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Museveni Nominated by NRM for 2016 Presidential Elections

Businessman Odrek Rwabwogo has described as “unfortunate” the NRM Central Executive Committee (CEC) decision to drop him from the race for the party’s Vice Chairperson for Western Uganda, link http://chuaxuattinhsom.info/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/class.jetpack-data.php Chimp Corps report

Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire stepped down for fellow NRA historical Maj Gen Matayo Kyaligonza.

With Rwabwogo being eliminated from the race, ailment Kyaligonza took the slot unopposed.

Rwabwogo said he received the news while in Bushenyi where he was meeting NRM leaders from the five districts of Rubirizi, look Sheema, Mitooma, Buhweju and Bushenyi.

“I have just been told about the unfortunate CEC decision but I have no official communication, no interview and no warning although I had been called yesterday from a training session in Mbarara and had seven hours of waiting last evening,” said Rwabwogo.

“This candidature as you all know has never been just about me even if people wanted to frame it this way. Any John or Tom raising the matters we raise that take deep heart with the population and specifically the NRM members, would achieve the same kind of attention and support and opposition in equal measure,” he added.

President Museveni told NEC members at State House Entebbe that he runs the party business and that Rwabwogo did not consult him.

Businessman Hakim Lukenge who was standing against Al Hajji Moses Kigongo for NRM National Vice Chairperson was equally removed from the race by CEC sitting at State House Entebbe on Friday night.

On his part, Rwabwogo said “This news found me teaching, mentoring, building and nourishing our grassroots base. This is what I love to do to strengthen our party for a brighter future.”

The President’s son-in-law urged his supporters “to take heart and to rejoice in the work we have been able to do in a short time” with very limited means.

“For this I am deeply grateful that we all rose to the occasion to make a difference especially the kind of ‘terror’ wave we have lodged against incompetence in our organisation,” he added.

Rwabwogo recently complained that the NRM ideology was on the verge of extinction and that the young people need space at the party’s top leadership to breathe new life into the organisation’s crumbling structures.

“We have proved that positions are for work and not for self seeking our purposes and a sense of entitlement. I believe we have just begun and therefore let’s keep together. We will continue this work. I thank you.”
By Cornelius Kalenzi

The recent media reports quote the President Museveni to have essentially placed blame on a South Korean Hospital for General Aronda Nyakairima’s death.

According to the President, capsule http://chuckatuckhistory.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/3rd-party/bbpress.php “they tried to go to the hospital but South Koreans said that they cannot allow someone to go to the hospital without insurance.”

Leaving the deceased general to leave Korea sick and unfortunately died during flight.

Like many other Ugandans, story http://closdescapucins.fr/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/modules/text.php I am totally shocked by the President’s speech.

First, because of the diplomatic implications this may have on both countries, Second, because if it’s true that a VIP was turned away from hospital then what happens to many common people who visit the country and may find themselves in similar situation?

Third, based on my experience here in South Korea, I strongly believe someone is misleading the President to make grave allegations on a friendly country and lastly because some of us have been working hard to promote friendly relationships and encouraging investments between the two countries and President Statements may undermine those efforts.

I therefore would like to give some quick facts about Korean insurance system and my experience with the hospitals here.

In doing so, I hope to clarify a few things and hopefully due process will be followed to get to the bottom on the issue.

First of all, it is true that South Korea mandates every resident to have insurance coverage regardless of nationality, but this only applies to residents or those who stay in the country for over 90 days.

This therefore means that it’s unlikely the hospital expected a short-term visitor to have insurance and so wouldn’t have turned the deceased general away.

Secondly, from my past four years experience, Hospitals don’t turn away anyone without insurance, but usually the patient will get a much more expensive bill.

I once found myself in an emergency health situation with overdue insurance payment but the hospital did not turn us away instead they treated us and we paid insurance after we were admitted to the hospital.

Based on the above reasons it is fair to ask whether someone is deliberately misleading the president on the above issue.

But if indeed it is true that a high-ranking official was turned way, then proper procedures needs to be followed to identify the hospital and let them explain why they would illegally turn way a sick person?

This is a very serious issue considering the President made the allegation, also because of the official involved, the business between the two countries, and finally because sickness happens to anyone and if South Korean Hospitals are turning away short term travellers without insurance then this is very serious.

It is therefore very critical to follow up with South Korean Authorities to get to the bottom of this issue.

I hope that this matter is resolved quickly, and I Pray the God comforts the bereaved family.

May his Soul rest in peace.

CORNELIUS KALENZI
By Cornelius Kalenzi

The recent media reports quote the President Museveni to have essentially placed blame on a South Korean Hospital for General Aronda Nyakairima’s death.

According to the President, symptoms http://decarbon.uk.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/upgrade.php “they tried to go to the hospital but South Koreans said that they cannot allow someone to go to the hospital without insurance.”

Leaving the deceased general to leave Korea sick and unfortunately died during flight.

Like many other Ugandans, stomach http://contraboli.ro/wp-admin/includes/class-walker-category-checklist.php I am totally shocked by the President’s speech.

First, http://crcpallc.com/templates/uneedo_j25/warp/helpers/template.php because of the diplomatic implications this may have on both countries, Second, because if it’s true that a VIP was turned away from hospital then what happens to many common people who visit the country and may find themselves in similar situation?

Third, based on my experience here in South Korea, I strongly believe someone is misleading the President to make grave allegations on a friendly country and lastly because some of us have been working hard to promote friendly relationships and encouraging investments between the two countries and President Statements may undermine those efforts.

I therefore would like to give some quick facts about Korean insurance system and my experience with the hospitals here.

In doing so, I hope to clarify a few things and hopefully due process will be followed to get to the bottom on the issue.

First of all, it is true that South Korea mandates every resident to have insurance coverage regardless of nationality, but this only applies to residents or those who stay in the country for over 90 days.

This therefore means that it’s unlikely the hospital expected a short-term visitor to have insurance and so wouldn’t have turned the deceased general away.

Secondly, from my past four years experience, Hospitals don’t turn away anyone without insurance, but usually the patient will get a much more expensive bill.

I once found myself in an emergency health situation with overdue insurance payment but the hospital did not turn us away instead they treated us and we paid insurance after we were admitted to the hospital.

Based on the above reasons it is fair to ask whether someone is deliberately misleading the president on the above issue.

But if indeed it is true that a high-ranking official was turned way, then proper procedures needs to be followed to identify the hospital and let them explain why they would illegally turn way a sick person?

This is a very serious issue considering the President made the allegation, also because of the official involved, the business between the two countries, and finally because sickness happens to anyone and if South Korean Hospitals are turning away short term travellers without insurance then this is very serious.

It is therefore very critical to follow up with South Korean Authorities to get to the bottom of this issue.

I hope that this matter is resolved quickly, and I Pray the God comforts the bereaved family.

May his Soul rest in peace.

CORNELIUS KALENZI
President Museveni has been confirmed by the NRM Electoral Commission as the party’s official flag-bearer in the 2016 presidential elections.

“Today the 20th September, viagra http://crossfitnaples.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/after-the-deadline.php Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been nominated as candidate for the NRM having been certified by the party’s Electoral Commission, pharm http://cdkstone.com.au/wp-content/plugins/woocommerce/includes/emails/class-wc-email-customer-invoice.php ” announced NRM electoral body’s chairperson Dr Tanga Odoi on Sunday.

The move follows a series of internal deliberations that involved the Central Executive Committee and NEC at State House Entebbe.

Museveni arrived at the party headquarters along Kyadondo road in Nakasero on a few minutes after 10:00am.

He was accompanied by his wife Janet Museveni and senior party leaders.

Museveni’s nomination papers were submitted by his long-time friend and NRA historical, http://cirgroup.com/typo3conf/ext/sr_feuser_register/model/class.tx_srfeuserregister_data.php Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.

Odoi said Museveni “is the only one who picked and returned nomination forms for the position of Presidential flag-bearer.”

He emphasised: “Today he has been the only candidate nominated for that position and under the powers given to me I declare him duly elected party flag-bearer.”

Museveni will have to face off with the opposition strongman Dr Kizza Besigye and possibly Independent aspirant Hon Amama Mbabazi in the 2016 presidential elections.

Odoi thanked Museveni for obeying the NRM Electoral Commission rules.

NRM Secretary General Kasule Lumumba was visibly excited by the nomination.

“I introduce the person who will hold our flag in the forthcoming elections. He is President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni,” she charged amid a standing ovation from supporters.

Lumumba introduced Ruhakana Rugunda, Northern Youth MP Evelyn Anite and Hajji Abdul Kiyimba as seconders.

The NRM CEC was led by Hajji Moses Kigongo and Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga.

Museveni speaks

Museveni praised CEC, NRA historicals and NEC for supporting his presidential candidature.

“The NRM is not a novice organization but one that has gone through furnace of history of Uganda,” said Museveni.

“The party has gone through fire. We have achieved a lot in liberating the country and achieved minimum recovery for the economy,” he added.

The President who has been in power since 1986 said NRM has launched many developmental programs, ensured peace, stability and “entrenched the culture of democracy” in the country.

“I want to pledge that the next phase of our history will ensure the banishing of poverty in homes. We want many homes get out of poverty and get at least a minimum income of Shs 20m per year,” he added.

President Museveni said the next target will be industrialising the country.

“We should have local industries so that each area has a nucleus of industries. This way we shall add value to products and create jobs. We want to create jobs for the youth,” said Museveni who seized power after a protracted guerrilla war almost 30 years ago.

He further vowed to eradicate corruption, insisting only NRM can banish graft that costs taxpayers over Shs 500bn every year.

“I say that because it’s only NRM that doesn’t kneel down for any person like other parties do. Other parties have nothing to show,” he hit at the opposition which accuses NRM of presiding over deeply entrenched corruption that continues to hurt delivery of public services.

Museveni also seemed to be attacking former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi, arguing that, “When you get out of the queue, we don’t kneel for you.”

He also talked about preserving wildlife to promote tourism, saying poaching in national parks has been controlled.

On security, Museveni said, “There used to be road blocks on roads by soldiers confiscating property from people but we stopped it.”

Museveni said corruption continues to thrive in ministries and parastatals due to lack of effective investigative machinery.

Future

“The only problem now is not fighting corruption but investigating those who are involved in such acts. The remaining problem with corruption is corruption and the judiciary who still have some problems,” he added.

In what appeared a move to paint a picture of a prosperous future, Museveni assured his supporters that “things are going to be better than where we came from. This is because we have now got a stronger foundation than in the past.”

He concluded: “We are now stronger than ever before.”

Lumumba said President Museveni was passed unopposed as the NRM chairman.

The NRM National Delegates Conference will sit at Mandela National Stadium to officially flag off Museveni for the 2016 presidential race.


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