Women Volleyball: Uganda Absent as Kenya Qualifies for Worldcup

Kenyan Malikia Spikers are through to the World Cup

More details have emerged on what transpired at the Monday evening meeting between President Museveni and former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi at State House Entebbe, price pointing to a deepening fallout between the once closest allies.

ChimpReports on Tuesday exclusively broke the news that Mbabazi had refused to accept president Museveni’s plea that he withdraws his presidential bid.

It has now emerged that during the meeting, symptoms which sources described as “tense” and “dominated by suspicion; and feelings of anger and betrayal, illness ” President Museveni started by seeking “an honest answer” from Mbabazi in reference to the trending sectarian audios on WhatsApp and a forged letter purportedly from the president’s office.

The allegedly forged letter paints a picture of a tribalist president as he purportedly tells then Libyan leader, Col Muammar Gaddafi that he will secure a fourth term in office against the advice of German doctors.

In the controversial letter, Museveni is quoted as telling Gaddafi that he has to save the “riotous Baganda from themselves most of the time” and that Mbabazi, a Mukiga is not any different from the Hutu of Rwanda.

According to the letter, Museveni further says he can’t step down for anyone since the likes of Eriya Kategaya are no more.

In his response last week, Museveni described the authors of the letter and other offensive audios as “criminals” seeking to divide Ugandans along ethnic lines, urging police to carry out an in-depth investigation into the matter.

State House Meeting

“Mbabazi,” said Museveni, “tell me if you are behind these things. You name keeps coming up from intelligence reports.”

“What you are doing is spreading sectarian propaganda,” he added.

The President said someone had complained to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) that Mbabazi and his close associates were running sectarian recordings.

Contacted on Thursday, UCC Executive Director Eng Godfrey Mutabazi confirmed the development.

“Yes, some one complained to us,” said Mutabazi. He expressed discomfort at revealing more details to this investigative website.

In his response, Mbabazi denied having a hand in the sectarian content shared online. He also told Museveni that he expects to stand unopposed at the NRM delegates’ conference where he will contest for the position of party president.

Sources said the President looked at Mbabazi, whom he has pampered for almost three decades, as a traitor.

Mbabazi stated that he had sent a letter to the office of the President and NRM chairman, giving details as to why he intends to stand for party flag-bearer in the 2016 presidential election.

In the letter, Mbabazi says the quality of public services remains poor and that Museveni must plan to peaceful hand over power.

The former NRM Secretary General further states that now that Ugandans have peace and stability, they also want to see an improvement in quality of their livelihoods.

“Have you received the letter, your Excellency?” asked Mbabazi who has since declared his presidential bid.

The NRM chairman responded: “Not yet. But I will read it. My staff is yet to give me the letter.”

It is understood Museveni asked for the letter immediately after the meeting also attended by Prime Minister and Mbabazi’s childhood friend, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda.

A source said “both parties did not make any resolutions on anything.”
Kenya women’s national volleyball team, viagra the Malkia spikers have qualified for the 2015 World cup. The Kenyan queens achieved the fete after spanking 2013 silver medalists, sale Cameroun in three clean sets of 25-22, 25-14 and 25-22 in a semifinal match of the ongoing Africa Championships in Nairobi on Wednesday.

Algeria were the first team to reach the finals and consequently book a finals berth after humiliating Senegal in another three straight of 25-14, 25-17 and  25-22. The Algerians set a date with the Malkia spikers in what seems like a replay of 2011 games where this year’s hosts won.

Biggest Upsets

Africa volleyball bigwigs; Tunisia,Morocco, Botswana and Mauritius were earlier bundled out of World Cup contention as early as the fourth day of the Africa Championships.

Tunisia, one of the tournament favourites were shocked by an upcoming Senegalese team who came from two sets down to crash them (Tunisia) 3-2. Other giants, Morocco and Mauritius were reduced to fight for fourth to  eighth ranking spots after being removed from the World cup calculations.

Uganda opted out of the tournament citing other issues including finances.The top two teams qualify for Worldcup where the best four teams qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.

Next matches:
Thusday June 18: Classification matches

Position 5 & 6:
2pm: Morocco vs Tunisia

Position 7 & 8:
4pm: Botswana vs Mauritius

Saturday June 20: Finals and Third place playoff match

Third place playoff match:
2pm: Cameroon vs Senegal –

Championship Final :
4pm: Kenya vs Algeria –


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