Heathens Coach Tabaruka Steps Down

The new ruling National Resistance Movement party Secretary General, price treatment Justine Kasule Lumumba has said 98 percent of the 35 million Ugandans voting age bracket have accepted and supportive of the sole candidature her party`s chairman, tadalafil President Yoweri Museveni in the coming general elections.

Speaking at the opening of the 2015 NRM Caucus retreat at National Leadership Institute Kyankwanzi, Lumumba said the sole candidature which is the brain child of 2014 retreat, received a warm welcome more than they expected when they embarked on its popularization last year.

She did not say whether it was 98 percent of Ugandans or NRM supporters.  Lumumba also fell short of providing the methodology used to inform her conclusion.

“Our party Chairman, we are happy to report to you that 98 percent of Ugandans are now supporting the sole candidature. The reports received from all constituencies were all amazing and indicate that people appreciated our initiative more than we had anticipated,” Lumumba said on Sunday, receiving a standing ovation from the party members who chanted “tagya genda” (Museveni is here to stay).

The last year’s Caucus that sat from February 6 to 16 approved President Museveni as the party’s sole candidature in the 2016 polls.

Caucus members were later given a staggering 4 billion shillings for each Sub County to popularize the project.

The idea was rejected by some liberal members in the party. It was also viewed as a move to pre-empt former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s presidential ambitions.

Some members complained that the sole candidature resolution would stifle internal democracy and cultivate a fertile ground for dictatorial dissent or even divide the party.


The 2015 retreat is the last towards the general elections scheduled for February 2016 with a carefully chosen theme, “Fast Tracking NRM Manifesto 2011-16”.

Members are expected to expound on the achievements against promises and party manifesto since Ugandans gave them another five years mandate in 2011.

All heads of sectors are expected to avail members with what their ministries have so far achieved and the challenges remaining so that the party is not caught off-guard during the campaigns starting November this year.
Nile Special Premiership champions-elect Heathens coach Brian Tabaruka has chosen to step down after a remarkable five years.

Tabaruka told ChimpReports that he was seeking not to renew his contract and according to highly placed source his last assignment will be the Uganda Cup final. “I must say this has been a great time serving He4athens and the rugby game as a whole but its now time I step aside and let others also take the club forward.”

“I thank Heathens’ Technical and Executive Committees for the faith they put in him to coach the club, viagra buy ” said Tabaruka, adiposity adding that “But I acknowledge it’s about time I pay more focus top my young family of two kids and a wife plus other work commitments.”

“I won’t completely move away from the game but i’ve made this personal decision to progress in other aspects.”

Heathens on the back of agreeing a sponsorship deal worth Shs300 million with Hima Cement Limited last week went on to trounce their nemesis and defending champions DMark Kobs 19-18 in a mouthwatering clash at Legends Rugby Club.

Tabaruka who led the Kyandondo based side to four out of 5 national championships has recommended former Ugandan international and national U-19 side coach Robert Seguya to replace him as head coach.

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