â€œToday we have begun a new chapter in Ruhaama. Let us fight household poverty so that our achievements are reflected in 2011,â€ Janet Museveni, First Lady and MP Ruhaama County, during celebrations to mark her election.
â€œI view myself as a simple, intelligent and inspiring strugglist who will clock 30 years in this business in August,â€ General Salim Saleh, denying that he was in charge of vetting new ministers.
â€œToday I am the happiest person in the world because people are again practising multiparty politics. I laid down my life in order to make sure that democracy is brought back to Uganda. Some 10 to 20 years ago, if you talked of multiparty, you would end up being arrested,â€ Cecil Ogwal, outgoing Lira Municipality Member of Parliament.
â€œI hear that in some places they say you should apologise. Apologise for what? You should not. You should walk with your heads held high because you voted rightly,â€ Aswa MP Ronald Okumu, assuring people of the north, who overwhelmingly voted for Kizza Besigye that they voted well.
â€œWe are going to form a formidable force on the public accounts committee, local government accounts committee and government assurances,â€ Ssebuliba Mutumba, MP Kawempe South vowing to fight corruption in the house.
â€œI am a Ugandan and I have an interest in the development of my country. That is why we are putting at stake so much money,â€ Mohamed Hamid, one of the investors, set to construct a 5-star hotel on land formerly occupied by UTV/UBC.
â€œI am ready to make a principled compromise on the issue of cultural institutions,â€ Dr. Crispus Kiyonga, in support of Obusinga.
â€œWhat kind of life are you living? Is your way of life making Christianity relevant to this country? Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala, while meeting catholic MPs.
â€œ We have tried fighting witchcraft in vain. My heart bleeds because very many shrines are emerging and people sustain them,â€ Bishop Paul Luzinda of Mukono Diocese.
â€œI miss him. I think of him often. If he came out of the bush, I would marry him,â€ Evelyn, formerly one of the wives of LRA leader Joseph Kony.
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