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Gen Kayihura: No One Can Take Power From Us

Minister of state in the Office of the Vice president Hon. Vicent Nyanzi has government has had enough complaints about adequate jobs for it enormous youth population.

Speaking at the first graduation ceremony of Global Institute of Information Technology (Gi-IT), drugs Nyanzi who was representing the Vice President lashed at the several institutions that have been at the helm of producing theoretical students should be held liable for the rampant unemployment rate in the country.

“The mandate of the government is to provide a conducive environment and as investors and entrepreneurs tap into this opportunity to bring about development across the diverse sectors in the country”

According to Nyanzi, clinic unless Ugandans realize the need to put extra efforts in utilizing the education skills acquired from the various universities, little will be resolved as far as youth unemployment is concern.

Students and Parents celebrate
Students and Parents celebrate

People must desist from gambling and surviving on petty handouts, and form gainful ventures and we shall see how to support you” Nyanzi said.

Nyanzi stressed that the reason many youth in Uganda fail to find jobs is because they lose vision after school and with lack of hands-on training renders them even more helpless.

Speaking at the graduation function, Prf. Abe Kasozi said the challenges in Uganda education system cannot be solved by government alone but by the involvement of creative entrepreneurs in the different sectors of the economy.

He urged the youth to put their heads to work, think of innovative ventures that would help resolve some of the societal issues in the country.


Ben Opolot, the proprietor Global institute of information technology expressed appreciation to the parents, guest and students who supported the institute since its inception in 2012.


The Inspector General of Police General Edward Kale Kayihura has warned the youth against engaging in “disruptive” and “illegal” political demonstrations, symptoms saying the state will not allow anyone to threaten its hold on power.

Kayihura said thousands of people perished in the liberation wars that toppled dictators Idi Amin and Milton Obote and that it’s the responsibility of the NRM government to ensure the freedom fighters’ blood was not spilled in vain.

Gen. Kayihura further warned politicians who “don’t want to use the constitutional way of getting to power because we will not allow them.”

The NRA combatant made the remarks at the two-day Kigezi Youth convention at Kigezi college Butobere in Kabale on Tuesday.

The function will be closed today Wednesday by President Museveni.

Kayihura has previously come under pressure for using excessive force to crush political dissent.

But the General maintains opposition activists have for long been conspiring to ride on the wave of political instability to cause a violent regime change.

Speaking to students at Butobere, cialis 40mg Kayihura observed: “We will not allow them to bring back chaos in the country. We went to the bush to fight state terror by then governments of Idi Amin Dada as Uganda was turning into a failed state like Libya, unhealthy Somalia, Syria and Congo. Before we captured power in 1985 Kampala had five governments in a very short period. If the NRA was not a great militant group to capture power in 1986, Uganda was a candidate for peacekeeping  that time.”

Inspired by revolutionary figures like Samora Machael, Fidel Castro and Julius Nyerere, the NRA fought a six-year war that saw President Museveni rise to the highest political office in the land.

Kayihura warned the youth preparing for protests in Kampala over poor roads that, “I will not hesitate to use teargas on you because you will cry and later go home. I will be having no job if the businesses are destroyed. I am not ready to apologize  for using teargas but there  are some indisciplined  police officers who may misuse the teargas,” said Kayihura.

He reminded the youth that since he was appointed IGP, he has been battling elements whose main aim has been to overthrow the government, adding, the walk-to-work activities were defeated.

The tough-talking General from Nyakabande said “in past, it was the bullet which was used to get power but now it’s the ballot to get power and the bullet supports the ballot. So, those who want power in Uganda, the only way is to use the ballot. Apart from that they will not be entertained.”

He also rubbished reports that the 2016 polls will not take place if the proposed electoral reforms are not adopted, saying, “those who don’t want to participate  they are free but those saying that they will try to sabotage this exercise, we will deal with them.”

“You remember how the walk-to-work riots began after the 2011 general elections,” narrated Kayihura as students listened attentively.

“Politicians who lost the elections mobilized hooligans to walk to the Constitutional Square so that they can attack the State House and take over the government police managed to defeat them,” said the police chief.

In his conclusion, Kayihura warned criminals. “I have some more years as the Police boss. These years will be hell for criminals in the country. Unless I am struck by lightning, I am ready to serve this great nation.”

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