Ssentongo to Lead Attack as Micho Names Chan Lineup

Uganda Cranes

A few days after coming out to declare his ambitions to stand for presidency in the forthcoming general elections, search visit web a new  NRM youth group  has sprouted out to counteract  former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi.

The group named ‘Organizing For Action Vote for Museveni 2016’ hold that too much propaganda and lies have been peddled against President Museveni by youth under the NRM Poor Youth which according to the group is funded by deposed NRM Secretary General Amama Mbabazi.

“We  are a volunteer organization that intends to dispel all the propaganda against Museveni propounded by opportunistic and self-seeking individuals and groups such as NRM Poor Youth, cialis 40mg discount Jobless Brotherhood and other civil society organizations in the country, healing ” said the group General Secretary Gerald Bagonza while addressing journalists in Kampala on Thursday afternoon.

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Members of the Organizing For Action Vote for Museveni 2016

Members of the Organizing For Action Vote for Museveni 2016

“We realized the need to make youths aware and appreciative of the fundamental achievements of the NRM under President Museveni. We intend to mobilize and guide the misled youth who have been turned into tools of chaos especially in urban centers.”

The group highlighted a need for the country especially the youth to be availed with the political history of the country so as to be able to appreciate the achievements of the NRM regime in relation to the past.

Mbabazi attacked

The new group launched a scathing attack on former NRM Secretary General Amama Mbabazi whom they blamed for being behind all the corruption scandals in the country that have led to loss of huge sums of tax payers’ money and demanded an explanation from him.

“He should come out to explain the billions of money lost in the OPM scandal because he was the boss yet his subordinates were indicted for similar charges. There is no way they could have been part of the racket and their boss (Mbabazi) doesn’t know anything?,” Ezra Mugume the publicity secretary.

The youths were also disappointed that opposition and civil society organizations which were on Mbabazi’s case when he was mentioned in the scandals are the ones now welcoming him with open hands in their newly formulated coalition.

They went ahead to blame and anti corruption campaign the Black Monday Movement led by former Kampala Bishop Dr Zac Niringiye whom they accused of playing double standards, having widely condemned Mbabazi in the past years.

The youngsters want  Mbabazi tp explain among others the whereabouts of the  money meant for rehabilitation of Northern Uganda [under PRDP] which they say was swindled under his watch.

“You don’t have clean hands because the people of northern Uganda are still suffering .Why would you now come out to accuse President Museveni when you have failed to explain yourself on all scandals while still in office. ”

Asked on who is behind the group and why they chose to come out when Mbabazi has just announced his presidential ambitions, the group publicity secretary Ezra Mugume said, “We are a volunteer organization supporting President Musevenians we have been in operation for the last 3 months. We felt it is the right time to come out and dispel the propaganda going around against the President.”

“It’s not that we have come out after Mbabazi declared, we have realized it’s time for the public to know who we are. ”

However, the meeting turned rowdy when another group of youths led by a one Athur Mugenyi  said it was not in the interest of the party for the ‘Organizing for Action Vote for Museveni 2016’ to start canvasing for support for President Museveni.

There was an altercation when another group attacked them challenging their ideology

There was an altercation when another group attacked them challenging their ideology

“That is not democracy when you start fronting the so called Kyankwanzi resolution which was not agreed to by all the party members. There is need for all members to reach at a consensus and not like what was done in Kyankwanzi,”Mugenyi said.

According to Mugenyi’s group, the NRM party should not be led like a one man business adding that all members have to contribute to its ruling.

Government has wished Muslims in the country a peaceful and rewarding month of Ramadhan, page which kicked off Thursday morning.

According to the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council [UMSC] Director of Sharia Sheikh Yahaya Ibrahim Kakungulu, link fasting for this year’s Holy Month of Ramadan commenced today as apposed to earlier expectations that it would be a day before, [Wednesday], after the moon was not seen.

Ramadan is the Holy Month of the year in Islam. It is known as the month in which the Holy Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him). It is believed that during this period, gates to Heaven are open and those to hell are closed.

In his congratulatory message issued Thursday morning, Minister of Information Major Gen. Jim Muhwezi, urged all Muslims and Ugandans at large to dedicate more time to prayers, Quran recitation and self-introspection during this period as one of the five pillars of Islam.

The Minister asked Ugandans to put aside any temptations for material gains and keep away from impure motivations such as anger and greed so that they can be able to focus fully on their devotion and service to Allah.

“For you, our Muslim brothers and sisters, Government has always been with you and will remain with you all the way through this Holy month that ends in July, and beyond”, he remarked.

According to the UMSC Director, Sheikh Yahaya, Taraweeh prayers at the National mosque at Old Kampala will begin at 8:30 pm every day while Darasas (Islamic Seminars) will be held every Sunday from 10:00 am throughout the Holy month.

He wished all Muslims a successful and happy fasting during this period.

2016 Chan Qualifiers
Saturday, viagra 20th June 2015
Tanzania Vs Uganda
Venue:  Amman Stadium, case Zanzibar

Uganda Cranes head coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has released the final list of 18 players that he expects to use in the first leg tie of the 2016 Chan qualifiers against Tanzania in Zanzibar over the weekend.

The team is captained by SC Villa mid maestro Hassan Waswa while his deputy and Azam premier league top marksman, cheap   Robert Ssentongo will lead the hunt for goals upfront. Talented Vipers SC and Kobs teenage goalkeeper, James Alitho will offer quality competition against experienced URA Fc keeper, Brian Bwete.

Full squad
Goalkeepers: Alitho James, Bwete Brian

Defenders: Hassan Wasswa (Cap), Denis Okot, Brian Ochwo, Shafik Bakaki,Deus Bukenya, Derrick Tekkwo

Midfielders: Yasser Mugerwa, Kizito Keziron, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Kyeyune Saidi, Farouk Miya, Martin Kizza

Strikers: John Semazi, Frank Kalanda, Ssentongo Robert, Fahad Muhamed Hassan

Officials on the team :
Leader of delegation: Dr. Patrick Ogwel
Head coach: Sredjovich ‘Micho’ Milutin
Assistant Coach :Moses Basena
Goal Keeper coach: Fred Kajoba
Team Coordinator: Herbert Nsubuga
Team Doctor: Ronald Kisoro
Media Officer: Joseph Mutaka



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