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    INTERVIEW: There Will Be No Fairness In The FUFA Presidential Elections – Candidate Mujib Kasule Predicts…



    Proline owner, Mujib Kasule (L) and FUFa president Moses Magogo

    Three candidates, including two MPs have openly declared their intentions for the Presidency of the local football governing body, the Federation of Ugandan Football Association (FUFA).

    Makindye West MP, Allan Ssewanyana wants to unseat the incumbent, Eng. Moses Magogo, another elected Member of Parliament for the Budiope East constituency.

    Mujib Kasule, director of Proline FC is the person who wants the FUFA top seat.

    The regional and district elections have been successfully held to elect the delegates who will participate in the forthcoming FUFA general assembly Which will decide  on who shall be the new FUFA president.

    theGrapevine’s Juma Ali briefly caught up with the Proline FC owner and he disclosed his plans. Here below is their conversation;

    GRAPEVINE; Are sure you will stand for FUFA president this time?

    MUJIB; Yes, I will stand, why not?

    GRAPEVINE; Magogo is now “allover” FUFA, how do plan to defeat him?

    MUJIB; I have my plan, and it’s greatly confidential. But just know I wouldn’t have stood if I knew I was going to be defeated.

    GRAPEVINE; Incase you win, what is your immediate plan?

    MUJIB;  I will start with two major things, that’s to put more efforts on the league because this regime is only focusing on the Cranes. And second thing is to inject more money in the league.

    GRAPEVINE; Magogo has evidently registered great success in his reign, but what do you think the current FUFA president has failed to achieve in  the last 8 years of his presence in office?

    MUJIB; The league is too disorganized. The only success I see is this FUFA  Juniors league, which is also limited for only Premier League clubs.

    GRAPEVINE; You were meant to, but didn’t contest for the FUFA presidency four years ago. What went wrong?

    MUJIB; Magogo was the man behind all that, because he refused the delegates from signing on my papers.

    GRAPEVINE; But Magogo is now a loaded guy, and sources indicate he has spent alot of money in this election campaign, what’s your plan to take him on?

    MUJIB; I will keep talking to elected delegates and telling them my plans, I now they will give me their votes.

    GRAPEVINE; Do you think there will be fairness in this election?

    MUJIB; No there will be no fairness in the election due to controversies which occurred in the regional and district elections.

    GRAPEVINE; So,Why are you contesting if you already know that the election will not be fair?

    MUJIB; Just because I suspect that I might be under marked in an examination doesn’t deter me from attempting to write the same exam to excel.

    By Juma Ali



    M7 Urges Ugandans To Study European History



    President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has urged Ugandans to study European history in order to gain relevant knowledge to develop the country.

    Museveni, who was represented by Vice President Jessica Alupo, made the statement at a symposium to address the role of universities in responding to Africa’s problems and development needs. The symposium was held on March 30th at Makerere University.

    Museveni told Ugandans to study European history and get exposed to the world.

    “Have seen some people saying what is the use of studying European History. It is very important to study European History cause when you know about the world, it is like a laboratory. You can know how the world is and how society evolves,” he said.

    Museveni said Africans should borrow good ideas from the Europeans and have them implemented in their own countries.

    He also expressed his dismay with colonial influence that is washing away the African culture and values. He said Africans are buying ‘acids’ to bleach themselves due to colonial influence.

    Museveni further said that University education must help Africas regain their confidence.

    “The education system or university education must put confidence back into the African people,” he said.

    The president also urged universities to incorporate integration in the scope of what they teach to students. He said universities should not teach economics without integration or political science without regional integration.

    Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe, Makerere University’s vice chancellor urged the government to prioritise postgraduate studies, saying that these help countries transform faster.

    “Economies of countries are transformed much faster if you have a mass of PhD and masters’ graduates,” he said.

    According to Nawangwe, postgraduate students are able to conduct research that leads to national transformation.

    Makerere University will in the next academic year cut the number of undergraduate students to create space for postgraduate and PhD students.

    The institution has also called upon government to increase sponsorship slots for postgraduate students. This is aimed at turning Makerere University into a research led institution.

    By Nickson Maberi


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    Karamoja Iron Sheets Protest: Eight Remanded To Luzira Prison



    Court has remanded a total of eight youths to Luzira prison who were involved in a protest on Tuesday calling for the arrest of ministers involved in the Karamoja iron sheets scandal.

    The eight were arrested along Ben Kiwanuka Street as they called for the arrest and persecution of those involved in the Karamoja Iron Sheets Scandal.

    These include Kawooya Sharif, Ssegawa Shafik, Bukenya Moses, Ndyasiima Nelson, Matanda Augustine, Nayebare Gilbert, Najjume Sanyu and Ssemakula Teddy.

    The eight, who allege to be victims of torture, were arraigned before court and remanded to Luzira prison till April 12th, 2023. The group is accused of assaulting a police officer ASP Flavia Musimenta.

    Police on Monday said it was concluding investigations of ministers involved in the Karamoja iron sheets scandal.


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    Minister Rusoke Endorses ‘Jajja Tova Ku Main’ Campaign



    The Minister of State for Local Government Hon. Rusoke Victoria has endorsed the ‘Jajja Tova Ku Main’ campaign and urged Ugandans to rally behind president Museveni and make him president again in 2026.

    Rusoke said during the launch of the disbursement of Parish Development Model (PDM) funds to beneficiaries in Lwengo District that Museveni is the only leader that has shown love to the people of Uganda.

    Rusoke told Lwengo residents that by voting Museveni again in 2026, they will make it possible for him to continue with the implementation of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) manifesto.
    The beneficiaries were selected from 43 out of 45 Parishes in Lwengo District.

    The ‘Jajja Tova Ku Main’ is a campaign manned by youth across the country with an aim of promoting Museveni’s 2026 Presidential candidature.

    Mr Kitatta Ibrahim Almalik, the Lwengo District LCV Chairman hailed the regime for remaining truthful to its core Ideological principles of Nationalism, Pan Africanism, Social Economic Transformation and Democracy.

    Kitatta said the Parish Development Model will help households overcome poverty through establishing income generating projects using the PDM funds.



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