Election 2016

Muhwezi, Banyenzaki Trounced, Bitangaro Bounces Back

Muhwezi and his wife addressing a press conference in Rukungiri recently

As the Kenya Premier League enters the second week, visit this sale http://civilianpeaceservice.ca/wp-includes/template.php two Ugandan Nationals; Musa Mudde and goalkeeper Ali Kimera have been suspended for picking red cards in the opening games.

The former Proline fc keeper Ali Kimera was sent off in his team Ushuru FC 3-1 loss to Sofapaka. The custodian got the matching orders for a head-butt on Jackson Oketch. Ex-Bright stars midfielder, Gerald Bagoole feautered for the Batoto wa Mungu side.

Mombasa-based Bandari FC will miss services of Midfield kingpin Musa Mudde. The former Cranes maestro was expelled on Wednesday after he was adjudged to have elbowed fellow compatriot and City Stars’ striker Jimmy Bageya. The striker scored and assisted a goal in the 2-2 draw.

Matchday 2 fixtures
Paul Nkata’s Tusker FC will be up in arms against army side Ulinzi Stars in Machakos on Saturday in a televised match. Dan Sserunkuma is expected to make a full debut for Bandari as they host Kakamega Homeboys at Mbaraki on Sunday.

Defending champions Gormahia FC will be searching for their first win this season against newcomers Posta Rangers FC.

Saturday 20 February
Ushuru FC vs Thika United -Nyayo stadium

Tusker vs. Ulinzi Stars – Machakos

Muhoroni Youth vs. Sofapaka -Muhoroni

Bandari FC vs. KaKamega Homeboyz -Mbaraki

Sunday 21 February
Mathare United vs. Chemelil Sugar -Nyayo (2pm)

Gor Mahia vs. Posta Rangers -Nyayo(4pm)

Western Stima vs. City Stars – Kisumu Moi Stadium

SonySugar vs. AFC Leopards -Awendo

At least two ministers and three incumbent Members of Parliament from Kigezi region have been trounced in the just concluded general elections.

Information Minister Rtd Major General Jim Muhwezi Katugugu lost Rujumbura County seat in Rukungiri district to Fred Turyamuhweza of the Forum of Democratic Change.

Turyamuhweza polled 16, site http://daiviet.us/wp-includes/ms-settings.php 859 votes against the Muhwezi’s 14, cost http://couragelion.org/wp-admin/includes/screen.php 587 votes while Julius Muhurizi trailed with 2,758 votes.

At a press conference on Saturday, Muhwezi conceded defeat but cited several irregularities in the election.

He promised to continue serving the NRM and wished his rival the best in Parliament.

Economic Monitoring Minister Henry Banyenzaki was defeated by Eng Denis Sabiti of NRM.

Banyenzaki polled 18,775 while Eng Sabiiti was far ahead with 24,106 votes.

Joseph Ruhangariyo of FDC got 380 votes while Isa Muhumuza of the Democratic Party managed 134 votes with Biho Twesigye trailing with 124 votes.

Kabale Woman MP Rita Rona Ninsiima was trailing Catherine Atwakire Ndamira.

Jack Sabiti lost Rukiga County MP seat to Herbert Kabafunzaki of the NRM.

Kabafunzaki polled 21,510 votes while Sabiiti managed only 14,986 votes.

However, several incumbent members of Parliament managed to retain their seat.

They include Wilfred Niwagaba kept a tight grip on Ndorwa County East with 19,009 votes after defeating NRM’s Grace Bekunda who obtained only 13,731.

Andrew Baryayanga Aja retained Kabale Municipality seat after defeating Dr Francis Mwesigye Runumi, the former Commissioner of Planning in the Ministry of Health.

State Minister of Planning David Bahati won Ndorwa West County for the third time with a landslide. He obtained 23,838 votes against his rival Simon Agaba’s 7,878 while Harold Turinawe Bamwoya of the Go-Forward got only 3,903 votes.

Henry Musasizi of the NRM won the Rubanda East seat after trouncing seven of his opponents including the Former State Minister of Local Government Godfrey Ahabwe Pereza who came second with 4,075 votes compared to Musasizi’s 18765 votes.

In Rukungiri district, all the incumbents won the elections save for Minister Jim Muhwezi.

In Rubabo County the incumbent Mary Paula Turyahikayo was re-elected after poling 18,829 vote against his close challenger David Ndindirize who got 14, 374 votes.

In Rukungiri Municipality, FDC’s Roland Kaginda Mugume was re-elected after defeating Dr Eric Rutahigwa of NRM.

Winfred Matsiko reclaimed the Rukungiri woman MP seat after defeating FDCs Betty Muzanira with 58,994 as Muzanira got 54,966 votes.


Matsiko lost the seat five years ago to Prisca Ssezi Mbaguta.

Kisoro district has new faces in Parliament such as Rose Kabagyenyi for Bufumbira South Woman MP after defeating Juliet Musanase.

Former State Minister of Labour Sam Bitangaro bounced back as MP after being out of Parliament for ten years.

Kisoro Town Council Mayor Sam Byeisho defeated Paul Bucyana, the son of Agriculture Minister Tressy Bucyanayandi to take the newly created Kisoro municipality.

In Bufumbira North John Kamara retained the seat after flooring his opponents Andrew Mugisha and Joseph Byamugisha.

In Kanungu district the State Minister of Health Dr Chris Baryomunsi won Kinkiizi East with 14,129 votes.

James Rwiigi Kaberuka of NRM won Kinkiizi West County which was represented by John Patrick Amama Mbabazi.


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