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Opinion: Post-Kiggundu – The brutal truth about the new Electoral Commission in Uganda

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No matter who get appointed or picked as long as the His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is in charge and the Commander in Chief. So as long as he is there, his decrees and orders will matter. So the results and the final say are in the hands of the President. He will not care what the locals of Karamoja votes or the ones in Mbarara, what matters is what is needed for the Movement and in the end him!

The Electoral Commission under the Dr. Badru Kiggundu has been a useful tool for the regime. He has used all kind of ways to get the results that we’re needed. Also all kind of explanation to avoid the reasoning or even trying to shuffle the defence as the relevant laws to sustain the needed excuse to exhaust the courts. This has been done as the Opposition has questioned the legality and the just behaviour of the Electoral Commission.

The all of sudden 100% in counties, the ghost voters, the unregistered voters showing up and the moving of place of voting for the citizens, the lack of delivery of ballots and equipment to key areas. This has been tactics as well as fixing the elections into the schedule of the Movement. Free and fair was never important for the President as long as his loyal men and woman we’re plated and sent to Parliament. Or his loyal men and woman elected through the Resistance Councils and the Local Government positions as Local Councillors and such.

This will not change as the appropriate men and woman is not in circle of the new Electoral Commission. The cleared name from the President is more loyal men and woman who want to eat of the Presidents hand. They want to eat and are hungry like the rest of the MPs who has cars and no income tax. The same level is what the EC commissioner’s wants and therefore wants to be hired. So they can live in mansions and have government perks that citizens don’t get.

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So no matter who is put up in the Movement and who they want to appoint will be working for the President and his elite. The regime will not change their pattern even if Badru Kiggundu is out of the picture. Will just be a new face that will eat the same level of crap.

The reality is that the names put forward now by the President is his loyal cadres, they are not bi-partisan or even becoming of people who the citizens can trust. That is for the same reason as the ones before, they will be the loyalists for the pay-check of the President; they will not be there for people. They are just useful props for the President to get his fake-elections and votes when needed, but not something he cares deeply about. If he did he would have set in place systems where the people wasn’t starving and had water-irrigation to secure the harvest even in dry season. He has 30 years, but hasn’t left much behind because what he has is fragmented and eaten by his ego. Therefore the EC will be marked of his loyalist, not of the ones who is best for nation, but who is the best for the “only man with a vision”. Peace.

#PoliceBrutality Letter- Re: Uganda Vs Mohammed Sebuufu & Others (August 2016)

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Magistrate halts case against IGP Kayihura pending constitutional court decision (Youtube-Clip)

“The Makindye Magistrates’court has formally stayed the criminal prosecution of the Inspector General of Police General Kale Kayihura and seven of his senior police commanders over torture. On Monday morning, Presiding Grade One magistrate, Juliet Nakitende, ordered that the proceedings against Kayihura be halted until the court receives further directives from the Constitutional Court. Magistrate Nakitende was moved by an order issued and signed by the Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma last Friday, which suspended the said trial until the Constitutional Court hears and determines a petition filed by a city advocate Robert Rutalo challenging Kayihura’s trial on torture charges. Justice Kavuma’s order was served and presented before court by David Wandera Oudo, Rutalo’s advocate. The DPP represented by the Makindye court Resident State Attorney, Immaculate Angutoko, also informed court that he has officially taken over Kayihura’s prosecution and only needs assistance from private lawyers to avail him with the necessary evidence. After court, the petitioner in the Constitutional Court Rutalo told journalists that he was never paid by Gen. Kayihura to challenge the IGP’s trial” (NTV Uganda, 2016)

Opinion: The Ugandan State Officials tries to Torpedo the #PoliceBrutality Case of IGP Kayihura!

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The Ugandan Officials cannot help themselves even if they are drowning in Lake Albert; they will still claim: “There isn’t any WATER here!” That is just the way they are for the moment. They are just for the moment more focused on the brown envelopes from the Executive, than actually taking care of the neglect of service towards the citizens. That is the key for them at the moment… why do I say that?

Well, the Police Brutality and the questionable behaviour of the Police Force in the recent months and for a long while finally ended in a petition and a Court Case at the Makindye Magistrate Court. Something that first got the impunity of the Police Commanders and the Head of the Department IGP Kale Kayihura to disobediently smooch with fellow compatriots from Algeria than show up in Court that day.

After that we’re the violent supporters of Kayihura and the Police a lawyer’s car and also closed of the area to seal off the petitioners against the lawmen. The demonstrations and their behaviour we’re sanctioned by the Police, while the Police has on the same acts of the Opposition or ordinary citizens acted with violence or detaining fellow citizens. So the ironic staged affairs are openly showing the blatant disregard for equal laws for the people. The Police Force and their commanders are apparently above the law.

So tomorrow the Police Commanders are supposed to answer for their brutal affairs and misconduct in service as civil servants. They represent the people and they are supposed to create a safe society. Instead they are the once that have a monopoly on violence against innocent citizens. At the same time before the weekend the all but famous for justice and just understand of law. Honourable and Deputy Court Justice (DCJ) Stephen Kavuma kind of thinking of cancelling it or disperse it. This happens days after DPP Mike Chibita wanted to control it and now even the DCJ Kavuma even drops his few cents. So that the Makindye Magistrate Court becomes second fiddle to the other Government Law Officials who want’s to torpedo the case.

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The DCJ Stephen Kavuma who has fought against the Forum for Democratic Change during the early year and suspended the party who answered the fraudulent election and cast of ballots. So the Defiance campaign we’re shut down with Interim Order, so again the Justice Officer showed his gallant ways to counter normalcy to please his fellow Executive. Because the Executive is above the law and the men who shield him can do what they please. The rest have to beg for mercy even when the Police go against the law and detain people without any warrant or just cause. If they are detained days upon days for wearing wrong T-shirt or being a part of Consultation meeting for the wrong party. Even when they are detained days upon days when the local judge have ordered them free, the Police Commander still let the linger in jail without any charge. That can be supported, but a Police Brutality case against the Police Commanders and IGP Kayihura proves that the law is not similar to them all.

The FDC and their men have battled court and have to take every precaution when they are detained and released from prison. And if they don’t show up on time to court, than they are sanctioned and house-arrested even when the warrant or charge is non-existent towards them. So when the Defiance Campaign we’re a problem they we’re on them like they we’re a disease and needed quick remedy.

But when it comes to his case and the case against the Police Commanders he can show disregard. He disgraces the court and the basic lawfulness. As he is on the top and sanctions other citizens and political opposition he acts without any caution. Still, with that in mind his men and leadership acts without honour or bravery.

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While he had “supporters” around the Makindye Magistrate Court last time who violently and closed off the area where they tormented the petitioners. Now, today there a celebration and rally for Crime Preventers who are most likely going to protest the case in Kampala and Makindye tomorrow. As the shipped pocket-changed loose-police affiliated organization will be used as a tool to oppress the opinion of the police brutality. As they will be day after left behind in Kampala as the Uganda Police Force doesn’t pay them to travel home to whatever district in Ankoli, Acholi, Busoga or Toro they really are from. The same they did during the campaign period… The NRM and the Police Force cannot help themselves when it comes to this.

When just comes 24 hours to Kampala, the Crime Preventers as they have to fight extreme crime in the City just before Court case happens. Just as they think people are stupid and can’t put two and two together. They come to claim the legality and shut down the citizens who might want to show up and question the behaviour against the state and their top-officials. Something IGP Kayihura and his top Police Commanders are. They are top-officials and men who supposed to be regarded and leaders. The Uganda Police isn’t above the law, even if the lawmakers and justices are letting them go off the hook right now. Because the reality is that the citizens and the ones watching knows that the Police Brutality will be torn in the flesh. Not only to the ones who we’re beaten for “just being on the wrong street at the wrong time”, but also the leaders who sanctioned the behaviours of the Police Officers to do so!

They will not be forgotten, all the live-bullets, killings, the hurt people after the mambas and the beatings after political rallies. They will be victims that will be on the CV of IGP Kale Kayihura. This will be words in the remembrance of the Police Commander, that I’m not so sorry to say: “he didn’t give a fuck about the lives of the citizens of Uganda”. He only cared about his own position and the ruling party existence, but not justice for all men under the law. That is what this case and the actions of all parts of the state shows disregard for decency and justice. The other people are acted upon as they are guilty before proven innocent. While the IGP Kayihura and his Police Commanders are innocent and above the law, before proven guilty; which is the disregard of the law. If you think otherwise you have to get your mind corrected. Peace.

DCJ Stephen Kavuma Interim Order on IGP Kale Kayihura #PoliceBrutality Case (25.08.2016)

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Uganda: Letter – Withdraw of the Case Against Gen. Kale Kayihura (25.08.2016)

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Opinion: The NRM Government are a bunch of cowards as the IGP Kayihura case has changed hands

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The Police Brutality case that we’re recently at Makindye Magistrate Courts, where the Police Commanders and Police Officers we’re no show. Also the main Police Commander, Inspectorate General of Police (IGP) Edward Kale Kayihura wasn’t there either. As the Police Commander we’re summoned by the courts. The spokespersons for the Uganda Police Force tried to defend the matter, but this proves their intent of not questioning the Police for their actions of violence without mandate against the random citizens.

The reports now that Director of Public Prosecution Mike Chibita has issued control of the case. Now we just waiting for Chief Justice Bart Katureebe to do the judgement in the case and dissolve the matter. As the National Resistance Movement does whatever it can to stall their associates from any kind of behaviour at this point. With the same mind stall the judgements for the opposition as the blasting cases against Forum for Democratic Change bigwigs are lingering in courts after the fraudulent election of 2016.

But before I blaze the glory of the grand election; let’s be clear the change of guards and the change of prosecution is to totally control and leave it out of the hands of the Makindye Magistrate Court. They want to centralize the evidence or destroy the affidavits, get the witness to silence and the men who beaten to whiskered away. Though the footage and video-clips of the clear violence without any aggression are clear indication of the system of oppressive behaviour from the Police Force; as they famous remedy of Political uprising and meetings is live bullets, tear-gas and Mambas with a dozen Police Officers ready to battle innocent citizens attending opposition party meetings, campaign event or consultant meeting.

This here is just the epitome of the problem as the IGP Kayihura is the one who are on top and orders. Fix the opposition and get them in line with the Movement. If the population don’t then they are protesters who need to be silenced by any means. That means beating innocent citizens on the sidewalk. So the people are by definition by the Police Commanders guilty before proven innocent. That is injustice into a system. A system created by the cowards of the Movement.

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It’s hard to call the militarized political organization National Resistance Movement (“the Movement”) cowards, but in this instance they are. They so cowardly that they cannot handle to defend their violent behaviour or even listen to the witnesses they are bribing to silence. The actions of the weakness of character is so evident that the IGP Kayihura uses time with Algerian Police on visit and now Rwandan Police on visit; instead of defending the brutality of his officers on his command.

The Movement under their policing is proven now to be branch of the Political arm, instead of a State Security Organization that secures the safety of all citizens. The violence and brutality for waving the hands to Besigye is a crime; while the IGP Kayihura own demonstrators at Makindye Magistrate Court sealed of the Courts and wanted to lynch the defence of petition against him. This happen while his Police Officers we’re looking or just barely making sure they could leave the gates of Courts. Even of the Lawyer Abdalla Kiwanuka car was destroyed outside the Court.

When even today the Minister of Internal Affairs Jeje Odongo says “Kayihura is not a person but an institution and an institution cannot appear in Court”; a Hon. Jeje Odongo is a coward defending cowards without any sense of justice. The Internal Affairs are a barking dog together with the DPP Chibita who tries to subdue the citizens. The Citizens who deserves be innocent proven guilty. Right now that only applies to the IGP Kayihura and his organization, even some of the Movement cronies who defend the petition at hand.

The change of hands proves the administrative behavior to silence the Courts and control the cases that depend on the ethical backbone of the Movement. Which is to keep the loyal men around the Executive at any cost; IGP Kayihura is a loyal man to the Movement therefore he can do as he sees fit as long as this keeps the Ruling party at bay. The cowards use any methods and by any-means the courts, the legislative and the Police Force to silence the Republic. This case and the choice after the trial process are now in the hands of the DPP, instead of the judges residing at Makindye Magistrate Court. What a pleasant and coincidence that the man just took over the case and the evidence before really trying it through the courts. The validation for doing so is questionable, as the IGP and his subordinates we’re not there either.

Time for the cowards to get a reality check and question their behavior against their citizens as they acts as expected rulers instead of men and woman who are there on behalf of the citizens; if they acted so they wouldn’t accept to beat up and brutality attack the citizens. Because if they we’re a legitimate government they would acts as men and woman who cared about the citizens and not use them as pawns when they are needed; but when they are not needed they need to be silenced like they are doing now. Peace.

Opinion: Mzee sounding like a drunken uncle proclaiming peace for Palestine while the PM Netanyahu laughed and grinned while listening to him at Entebbe! (transcripted major parts of it)

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There isn’t every day the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commemorates fallen soldiers and hostages abroad. So, when he does President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni who is the host and the man honoring his fellow Executive, should by all means not embarrass himself or anybody else. Though certain quotes from this speech is to nice not to be told to the world; they need to be addressed. Something to honor the words from the long-serving President Museveni, who must have taken a few Nile Brews before jumping on stage after PM Netanyahu.

I have described much of the speech, until the ending when it was nonsense on unprecedented levels, the vanish of wise words together with the mixing of certain aspects of Israeli culture and scripture, the running of Palestine and the negotiations between Palestinian and Jewish people, where obvious, even I won’t discuss or try to comply with a valid argument for either groups for their arguments for their historical claim to set-area or set-space as the unbalanced and grand scale of the long-term conflict between the two parties are too hectic to touch. But please enjoy the madness from President Museveni. Certainly Don Wanyama must be shaking his hand in the State House, wondering if he needs to order a teleprompter for President Museveni.

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Here is what I cared for transcript of the speech:      

First: “wanted to thanks for making this sad story 40 years ago, into yet another instrument of bonding the holy land Israel-Palestine with the heartland of Uganda. In particular, Africa in general”

Secondly: “The sad event 40 years ago turned into another bond linking Palestine to Africa” (…) “I say this is yet another bond between Africa and Palestine, because there we’re earlier bonding events. The Story of Joseph and Moses between 1886 B.C. and 1446 B.C. You remember that story? The Story of Joseph, it was also a sad story, but it also get the bond. Just like this one here. At the end of the story of baby Jesus, being hidden in Egypt, I don’t know which year. Because they say: He was hidden there, in the book of Matthew chapter two verses 13-23. He was hidden there from Herrod, Herrod, Herrod was a bad gentleman or something like that. Not my people here wrote 4 AD, but I got reluctant to read it, because how could it be 4 AD, when you are just being born; there must be something wrong, I need to do more research on this here, but the story and the book of Matthew says: say that baby Jesus was hidden in Egypt from Herrod, so that is another bond, another bond between Africa and Palestine, but born out of sad circumstances”

Third: “Then there is the famous story Queen of Sheeba, which is found in the book of Kings Chapter 10 Verses 1-13, the Entebbe rescue operation of 1976 is therefore, yet another bond between the two areas growing out of adversity”.

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Fourth: “As you all know, our movement is a liberation movement, liberation movement only fight only, for just causes and never use terrorist methods. Therefore for us when it comes to which war to fight, it is both about the cause and the method. We must fight for a just cause, but also use civilized methods in fighting, even if a fighter has a just cause to fight for, he or she should distil his or her methods. In discriminate use in use of violence is criminal, why target civilians and non-combatants. Even soldiers when they are not armed should not be attacked, that’s our, our doctrine. Even if our enemy are not armed, we never attack him. That’s our doctrine. We are a liberation movement, we use violence to fight for the cause of Africa, but it is disciplined and purposeful violence not in discriminate violence. It is cowardice and criminal to do so. Targeting non-combatants, some people tried to confuse freedom fighters fighting with terrorism. No, you can be a freedom fighter without being a terrorist. Targeting non-combatants max the boundary between freedom fighters and terrorist. Even when the cause is justified”

Fifth: “In the broader matter of the Israel-Palestine area, we in Uganda are guided by the bible. In Chapter 11 of the book of Genesis Verse 31: Abraham came from Uri, don’t know how to pronounce it, it is written U R, I don’t know how to pronounce it, but I pronounce it in our language URI, Mesopotamia and settled in Harrang, Canaan, this is estimated for being in the year of 2081 B.C. There we’re other tribes in that area, such as the Caanites, Ca-na, Canasites, Cardemonites, what is not mention there in the bible”.

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Sixth: “Besides the story of the stories of two wives of Abraham, than I pronounced him in our language, Shara and Hagara, I don’t know how you pronounce it the name in your language, but I am pronounce it in my language. When it is called Shara, in my language and the other one is called Hagara. Therefore we in Uganda cannot accept the bigotry that holds, that either of you does not belong to that area. When I meet my friend the Arabs, our the Iranians, this is what I tell them. The other time I, I went to Iran, then there was the, the man who was president of the that time, the one who was the president before this one. The one who is there now, Huh? Bokanamoto? Whaaat?” – ‘People answer, he says loud’ “Ahmadinejad”. Ahmadinejad, and I, I told him about this story, I said because he was saying that the Jews don’t belong to the Middle East, that they came from Europe. That what he was telling me, I said no, but a, I read the bible and here they are, the Jews are here, I showed it to you. I showed him where to, where it was talked about. I also asked him something, which he didn’t know at all, in the bible its talks about the Persians and the Mediants. So I asked him, Ahmadinejad where are the Medians, ‘we now know the Persians are you, are yourselves, but where are the Medians?’ He didn’t know, he didn’t know, he didn’t know the, nobody there knew. So they started asking each other: ‘who? Bodian? Bodian?’ They went on and got a very old man from the university. He the one who came and said: ‘oh, the Medians something something’, I could see that in some of the some of the situations there is a lot of ignorance. A lot of ignorance, and a so I normally tell my Arab friends and a our Iranian friends, that you are all you are all mentioned in the bible”.

Seventh: “The Story of Shara and Hagara, the book of Genesis, the two woman, in the book of Genesis Chapter 1 and Verse 9-13. Incidentally, you need to know, these Ugandans, doesn’t know that you are not Christians. Haha. They don’t know. They think you are Christian. Hahaha, but let them know that you are the grandchildren of Ibrahim and all that, so they that, they assume you are Christian. They don’t even know the Christian are here, I think the Priests are here, the Priest must be fully, the always talking about you, but they think you are Christians. They don’t know that you are, you are not Christian”.

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Eight: “That Jews came from Shara and Arabs came from Hagara, therefore, we in Uganda cannot accept the bigotry that told the either of you as I have already said, that does not belong to that area. The Romans upset the equilibrium by dispassing the Jews in the year 66 AD. There after the Jews suffered endless privations, endless sufferings being victims, all sorts of hoodlums, such as Hitler and until they founding of the state of Israel 1948. That was what the Prime Minister was saying here. The Jewish leaders, why is it the avoiding the British nonsense, the British friends are for, sometimes are for, all nonsensical actions, the Jewish leaders, why is there avoiding the British nonsense? Proposing to bring you to Uganda because you have no historical claim here! This was just nonsense, there was this character called Balfour, Balfour something like that, there was a character called Balfour. I don’t know how they pronounce his name, but that gentleman 2000s something creation something that, and they fellow was talking about Uganda. As the home of the Jews, you can see how these fellows are really not serious. Now, fortunately the Jewish leaders rejected that nonsense, that rubbish! We have no historical claim on Uganda, we came from Palestine and want to go back! Those Jewish leaders where very very clever, otherwise we would be fighting you now. This man was called Balfour, that gentleman, that he was foreign minister, when you are so ignorant? Eh? You went to where you had a historical claim, Palestine, therefore rationally, historically and legitimately, the two of you belong to that area, the only way for you and for the world is for the two of you to agree. To live side by side, in two states, one Jewish state and the another one Arab in Peace and with recognized borders. I know there are some people who try to, you know western, waste a lot of time, these international committees, that is why sometimes when I go there I sleep, cause it helps me to survive. The meetings are a lot of energy expended on saying that Palestine is like South Africa. Palestine’s is not like South Africa. South Africa are now trying to say Mandela, the Whites, the South Africa, eeh! Non-Racial state, South Africa, but that is a difference story, cannot be equated, well I have never mediated in the issue of the Palestine. But if you invited me, there be very clear ideas and short time. Because the issues are very clear, a lot of times has been lost, a lot of trouble have been picket up, but I don’t think or do not see any other way. Because they spend some time on the right of the return of the refugees and all that other, but this is a not a, one day if they invite me, I would give them my views, by the time they Israel’s arrested the hostages, in 1976, we had been fighting Idi Amin for Six Years, we had no pause to Amin, right from the beginning, because as the issues, we knew that Amin would head in the wrong direction. It is actually some of the Western countries that we’re supporting the Idi Amin. Therefore Amin’s hobnobbing with the terrorist was a crime in itself. Fortunately his illiterate army had no discipline to deploy properly. Otherwise it would been impossible for the light armed rescue force successfully extracting the hostages. Amin was wrong keep the hostages and the Israelis we’re right to use the incapacity of the army rescue the innocent hostages. Terrorist methods are wrong and necessary complicating factor, even when the cause is just. I salute the moment of the memory of those who died on that occasion on the account, the cascade of mistakes by the different actors, I praise the Lord for the lives those that we’re rescued. Forty Years from the sad events of the 1976 that brought the bonding and adversity, should be time into opportunity”.

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Nineth: The Constant hostility by neighbors, Israel has developed high technology center the huge and increasing populace continent of 1.25 billion people today, 980 million who live in Sub-Sahara Africa through new futurairy arrangements can take advantage of those that difficult achievement for rapid growth. Is why Israelis should come and invest in Africa, trade between Israel and Africa, and third party markets is also potentially beneficial”.

Today is not a day to readdress the speech and transcript, as just transcription of it is enough of honor for this speech. The ones that are shocked of this forgets that President Museveni is getting older and think he is the wise-man, the elder with advice not only the funny that even Arsen Ostrovsky wonder where he could pick it up?

The issues is the ways he is rising the issues through his mind, the way the ability of the arguments, the simplistic and character of the whole memorial. As the historical facts and fiction is mended together without any consideration, the bible are mixed into the stew of Entebbe raid of 1976, the establishment of the state, the Balfour agenda of early 1900s when he proposed to give way for the Jewish people to settle in Uganda. Even Hitler who was a hoodlum today, apparently, even had at one point ideas to send them to Madagascar, which was the only African point missing from this speech. But, that is a minor flaw in the other dismay of village attitude and elderly wisdom, while he cannot see the difference between Israel and Palestine, when he has the Prime Minister of Israel, where the Israel Defense Force sent a little group to free hostages in 1976. The other fractions of ages, dates and even tribes in Canaan proves that it was good he became a rebel and a politician and not Pastor, as he has claimed he had at one point to be.

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That he had to explain at the Memorial of the Terrorist action had to explain the difference between terrorism and liberation, proves that he have at any point to legitimize his own position and the rule of the Movement. As that was at one point a cornerstone of the speech. I was thinking at one point he would pin the difference between a British Enclave and todays Ugandan Republic, because of the foolish British people and their interests; but that did not pop-up in his mind today.

The speech was to little power and fitted the function, the age is really bearing on Museveni, people we’re smirking and laughing, while he was serious and looked rattled, most of unprepared and unsecure about the subject of the day. The tone and the placement of the ‘facts’ and opinions we’re not making much sense. The ability of keeping the crowd and being interesting is something have had, but now the age have captured the man, even some was sleeping and other murmuring. The best news was that a Israeli radio turned off the broadcast after a while as the speech was such nonsense they rather send something else then what a foreign president we’re speaking about the Israeli mission and respecting the Jewish historical claim to the ‘Palestine’.

This one is the Mugabe-Moment of President Museveni, I am soon seeing him falling in Parliament and also struggling in public. That is to come, as this shows his weakness, as the age is coming and visible. Get the man a teleprompter; teach him the words he is unsure of, isn’t that why he has a 100 Presidential Advisors. Where they can also has their own press-team under the Prime Minster and the State House. Peace.

The Dream of a Public TV-Debate between top three Presidential Candidates in Uganda

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There is a dream of TV-Debate between the three main candidates in Uganda: the NRM with Museveni, the Go-Forward Amama Mbabazi and the FDC Dr. Kizza Besigye! So what will that be, it should be sent on NBS, NTV and WBS at the same time. So that nobody can watch dubbed South American TV-shows for those who don’t care about the politics or elections.

I can’t expect the now gone away Maureen Faith Kyala or Joseph Mabirizi being a part of this. The same with Gen. Benon Biraaro or Abed Bwanika and Professor Bayramureeba; I am sure some people wont to see this candidates to! But, we know that they don’t have the suction yet to be viable combined with the trio who are really fighting to become the President. Even if the Electoral Commission (Now the Independent Electoral Commission), surely will work towards another term for the Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his NRM! Still, would be fun to have him on the spot together with his arch-nemesis Besigye and new enemy Amama Mbabazi!

Why I discuss it:

“President Yoweri Museveni, also NRM flag bearer, says “he is ready to take on any of his fellow 2016 presidential candidates in a public debate” (…)”While addressing a press conference early Monday in Gulu at the State Lodge, Museveni said: “If Besigye or any other candidate wants to debate with me, I am ready. I don’t move without my mouth or brain…” (…)”The president’s comments today come days after Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye challenged him to a debate ‘to discuss issues affecting Ugandans’” (…)”Besigye became the second candidate to dare the president to a live televised debate after Venansius Baryamureeba” (NBS TV, 23.11.2015).

Though the Professor Barya we’re first touched it and Dr. Besigye we’re second. And then the President answered them. It’s a reason why he didn’t answer the Professor, he doesn’t see he as threat. That he do by Dr. Besigye. So that he sent shots and questioned in the public with other candidates. That is something new, because the NRM-Regime can’t control it or really stare the conversation, they can’t rule it. They can’t script it all. Neither can the other candidates. If it will happen there will be banter and change, even if they set certain terms for the discussion and the general debate between them.

Then the candidates can recharge their words they will stay in memory. Certain facts will be tested. The numbers they drop to each other will be discussed like they also are on the manifestos and speeches. The difference with speeches in campaigns is that the candidate can write it himself and conduct it himself. He will say his own words on the debate, but the forum and space will be different. It’s a place where you need your tongue check and in order. If you don’t do it well you will be political daft or naked by your own words. You can be praised if you have said and conducted yourself accordingly. That is an reaction that you can’t script in anyway, but they have to mobilize and anticipate accordingly to the debate. That will show if the politicians actually has any substance or is just some hot air.

The things that can be good about a debate is if the candidate really get tested. Touched and emotional and loses his cool. Even if many debates can end up in stale boring sadness, because none of candidates actually say something meaningful about the subjects at hand. Since there haven’t been in ages or ever been a presidential candidates debate there would be a breath of fresh air to the citizens. Might even see Mzee out of his comfort-zone! That is something that would be good. I think even Amama Mbabazi could be fired up. Dr. Kizza Besigye has been attacked so much that him I am sure would keep his composure in the debate.

A made up debate between: 

Who is in the debate:

The Canidates are President Museveni, former PM Mbabazi and (rtd) Col. Dr. Besigye. 

And an un-named TV-Host.

On security:

Museveni: “I and the NRM has ensured, secured and made this country safe, nobody except NRM and my government can keep UPDF under control. Then me and the NRM”.

Mbabazi: “You say you have kept the country safe, but not paid the veterans or made people safe, is that why you have hired crime preventers?”

Besigye: “There isn’t just one man who can control the UPDF; the people, the Government, the Parliament can hold the army under control!”

This is a segment we will show more time later in the debate! (the crowd clapping).

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On media freedom:

Museveni: “I am revolutionary differs from Obote and Amin, we have given the freedom of the media, look at the Vision, the Monitors, the radios, they can speak their mind, unless it creates problems, they should not speak to much then they create problems for the country”

Mbabazi: “I will address that the media get more funding from the my new government, get digital and fresh new visions, not the secured media of the NRM that have secured in the past”

Besigye: “The media should be total free and not kept under surveillance from the NRM-Junta. There is too much Musveni-Media where his own propaganda get spread instead of the truth!”

TV Host: 

“What are your thoughts on the balloting and election reforms? Are they ensuring the people of free and fair elections in Uganda?”

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On Elections:

Museveni: “We have re-introduced free and fair elections, an independent Electoral Commission, that have delivered more than before 1986 when the government had fraudulent elections. If you see somebody who rigs the elections take it to the police and their will take care of it”.

Mbabazi: “After you have voted and not sure if the polls will matter and get the correct result. Ensure to stay at the polling station until they finish. So that the Election Officers can’t fix it! Don’t  leave!”

Besigye: “We need a new Electoral Commission, now it is a Museveni-Commission. The culture is to rig for the NRM-Junta. There isn’t a way that this entity will give the will of the people. Until we reform it and change it, we will see that the will of the Ugandans will happen”.

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On the Police:

Museveni: “The police are ensuring and securing the people, my people all of Ugandans which the revolutionary force that I have made since the 1980s. Obote or Amin never had the safety and security as the police is doing now. The police only acts, acts upon those forces in Uganda who works against the government, like ADF and LRA”

Mbabazi: “the Police under me and Go-Forward will be police for the Ugandans. The Police will not stop public gatherings and meetings. They will be going against criminals and fight corruption, will make a new commission to fight corrupt much better”

Besigye: “The Police needs reforms. They are not for the Ugandans, if not the Ugandans means the NRM and Museveni. They are a unit and ensure the regime to crackdown on anybody, anybody who speaks against them or acts towards them. We need a police reform that ensure that the IGP, DPP and Courts are independent and not loyal to Museveni, but according to laws to ensure safety for Ugandans”.

TV Host:

Now it’s time for a commercial break please don’t switch the channel, it’s more juicy quotes to come!”.

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On Foreign Affairs:

Museveni: “We fought against sectarianism; we the NRM are a Pan-African Movement. We Move-Forward. We fight to liberate and have liberated Uganda and Ugandans. In the same way we will fight these guerillas, guerillas [who] will destroy the NRM and Uganda. We will continue to fight the LRA, the Al-Shabab and other force together with other African armies to secure Uganda and the movement”

Mbabazi: “We will continue to fight together with African Union in AMISOM and continue to have forces in C.A.R. to fight LRA. We in Go-Forward will re-evaluate the police to civic protection, not to fight Ugandans as they do now. The Armed forces will get better housing and better salaries”

Besigye: “We have to change the UPDF from a mercenary force which it has been in South Sudan, been hired to fight in C.A.R. but I will still continue to have forces in Somalia as part of the struggle of our fellow comrades in Somalia. But the NRM-Junta and have kept the UPDF to have seats in Parliament, that is something I will change!”

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On the Economy:

Museveni: “We the NRM will continue to build a secure economy as we have done since 1980s. The NRM has built stability and we will over the next term, create a industrial economy, there will be more towns turned into city status, more villages turned into industrial towns, we will stop land grabbing and secure the development. We will focus on agriculture and cash-crops like coffee and tea. I myself as a farmer, a farmer knows the importance of cows and I got rich of agriculture myself! That is wealth creation which Ugandans can do himself. Parts of wealth creation that ensure our YOUTHS! Our Ugandan people we also will strengthen the NAADS and SACCO’s to assure that districts and counties get funding for their and our agricultural projects, agricultural projects who will ensure the Ugandan people and grow our economy”.

Mbabazi: “We will establish more of our economy to support our famers. Farmers are the main workforce. We will move forward to support our farmers. We will support growth with the cooperatives and ensure that districts get silos, follow up budget by the Mputo Declaration. That they get silos in every district and cheap fertilizers! Get more education on cash-crops and learn about more effective methods to earn more on their farm. We Go-Forward! ”

(Some guy in crowd scream: “WE GO FORWARD!”)

Besigye: ““This will be in recognition of the pivotal role of the Agricultural Sector in economic growth and development given the fact that the sector employs 70 percent of Uganda’s labour force.  We boast that the backbone of our economy is agriculture yet the budget allocation is small, something that has curtailed the growth of the sector and poverty fight among the farmers. Once voted into power I will increase the budget allocation to agriculture to 15% Time to revive ourself from the NRM-theives”.

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The host ends with asking: 

“Does anybody in the crowd here have any questions for the candidates? Please grab the microphone so the candidate can try to answer you question, and please adress the one or who your asking the question!”

Afterthought:

Like this I could have continued. Don’t you think it would be interesting! What do you think? It would be special with a TV-Debate between three Presidential Candidates. Who can address the public on TV and can’t make switches and changes to their statements and can’t retract quotes. Their banter will stay and they can’t stop the filming and their mouths from blabbering! That can be beautiful. Peace.  

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