MP Anywar Storms at Besigye’s Rally

MP Beatrice Anywar [2nd Left] attended the FDC meeting that preceded Besigye's rally in Kitgum. On the extreme right is Denis Onekalit who snatched the party flag for the Municipality in the coming elections

Uganda Bureau of Statistics has Monday released the monthly core inflation report for November , price approved showing an inflation rate of 9.1 percent compared to 8.8 percent recorded for the month of October 2015.

The report released shows that the core inflation accelerated by 0.5 percent from 0.1 percent.

Dr. Chris Mukiza, dosage Director Macroeconomics Statistics, viagra sale UBOS, said fuel, water and electricity prices increased by 7.9 percent compared to October.

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Mukiza said Masaka registered the highest inflation while Mbarara came in second with drivers being electricity, food among others.

According to the November report, food items, clothing, shoes, rent and medical charges were the inflation drivers in Kampala district.

In October 2015, Mbarara registered the highest annual inflation rate of 14.2 percent with Masaka coming in second.

October 2015 witnessed a reduction in the prices of oranges, sweet potatoes, cassava, cabbage, sweet bananas, avocado, bitter tomatoes, egg plants, carrots, fish and fresh milk.
The police force has described as a success the recently concluded Pope Francis’ visit to Uganda in which he visited different places as part of his long and first trip to the African continent.

Pope Francis visited Entebbe State House, information pills Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, more about Lubaga Cathedral among places while on his 3 days stay in Uganda before leaving for Central African Republic on Sunday.

Addressing journalists on Monday morning, nurse police spokesperson Fred Enanga described the visit as one of the largest security events the country that came close to the Common Wealth Heads of Government Meeting held in 2007, adding that both were successfully handled.

“We are happy that we recorded a 99% success as there were no incidents during the 3 day Papal visit. We only got one incident of phone thefts that were later recovered in all the places that the Pontiff went to including Entebbe Airport, State House, Munyonyo, Namugongo, Bakateyamba home in Nalukolongo and Lubaga cathedral,”Enanga said.

The police mouthpiece attributed the success to the high level of cooperation and coordination among their sister security agencies on the joint operation and intelligence committee.

Enanga further applauded the public and pilgrims who he said exhibited a great sense of   support, patience and understanding throughout the visit of the Pontiff.

“The mass at Namugongo was spectacular with an estimated 2.5 million people including those in the perimeter fence who could not gain access to the venue but they were all peaceful and calm throughout the visit. It was extraordinary to observe over the 3 days of the Pope’s humility, acts of hugging children, blessings across, handshakes and group photos by the believers but they all remained calm. It was a remarkable experience,” Enanga noted.

The police publicist called upon the public to always behave in a similar manner in cases of public functions and festivities in the country.
The Forum for Democratic Change’s controversial Kitgum woman Member of Parliament, medical Beatrice Atim Anywwar who rejected her presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye for Go Forward’s Amama Mbabazi today appeared on the former’s campaign trail in Kitgum municipality.

Anywar disowned Besigye when her preferred candidate for the FDC presidential flag bearer Gen. Mugisha Muntu lost in the presidential flag bearer primaries.

She openly joined the former Prime Minister and escorted him on the day of nominations to the Electoral Commission’s special designated precinct at Mandela National Stadium, purchase Nambole.

On Monday Anywar who had not stepped foot on any Besigye’s rally, stormed the meeting where Besigye, party president Muntu and other officials were brainstorming with the Kitgum district FDC leaders.

According to sources, Anywar was armed with a petition that she handed over to Gen. Muntu, in which she contested the manner in which she lost the party flag for the Kitgum Municipality seat in next year’s elections.

In the petition Anywar accused the district party officials for sidelining her to the extent of locking her out in the recent FDC primary elections.

Anywar abandoned the District Woman MP race for the newly created Kitgum Municipality for which she wanted to carry the flag.

According to inside sources, Mama Mabira, as she is better known wanted to be a sole candidate in the race but former Makerere university guild president, Denis Onekalit Amere also showed interest for the same position on FDC ticket.

Anywar conceived the Onekalit’s entry into the race as a plot by the party top officials to kick her out. It was one of the reasons that precipitated Anywar’s rejection of Dr. Besigye for Mbabazi.

ChimpReports recently published an exclusive story about a physical confrontation at FDC offices in Kitgum district.

Anywar and her supporters stormed the offices to protest the planned primary elections which she said were against her.

Following her decision to support Mbabazi, the FDC has since declared Onekalit as its candidate for the Kitgum municipality Member of Parliament.


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