Maroons Hopeful of a Better Second Leg

Government is setting up a team to verify and resettle families which were displaced from land around Kyangwali Refugee Settlement Camp, adiposity there Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has announced.

The Prime Minister who was meeting displaced families in Bukinda section, cheap approved in Kyangwali, Hoima District late last week, said it was unacceptable for Ugandans to be homeless, and promised immediate government remedy to solve the problem that has persisted for a long time.

“We would like to assure all those who were evicted, that they will be resettled in accordance with the law, following the verification exercise by the team Government is putting in place,” Dr Rugunda said while addressing hundreds of displaced families.

He said that the verification team will comprise of representatives from Bonyoro- Kitara Kingdom, Local Government, and relevant Central Government officials.

Dr Rugunda’s trip to Kyangwali followed a petition to President Yoweri Museveni by sections of displaced families.

“President Yoweri Museveni does not want any Ugandan to be mistreated in any way. He wants every Ugandan to live in peace in his country. The President does not want any Ugandan to be a refugee in his own country,” the Prime Minister added.

The internal displacement problem in Kyangwali stems from a dispute over the boundaries separating Kyangwali Refugee Settlement and land available for communities surrounding it.

Families reportedly bought land adjacent to the Refugee Settlement, only to be told later that the land they bought lay in the Refugee Settlement.

Subsequently, they were ordered to vacate the said land, a move they have continued to resist.

The land in question was given to Government for settlement of refugees and the surrounding population by Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom.

Prime Minister Rugunda thanked Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom for generously giving land to settle refugees and local people.

The Prime Minister was accompanied on the trip by representatives from Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, area Members of Parliament, Hoima District leadership, the Permanent Secretary Office of the Prime Minister, Christine Guwatudde Kintu, and other government officials.
FDC President Rtd Maj Gen Mugisha Muntu’s luxurious Toyota Tundra brand car has been damaged in an accident, order  officials said Sunday night.

The incident occurred in Luwero on Sunday as the heavy truck was being towed.

Muntu, thumb who served as army commander for nine years before joining the opposition, more about possesses two cars – the Tundra and Premio.

The Tundra vehicle which he normally uses for countrywide mobilisation activities will most likely be kept in the garage for some time.

Earlier, reports indicated that Muntu had died in the accident.

However, ChimpReports understands that Muntu was not in the ill-fated vehicle when it was knocked.

The FDC presidential flag-bearer, Dr Kizza Besigye was in Luwero on Sunday to rally support in the NRA/M stronghold.


The Tundra packs a punch with a tuned dual exhaust that gives the 5.7-liter V8 a ferocious bark.

With a TRD-tuned suspension, the car has tuned front springs and remote-reservoir TRD Pro Bilstein front and rear shocks to help the driver tame the tough trails.

Muntu's car was damaged in an accident

Muntu’s car was damaged in an accident

It also boasts an interior that inspires with finely stitched seats, a driver-focused center stack and crisp gauges.

The monster has a 4WD traction control system that uses the 4-channel ABS system to control power flow to the front and rear wheels, all without cutting throttle input, to help make traction no matter where the driver may be.
By the close of first leg in the Uganda premier league, store Prisons side Maroons fc ended in the bottom of the pack with only nine points from a single win and six draws in all 15 games but current head coach Paddy Kintu believes his team can avoid relegation and even finish in the top ten.

“It’s really in a tough situation we are in that after climbing into the league as best team, we are now in the bottom fighting for survival,” coach Kintu told Chimp Sports after his team cruised over Lira united in the Uganda cup round of 64 away.

“The team is undergoing slight adjustments in system because we want to rectify our mistakes. There are five additions that have been made to help with our plans for the second leg and i trust it will work out well,” he added.

Among the five new faces in the team include Eddy Muyingo(from Baza), JohnstoneKamoga (from Kakapich S.A), Ibrahim Kongo, Peter Otai (from SCVU), Ronald Mugabi (promoted from academy) and Eddy Kampampa from Kira young.

Coach Tumwebaze puzzle.

Club CEO Mr. Innocent Oguda also confirmed, “Coach AsaphTumwebaze is still part of the team and is expected to report back in the beginning of second leg.”

Oguda also confirmed that ShabaanOmala, Godfrey Kayemba and Herbert Muyomba have been released from the team. “We brought in the five players to cover the gap left after releasing the three players. We wish them well in future. Apart from that our dependable midfielder Ronald Orombi will be out till next season after he broke his leg during training after Vipers game.”

Uganda cup duty.

Maroons edged out Lira united 4-1 in penalties after an entertaining two all draw. They travel to Soroti sports ground on Valentinesday to play Amuria Crane city in the round of 32.


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