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Kabale: Residents Reject New Districts

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African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, sale http://codefor.asia/wp-includes/user.php Akinwumi Adesina has moved forward to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) officially endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly.

“The SDGs must work – and they must work for Africa, adiposity http://clevelandheartlab.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/module-info.php ” he said in a joint statement with other heads of Multilateral Development Banks.

The new goals are an international agenda for multilateral development banks (MDBs) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to end poverty, boost prosperity and protect the environment.

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According to the AfDB, Adesina has held a series of meetings and laid the groundwork to help deliver on those goals.

He met with the heads of major foundations including Bill Gates of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation.

The core areas discussed were agriculture, youth unemployment and energy.

The Bank revealed that he talked about agro-industrialization as the wave of the future for the 54-nation continent and said it is a move that will quickly diversify economies, reduce the food import bill for countries and improve export earnings.

“It will have a direct impact on employment too,” Adesina noted.

“It makes no sense today that Africa is exporting raw cocoa beans. We should be exporting cocoa products,” he said adding that by exporting raw materials, one is exporting jobs.
The Makindye General Court Martial has freed Lt Stephen Nkundizanye, visit http://celiac-disease.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/sync/class.jetpack-sync-module-updates.php who was serving an 8 month jail term having been convicted with conduct prejudicial to good order by the Kabamba Barracks Unit Disciplinary Committee (UDC) in June.

The Court Martial Chaired by Gen Levi Karuhanga ruled that the disciplinary committee violated Regulation 13 of the UPDF Rules of procedure which provides the accused a right to object to any court member basing on his reasons.

Lt Nkundizanye on June 10th 2015 was sentenced to eight months in prison by Barracks Disciplinary Committee (UDC) on facts that in the previous month, thumb http://cuveeboutiquespa.com/site/wp-includes/requests/exception.php during a military training named “Basin Route” he broke away from the rest of the trainees, http://clipvoice.it/administrator/components/com_banners/controllers/client.php contrary to the exercise rules.

On appeal, the General Court Martial ruled in his favor, upholding his claims that he was not accorded a fair trial.

Nkundizanye rejected the trail saying that he never expected justice from the committee, having appeared before it some time back.

Chairman Karuhanga quashed the Committee’s sentence and freed the Lutenant.

Meanwhile the same Court Martial released another UPDF Officer Major Livingstone Matovu, who was sentenced to two years imprisonment and dismissed from the army after being convicted of theft and procuring execution documents by false pretense when he was still part of the AMISOM troops in Somalia.

Matovu appealed to the Court Martial opposing the sentence on several grounds which court examined and decided to free him.

Matovu stated that the AMISOM Battle Group xv disciplinary committee sitting in Somalia denied him his constitutional right of fair representation when it failed to grant him ample time to get a lawyer from Uganda to represent him in court.

He also noted that the trial court refused to replace one of its members, Warrant Officer Kataibu Ayubu who had participated in his arrest and had some of the exhibits at his home.

He was also not contented with the two years imprisonment and dismissal from the army despite of the
mitigation he made to court.

In his ruling, the Court Martial chairman Maj .Gen Levi Karuhanga noted that the trial court erred in law when it denied the accused the right to a fair representation and thus quashing the conviction resulting to nullification of all sentences.

“We accordingly disregard the trial court prosecution sentence aggravating factors but still find the two year sentence was under circumstances appropriate,” added Karuhanga
African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, http://ccresourcecenter.org/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/_inc/genericons.php Akinwumi Adesina has moved forward to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) officially endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly.

“The SDGs must work – and they must work for Africa, visit this site http://cs4all.nyc/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-site-icon.php ” he said in a joint statement with other heads of Multilateral Development Banks.

The new goals are an international agenda for multilateral development banks (MDBs) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to end poverty, http://cityhoodfordc.org/components/com_jomcomment/profiler.jomcomment.php boost prosperity and protect the environment.

According to the AfDB, Adesina has held a series of meetings and laid the groundwork to help deliver on those goals.

He met with the heads of major foundations including Bill Gates of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation.

The core areas discussed were agriculture, youth unemployment and energy.

The Bank revealed that he talked about agro-industrialization as the wave of the future for the 54-nation continent and said it is a move that will quickly diversify economies, reduce the food import bill for countries and improve export earnings.

“It will have a direct impact on employment too,” Adesina noted.

“It makes no sense today that Africa is exporting raw cocoa beans. We should be exporting cocoa products,” he said adding that by exporting raw materials, one is exporting jobs.
Local leaders in Rukiga County in Kabale district have stood up against government’s decision to elevate their county to district status.

The leaders said they were not consulted before this decision was made and that all that the locals need in the area is not a district but better social services.

Rukiga and Rubanda counties were among those that Parliament approved to be turned into districts in the first [July 2015] and second [July 2017] phases respectively.

But in a meeting held at Kitanga community hall on Tuesday, this http://covintec.cl/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/contact-form.php the leaders vehemently rejected this move.

In the meeting that was attended  by LC3 chairpersons and speakers from the four sub counties of Rwamucucu, viagra sale http://colegaac.org/wp-admin/includes/list-table.php Kashambya, Bukinda, Kamwezi and Muhanga town council, it was resolved that creation of districts was to benefit a few civil servants at the expense of the rest of the population.

Abraham Akampurira, the Bukinda sub county speaker stressed that locals didn’t want to bear another burden of facilitating the civil servants and politicians in the new offices, without real assurance that service delivery would be bettered.

He said further that in previous consultations, it was deduced that the new districts were being imposed on the locals as that no consultation was made by government.

Rev.Fr. Gaetano Batanyenda, the Kitanga parish priest in Kabale diocese stated in the meeting that government should have looked at diverting these monies in other important projects such as building of new technical schools in each sub country.

He noted that the Shs 1.4 trillion which government is borrowing to facilitate new districts would all go to waste and an added burden to the tax payer.

Some of the new proposed districts to be rolled out in phases include; Namisindwa from Manafwa, Pakwach from Nebbi, Butebo from Pallisa, Rukiga from Kabale, Kyotera from Rakai, and Bunyangabu from Kabarole.

The others are Kagadi and Kakumiro which will be curved out of Kibaale, Omoro from Guru, and Rubanda from Kabale district, Nabilatuk from Nakapiripirit, Bugweri from Iganga, Kasanda from Mubende, Kwania from Apac, Kapelebyong from Amuria, and Kikuube from Hoima.

The last phase of districts which will become effective on July 1, 2019 includes Obongi from Moyo, Kazo from Kiruhura, Rwampara from Mbarara, Kitagwenda from Kamwenge, Madi-Okollo from Arua, and Karenga from Kaboong.

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