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Gen Karake Granted Bail, To Stay in UK

Gen Karake and his British lawyer Cherie Blair (Holding Blue File ), and his legal team , arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London

The incumbent Democratic Party (DP) president, patient http://clicknbuy.tk/wp-includes/feed.php Norbert Mao has today picked nomination forms to run for the party presidency during the forthcoming Delegates Conference slated for July 23 to 26 at Katomi Resort in Garuga.

Mao will be battling the Buikwe South Member of Parliament, clinic Dr. Lulume Bayiga who has also picked nominations through his agent, Paul Luyombya.

East African Member of Parliament, Fred Mukasa Mbidde is eying the National Vice President slot and hs nomination form was picked by Dr. Gerald Ssiranda.

Mao, however, about a month ago said he had taken a decision to relinquish his childhood dream of leading Uganda, if it is at the expense of national peace.

He made remarks in May while delivering his key note address at a three day National Reconciliation Conference held at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

“My purpose in life is much higher than just going to sit in State House,” he told the conference. “There are two important days in one’s life; the day you were born and the day you discover the purpose for which you were born,” added Mao who at that time was recuperating from a serious ailment.

The Democratic Party announced this week that he had fully recovered and that he would be resuming office in a couple of weeks’ time.

Meanwhile, Dr. Gerald Siranda a NEC member from Bukedi region and UYD President also expressed interest to stand for the Vice Secretary General and picked forms today.

The exercise of picking forms was successfully conducted by the party administrator, Peter Ssempijja at the party headquarters in Kampala, who has assured members that the party is secure.

“The attack that happened on Tuesday was just an ambush by hooligans and I want to take this opportunity to assure all members that the headquarters are secure and we are hoping that the exercise will run smoothly with no chaos,” Ssempijja noted.

He rubbished allegations that the party is under police deployment adding that the party’s security team is in place and will do a smooth and effective work.

According to the set party road map, the picking of nomination forms exercise is expected to end tomorrow 26th July.
The incumbent Democratic Party (DP) president, more about http://contraboli.ro/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-list-invites-endpoint.php Norbert Mao has today picked nomination forms to run for the party presidency during the forthcoming Delegates Conference slated for July 23 to 26 at Katomi Resort in Garuga.

Mao will be battling the Buikwe South Member of Parliament, order Dr. Lulume Bayega who has also picked nominations through his agent, Paul Luyombya.

East African Member of Parliament, Fred Mukasa Mbidde is eying the National Vice President slot and hs nomination form was picked by Dr. Gerald Ssiranda.

Norbert Mao however, about a month ago said he had taken a decision to relinquish his child hood dream of leading Uganda, if it is at the expense of national peace.

He made remarks in May while delivering his key note address at a three day National Reconciliation Conference held at Speke Resort Munyonyo.

“My purpose in life is much higher than just going to sit in State House,” he told the conference. “There are two important days in one’s life; the day you were born and the day you discover the purpose for which you were born,” added Mao who at that time was recuperating from a serious ailment.

The Democratic Party announced this week that he had fully recovered and that he would be resuming office in a couple of weeks’ time.

Meanwhile, Dr. Gerald Siranda a NEC member from Bukedi region and UYD President also expressed interest to stand for the Vice Secretary General and picked forms today.

The exercise of picking forms was successfully conducted by the party administrator, Peter Ssempijja at the party headquarters in Kampala, who has assured members that the party is secure.

“The attack that happened on Tuesday was just an ambush by hooligans and I want to take this opportunity to assure all members that the headquarters are secure and we are hoping that the exercise will run smoothly with no chaos,” Ssempijja noted.

He rubbished allegations that the party is under police deployment adding that the party’s security team is in place and will do a smooth and effective work.

According to the set party road map, the picking of nomination forms exercise is expected to end tomorrow 26th July.
Rwanda Intelligence Chief Karenzi Karake has been given bail by a United Kingdom court but under very harsh conditions.

Karake, information pills http://davepallone.com/wp-admin/includes/screen.php who was arrested last Saturday after an official duty in London, hospital was told to stay at the residence of the Rwanda High Commissioner in UK.

He was also told to pay one million pounds for surety and report to police on a daily basis.

Chimpreports understands that the Rwanda High Commission wrote to the court undertaking to pay the 1 million pounds as surety.

Karenzi Karake’s case commenced Thursday after President Paul Kagame slammed his arrest on a Spanish-issued warrant as “absolute arrogance and contempt”.

The hearing sought to determine whether Karake, who is known as “KK”, should remain in custody and set a date for extradition hearings to begin.

Karake was represented by lawyer Mark Summers who denied claims that he is a rogue general, saying the army officer is “highly respected” member of the armed forces.

Summers said the Spanish prosecution seeks to criminalize the entire RPF leadership. The defense lawyer further said the prosecution was spearheaded by forces linked to the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

A Spanish lawyer Aaron Watkins however argued that it would be a big risk for Karake to leave the country.

On his part, Karenzi promised to honour the conditions of the Westminster Court.

Cherie Blair, the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is involved in charity initiatives in Rwanda, was also present.

Yesterday, a judge at Spain’s National Court “made a formal request” for Britain to hand over the suspect, a judicial source said.

Scores of Rwandans gathered outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London to denounce the arrest.

They carried placards which criticized the Spanish regime for siding with genocidaires and harassing liberators who stopped the genocide.

“We want them to free KK. His detention is unfair, he actually stopped the genocide,” said Mutesi, a 24-year-old Rwandan woman taking part.

“I don’t think that he is guilty at all. This is a political case,” she said, as demonstrators carried placards reading: “Stop Humiliating Africa” and “UK, USA, Stand against Spanish Indictments”.

Earlier the Rwandan government has condemned the detention of Karake, who has been head of the intelligence service since 2011, branding it an “outrage”.

Hundreds of protesters marched on the British embassy in the Rwandan capital Kigali on Wednesday demanding Karake’s release.

Describing Karake as a “freedom fighter” Kagame accused European countries of racism and seeking to humiliate Rwanda — and other Africans — in order to veil their own complicity in the 1994 genocide.

“They want to mask their responsibility by saying it’s not us, it is savages of Africa who killed each other,” he said.

Kagame questioned the right of Britain to act on the Spanish indictment, which accuses Karake of mass ethnic killings of Hutus in the wake of the 1994 genocide.

“What right does this country have to arrest him in this manner? None of them have any basis other than absolute arrogance,” he said.

European Arrest Warrants are valid throughout the European Union, requiring member states to arrest and extradite suspects to the issuing country.

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