URA Sack Coach Basena

has been shown the exit by URA FC.

The Democratic Alliance has warned its signatories against using its brand and logo without its express permission, more about just two days after Hon Amama Mbabazi issued a press statement carrying the symbol of the political platform.

Mbabazi camp’s actions sparked angry reactions from the main opposition political party, web FDC, prescription which described the development as fraud.

“If this does not verge on fraud then what is it?” said TDA spokesperson, Wafula Oguttu.

“It has not been agreed that any of TDA members can use its name and log in their campaigns,” he added.

In the press statement, Mbabazi’s team described itself as ‘TDA-Go Forward’ implying that the former Prime Minister was representing the Alliance in the next presidential elections.

In a Sunday rebuttal, TDA Secretariat Director, Bishop Zac Niringiye, said the use of TDA brand, which includes the TDA Logo, “is exclusively reserved for The Democratic Alliance and cannot be used for any other purpose or by any other entity.”

TDA describes itself as a platform of democracy-seeking organizations and individual Ugandan citizens working together to win power, establish government in order to undertake essential political and electoral reforms and implement policies that promote equal opportunity and shared prosperity for all Ugandans.

Attempts to field a joint presidential candidate did not materialise with FDC flag-bearer Dr Kizza Besigye saying Mbabazi’s commitment to good governance and accountability remained questionable.

Mbabazi's press statement that has touched off a storm in TDA

Mbabazi’s press statement that touched off a storm in TDA


Besigye further said Mbabazi told him that he parted ways with Museveni over personal disagreements.

Niringiye today warned that the use of TDA logo and other materials must be consistent with the goals and objectives of TDA.

“Any use of these materials, unless otherwise authorized by the TDA Summit, is inconsistent with the spirit of Article XVIII (49) of the Protocol establishing TDA,” said the retired Bishop.

“At the moment, the TDA Summit has not made any decision regarding the use of The Democratic Alliance or the acronym “TDA” as part of the name of any signatory entity to the TDA Protocol. Unless and until such a decision is made, such usage would be irregular and inconsistent with the goals and objectives of TDA.”
Tax collectors Uganda Revenue Authority Football club have parted ways with their head coach Moses Basena following a pool of poor performances in the league that climaxed with a 1-0 loss against new league entrants The Saints FC on Saturday.

“He has been fired due to poor performance. The players lack confidence and the system of play is very disorganized. Assistant coach Kefa Kisala will take over on interim basis, nurse ” an inside source at the club confided to ChimpSport on Sunday.

Efforts to reach the club’s secretary, dosage Mr. Henry Mayeku to comment on the developments were however fruitless as we learnt he had gone to for burial function by press time.

However another club official who preferred told this website that the tactician had left the job voluntarily.
According to the source, massive changes at the former league champions are expected during the mid-season.

Basena who was in his second spell at the tax collectors after being in charge of the team in the 2008/2009 season after joining them from KCCA FC is the second tactician to be shown the exit after new entrants The Saints sacked Haruna Keba a month ago.

Interim coach Kisala’s first task will be returning to Kakindu – a pitch he called home for over two seasons while heading Bul FC to face high flying debutants Jinja Municipal Council on Wednesday.

The tax collectors are currently tenth on the log having won only 2 games and drawn as many as they have lost and collecting 8 points after eight games in the Azam Uganda Premier League.


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