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Family, Friends Eulogize ‘Selfless’ Tycoon Baguma

Core activities at the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) are likely to suffer if government does not provide for funding in the 2016/17 budget.

Appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to present the proposals for 2016/2017 budget, decease http://concernedafricascholars.org/wp-content/plugins/gravityforms/common.php the Secretary to the Commission, Mr Gordon Mwesigye said that 30 percent of their budget is funded by donors but this is going to stop.

“Donor financing is important for running of tribunals and civic education. However, these donors have informed us that come July 2017, this support will stop,” he said.

Mwesigye urged the government to plan accordingly and provide for this funding so that these two core areas are not paralyzed.

“These two areas have to be financed and therefore government has to step in and provide for the 30 percent”, he pleaded.

He also revealed that there is need for more presence around the country in order to have the Commission services availed to all the people both in urban and rural areas.

“We currently have only 10 regional offices in urban areas. We need to have an office for every three districts in order to be felt”, Mwesigye added.

The Uganda Human Rights Commission investigates and resolves human rights complaints through its tribunal, visits jails and prisons and other places of detention to assess the conditions of inmates.

The Commission also monitors government’s compliance with international treaties and conventions on human rights.
Core activities at the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) are likely to suffer if government does not provide for funding in the 2016/17 budget.

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“Donor financing is important for running of tribunals and civic education. However, http://crewftlbr.org/wp-admin/includes/class-bulk-upgrader-skin.php these donors have informed us that come July 2017, this support will stop,” he said.

Mwesigye urged the government to plan accordingly and provide for this funding so that these two core areas are not paralyzed.

“These two areas have to be financed and therefore government has to step in and provide for the 30 percent”, he pleaded.

He also revealed that there is need for more presence around the country in order to have the Commission services availed to all the people both in urban and rural areas.

“We currently have only 10 regional offices in urban areas. We need to have an office for every three districts in order to be felt”, Mwesigye added.

The Uganda Human Rights Commission investigates and resolves human rights complaints through its tribunal, visits jails and prisons and other places of detention to assess the conditions of inmates.

The Commission also monitors government’s compliance with international treaties and conventions on human rights.
Hundreds of mourners yesterday converged at Our Lady of Africa Church in Mbuya at the requiem mass for the fallen tycoon Crescent Baguma who was killed in a motor accident last week.

One by one, tadalafil http://chipinhead.com/wp-includes/class-wp-metadata-lazyloader.php the speakers eulogized the deceased as a down to earth person who helped many Ugandans to achieve a decent life.

The King of Tooro Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru described the late as one of the few patriotic people
that have ever existed in his Kingdom and the country as a whole.

Some of Baguma's children at the requiem

Some of Baguma’s children at the requiem

In his message, information pills Oyo comforted the grieved family and advised them to give their life to God in the trying moment.

“We were saddened by the news of the death of Amooti Baguma, which I received on Friday morning. Tooro and Uganda have lost an irreplaceable son,” he said.

Oyo added that the late will be greatly remembered in the history of the Kingdom for his acts like offering his home to the former Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi when he visited the Kingdom in July 2001.

At the requiem mass, Dorothy Baguma the widow described her late husband as the respectful and loving man who consulted her before starting up any project.

Baguma's mother Teresa Akiiki [C]

Baguma’s mother Teresa Akiiki [C]

“Before my husband left to that journey where he died; before leaving the home he hugged and asked me to forgive him if I felt he wronged me,” she said.

Maj Gen Robert Rusoke, the Ugandan Ambassador to South Sudan and a family member amused mourners, revealing that the deceased offered five of his excavators to go and help the AMISOM troops in Somalia and provided another excavator to the government  to rescue people in the Bududa landslides.

The widow Dorothy Baguma

The widow Dorothy Baguma

“We need to have people like Baguma in our country because it is not easy to find such a selfless yet successful businessman.”

Baguma who perished in an accident on Kampala fort Portal road last week was born in 1960 in the family of 7 children of Mr Simon Araali and Akiiki Teresa.

He has been surviving by six children and three grandchildren.


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