Museveni off to SA for China-Africa Summit

Hope Ruhindi Mwesigye the Former Kabale Woman Member of Parliament and Minister of Agriculture was on Thursday nominated to reclaim her seat amid pomp and fanfare.

Police commanded DDPC Enock Ndyomugyenyo tripled deployment at the Kabale Rukiiko Hall as the Go Forward pressure group pillar arrived for the exercise.

Mwesigye, erectile who is also Presidential Candidate Amama Mbabazi’s sister in law, lost the parliamentary seat in 2011 to Rita Rona Ninsiima in a hotly contested race.

After her nomination today, she revealed that her decision to return in the race was informed by the ceaseless calls from the people of Kabale to come and represent them again.

She also said she is still an NRM member, having been part of its very foundation; except that she now disagrees with the current migration from most of  its founding principles.

“Go Forward is a pressure group that wants to see change in the leadership of this country. Our intention to bring about the first ever peaceful power transfer,” she said.

Mwesigye will be facing the incumbent Rita Rona Ninsiima, Catherine Ndamira of NRM and Victoria Abigail Atukunda.
President Yoweri Museveni has Thursday set off for South Africa-Johannesburg, adiposity to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit.

The meeting between China and African Leaders is set to start on Friday at the Sandton convention centre.

The summit will be a milestone and historic event which will usher in a new era for development of China -Africa relations.

This will be the second summit in the 15 years since the forum’s inception, and the first to be held in Africa.

According to reports, over the past 15 years, the trade volume between China and Africa has soared from $10 Billion to 220 billion. During the same period, China’s direct investment in Africa has increased from $500 million to $30 billion.


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