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NRM Panics as Independents Eclipse Parliamentary Polls

Prime Minister Dr Rugunda at the launch of the Kabale Female Billionaire's Club

The ruling NRM party candidate Yoweri Museveni on Sunday rallied support in Mpigi, pharm http://cienciaaldia.com/wp-content/themes/twentytwelve/page-templates/front-page.php calling upon the people to intensify the fight against poverty through participation in income-generating agriculture activities.

Museveni held his first campaign rally at Equator Primary school grounds in Buwama Sub County, approved http://couponadventures.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/rest-api.php Mawokota South, viagra buy Mpigi District.

“You must work hard and fight household poverty,” said Museveni.

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“Development is for all of us while the roles of wananchi are to create wealth individually in their homes.”

The Uganda’s Poverty Status Report 2014 shows poverty in the country is on a downward spiral while the middle class has more than tripled over the last two decades with its share doubling the poor.

The national poverty rate fell to 19.7 percent in the 2012/2013 financial year from 24.5 percent in 2009/2010.

Poverty in rural areas had also fallen by almost two-thirds to 22.3 percent in 2012/13 from 60.4 percent in 1992/93.

The share of the vulnerable non-poor fell in urban areas but rose in rural areas.

Museveni said the people must as well fear God and live responsibly to avoid HIV/AIDS.

“Government has helped with the wealth creation role by availing funds which people can access to undertake wealth creation projects. You need to tap into those resources,” said Museveni.

He promised that government would upgrade Buwama Health Centre 3 to Health Centre 4 and also extend electricity.

Buwama has electricity but areas such as Nindye, Nabyewanga, Katonga Technical, Lubembe, Bugoma, Kyaganyi, Kiteredde, Bunjako, Buyiya, Buwele, Lubanga, Jjalamba which are not connected on the grid.

“All these will get electricity,” said Museveni.
With just over 1000 parliamentary candidates storming next week’s general elections on no party’s ticket, ed http://crememinceur.com/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-section.php the ruling National Resistance Movement is still unremittingly expressing concern over how much control it will have on the 10th parliament.

Several calls are continuing to emerge, capsule http://chaosoffroad.com/wp-includes/version.php of the NRM top leadership urging its support base not to elect into parliament independent candidates, viagra dosage http://celebrationhopecenter.org/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-manager.php most of who broke  away from the party after last October’s primary elections.

The latest call was made over the weekend by Prime Minister Dr David Livingstone Ruhakana Rugunda, who urged voters in Kigezi region to ‘discipline’ all independent candidates and party members who support them; daubing these two groups as NRM’s biggest challenge so far.

“As you all know, if you become an independent candidate, you cease to be part of us. If NRM supporters start supporting and campaigning for you, they are supporting our opposition and that is indiscipline which should be punished,” he said.

The Premier made the remarks while officiating at the launch of the Kabale Female Billionaires Club at the Mother’s Union hall in Kabale municipality.

Dr Rugunda stressed that keeping quite would not be an option if the party has to be kept from disintegration.

“First of all we must not vote these people into positions that will put our president into a difficult position,” he said. “Although they claim to be NRM at heart, they will not be attending our caucuses and meetings at State House or Kyankwanzi.”

These he added, will in the end become easy targets of the opposition to gang up against government.

At the launch event, self acclaimed King Caesar Mulenga of Caesar Development Kingdom pledged Shs 200 million to the Female Billionaires Club.

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