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THIS IS WAR: Besigye’s Cabinet Continues To Split Opposition:  The Coming Of Bobi Wine Has Exposed Besigye, Bobi Wine Is Like A Ghost, Can You Fight A Ghost? – Tamale Mirundi

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L-R: Bobi Wine, Mirundi and Besigye

While the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party is strategising at Chobe Safari Lodge along Kiryandongo-Gulu highway, a real war of words has erupted between opposition camps People Power and the Forum for the Democratic Change over Besigye’s new cabinet which completely ignored Bobi Wine.

On Thursday, Besigye announced a cabinet that he said will govern the affairs of his People’s Government. In the new cabinet, Kyadondo East legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine was left out even when most Ugandan’s including those who are in NRM think he is the biggest opposition threat.

Today, while on Pearl FM radio, president Museveni’s adviser on media Joseph Tamale Mirundi heaped praise on Bobi Wine calling him the strongest opposition candidate and a Ghost.

Mirundi said, “Bobi Wine is the strongest opposition leader Uganda has ever had. Bobi Wine has a strong support base in all regions of Uganda. Bobi wine is like a ghost. Can you fight a ghost? You cannot, ‘laba engalabi eno’. Bobi Wine has no structures and you cannot fight a person without structures. This boy is very intelligent and I pity all those trying to fight him.”

Mirundi further claimed, “The coming of Bobi Wine and the way the government has treated Bobi Wine has exposed Kiiza Besigye. The emergency of Bobi Wine has showed Ugandans that Besigye is a mole. There two real opposition leaders who have ever been in Uganda that is Semwogerere and Bobi Wine. Besigye just came to remove Semwogerere from political scene because Semwogerere had attracted the westerners. Besigye survives on Corruption in gov’t, have ever had when Besigye is fighting or talking about corruption? Why has Besigye failed to deal with Bobi Wine, it’s because he knows that Bobi Wine is their enemy.”

Immediately when the cabinet was out, Bobi Wine’s fans led by his bodyguard Eddie Mutwe took to social media and branded Besigye’s acts as jokes.

Eddie Mutwe said, “Besigye names Lukwago deputy president, for more jokes press ×#144# to get the latest jokes.”

Immediately after his attack, Besigye supporters also fired back. “I had ceased fire but you need to check your name, #omutwe mukalu or wakuza mutwe nga male . You said Besigye has failed the struggle, for last two years what have you done apart from kyarenga and birthday party, what is your program for next two years, because people’ government has shown us theirs and its leadership, we won’t sit back, cut the crap, sala nviri zo, VA ku Besigye,” Daniel Muwonge a die hard FDC member said.

He was joined by a one Kayanja Thomas who said, “Eddie Mutwe, your intellectual capacity can’t comprehend these glaring issues, concentrate on acting as a body guard, you can’t be authority on everything ‘Nange eby’obwakanyama bintawanya okutegera’.”

They were later joined by the Internal Affairs Minister of the People’s Governmnet Ingrid Turinawe who warned those who are speaking Ill of the new cabinet to be ready for more shocks.

Ingrid said, “The inauguration of the National Assembly that took place is just a signal of the hard work we have engaged ourselves with for the last 2 years. It caught you unaware, that’s why you seem to be in shock! Whether you call it! comedy or not, just be rest assured that you will soon come to terms with it. In any case, if you think its comedy, why do you bother yourself by allowing it to occupy your minds for days and nights. Why don’t you reserve your comments and deny it relevance?

While you thought and claimed we had gone silent, and you were busy hurling insults on Dr. Besigye, calling him names: a FAILURE , YAGWAAMU, BEBAMU etc, he was busy working day and night, traversing the country, he retreated to ground work of which results you have started to see.

He was busy preparing the ground for attack. You are not yet done, Prepare yourselves for more shocks!

The champions of this struggle are now deeply rooted up to the last man.

Apart from the National Assembly, you are yet to witness the inaugural events of Regional Peoples Assemblies, District People’s Assemblies, Subcounty Peoples Assemblies Village and parish Assemblies.”

 

By Doreen Menezer

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Panic In MP Kato Lubwama’s SOLIDA Camp, Bobi Wine’s People Power Finally Get Candidate To Oust Him

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L-R: Kato Lubwama, Bobi Wine and Mukasa

There is panic in the camp of incumbent Lubaga South Member of Parliament (MP) Paul Kato Lubwama after a number of SOLIDA members and area councilors fronted People Power diehard to oust him.

On Sunday evening, the Grapevine scribe landed on a group of Lubaga south councilors in a private political meeting at Javine hotel near Pope Paul hotel in Ndeeba, a suburb in Lubaga division, brainstorming on how to put him down.

The councilors in a meeting on Sunday

The Grapevine scribe established that the meeting was political after hearing voices of the members swearing that they are tired of Lubwama’s laziness in the August house. “We have to start looking for a formidable MP now otherwise we shall remain the same if we wait for Byamukama’s electoral Commission program,” one of the SOLIDA members was heard telling other friends in the meeting. One councilor we established as Hajjati Fuge, representing Busega parish in KCCA told friends that their constituency has lost out on many government programs due to lack of a vibrant MP.

She explained to her colleagues that they were expecting the construction and completion of the Nalukoloongo channel this political term of 2016-2021 but this has failed because of the area MP has failed to voice out their problems on the floor of parliament.

Mukasa with Mukono Legislator Betty Nambooze

Isaac, another councilor told colleagues that they are likely to lose their seats because voters are not happy, the voters blame the councilors for misleading them by recommending Lubwama. In the same meeting, one of the members whom we establish as Julius Katongole, a people power coordinate in Lubaga South revealed to his friends that as people power crusade, they are fronting a one Aloysious Mukasa to oust Lubwama from Lubaga South and they have already started drafting strategies to see that Lubaga South gets someone who will competently represent their interests.

Katongole told the over 30 councilors that what he wants from them is to join hands and liberate Lubaga South by supporting Bobi Wine’s diehard Mukasa.

“In the last general election, like other city constituencies, we voted leaders under the bandwagon effect without verifying them, someone of them told us to send them to parliament so that they can also eat. What do you really expect from such a leader?” Katongole said.  Katongole added that Mukasa, who they want to replace Lubwama, is a well-known businessman in the area who is not looking for a job like other leaders who won in the previous elections.

Mukasa chatting with some of the locals in Ndeeba

He added that as People Power Movement in Lubaga South, they are going to start moving from parish to parish endorsing candidates to stand on people power ticket, he warned councilors not to condemn him if the crusade drops them for not fulfilling the pledges they made in the previous term.

Katongole said that in July this year, the Lubaga South People Power wing is going to have a private political meeting with their national president Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine, the Kyadondo East MP to discuss how they can politically take over Lubaga South from local level to parliamentary level.

Lubaga South is made of parishes of Najjanakumbi 1, Najjanakumbi 2, Nateete, Ndeeba, Busega, Kabowa, Mutundwe and Lubaga. Efforts to speak to MP Kato Lubwama were futile since he has been not picking our calls since Tuesday.

By Jamil Lutakome

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Museveni Cannot Win The 2021 Elections, Bobi Wine Will Be President – Justice George Kanyeihamba

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Retired Justice George Kanyeihamba has recommended People Power leader and the Kyadondo East legislator Kyagulanyi Robert Sentamu alias Bobi wine as president come 2021 .

Addressing the media at his home in Buziga, a Kampala suburb today, the retired judge said that president Museveni cannot win the 2021 general election because all his comrades who have always helped him to win the elections, the likes of Kivejinja will be 90 years by 2021 and the youths will decide this election.

Kanyeihamba said that power belongs to the people and the youth are many in numbers compared to the people in Museveni’s age bracket.

“Museveni cannot win the 2021 election, all his comrades are aged and they will be ninety years by that time. Bobi wine has the potential to win this election and he will by the power of the youths and the numbers, me too I support him,” the retired Judge said.

Kanyeihamba has also dismissed articles in the media that he was held hostage on Friday last week after a scuffle with one of his guard over a gun.

The retired judge who shade tears Infront of the cameras said he only felt sympathy for one of his bodyguards, a one Magololo who had lost his father that morning but his bosses refused him to go for burial because the force had no money.

He said that he gave his guard forty thousand shillings (40,000) to help him reach the burial place. He said that he also told him to surrender the gun to his person body guard a one Peter Onap something that Magololo refused to do. He said that he was forced to call his bosses who acted swiftly.

“It’s this scuffle that caused an alarm among my neighbors and the media because I had ordered my gate to be closed so that Magololo does not enter but nothing much had happened. I wonder where the media got this story from, but they will explain it somewhere,” Kanyeihamba said.

Kanyeihamba said that he has already alerted his two lawyers for legal battle with the New Vision.

By Mboowa Nathan

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You Cannot Exchange The Current Regime With Hooligans – MP Nsereko Blast Bobi Wine’s People Power

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Kampala Central Member of Parliament (MP) Muhammad Nsereko has branded People Power movement members as hooligans over the way they attack anyone who tries to show them the right path to leadership.

In a heated live chat with music promotor Andrew Bajjo alias Bajjo event, a strong People Power supporter, Nsereko schooled him and all People Power supporters that what Ugandans want right now is a united opposition not one individual.

First, Bajjo revealed that he has spent a week in Kamuli district and established that people are tired of Kadaga because she has over stayed in parliament and failed to change their living conditions.

“Nsereko, I can bet my hand to be chopped off if Kadaga returns to parliament. People in Kamuli are tired of that old woman, they want new blood. I was there recently, people of kamuli are very poor. They cannot even afford to get 4000 shillings to enter a musical show.

I swear Kadaga will not cross that Jinja bridge because people are tired,” the music promotor stated.

He boasted that as People Power movement, they are planning to solve the Kamuli problem by bringing a youthful Moses Bigirwa (DP) to replace Kadaga.

MP Nsereko immediately intervened and educated Bajjo that Bigirwa can’t replace Kadaga in Kamuli because he is not a woman. Nsereko also swore that Kadaga will retain her sit. The outspoken Bajjo boasted that the country is tired of politicians like MP Nsereko who survive on confusion and mismanaging of public affairs and it’s the reason they are yearning for fresh blood like Kyadondo East MP Robert Kaygulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi wine.

Bajjo said that he speaks for the poor Ugandans who cannot afford paying school fees of 20,000 (twenty thousand shillings).

He pleaded with Nsereko to join people power camp instead of undermining MP Kyagulanyi because of his background. Bajjo also wondered why Nsereko from Kkobe clan and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago are fighting Kyagulanyi and supporting Kizza Besigye who he claims is a Museveni project to keep him in power. MP Nsereko rubbished Bajjo’s claims and educated him that leaders are trained, tested and supervised.

He told Bajjo and the people power group must understand what is on the ground and what can help them take power instead of fighting the people they have found in the struggle for change.

“People are asking the opposition to come together, we are not promoting that kind of individualism you want to promote,” MP Nsereko said. He told Bajjo to go and tell his friends in People Power to accept that they need other people to change Uganda’s political situation and that they must accept the debate to choose the person to be fronted for presidency in the next general election.

The Kampala central legislator said that there’s no way you can exchange the current regime with hooligans adding that whoever speaks truth about Bobi Wine becomes a victim of insults and abuses.

“As people in power, I strongly believe that the future of Uganda’s opposition has been buried never to resurrect,” Nsereko added.

He said that he has on several occasions been engaged in a verbal exchange with people power diehards who claim that he is working for president Museveni and they have already chosen Kyagulanyi’s brother Fred Nyanzi to replace him as a MP for Kampala central.

By Jamil Lutakome

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