They said it:
â€œIt will be most tragic if, after the Museveni government, we come out with stories like the ones after the Amin and Obote governments. At the end of the day, those who turn a blind eye to wrong-doing are as guilty as those who commit the acts,â€ Beatrice Lagada, Movementâ€™s dep
â€œIt will be most tragic if, after the Museveni government, we come out with stories like the ones after the Amin and Obote governments. At the end of the day, those who turn a blind eye to wrong-doing are as guilty as those who commit the acts,â€ Beatrice Lagada, Movementâ€™s deputy director for gender, youth and interest groups, in a diatribe condemning people who tell lies about past regimes.
â€œI would be surprised to hear some people saying the referendum is illegal yet it is in the Constitution. We will defend it thoroughly and the referendum will go on as planned,â€ Adolf Mwesige, deputy minister for justice and constitutional affairs.
â€œOne can engage the policeâ€™s busy line for more than 30 minutes, deceiving us of a fire outbreak, only to discover the call was a false one,â€ Francis Rwego, assistant inspector of police in charge of operations cautioning the public against duping the police.
â€œI see so many signposts in every district indicating that there are several NGOs, but why isnâ€™t there any impact? What are they doing? Orphans and other vulnerable children continue to suffer and child-headed families are on the increase. We are in a crisis,â€ Felix Okot-Ogong, state minister for youth and child affairs speaking on the day of the African child at Hope for African Children Initiative in Kampala.
â€œIf he has done anything wrong, I do not think it is more than the good things he has done for this country. We, therefore, pray that the president forgives him...,â€ Sheikh Salaam Mbogo during prayers for troubled Brig. Henry Tumukunde, organised by Muslims at Ggaba Islamic Centre last week.
â€œWhat double standards are these? Arguing that sections of society are opposed to the Bill is unacceptable because sections of the same society are opposed to the third term but the debate on the matter is going on,â€ Ben Wacha, Oyam North MP contributing in parliament over the suspended Domestic Relations Bill (DRB).
â€œThe committee noted that some units were employing unauthorised persons like drivers and other non-teaching staff to handle examination materials or to invigilate examinations,â€ Dr. Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza, Makerere Universityâ€™s deputy vice-chancellor in charge academic affairs, commenting on a Makerere Examinations Committee report.
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