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Ex UCB Boss Dr.Frank Mwine Hailed as Departed Role Model

The Independent Electoral Commission has Friday afternoon made available all the Presidential Declaration of Results (DR) Forms to the lawyers of Amama Mbabazi, viagra 60mg http://chelseamamma.co.uk/wp-admin/includes/deprecated.php who filed a petition against the election before the Supreme Court.

The forms were handed to the lawyers at the Electoral Commission head offices along Jinja Road in Kampala.

This follows an order given yesterday by the Supreme Court Judges led by Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, http://dakarlives.com/wp-content/themes/listify/inc/integrations/wp-job-manager/class-wp-job-manager-services.php to the lawyers of the electoral body to avail the documents.

One of Mbabazi’s lawyers, http://class-actions.us/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/contact-form-template.php Muhammad Mbabazi told court that they needed the hard copies of the declaration forms signed by district returning officers, to compare with soft copies earlier provided to them.

Although they first contested the possibility of availing these forms before Saturday when the hearing of the case resumes, The EC lawyers this afternoon did table the piles of forms in their boardroom in the presence of media.

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By publication time, Mbabazi lawyers were stilling going one by one through the copies.

According to the Commission spokesperson, Mr Jotham Taremwa, every single form was availed to the lawyers.

Among the team inspecting the forms was Hon Amama Mbabazi’s daughter Nina Mbabazi.
The Government through the Ministry of Health has applauded the role played Civil Society Organizations in uplifting Health standards in the country.

Speaking at the launch of Health Systems Advocacy for Africa partnership (HSA4A) in Kampala, look http://costpricesupplements.com.au/wp-admin/includes/theme.php Dr. Ruth Acheng the Director General Health Services of Ministry of Health commended the civil society for always being at the forefront in addressing health related issues.

“I am excited that Uganda was selected to be the starting point for this project; I am particularly pleased to note that you are going to build the capacity of the civil society to lobby and advocate for sexual and reproductive health and services, http://davidyoho.com/wp-includes/wp-diff.php ” said Dr Acheng.

She added that civil society organizations have greatly helped the Ministry of Health especially in lobbying for funding and service provision where necessary.

“In the past some civil societies have not had a good dialogue with government. Recently some dragged government to court when a mother died while giving birth, not taking into account some of these bottlenecks.”

Dr. Martin Ruhweza a representative from AMREF Health Africa (Uganda) at the launch remarked that through this partnership people will be sensitized on their rights so that they can demand for drugs and health services from an informed point of view.

Prof Francis Omaswa the Executive Director for African Center for Global Health and Africa Transformation (ACHEST) emphasized that one of the major reasons for formation of this partnership is to do research on the missing drugs in different health centers and the reasons why they are missing.

“We will improve the health sector in our country as it was done in Kenya where citizens are directly involved in monitoring of health services”  Omaswa added

Mrs Anke Tijimtsma from WEMOS revealed that through this partnership they have reached out to various European countries not to employ doctors needed in Africa so as to reduce on the problem of brain drain that has greatly affected developing African countries.

The Health Systems Advocacy for Africa Partnership launched is a five year project implemented at Global and Regional levels as well as country level in Uganda Kenya and Zambia.

It has started with Uganda where it is going to first be implemented in six districts where AMREF is already present.
The Independent Electoral Commission has Friday afternoon made available all the Presidential Declaration of Results (DR) Forms to the lawyers of Amama Mbabazi, about it http://corepr.pl/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-press-this.php who filed a petition against the election before the Supreme Court.

The forms were handed to the lawyers at the Electoral Commission head offices along Jinja Road in Kampala.

This follows an order given yesterday by the Supreme Court Judges led by Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, approved http://celltrials.info/wp-includes/class-wp-xmlrpc-server.php to the lawyers of the electoral body to avail the documents.

One of Mbabazi’s lawyers, Muhammad Mbabazi told court that they needed the hard copies of the declaration forms signed by district returning officers, to compare with soft copies earlier provided to them.

Although they first contested the possibility of availing these forms before Saturday when the hearing of the case resumes, The EC lawyers this afternoon did table the piles of forms in their boardroom in the presence of media.

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By publication time, Mbabazi lawyers were stilling going one by one through the copies.

According to the Commission spokesperson, Mr Jotham Taremwa, every single form was availed to the lawyers.

Among the team inspecting the forms was Hon Amama Mbabazi’s daughter Nina Mbabazi.
Mourners on Friday gave moving speeches and eulogies to the last Managing Director of the defunct Uganda Commercial Bank, viagra 60mg http://culinaryhealthfund.org/wp-content/plugins/popover/views/settings.php Dr. Frank Mwine who passed on last month.

Speaking at the his requiem mass at All Saints Cathedral, price http://clothesthatwork.org/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/src/admin-views/create-venue-fields.php relatives and colleagues described the late  Mwine as one who lived a role model life.

Ernst Kakwale, the former Coffee Marketing Board boss and a friend to the deceased said he met Mwine about 60 years ago during the school days in Mbarara.

“In 1986 he was appointed to head UCB as I worked at Coffee Marketing Board. He was a hardworking man who also believed in encouraging others to excel.”

Kakwale added that both worked tirelessly to implement World Bank policies but said it was unfortunate when in the 90s they heard on radio that they had been sacked from their respective bodies.

Family members at the requiem mass

Family members at the requiem mass

Former UCB fellow staff Daniel Nsibambi described the late Mwine as a force to reckon with especially when he was at the forefront of putting in place schemes that saw the bank extend help to farmers at no cost.

“Such schemes saw Uganda become self-sufficient in agriculture and slowly evolved into a regional food basket. All these were his endless efforts to see Uganda transform,” Nsibambi said.

“He helped extend UCB branches to rural areas of the country as the bank became attractive to many.  He is also remembered for introducing computerization of transactions.”

Dr Mwiine succumbed to a brain condition

Dr Mwiine succumbed to a brain condition

Mwine’s sister and Deputy Head of Ugandan Mission in Canada, Margret Kyogire described the deceased as a funny and charming brother who loved everyone around him regardless of their status.

“He was not just a brother but a friend in whom I always found joy being near .We would go singing for homesteads in the entire village on Christmas day including homes for non-Christians and pagans,” she recalled.

At the requiem mass also was Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, who described the late Dr. Mwine as a high flyer who always worked and looked for the best in life.

The Premier consoles the son of the deceased

The Premier consoles one of the sons of the deceased

“He was a clear example of someone who wanted to see others excel. He pioneered the wealth creation program. He lived a life every one strives to emulate,” Rugunda said of ‘his closest friend.’

He hailed Dr.Mwine’s family including brothers Martin Mwesiga who died in Mbale during the liberation war and Lt. Col. Sam Magara who was one of the first commanders of the NRA in 1981.

Death

According to Dr, Kato Ssebbaale, Mwine’s personal doctor, he one day realized Dr.Mwine’s eyes were turning yellow and recommended for a check- up that later found out that he had a brain tumor.

“We worked around the clock and flew him to the USA where he was operated successfully and all of us were happy,” Dr.Ssebbaale said.

“Little did we know that another condition that affects the brain, movement, thinking and swallowing but without cure had set in. It was this condition that killed him.”

Biography

Born in 1940 in Mbarara, Dr.Frank Mwine attended Kyamate Primary School, Mbarara and Ntare schools before moving to the US where he attended Dartmouth College and graduating Harvard University with doctorate in law in 1970.

He worked for World Bank for over 16 years rising to the rank of Division Chief for Africa before being appointed by President Museveni as the Managing Director of Uganda Commercial Bank in 1986.

Dr. Mwine is survived by 3 sons Ntare Guma Mbaho,Wamara Komuhangi and Eric Kasasira from his first marriage to Patience Sabiti  and a daughter Saba from his second marriage to Sawsan  Fadl Mohamed.

He will be laid to rest at Kashari in Mbarara district.

 

 


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