THE debate on whether Kampala City should be administered by the Central Government ended in 2005 during the Constitutional amendment process. What we are now focusing on is to implement what the constitution commands us to do.
â€œTHE debate on whether Kampala City should be administered by the Central Government ended in 2005 during the Constitutional amendment process. What we are now focusing on is to implement what the constitution commands us to do,â€ state minister for local government Hope Mwesigye, on the Central Governmentâ€™s plan to take over kampala.
â€œThere is enough recorded evidence to show that the elections were rigged. Liaise with the Secretary General and file a case before January 21,â€ President Yoweri Museveni advising defeated former Bugweri County MP Kirunda Kivejinja to go to court and contest Abdul Katuntuâ€™s election.
â€œWe won the elections, so we do not see the point for anyone coming to mediate power sharing,â€ John Michuki, a hardliner member of the new Kenyan cabinet.
â€œThere is no value in participating in a fraudulent, hopeless process. The exercise has lost the credibility and the possibility of causing change,â€ FDC deputy president Salaamu Musumba, threatening to boycott future elections.
â€œIt is a big lie with no iota of truth. Troops in Kenya, what for? We are not at war,â€ Army Spokesman Captain Paddy Ankunda refuting allegations that there are Ugandan soldiers in Kenya.
â€œThe instructions to Lukwago were very clear. We do not expect any rally there and we have deployed personnel trained in public order management,â€ Edward Ochom, police commander for Kampala Extra, warning Kampala Central MP Erias Lukwago, against holding an illegal rally.
â€œMany people are interested in my position. They are peddling lies that I am incompetent and should step down. For the two years I have been in office, I have achieved great success for the party,â€ UPC President Miria Obote, vowing not to leave her seat as party president.
â€œWe have talked much and for long enough. It is time for practical work,â€ John Baptist Walusimbi, new Katikkiro of Buganda.
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