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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, dosage http://decksplushouston.com/wp-admin/includes/ajax-actions.php whose brother Yonatan Netanyahu was killed in the historic military raid on Entebbe Airport to free Jewish hostages in 1976, viagra 40mg http://checkhimout.ca/pep/wp-includes/class-wp-customize-control.php will visit Uganda and Kenya.

The trip is so significant as this will be the first time since 1987 that an Israeli premier (Yitzhak Shamir) visited Africa.

Speaking in the Knesset (Parliament) at the launch of the new Knesset Caucus for Israel-Africa relations, information pills Netanyahu said his trip to Africa will illustrate clearly Israel’s coming back to the continent and Africa’s return to Israel.

Netanyahu’s visit is set for the 40th anniversary of the Entebbe Raid.

“For too long you have come here and we have not come there, and we are going to change that,” the Jerusalem Post quoted Netanyahu speaking in English at the meeting, which included 13 African ambassadors, five honorary consuls and a smattering of MKs, mostly from the Likud.

Over the last two months Netanyahu has met in Jerusalem with the president of Kenya, who was here last week and extended an invitation to visit, and the foreign minister of Rwanda.

President Museveni has visited Israel on several occasions.

Ghana’s foreign minister is scheduled to arrive later this month, as is Ethiopia’s deputy prime minister.

Netanyahu said that Israel was formulating an “Africa strategy,” and that Israel and Africa’s rediscovery “should have happened a long time ago. It’s happening now because it’s so clear that this is good for Africa and it’s good for Israel. We face a multitude of challenges and opportunities.”

The prime minister said that he would like to see “the closeness of our relationships reflected also in the voting pattern of the African Union.

“I would like to eventually get to that point with the African Union, because you should vote for the interests of your own countries and you should vote for the interests of Africa,” he said. “And I have no doubt whatsoever that today the interests of Africa and the interests of Israel cohere.

They’re almost identical, and in some respects… and in many respects they are identical. So, I want to see that reflected in our bilateral relationship and also in our multilateral relationship.”

Terrorism

The strongest common interest, he said, was to defeat Islamist extremism.

“It threatens every land in Africa,” he said. “Its nexus is in the Middle East, but it is rapidly spreading. It can be defeated. It can only be defeated if the nations that are attacked by it, make a common cause. We understand the dangers of al-Shabaab. We understand the dangers of the other militants that threaten your countries in Africa, and we are prepared to work with you to defeat them. And it is possible to do so.”

ChimpReports understands that at the Prime Minister’s Office in the fabled city of Jerusalem, President Kenyatta spoke of the historic ties between the two states, and his desire to expand relations spanning a wide range of areas — from agriculture and irrigation to security and Information Technology, in which Israel is traditionally strong.

Kenyatta and Netanyahu signed agreements on irrigation and agriculture, furthering an agenda that both Nairobi and Tel Aviv have sought to deepen over the last several years.

President Kenyatta hailed Israel as “a friend of Kenya”, after the Prime Minister had talked of the two countries historic ties, and his happiness at seeing President Kenyatta honour a long-standing invitation to visit Israel

President Rivlin emphasized that Israel stands with Kenya in the face of the threats posed by terrorists to the country over its role in regional security.

“We feel the pain together with you. Israel stands together with you against those who pretend to speak in the name of Islam as they murder men, women and children,” said President Rivlin, as he expressed Israel’s solidarity with Kenya following the terror attack on KDF forces in Somalia.

In his speech, Netanyahu said, Israel is prepared to help Africa in other spheres as well: agriculture, healthcare, water, irrigation, science, technology, investment, tourism and cyber.
The race for a qualification spot to the Uganda Premier League is getting tighter and interesting with top teams leaving nothing to chance.

Sporting United have a tough duel away to Paidha Black Angels at the Bar Okoro stadium. The Lira based side has their work cut out after fellow table toppers Onduparaka FC widened the gap to six points with a 1-0 away win at Ndejje University on Wednesday.

The first leg fixture between this two (Sporting vs Paidha) ended prematurely. FCC awarded the match to Sporting which didn’t go down well with Paidha.

In the other games in Elgon group, malady http://centristnetblog.com/wp-includes/class-ixr.php Busia Fisheries kick start the second leg campaign at home against Kira young while Artland Katale hope to rejuvenate campaign against Boma young in Entebbe.

Rwenzori 
The direct promotion spot in the Rwenzori group is ‘provisionally’ decided with Proline fc  sitting eight points clear from second placed Kireka United after 14 match days. The leaders travel to Wakiso.

Competition for the playoff slots is getting tighter. The four (2-5) teams are separated by a point and goal difference., information pills Actually, the 6th and 7th are only six points apart with game(s) at hand.

Wednesday result.
Ndejje Uni 0-1 Onduparaka

Thursday fixture.
Hope Doves vs Kirinya Jja ss- Wankulukuku

Wandegeya vs. Synergy – Kanyanya.

Masavu vs. Entebbe fc- Katabi

Wakiso Utd vs. Police fc- Wakiso

Suncity vs Kasese  NV- Nyakasenga

Busia Fisheries vs. Kira young -Busia inter P/s

Artland K vs. Boma – Mashariki, Ebb.

Water fc vs. Bukedea -Mengo ss

Paidha Black vs. Sporting UTD -Bar Okoro
The Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) Council is expected to elect new Members of Parliament on Thursday at their headquarters in Bombo.

The event is going to be graced by the Commander-in-Chief, illness http://daylesfordartshow.com.au/wp-content/plugins/the-events-calendar/src/tribe/deactivation.php Gen. Yoweri Museveni.

The army is among the four interest groups represented in the Parliament of Uganda with the remaining three being youths, workers and the disables enshrined in the 1995 Constitution article 78(2)2.

The three groups have four slots each in the August house while the UPDF has 10 slots.

The UPDF lost one member last year – Gen. Aronda Nyakairima who was also the minister of Internal Affairs.

Only the ministerial position was filled after his sudden demise but the parliamentary seat that he occupied since 1996 remained vacant.

The army is finally getting a replacement today and also elects other 9 members.

The UPDF traditionally maintains its members in Parliament.

The replacements are always controversial as witnessed in the cases of former Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence boss Gen. Henry Tumukunde and former Coordinator of Military Intelligence, Gen. David Sejusa.

Tumukunde was forced to resign from Parliament in 2005 when he appeared on the Buganda own CBS radio and made what was considered politically inflammatory remarks.

After losing the Parliamentary immunity he was immediately arrested and incarcerated at the senior officers’ detention center in Kololo.

Meanwhile, Sejusa’s replacement was done in his absentia when he fled to the United Kingdom after authoring a controversial letter in April 2013.

Months later, the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga declared his seat vacant when he missed more than 15 house sittings without notifying the authority. Sejusa was replaced by Brig. Innocent Oula.

The current 9 UPDF MPs who are all expecting to return to the legislative assembly are Chief of Defense Forces, Gen. Katumba Wamala, his deputy Lt. Gen. Charles Angina, Gen. Elly Tumwiine, Maj. Gen. Julius Oketta, Maj. Gen. Phinehas Katirima, Brig. Innocent Oula among others.

When contacted on his prospects of returning to Parliament, Gen. Tumwiine spoke in parables.

“Dickens (referring to this reporter) have you ever cooked food? You don’t remove it when it’s not ready but you first wait until it is palatable and remove from fire then serve. Let’s wait for the right moment and talk about it,” he told ChimpReports.


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