KAMPALA â€” Buganda government education minister John Muyingo has asked teachers to join politics in order to participate in policy formulation, which may have a direct impact on their profession. Muyingo was speaking at a get-together party for the staff of Lubiri High, Buganda Royal Institute, Lubiri Nabagereka Primary School and Bowa Vocational school at Lubiri Secondary School in Mengo palace over the weekend.
MUKONO â€” Independent presidential candidate Abed Bwanika has accused president Yoweri Museveni of crippling Ugandaâ€™s economy. He said Museveni was to blame for the decline in the agricultural and business sectors. He also rapped Museveni over what he called his adventures in Congo, which he said had brought Uganda a US$10b debt. Bwanika was holding a public rally at Mukono taxi park on Saturday. He pledged to restore the countryâ€™s agricultural and industrial sectors and â€œour previous good relations, regionally and internationally.â€
RAKAI â€” The district woman MP, Sarah Kiyingi, has left politics for good to serve God. Kiyingi disclosed this on December 21 at the district headquarters while handing over 50 goats to her campaign managers in appreciation of their services. She said she had injected sh10m into the goat project for her supporters. She said her decision to oppose the lifting of the presidential term limits did not mean that she was an enemy to the Government. She said she had also initiated a revolving fund with over sh18m for women.
RAKAI â€” State minister for water Maria Mutagamba has asked women to stick to President Yoweri Museveni, saying he is a caring leader who has their interests at heart. Mutagamba, who is heading Museveniâ€™s district campaign task force, was launching women gift circles, locally known as nigiina, in the district on Tuesday. Accompanied by Kooki MP Capt. David Matovu and Rakai LC5 chairman Vincent Ssemakula, Mutagamba said Museveni had secured US$15m to develop women through their Nigiina groups.