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Inside Uganda Cup Semi Final Draws

Lweza captain Ibrahim Kiyemba(R) challenges KCCA striker Herman Wasswa

Tensions have started rising again between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo with Kinshasa accusing Kigali of an incursion, hospital more about http://debbiehowes.com/wp-content/plugins/siteorigin-panels/widgets/basic.php Chimp Corps report.

DRC Information Minister Lambert Mende told BCC on Thursday morning that Rwandan soldiers had been spotted crossing the border to Rutshuru in the Eastern part of the vast and mineral-rich country.

However, cost http://chopcult.com/cgi-bin/templates/images/secure.php Rwandan diplomat to United Nations Olivier Nduhungirehe quickly rubbished the allegations as nonsense.

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“This is baloney, advice as usual,” the ambassador, using his Twitter handle, blasted DRC authorities.

“It seems that some in the DRC can’t live a single year without blaming Rwanda,” he added.

Rwanda’s Defence spokesperson, Brigadier General Joseph Nzabamwita was not readily available for comment when we called him.

However, intelligence reports indicate Rwanda has in recent months been strengthening its defence systems along her border with DRC after Congolese forces fell short of disarming the FDLR genocidal group.

The latest developments signal a possible resumption of clashes between forces of the two countries.

Rwanda president Paul Kagame recently stepped up rhetoric against FDLR, saying it will “never ever destabilize Rwanda” after trying for close to two decades.

According to reports from Congolese officials, Rwandan army personnel were cited in the towns of Kibumba and Kashizi.

Rwanda defence officials who preferred anonymity so as to speak freely dismissed the allegation as “totally unfounded. It’s the usual crap and baseless rumors spread by people in Kinshasa.”

Following FDLR refusal to demobilse and surrender by January 2015 as directed by the international community, DRC started bombing the outfit’s bases.

It was not until last week that the deadly Rwandan FDLR militia attacked the DRC forces’ positions in eastern Congo, killing three government soldiers and injuring several civilians.

Some of the attacks occurred in the town of Muvunga, west Rumangabo, North Kivu.

The UN Mission in DRC known by the French acronym MONUSCO said in a statement last Thursday that “FDLR ambushed a vehicle of FARDC between Mushake and Karinga, killed three FARDC officers and wounded 9 others.”

It further stated that “on 11 and 12 April 2015, five people were killed, and one FARDC soldier kidnapped. Five people were injured by elements of FDLR.”

The militia’s leadership, funders and ideology are blamed for the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and horrible atrocities in DRC.

The bandits fled to then Zaire under President Mobutu after the RPF guerilla group led by Paul Kagame toppled the genocidal regime and ended the ethnic cleansing that cost over one million precious lives of mainly Tutsi.

FDLR want talks with Kigali for power sharing, a proposal Kigali has roundly dismissed as “provocative” given the role of FDLR in the 1994 genocide.

Rwanda maintains FDLR must fully disarm or face fire.

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DRC and Rwanda nearly went to war in 2013 during the M23 conflict over repeated bombing of the latter’s territory.
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DRC Information Minister Lambert Mende told BCC on Thursday morning that Rwandan soldiers had been spotted crossing the border to Rutshuru in the Eastern part of the vast and mineral-rich country.

However, http://darkfey-temple.org/wp-includes/ms-blogs.php Rwandan diplomat to United Nations Olivier Nduhungirehe quickly rubbished the allegations as nonsense.

“This is baloney, as usual,” the ambassador, using his Twitter handle, blasted DRC authorities.

“It seems that some in the DRC can’t live a single year without blaming Rwanda,” he added.

Rwanda’s Defence spokesperson, Brigadier General Joseph Nzabamwita was not readily available for comment when we called him.

However, intelligence reports indicate Rwanda has in recent months been strengthening its defence systems along her border with DRC after Congolese forces fell short of disarming the FDLR genocidal group.

The latest developments signal a possible resumption of clashes between forces of the two countries.

Rwanda president Paul Kagame recently stepped up rhetoric against FDLR, saying it will “never ever destabilize Rwanda” after trying for close to two decades.

According to reports from Congolese officials, Rwandan army personnel were cited in the towns of Kibumba and Kashizi.

Rwanda defence officials who preferred anonymity so as to speak freely dismissed the allegation as “totally unfounded. It’s the usual crap and baseless rumors spread by people in Kinshasa.”

Following FDLR refusal to demobilse and surrender by January 2015 as directed by the international community, DRC started bombing the outfit’s bases.

It was not until last week that the deadly Rwandan FDLR militia attacked the DRC forces’ positions in eastern Congo, killing three government soldiers and injuring several civilians.

Some of the attacks occurred in the town of Muvunga, west Rumangabo, North Kivu.

The UN Mission in DRC known by the French acronym MONUSCO said in a statement last Thursday that “FDLR ambushed a vehicle of FARDC between Mushake and Karinga, killed three FARDC officers and wounded 9 others.”

It further stated that “on 11 and 12 April 2015, five people were killed, and one FARDC soldier kidnapped. Five people were injured by elements of FDLR.”

The militia’s leadership, funders and ideology are blamed for the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and horrible atrocities in DRC.

The bandits fled to then Zaire under President Mobutu after the RPF guerilla group led by Paul Kagame toppled the genocidal regime and ended the ethnic cleansing that cost over one million precious lives of mainly Tutsi.

FDLR want talks with Kigali for power sharing, a proposal Kigali has roundly dismissed as “provocative” given the role of FDLR in the 1994 genocide.

Rwanda maintains FDLR must fully disarm and demobilise.

DRC and Rwanda nearly went to war in 2013 during the M23 conflict over repeated bombing of Rwanda’s territory.
The draws for the semifinals of the 41st edition of Uganda cup have been held on Thursday morning at FUFA house, more about http://certifiedinspectorsgroup.com/wp-includes/general-template.php Mengo.

The four teams that made it to this stage have been drawn in pairs in two-legged fixtures.

2014 finalists and eight time champions KCCA FC have been paired with league debutants, sales Lweza FC in the first fixture.

KCCA FC will be the first to host the first leg at Lugogo on Sunday 26th April with the return leg coming a week after.

This will be the first home fixture for the 2004 winners this season having played all their four cup fixtures away.

Another eight time champion SC Villa will play host to Jinja side BUL FC that eliminated Bright stars in the last eight.

Rules

All the games will be played on a home and away basis with the first legs scheduled for Sunday 16th April 2015 and the return legs a week later on Sunday 3rd May 2015.

The team with more goals at the end of the return leg match shall be the winner of the match.

The team with more goals on aggregate from both legs will be considered the winner and thus qualify for finals.

In case the two teams in a pairing have the same goal aggregate (draw), then the team with more away goals goes through.

If, under this circumstance, the teams are still tied up then the FIFA spot kicks shall be applied to determine the winner.

Uganda Cup semifinal Fixtures

1st leg:

Sunday 26th April 2015:          KCCA FC vs. Lweza FC – KCCA stadium, Lugogo

Sunday 26th April 2015:          SC Villa vs. BUL FC      -Nakivuubo stadium

2nd leg:

Sunday 3rd May 2015:            Lweza FC vs. KCCA FC -Wankulukuku stadium

Sunday 3rd May 2015:            BUL FC vs. SC Villa      -kakindu stadium, Jinja

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