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Grenade Blasts as Ban Ki-moon Arrives in Burundi

The UPL Match Day 16 is here today Tuesday with football fans from Bugembe suburbs in Jinja eagerly waiting to support their team in the second leg.

The fans will be ushered into the second leg with a crunch tie between their beloved home side Sadolin Paints FC and Soana FC on Tuesday.

Sadolin coach Msafiri Swamadu says his team is in high spirits, unhealthy http://conduco.dk/wp-admin/includes/media.php putting the fact that a win over their day’s opponents will guarantee a move up the log since both teams accumulated have 21 points.

However Soana stands on 8th place due to their superior goal difference.

“We have to win this game to be on the safe side because we are tied on points and are certain that three more points will push us far, discount http://dan-caragea.ro/wp-content/plugins/content-views-query-and-display-post-page/includes/defines.php ” coach Msafiri told ChimpSport.

“Our target this round is to pick up at least 25-30 points and finish in the top eight. We don’t want to be under pressure at the end. The title is a hard call for now but still we can keep checking the top teams.”

Sadolin managed to pick a point from Kavumba Recreational Centre when the two sides last met in December following a barren draw.

They have met thrice in general with each team taking turns to win their home games during the last season campaign.

The last time Soana visited Bugembe, viagra http://ciencialili.org/components/com_users/router.php they were hammered 4-1 with goals coming from Fred Segujja, Semwogerere and Norman Ogik’s brace.

The centre of attraction will be former Sadolin keeper Didi Mihammad who conceded four goals the last time he returned to his hometown in Jinja.

Former Bul striker Crespo Asiku is also expected to disturb Sadolin defence who have conceded cheap goals from set pieces.

The painters will miss their inspirational captain Peter Katumba who is still searching for fitness but will look for Allan Oryek to steer the team upfront.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived Monday in Bujumbura, viagra 60mg http://cirnow.com.au/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/3rd-party/woocommerce-services.php capital of Burundi, http://cinemalogue.com/wp-admin/includes/noop.php amid grenade blasts, Chimp Corps report.

The grenade explosions rocked Kamenge, North of Bujumbura, compelling security forces to block key roads in the city and tightening security.

There was heavy shooting in Misaga area in the South of the city, underscoring the security challenges the country is grappling with.

Ban is in the strife-torn country for an official visit during which he is expected to meet President Pierre Nkurunziza and other actors in support of ongoing UN efforts at resolving Burundi’s political crisis.

After a stop in Nairobi, Kenya, Mr, Ban was greeted on arrival in Bujumbura by the First Vice-President, Gaston Sindimwo, the Foreign Minister, Alain Nyamitwe, and other Government officials, as well as his Special Envoy to Burundi, Jamal Benomar, and by the Coordinator UN resident Paolo Lembo, said the UN office in Bujumbura.

In Kenya, the Secretary-General was briefed by the Director-General of the UN Office in Nairobi (UNON), Sahle-Work Zewde, and Kenya’s Minister for Education, Fred Matiangi.

Burundi was thrown into crisis this past April when President Nkurunziza decided to run for a controversial third term that he went on to win in July.

To date, it has been reported that more than 400 people have been killed, more than 240,000 have fled the nation, and thousands more have been arrested and possibly subjected to human rights violations.

Nkurunziza has since been accused of committing atrocities in different parts of the country.

A rebel movement is said to be operating in the country with the aim of toppling Nkurunziza.

The UN chief is then expected to leave Burundi on Tuesday for the Democratic Republic of Congo on the second leg of an Africa tour.

He is expected to be in Goma to visit people impacted by the insecurity and humanitarian crisis in the region, including those living in camps for internally displaced people, according to a statement on his schedule.

The next day, the Secretary-General will be in Kinshasa, where he will preside at the opening session of the Great Lakes Private Sector Investment Conference.

He is also expected to meet with the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila, as well as several Government officials and political and civil society representatives.

On Thursday, 25 February, the Secretary-General will head to Juba, South Sudan, where he is expected to meet with President Salva Kiir as well as visit a protection of civilians’ site that is run by the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).


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