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LETTER: Pope Cancels Second Visit To Uganda

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Pope Francis has canceled his second visit to Uganda. In a letter signed by the Uganda Episcopal Conference Secretary General Msgr. John B. Kauta, the Pope will not grace the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) as earlier communicated.

“The office of the President of Uganda has officially communicated to the Ugandan Episcopal Conference that the Holy Father will not be able to attend the symposium,” reads in part the statement by Mgr. Kauta.

The SECAM came into existence after a meeting by African bishops in 1969 in Kampala, following a resolution by the Vatican Council to have a structure that would bring together Catholic Churches in Kampala and Pope Paul VI presided over its inauguration.

Pope Francis last visited Uganda in November 2015, therefore his visit was going to be a big occasion as over 400 Bishops are set to gather to mark 50 years of SECAM.

The Uganda Episcopal Conference has however in the statement said the 50-year celebrations will continue as scheduled, and will take place at Uganda Martyrs Catholic Shrine in Namugongo despite the Pope’s absence.

Below is the letter:

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Why Didn’t You Stick To Cattle Keeping – Bobi Blasts Museveni For Telling Him To Leave Politics

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Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine has blasted president Museveni for telling him to leave music and stick to Music.
While addressing locals in Arua municipality, during the area MP Kassiano Wadri’s victory party, Bobi, who already declared that he is ready to stand against president Museveni in the 2021 elections, told him that he would also have stuck to cattle keeping.

“You said that I should stick to music alone but remember when you were my age, you did not stick to keeping cattle. When you were my age, you were busy interacting with cows and goats but at my age I have been interacting with the common people. How can you say you went to the bush to fight against oppression and to install democracy yet 33 years later you cannot have democracy in your own party?” Bobi Said amidst cheers from the crowd.

Bobi told them to have the same courage they exhibited during the Arua by elections come 2021 and exercise their rights.

By Doreen Menezer

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Police Speaks Out On Minister Nantaba Attack

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Uganda Police mouthpiece CP Patrick Onyango has clarified on the incident in which minister Aidah Nantaba was attacked by unknown assailants who were riding on a motorcycle.

In a statement released this evening, Onyango said, “the police at Nagalama are investigating circumstances under which two men dressed in black leather suits and riding a silver grey Suzuki sports motorcycle Reg No.UDL 822A, allegedly trailed, The Hon. Aida Nantaba Erios, The Hon. Minister of State for ICT and Woman Member of Parliament Kayunga District, in a threatening manner over a distance of 40 kms, from Sezibwa bridge up to Nagalama trading centre. It is alleged that two riders today 24th.March 2019 at around 11:00am rode past The Hon. Minsters official vehicle after, made a U-turn, drove back and pulled alongside the roadside market after Sezibwa bridge. One of them came to the stall where she was buying fruits and pretended to seek for the direction to Kabimbiri trading centre . His suspicious conduct prompted her bodyguard to respond and they drove off.
The Hon. Minister upon realizing that she was being trailed, branched and alerted the police at Nagalama, about the suspicious conduct of the riders.
The two suspicious riders, upon noticing that the Hon. minister had branched and alerted the police at Nagalama , diverted and attempted to escape in the direction of Kimenyede – Mayangayanga Road .
The response teams at Nagalama, pursued them, and after a long chase forced them to abandon their sports motorcycle at Nagojje trading centre, several shots were fired in their direction, to cause them to surrender, but all in vain. In the process, Sebbulime Ronald a resident of Nakabugo Village, Nakabugo Parish, Pakiso Sub County, and Busiro County in Wakiso District was shot dead during the pursuit. The police is still searching the area with canine dogs for the second suspect, who is feared armed and dangerous.
We want to inform the public that The Hon. Minister, despite the scare is very safe and was not attacked at any stage as alleged in the media. Due to the signature technique of attacks from assailants perched on the back of moving motorcycles, the police is taking keen interest, in this investigation, to establish the motive of the suspects. The mobile phone to the deceased, the motorcycle and identification documents recovered are essential leads in our investigation.”

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OPINION – KAGAME AND MUSEVENI’S BALL GAME: Don’t Accept The Narrative From These Two Suspected Brother Presidents. Ask The Right Hard Questions – Hon. Kyanjo

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LETTER FROM INDIA

*KAGAME AND MUSEVENI’S BALL GAME*

By Hussein Kyanjo

22 March 2019

Fellow Ugandans and other citizens of the world,

I greet you in the name of the Almighty and allow me to thank you for all your prayers and support of all sorts.

I am now better and positively responding to treatment.

As I lay flat on my bed in this beautiful but rather warm Indian suburb after breakfast today, I felt that there was some thing I was not doing right. That is, keeping silent about everything else on the pretext of strictly following my Doctors’ orders to concentrate on my health. I felt, deep down, that I was being selfish.

I am now out to try and broaden our peoples’ mind on what is going on between presidents Museveni and Kagame.

So, whether by the grace of the Almighty I return home as a passenger or as cargo in a coffin, I will die satisfied with this story out. By the way after penning this letter I found that it was medicine it self. I felt so much relief.

I have been following events regarding the situation between Museveni and Kagame and I discovered that we must demand for an international investigation coz what the two presidents were exchanging are carefully calculated words designed to focus your minds on the small thing of border closure (small because it is as easy to close as it is to open) that you forget or be diverted from the bigger issues.

The Writer Hon. Hussein Kyanjo who is currently receiving treatment in India

Let me start with Mr. Museveni.

When he ventured into fighting alongside African liberators in the 1970s he got convinced that he could fight his own govt and get to power himself. And that’s what happened. At the start he reached out to a selected team of youths mainly Banyankore, Bakiga, Banyoro, Batooro but more Banyarwanda. He then skillfully appointed a few others from the rest of Uganda and he has mastered this game until recently.

Mr Museveni did all what it takes to appoint, train, promote and favor this group until some people from this same previlaged class realised that he was not meaning well. They started parting company with him.

There was a time Bakiga opposed silently then came the time Banyoro left quietly, afterwards Batooro resented.

More intriguingly, some influential Banyankore also realised they were being duped and used too.

We are now witnessing the final penalty kick with Banyarwanda openly throwing off their jerseys at their former purported patron.

Nobody can claim ignorance of how much abuse Mr Museveni has done to Ugandans by giving priority to Banyarwanda. When they came from the bush he placed all of them in the national army and more still promoted them to senior positions right from Rwigyema to Higiro who is now a dissident in Belgium. Over 90% of Rwandas senior military and civil servants and even those in business were former OFFICIAL Ugandans.

Some of us opposed this trend. I personally was branded sectarian and tribalistic. I ignored the voices because I knew they would sooner or later discover what I already had.

After their victory over Uganda’s sitting government, there were two genuine Banyarwanda groups. One led by Rwigyema wanted to go back home through an armed struggle and these were the minority. The second group which included the likes of Gen Muntu, Mr Katutsi, Hon Kayonde and many others felt they were more Ugandan and I hear they were opposed to waging another costly war given the fairly excellent position they held in Uganda.

Remember genuine Banyarwanda have lived safely and with dignity in Uganda as good immigrants for decades just like Obama in the US. I personally found three families of Banyarwanda labourers at my fathers home at birth 59 years ago. In fact we had a prominent Munyarwanda, (Rwabikinga and her wife Kankindi) who measured nearly the same wealth as our parents.

I can’t count how many Banyarwanda married directly into and from my family. That’s why I dismiss and despise any body who wants to lecture me on sectarianism or tribalism especially if such critics have never allowed other tribes to marry their children.

Well, back to story, the Rwigyema group went and got victory while the Kayonde group continue up to now to live with dignity in Uganda. They have never shown any interest in even being dual citizens. Go to Mawogola, Kabula, Singo, Buddu, Kooki, Kyaggwe, Busoga Bugisu and elsewhere. There are Banyarwanda all over and its okay, provided they don’t live above the rest.

I mean there are Indian, Somali, Arab, Chinese, Nigerian even Ugandan towns in Euro America – no fuss.

Note that when the purported Ugandan soldiers invaded and toppled a neighbouring government, they were never charged of treason. Neither did they pay Uganda for all types of ammunitions, net logistics and even cash they used during the war. So we had two neighbouring brotherly governments sharing the same border and other undisclosed facilities.

Even with this image, Mr Museveni continued to insist on favouring Banyarwanda against other Ugandans, despite opposition from many of us. He went an extra mile and forced these Banyarwanda into our constitution as a tribe.

Let me also make my point clear. No strong person besides President Obote has came out to clear the actual ethnicity of Mr Museveni except Museveni him self, but because he is a pathological liar, I have believed Dr Obote that actually Museveni is an ethinic Munyarwanda.

My difference of opinion is that there is nothing wrong with a genuine successful immigrant ethnic Munyarwanda, Sudanes or Muhaya rising to the highest office. What I have resisted is giving such a people preferential treatment over other indigenous Ugandans.

Frank Kalimuzo a one time Vice Chancellor of Makerere was such a decent servant and his family is hapily living here.

Mr Museveni has been overzealous in prefering Banyarwanda. He flooded our security, public service and sponsored business – with these people.

Take a close look at those areas. Go to big super markets, petrol stations, washing bays shopping malls, private security companies even boda boda stages are nearly all managed and populated by Banyarwanda.

Mark you, they are not the business owners but they are forced into management by the powerful arm of the state.

What is happening today is that Mr Museveni is stuck at his own game. He prefered Banyarwanda for obvious reasons but at last they have fallen out.

It is like a wife of a hired murderer who beheads his victims and brings the heads at home. So the wife knows the victims and hears the cries of their relatives. Now she has been caught sleeping with another man and she is not repentant as she knows all the husband’s secrets.

The choice would be clear. Drop the adultery case against the wife and save face, or pursue it and get ready for the big spill of your former atrocities.

Be sure there is alot of silent diplomacy between the two but they are bluffing you with a small item of border closure. Don’t swallow their deception.

Take an example of MTN employees who were deported. Who told you there was any new discovery? These people were recruited with the secondment of the state in the name of protecting Uganda’s security interests. They were specifically outsourced and assigned the duty of spying on Ugandans through their communication and report to government.

This is what they have been doing until maybe they changed loyalty this time in favour of Mr Kagame. Other wise if it were ordinary employees of MTN local or foreign that had been caught in the act of endangering Ugandan security, they would be tried in courts of law for treason.

In the circumstances, these ‘criminals’ who were not diplomats and it was not done on the request of Rwanda or France – were not charged. The cheaper option was arbitrary deportation.

How could something big like this happen without the knowledge of Mr Mbire the super chairman of MTN board. Mbiire is no ordinary Ugandan. He knows every thing. Just look at how Mbire was strategically placed in different positions and tell me how he could fail this small exam.

MR CHARLES MBIRE is

1. Uganda Representative of Hyundai

2. Chairman of Uganda Inflight Services Ltd

3. Chairman of MTN Uganda since 1998

4. Director Eskom Uganda

5. Chairman/CEO of Invesco Uganda

6. Vice Chairman of Rift Valley Railways

7. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uganda Securities Exchange.

8. In 2009 Mbire was appointed to the Ugandan Presidential Investment Round Table

9. In 2011, became a member of the IMF Regional Advisory Group for Africa.

Can you believe the story that such a man didn’t know what was happening?

It all started with Suzan Magaras murder when the state security broke into MTN servers where they wanted to prove who really killed her with evidence of voice messages. And when they accessed the servers they got shocked. Kayihura had to be fired.

But even then, his case has not gone down through the throat and I suspect that the final position was that Kaihura had to be carefully led out of mock captivity and probably, again probably – sent out to a third country. That process could be ongoing. What is the progress on his case?

Don’t look at the small picture of border closure. Ask hard questions.

1. Who killed presidents Habyarimana and C. Ntaryasmira on 6th April 1994.

2. Who killed a million Rwandans and blamed it majorly on Hutus and selected Tutsis?

3. Who killed Rwigyema?

4. Who killed Dr Bayingana?

5. Who killed Bunyenyezi?

6. Who killed Kayumba?

7. Who killed J. Kagezi?

8. Who killed A.F. Kawesi?

9. Who killed S. Magara?

10. Who killed Kirumira?

11. Who killed Shk Sentamu?

12. Who killed Shk Kirya?

13. Who killed Shk Bahiga?

14. Who killed Shk Muwaya?

15. Who killed Maj Kiggundu?

16.Where is the lady who openly accused her husband for holding planning meetings to kill Maj Kiggundu at her home? The lady said she met Mr Museveni, she met Gen Kaihura and she reported to several police stations in vain.

17. Who killed women in Wakiso and Entebbe?

18. What the truth about the panga wailding gangs?

19. Who killed Dr Kayira?

20. Who killed Robina Kiyingi?

Fellow Ugandans and people of the world, don’t accept the narrative from these two suspected brother presidents. Ask the right hard questions above.

You now know that what dissident Robert Higiro is saying against Mr Kagame is not the whole truth, because he is also guilty. You should also be more interested in his submission where he states that “I SAID WHETHER YOU ACCEPT (to kill Nyamwasa) OR NOT STIL YOU WILL DIE”.

This statement is telling and my conclusion is that they will kill any body except themselves and that he declined the deal to Kill Nyamwasa because Kagame failed to deliver the 1m dollars.

Here you are with him also crafting his survival story and again you are blindly following. No no no.

The speech by Mr Kagame has a secret in it he says openly that he asked M7 to close busines and freeze accounts of one Minyarwanda invester but M7 refused. The interesting bit here is that finally Dr S. Kiggundus cries of closing his bank (Green land) both in Uganda and Tanzania were correct. These people can do many things.

Allah says in the Holy Qur’an:

MALAKUM. KAIFA TAHKUMUUN?

WHAT IS IT. HOW DO YOU PEOPLE MAKE JUDGEMENT?

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