Besigye, Muntu Blast Gov’t at Murumba Vigil

The Democratic Party (DP) Ag Publicity Secretary and party spokesperson, drugs Paul Kenneth Kakande has appealed to party members to prepare for the party grassroot elections that will commence on April 11, ask as laid down in the party roadmap.

“We have begun to implement the party roadmap as it was agreed upon by members during the party National Executive Committee on 13th March in Masaka this year, viagra 40mg ” Kakande told the press at the party headquarters at City House in Kampala.

Kakande said that the elections will begin from the village level and encouraged all party cadres to get involved as they elect new party leaders.

He however expressed disappointment with government’s reluctance to adhere to the will of its citizens who demand for electoral reforms.

“The Electoral Commission (EC) rolling out a roadmap to 2016 general election despite the people’s plea for electoral reforms is a clear indication that the NRM government is not willing to act in favor of its citizens.”

Last week, EC rolled out the 2016 general election roadmap setting 12th February to 12th March 2016 as the polling period for the general elections, noting that the exact polling dates will be appointed in due course.

Asked why the commission couldn’t wait for the proposed electoral reforms which government says are before cabinet, the EC Ag. Chairperson Biribonwa noted, “We are working within the current laws which gives us the mandate to roll out the exercise; we can’t sit and wait until the new law is enacted and yet we don’t know when parliament shall finalize with the reforms.”

But Kakande was emphatic: “We demanded for an independent Electoral Commission which is the only way that the country can have genuine free and fair elections.”


The memorial service for the departed opposition FDC lawyer, cialis 40mg Wilfred Murumba, cost is underway at Christ the King Church in Kampala.

Chimp Corp Kenneth Kazibwe says the church is filled to capacity with mourners praising the deceased as an “honest” and “selfless freedom fighter.”

Murumba reportedly succumbed to multiple organ failure at Kampala Hospital in Kololo after being transferred from Mulago Referral Hospital.

A close family member told this website that Murumba complained of “severe stomach complications” and that a “spot” had been found on his liver.

It is understood that Dr Kizza Besigye’s sister, viagra order Dr Olive Kobusingye were in the final preparations of evacuating Murumba on Tuesday evening to Nairobi Hospital for specialised treatment.

A night vigil was held in Bwebajja on Tuesday where Economic Monitoring Minister, Henry Banyenzaki prayed for tolerance among people with divergent political views.

He said Murumba’s illness became a source of unity for the people of Kabale.

Dr Besigye contributed Shs1m towards the burial arrangements, adding, the orphans need support to continue with their education.

A visibly angry and frustrated Besigye said government should do more on equipping hospitals to boost health services in the country.

Besigye also revealed that tycoon James Garuga had already released funds to ensure the Murumba is immediately transferred to Nairobi Hospital for specialised treatment.

“Our hospitals are in a sorry state. The medicine is fake. Murumba could not get blood tests in two days at Mulago. We need a total overhaul of the entire health system,” charged Besigye.

Western Uganda Democratic Party leader, Imam Makumbi, said Murumba’s death has all the hallmarks of poisoning.

“Mayombo died under similar circumstances. We need an inquiry,” charged Makumbi.

FDC president Gen Muntu warned that Ugandans fully appreciate the “deteriorating healthcare system in our country,” addng, “the day Ugandans demand a better health care, those in govt will have nowhere to pass.”

Hon Wilfred Niwagaba described Murumba as a “role model” and “distinguished lawyer who stood firmly against human rights abuses.”

He also pointed out that Mulumba had passed interviews of being appointed a judge at the Kampala high Court.

Murumba, who acted as the lawyer for FDC members in different political cases, will be laid to rest in Rubanda, Kabale district this week.

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