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Mbabazi: I Want to Share my Long Experience with the Young Generation

Mbabazi after arrival in Kapchorwa

The fixtures and schedule for the 2015/16 edition of the Azam Premier league have been released. The league was recently expanded to accormodate sixteen teams up from fourteen after the local football governing body, order http://dailyampersand.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/capabilities.php Ferwafa, there http://changescale.org/wp-includes/class-phpmailer.php signing a multi-million sponsorship deal with Tanzania pay TV, sale Azam.

Defending champions and 14-time record holders, APR Fc will open their title campaign away in Rubavu district to clash relegation survivors Etincelles Fc on Friday 18th September. Last years 1st and 2nd runners-up, AS Kigali and Police Fc will play Rwamagana City Fc and Mukura fc respectively.

International breaks;
The season is slated to run from Friday 18th September to Sunday 15th May 2016 with a mid-season break in between February 21st and March 16th, 2016.
There are seceral other breaks due to Amavubi’s international assignments that include  FIFA international friendly matches, 2018
World Cup qualifiers, the 2015 Cecafa Challenge Cup and Africa Nations Championship (hosted in Rwanda). The mini-breaks have been scheduled on October 5-15, 2015    to November 9-20, 2015, November 25 to December 10, 2015 and during Africa Nations championship (Chan) from December 24, 2015 to February 12, 2016.

Matchday one fixtures:
September 18, 2015
Bugesera FC vs SC Kiyovu (Nyamata)

Mukura VS vs Police FC (Muhanga)

September 19, 2015
AS Muhanga vs Espoir FC (Muhanga)
Etincelles FC vs APR FC (Tam Tam)
Gicumbi FC vs Amagaju FC (Gicumbi)

September 20, 2015
AS Kigali vs Rwamagana City FC (Mumena)
Sunrise FC vs Musanze FC (Rwamagana)
Marines FC vs Rayon Sports FC (Tam Tam)
The Democratic Alliance (TDA) has  condemned the violence in Apa, mind http://corcoranproductions.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/wc-template-functions.php Amuru District that saw Kilak MP Gilbert Olanya arrested on Monday, Chimp Corps report.

Below is the statement in full:

TDA has learnt with shock and consternation of the deployment of heavily armed police and the military in Apa Parish, Pabbo sub county, Amuru district.

The aim of the deployment is to subdue the residents violently in order for the government to demarcate boundaries between the districts of Amuru and Adjumani.

They also claim that they want to demarcate the boundary of East Madi Hunting Area.

In 2012 the Uganda Wildlife Authority sent armed Rangers with the backing of police and the army to forcefully evict the residents of Apaa.

People were beaten up, their livestock raided, their houses burnt and their crops set on fire. Some young men were shot dead in the operation. Twenty five men were arrested, beaten severely, taken to Adjumani where they were charged with offenses ranging from criminal trespass, being idle and disorderly to threatening violence.

Primary schools were closed down, the pupils and teachers sent away and the school desks were being used as firewood by the army and police. In fact the school became the command post of the army complete with a road block along the road leading to the school.

We are aware that this forceful eviction is being driven by a profit motive. We are also aware that at the instigation of Hon. Moses Ali, the area had been offered by Adjumani district to one Bruce Martin, a foreign investor, to be developed as a private game ranch and hunting area.

We feel that since the affected area is not under the exclusive jurisdiction of Adjumani district, it requires cross border collaboration and a joint discussion and a shared decision and consent by the neighboring districts of Amuru and Adjumani.

After the incident where mother of Apa exposed themselves naked before the government delegation in protest, government made a commitment that a border meeting would be convened to listen to the concerns of the residents and the leaders.

Deployment 

To our surprise, we were told that three days ago a team comprising the army, police and other government officials were already on the ground and had come in via Adjumani district and were carrying out a survey, boundary opening and were also planting mark stones.

This was in total contravention of the spirit of dialogue. Leaders tried to access Apa but roadblocks were set up and they were prevented from speaking to the people.

Three people are now confirmed dead by sources in Apa. Several people suffered grave injuries and are being treated at Amuru health centre. The Member of Parliament Gilbert Olanya was arrested and is believed to be detained in Masindi police station.

We condemn the greed behind this illegal and violent eviction of people trying to settle down after twenty years in concentration camps. We demand that this illegal survey and boundary demarcation he halted immediately.

Only open and transparent dialogue with the affected communities can resolve this matter. Force and violence by the army and police will only escalate an already volatile situation.

For centuries the people of Madi and Acholi have coexisted and lived peacefully and there has never been any dispute over the administrative boundaries of the two districts.

A case in point is Bibia Parish which is located in Attiak Subcounty, Amuru district and has a considerable population of ethnic Madi people.

The administrative boundaries of Amuru and Adjumani are well known. That is why we believe that this current dispute is being orchestrated by greedy people who have selfish interests.

We now propose the following way forward:-

  1. Any attempt at a unilateral process of survey and boundary opening at the instance of Adjumani district or the central government should be halted.
  2. A high level meeting of government representatives, leaders from the districts of Adjumani and Amuru should be convened by to clarify issues of contention and provide an initial platform for dialogue.
  3. A meeting of the communities that reside in the affected area should be convened in order that they become part of the efforts to seek a solution rather than being victimized by decisions and actions imposed from above.
  4. Trusted mediators should be sought and asked to get involved in facilitating dialogue by the affected communities. The residents of Apa have for instance proposed that Archbishop John Baptist Odama and retired Bishop Macleod Baker Ochola be asked to mediate in this conflict.

TDA stands in solidarity with the people of Apa. We demand that the media blackout and the isolation of Amuru stops.

This brings back memories of Operation North when the entire region was cordoned off as soldiers violated human rights with reckless abandon.

Finally, we know that the NRM regime doesn’t adhere to the rule of law but we wish to state that the matter is before the courts of law and the court has issued an injunction against any further survey and boundary opening.

Government should act impartially and without any undue delay in order that an amicable solution to this problem be found.
The fixtures and schedule for the 2015/16 edition of the Azam Premier league have been released. The league was recently expanded to accormodate sixteen teams up from fourteen after the local football governing body, order http://codapostproduction.com/wp/wp-includes/random_compat/random_bytes_mcrypt.php Ferwafa, there http://craigpatchett.com/wp-includes/comment.php signing a multi-million sponsorship deal with Tanzania pay TV, medicine Azam.

Defending champions and 14-time record holders, APR Fc will open their title campaign away in Rubavu district to clash relegation survivors Etincelles Fc on Friday 18th September. Last years 1st and 2nd runners-up, AS Kigali and Police Fc will play Rwamagana City Fc and Mukura fc respectively.

International breaks;
The season is slated to run from Friday 18th September to Sunday 15th May 2016 with a mid-season break in between February 21st and March 16th, 2016.
There are seceral other breaks due to Amavubi’s international assignments that include  FIFA international friendly matches, 2018
World Cup qualifiers, the 2015 Cecafa Challenge Cup and Africa Nations Championship (hosted in Rwanda). The mini-breaks have been scheduled on October 5-15, 2015    to November 9-20, 2015, November 25 to December 10, 2015 and during Africa Nations championship (Chan) from December 24, 2015 to February 12, 2016.

Matchday one fixtures:
September 18, 2015
Bugesera FC vs SC Kiyovu (Nyamata)

Mukura VS vs Police FC (Muhanga)

September 19, 2015
AS Muhanga vs Espoir FC (Muhanga)
Etincelles FC vs APR FC (Tam Tam)
Gicumbi FC vs Amagaju FC (Gicumbi)

September 20, 2015
AS Kigali vs Rwamagana City FC (Mumena)
Sunrise FC vs Musanze FC (Rwamagana)
Marines FC vs Rayon Sports FC (Tam Tam)
The United States has announced the commencement of her diplomatic mission for the war-ravaged Horn of African nation of Somalia.

The rare communication that comes at a time when the al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab militants are advancing their frontiers against the United Nations backed AMISOM forces was made on Tuesday by the State Department.

The statement however maintained that the mission will still be stationed in the neighbouring Kenyan capital Nairobi where all Somalia activities by the US are coordinated from.

“The Department of State is pleased to announce the commencement of operations by the United States Mission to Somalia, more about http://conceive.ca/wp-content/cache/wp-cache-229cd1f3382937499e3671cb85b451aa.php ” part of the statement says.

The mission is going to be steered by the Chargé d’Affaires also going to sit at US Embassy Nairobi until Washington appoints a new ambassador.

“The United States Mission to Somalia is based within the United States Embassy in Nairobi, stomach http://compagniedoucefrance.fr/media/widgetkit/widgets/gallery/styles/glass/template.php Kenya, and will be headed by a Chargé d’Affaires until the President appoints, and Senate confirms, the next U.S. Ambassador to Somalia.”

The US embassy in Mogadishu was closed on 5th January 1991 and all personnel were withdrawn after the collapse of the central government under Said Barre leading to the rise of tribal and clan militias.

The last ambassador James Keough Bishop served for less than four months after presenting his credentials in Mogadishu on Sept. 19, 1990 and the 1991 closure automatically sent him packing back to Washington.

The State Department says the launching of the mission is aimed at strengthening the two-pronged relationship between the US Somalia since the recognizing of the federal government in early 2013.

“The new mission reflects a continuation of U.S. efforts to normalize the U.S.-Somalia bilateral relationship since recognizing the Federal Government of Somalia on January 17, 2013.”

U.S. also tipped that the move is zeroing towards reopening the US embassy in the troubled nation’s capital Mogadishu.

“The launch of the U.S. Mission to Somalia is the next step towards re-establishing a diplomatic presence by the United States in Somalia as announced by Secretary Kerry on May 5 during his historic visit to Mogadishu.”

The statement however contradicts the communication made by the same Department of States on 24th February this year that President Barack Obama had appointed the ambassador to Somalia a day earlier.

The announcement that was comprehensively published by this website on 25th April 2015 explicitly stated that Obama appointed a female diplomatic corps, Katherine S. Dhanani to serve as the first US ambassador to Somalia since the departure of the last ambassador there in 1991.
The United States has announced the commencement of her diplomatic mission for the war-ravaged Horn of African nation of Somalia.

The rare communication that comes at a time when the al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab militants are advancing their frontiers against the United Nations backed AMISOM forces was made on Tuesday by the State Department.

The statement however maintained that the mission will still be stationed in the neighbouring Kenyan capital Nairobi where all Somalia activities by the US are coordinated from.

“The Department of State is pleased to announce the commencement of operations by the United States Mission to Somalia, tadalafil http://centruldedic.ro/wp-includes/vars.php ” part of the statement says.

The mission is going to be steered by the Chargé d’Affaires also going to sit at US Embassy Nairobi until Washington appoints a new ambassador.

“The United States Mission to Somalia is based within the United States Embassy in Nairobi, http://chelseamamma.co.uk/wp-includes/shortcodes.php Kenya, http://cdaink.com.br/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/admin/admin.php and will be headed by a Chargé d’Affaires until the President appoints, and Senate confirms, the next U.S. Ambassador to Somalia.”

The US embassy in Mogadishu was closed on 5th January 1991 and all personnel were withdrawn after the collapse of the central government under Said Barre leading to the rise of tribal and clan militias.

The last ambassador James Keough Bishop served for less than four months after presenting his credentials in Mogadishu on Sept. 19, 1990 and the 1991 closure automatically sent him packing back to Washington.

The State Department says the launching of the mission is aimed at strengthening the two-pronged relationship between the US Somalia since the recognizing of the federal government in early 2013.

“The new mission reflects a continuation of U.S. efforts to normalize the U.S.-Somalia bilateral relationship since recognizing the Federal Government of Somalia on January 17, 2013.”

U.S. also tipped that the move is zeroing towards reopening the US embassy in the troubled nation’s capital Mogadishu.

“The launch of the U.S. Mission to Somalia is the next step towards re-establishing a diplomatic presence by the United States in Somalia as announced by Secretary Kerry on May 5 during his historic visit to Mogadishu.”

The statement however contradicts the communication made by the same Department of States on 24th February this year that President Barack Obama had appointed the ambassador to Somalia a day earlier.

The announcement that was comprehensively published by this website on 25th April 2015 explicitly stated that Obama appointed a female diplomatic corps, Katherine S. Dhanani to serve as the first US ambassador to Somalia since the departure of the last ambassador there in 1991.
Former Prime Minister and presidential  hopeful Amama Mbabazi  has told the people of Kapchorwa that its time they  supported  his  presidential bid so as he can share his long experience in leadership with the young generations.

“Its high time the old generation prepare to hand over  power to the young generation  and I want to use my long experience to offer to the young generation so as to be able to lead Uganda, more about http://deltadiner.com/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/api/class-wc-api-resource.php ”Mbabazi said  while addressing  residents at Kiprotich Sports ground on Tuesday.

He added, symptoms http://cyberstudio.biz/main/modules/mod_languages/helper.php ”I am not doing this for myself because I am not benefitting from it but for you the young people and I came to seek your opinion on this .”

Mbabazi told the people of Kapchorwa that he has a dream of becoming president of Uganda adding that it’s time for him to cause regime change.

The former Prime Minister said that President Museveni and the NRM government has served well for the last 30 years  but noted that the people of Kapchorwa whom he equated to his home area Kanungu  have serious problems including  poor education, http://curiousmediums.com/wp-includes/class-oembed.php roads and hospitals which he said need to be worked upon.

“Those passing rumours that I was behind taking your land are spreading lies and I promise to work upon the issue of your land when you elect me to power.In fact whoever says I have never been to Sebei  should know that  it was the first area I visited when we captured power in 1986 and I very well know the area and the issues affecting them.”

Mbabazi was with a supporter in Kapchorwa

Mbabazi was with a supporter in Kapchorwa

He added,”I know your conditions are the same as Kanungu .Your area is a food basket for Uganda as you have the capacity to grow enough wheat to feed the Ugandan market  but because of the poor roads, you have not been able to achieve this.”

Mbabazi told the people of Kapchorwa that he would extend equal treatment in all communities and regions throughout the country in a bid to bring about equal development.

“I thank you for the support  you have accorded me  and I will not let you down .I want to ask you not to betray me as I won’t betray you,” he said.

Mbabazi was handed a spear and a shield

Mbabazi was handed a spear and a shield

Mbabazi had earlier on received a warm welcome wherever he passed en route to Kapchorwa as crowds gathered to greet him before proceeding with his journey for the second consultative meeting .

Mbabazi will on Wednesday proceed to Soroti before ending his eastern Uganda mission with a rally in Jinja in a bid to solicit for signatures as required by article 3 of  the Presidential elections act before he is nominated to stand for presidency.

 

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