NRM MP Aspirant Assaulted in Front of Tanga Odoi

NRM Electoral Commission boss Dr Tanga Odoi

The Uganda Cranes team preparing for the second leg qualifier of 2016 Africa Nations Championships (CHAN) against Sudan has shifted base from Kampala to the Fufa technical training center in Njeru near Jinja where they will make use of the artificial turf.

The Team defeated Sudan 2-0 in the first leg courtesy of Frank Kalanda and Farouk Miya’s first half goals. Coach Micho has retained all players with the exception of KCCA fc defender Hassan Waswa Dazo who is ineligible after receiving matching orders during the first leg.

Jinja Municipal full back Aggrey Maddoi and Villa midfielder Ambrose Kirya have been called up to the team. The second leg will be hosted on artificial turf at the Khartoum Stadium on Sunday 25th October, this 2015.

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Squad in camp: Goalkeepers: Mathias Kigonya (Bright Stars FC), health Isma Watenga, help James Alitho -(Vipers SC)

Defenders: Denis Okot (KCCA FC), Ibrahim Kiyemba (LwezaFC), Joseph Ochaya (KCCA FC), Muleme Isaac (SC Villa Jogoo),Aggrey Madoi (JMC Hippos ), Shafiq Bakaki (Vipers SC),Ayub Kizza (Express FC), Bernard Muwanga (Bright Stars FC), Timothy Awanyi (KCCA FC)

Midfielders: Ivan Ntege (KCCA FC), Deus Bukenya (Vipers SC), Ambrose Kiirya (SC Villa ), Hakim Senkumba, Muzamiru Mutyaba-(KCCA FC), Keziron Kizito, Farouk Miya -(Vipers SC)

Strikers: Tony Odur, Caesar Okhuti -(Express FC), Frank Kalanda (URA FC), Erisa Sekisambu and John Ssemazi -(Vipers SC) Photo: PM Rugunda greeting Cranes players before Sudan game.
One of the contestants for the Kinkizi West Parliamentary seat James Rugimana Kaberuka was on Friday evening assaulted in the presence of the NRM Electoral Commission chairperson Dr. Tanga Odoi, side effects during a meeting at the district headquarters.

Dr. Odoi had called the meeting of NRM leaders and contestants on various positions on orders of the party chairman President Yoweri Museveni, website like this to iron out differences created by disqualification of some candidates allegedly supporting Hon Amama Mbabazi’s Go Forward campaign.

Kaberuka was grabbed as he tried to greet supporters of his opponents and hit on the head before being wrestled down and mobbed by some youths he claims were hired by his opponents, remedy Dr. Chris Baryomunsi [the incumbent] and RDC Harriet Nakamya.

He says while he was hit, the RDC and Dr. Baryomunsi stood and watched as the latter’s bodyguards prevented his supporters from chasing after his assaulters.

He later rushed and reported to police which escorted him to Kihiihi town to get treatment.

The RDC Nakamya, when contacted described the incident as regrettable and called for calm in the electoral process.

Dr. Baryomunsi however, refused to comment on the incident despite being reached both on phone and in person.

In the meeting, Kaberuka had accused the district NRM party registrar, the RDC and other political leaders for campaigning for the former woman MP Jackline Kyatuheire who is standing with him on the same seat.



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