenya vs Uganda

20th June: Uganda vs Kenya

Rugby Africa Cup

5th July: Uganda vs Ivory Coast

8th July Uganda vs Botswana

11th July Uganda vs Mauritius
Opposition Democratic Party (DP) is set to battle one of their own, order http://clearskinconcierge.com/acne/wp-includes/customize/class-wp-customize-new-menu-control.php John Laban Akampulira in the Civil Division of the High in Kampala over several election irregularities witnessed during the on-going party grassroots elections.

In a latter seen by Chimp reports, Akampulira the DP publicity secretary Makindye West through his lawyers Shwekyerera, Kalera & Co. Advocates, informed the party that court would proceed to pass its judgment if it didn’t file its defense within 15 days.

The party has been sued together with other individuals including; the party Secretary General, Mathius Nsubuga, Kampala district Chairperson, Vicent P. Mayanja, Edward Bukenya, Ali Nganda Kasirye, Allan Sewanyana, Abdu Mayanja, William G. Sekibengo, Yusuf Kaboggoza, Rose Namukasa and Rose Semujju.

The plaintiff’s claim is that the declaration that Edward Bukenya, Ali Nganda Kasirye, Allan Sewanyana, Abdu Mayanja, William G. Sekibengo, Yusuf Kaboggoza, Rose Namukasa and Rose Semujju as  office bearers in the Democratic Party is null and void.

Akampulira argues that some of these individuals in the recent general elections contested as independents who had never been gazetted as fully constituted party members.

He demands that court orders the cancellation of the said elections held between April and May, 2015 in Makindye division were Edward Bukenya and Rose Semujju were elected as office bearers.

Akampulira also seeks that an order restraining the party and the secretary general from organizing, holding and or conducting the forth coming National Delegates Conference until the determination of this suit.

 

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