Election 2016

Why EC Rejected Norbert Mao’s Nomination for Gulu MP Seat

Mao at the Gulu EC offices on Wednesday (Credit: URN Photo)

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The former Vice President was the most wanted man among the 11 top politicians marked by the government for allegedly plotting a failed coup in the world`s youngest nation.

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Machar remained at large even three days later when his fellow accused colleagues like the former powerful ruling SPLA party`s Secretary General Pagan Amum were already in detention.

Machar in a way that has never been known disappeared from Juba before appearing in the Jonglei state to lead his rebel movement.

In the video, Machar is clad in an SPLA uniform and cap during his escape journey.

He is accompanied by about a dozen of heavily armed SPLA bodyguards..

He then makes a heroic entry in Jonglei, sparking wild celebrations among his Neur tribe supporters.
Etihad Airways, dosage http://curaacufeni.com/wp-includes/feed-rss2.php the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has enhanced its presence in East Africa with the launch of new services between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

On touching down at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday, the inaugural flight was welcomed with a water-cannon salute, and a troupe of traditional Tanzanian dancers.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the auspicious occasion, which was attended by; Dr ShaabanMwinjaka, Permanent Secretary, Tanzanian Ministry of Transport, Dr Adelhelm James Meru, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Tourism and Natural Resources, H.E. Mbarouk Nassor Mbarouk, Tanzanian Ambassador to the UAE among others.

Officials taking part in the official ribbon-cutting ceremony included, Daniel Barranger, H.E. Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Tanzania, Dr Shaaban Mwinjaka, Permanent Secretary, H.E. Mbarouk Nassor Mbarouk, Eng: Thomas Haule Director, Tanzanian Airport Authority, and Ahmed Al Shehi Etihad airways General Manager Tanzania

Officials taking part in the official ribbon-cutting ceremony included, Daniel Barranger, H.E. Abdullah Ibrahim Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Tanzania, Dr Shaaban Mwinjaka, Permanent Secretary, H.E. Mbarouk Nassor Mbarouk, Eng. Thomas Haule Director, Tanzanian Airport Authority, and Ahmed Al Shehi Etihad airways General Manager Tanzania

Dar es Salaam is Etihad Airways’ third departure point in East Africa, along with Nairobi and Entebbe, and its ninth destinationon the continent.

Operated by a two-class Airbus A320 aircraft with 16 Business Class and 120 Economy Class seats, the new service is designed to provide business and leisure travelers with a direct daily service between Dar es Salaam and Abu Dhabi, with convenient onward connections to key destinations in the GCC region, Europe, Indian Subcontinent, North Asia, Southeast Asia and Australia.

Speaking at the unveiling ceremony,  Daniel Barranger, Etihad Airways’ Senior Vice President – Global Sales, said, “The launch of Etihad Airways’ flights to Dar es Salaam is consistent with the airline’s strategy of targeting areas of strong growth in emerging markets.”

“Dar es Salaam is a wonderful destination for tourists seeking to experience the great culture and history of Tanzania, and provides the gateway to numerous national and international tourist attractions, including Mount Kilimanjaro, the wildlife-rich national parks of the Serengeti, and the spice island of Zanzibar,” he added.

He noted that the UAE is also a major trading partner with Tanzania and the new point-to-point services strengthen the two-way flow of trade and commerce between the two countries.

“The flight scheduling offers guests convenient onward connections, and caters for the strong traffic flows between Tanzania and key destinations across our global network, such as Mumbai in India or Beijing and Shanghai in China,” Barranger said.

Etihad Airways has steadily grown its presence on the continent since the launch of its first service to Cairo in November 2004. Since then the airline has introduced services to Casablanca, Entebbe, Johannesburg, Khartoum, Lagos, Nairobi, and Mahé in the Seychelles, and plans to launch to Rabat in Morocco, mid-January 2016.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has Wednesday turned down the nomination of Norbert Mao for Gulu Municipality MP seat on grounds that he is not a registered voter.

Accompanied by his aides and supporters, order http://copdx.org.au/wp-content/plugins/slider-pro/includes/slider-pro-widget.php Mao was surprised at being informed by Gulu District EC officials that he lacked the necessary documents to facilitate his nomination.

He checked in his handbag several times but could not deliver what was asked of him – a national identity card.

Mao did not provide proof that he registered to vote in the 2016 national exercise, clinic http://chicken33.com/commande/wp-includes/deprecated.php a mandatory requirement for all aspirants for elective positions in the country.

According to the guidelines issued by EC boss Eng Badru Kiggundu on Tuesday, http://cosmopolitan.taconeras.net/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-plugins-list-table.php “An aspiring candidate for Member of Parliament shall be a citizen of Uganda, and a registered voter.”

ChimpReports understands that during the voter registration exercise, Mao was ill. By the time he recovered, the exercise had been completed.

Highly placed sources say Mao quietly wrote to then Internal Affairs Ministry Gen Aronda Nyakairima seeking a special registration arrangement, a request that the ministry flatly rejected.

“We told Mao that we could not bend the laws for a single individual even if Gen Aronda wanted us to be more lenient,” said a top source at the Ministry who preferred anonymity so as to speak freely.

Mao is considered a darling of many in Gulu municipality – an area he represented as MP and later LC 5 chairman.

The outspoken politician has now directed lawyers to find a way through this predicament that could lock him out of the 2016 race.

The Democratic Party backed Go Forward presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi in the 2016 polls.

Mao is expected to address a rally at Awere Grounds in Gulu later today.


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