THE Clerk to parliament, Aeneas Tandekwire, is a no nonsense man. He recently told a Commonwealth meeting of clerks at Speke Resort Munyonyo that if he was a leader of a political party he would immediately discipline rebel MPs like Beti Kamya of the Foru
THE Clerk to parliament, Aeneas Tandekwire, is a no nonsense man. He recently told a Commonwealth meeting of clerks at Speke Resort Munyonyo that if he was a leader of a political party he would immediately discipline rebel MPs like Beti Kamya of the Forum for democratic Change (FDC). â€œImagine a senior party MP to go to a Democratic Party rally claiming that DP is better than her party! This is unacceptable and total rubbish,â€ Tandekwire said.
If you want to know how hard it is to prepare a speech, just ask General Salim Saleh, the State minister for Microfinance. On Tuesday, while launching the five-year strategic plan for Microfinance Support Centre Limited at Serena Hotel, he told a big gathering that he had not prepared a speech although he had tried to write one for the occasion since January 2009.
Instead of a speech, the tall general resorted to expressing his views through dance and music. He asked for Mesach Ssemakulaâ€™s song, â€œkamutendereze Sseboâ€ and Afrigoâ€™s â€œolumbe lwâ€™obwavuâ€ to be played and the dancing spree attracted Kampala RDCs and former vice-president Dr. Specioza Kazibwe. Very innovative!
Have you forgotten the lady who put men to task over smelly socks? The former vice-president, Specioza Wandira Kazibwe, now has another big post. She is the chairperson of the Microfinance Support Centre ltd, a government company in charge of micro credit progranmmes.
On Tuesday, she warned people who want to borrow money from SACCOs that there is no free money. â€œIf you have forgotten me, I am Nnalongo and I donâ€™t mince words. We shall follow up defaulters and I will squeeze their noses and ears until they vomit the money,â€ she said.
Journalists in some media houses in Uganda are very unpredictable. If you want them to cover your function, please ensure you have a provision of free lunch in your workshop programme.
Recently, an official from a big company was heard complaining that journalists had invaded their expensive lunch and turned out to be half of the participants. That fellow must have forgot that man â€˜eateth where he workethâ€™!
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