Uganda Swimming Federation very Broke

President Yoweri Museveni has been asked to allow the country’s judiciary arm space to do its work and cease dictating how it should run its duties.

UPC spokesperson, there Okello Lucima was yesterday to journalists in line with President Museveni’s reechoed appeal against giving bail to capital offenders by the judiciary.

In his opening remarks during the 17th Annual Judges’ Conference at Imperial Golf View Hotel in Entebbe, viagra president Museveni lambasted the judiciary for “overprotecting those who kill people.”

At the press briefing UPC’s Lucima reminded the president that it is not upon him to dictate what the judiciary should do and how it should handle its cases.

“We detest Museveni’s attempts to politicize and undermine the independence of the judiciary in the country, trying to cause it act in contrary to the constitution,” Lucima noted.

Lucima said giving bail is within the country’s constitution and that it should be left in the powers of judges who must act independent of the directives of the president.

“I urge all judicial officers to ignore president Museveni and stick to the provisions within the country’s constitution.”

President Museveni observed in his speech that in recent killings, the culprits were arrested and given lenient sentences while others were freed. He revealed that the Government had rearrested them.


The President said that the old Constitution stipulated detention without trial which was abolished in the 1995 Constitution.

He stressed that freedom should prevail but not at the expense of other people’s lives. He emphasized that Ugandans want a strict system to protect their lives and property.
Don Rukare’s Uganda Swimming Federation (USF) is struggling to raise funds to a send team to represent the country at the forthcoming CANA Zone IV Swimming Championships due from 6 – 9 May 2015, this web Luanda, price Angola.

Rukare who attended the two day Swimming trials at Gem International School commended the time registered by the local swimmers.

“We are confident the team that will be going is small due to financial issues but they will compete. Swimming is better served when we take a big team but as you the financial constraints can’t let us so do.

He noted that whatever number of Swimmers they will be taking, he is confident they will produce the results. Preparations were in tandem with different sponsors expected to come on board to offer help.

Meanwhile, thirty eight Ugandan swimmers from the Seals and Dolphins clubs are headed to Nairobi to compete in the Kenya Swimming Federation Long Course National Age Group and Open Championship due February 27-March 1 in Nairobi.

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