Sunday, July 31, 2016

AMALAGAMATED NEWS BRIEFS FROM #UGANDA VIA - Uganda News Briefingz (a Whatsapp group)

[31/07, 5:09 a.m.] Rtd. Maj. Gen. Mugisha Muntu and Winnie Kiiza MP were in Kasese over the weekend and this is what they had to say:
"There are no people that will divide the people of Kasese and there is no body who is going to undermine the cultural institutions. People of Kasese will not be intimidated.
Above all we are going to concentrate on ensuring that we protect the environment and advocate for peaceful co-existence.  people of Kasese"- Winnie Kiiza MP
"As we fight to remove this regime which has made the whole country desperate we must ensure that in between we change the environment of all areas we have control and by the grace of God we shall be able to achieve that.
We want to make the areas where FDC has got leadership areas of excellence in terms of leadership. We have to show that we are different from NRM on how we lead." - Major Gen Mugisha Muntu
[31/07, 6:31 a.m.] Eyes on 2017 summit. Diplomats in Kampala say they are back to the drawing board as Rwanda joins Botswana and Senegal, which after leading the Ecowas vote boycott, is fielding a pan-Africanist intellectual with roots in anti-apartheid struggle. #PeoplePowerdailymonitor
[31/07, 6:33 a.m.] #Rwanda Destroys Tons of Unexploded Ordnance, Expired Explosives | #ChimpReports
[31/07, 6:33 a.m.] Machar Rebels Steal President Kiir’s Cows #SouthSudan
[31/07, 6:35 a.m.] NTV Christopher Sembuya, former Sembule Steel Mills owner, implores government to bail him out.
[31/07, 6:37 a.m.] History has been made in Uganda as one of its
own citizen has gotten his name written in the
Guiness World Book of Records.
The Guiness World Book of Records contain
names of people from all over the world who
have unique skills and talents or who have
achieved something extra-ordinary.
The strongest opposition leader of Uganda Dr.
Kizza Besigye has on Saturday evening got his
name written in the Guiness Book of World

According to the records, Dr. Kizza Besigye is
the most imprisoned person in the world. He
tops the chart with his abilities of serving not
less than 15 times in prison in a year.
Congratulations Besigye for putting Uganda on
the world map.

[31/07, 7:12 a.m.] Strange things we do in Africa in the name of "It's Our Culture"
1. We care more for the dead than we do for the living!
2. We spend more to bury a person than we do to try to save that life
3. We will not travel to go see a sick relative but to bury him /her
4. People will rarely respect you while alive but will want to "pay their last respects" to your dead body.
5. A person may NEVER receive roses in their entire life but they will get lots dumped on their graveyard!
6. We will spend a night at a neighbour's funeral and it will be our first time to see the inside of their house!
7. No one gives a damn to know your village until you die and they will all fill car after car to "escort you" when you are dead
8. We will take the dead to the temple while when he was still alive he didn't have anything to do with worship
9. We might not have granite tops in our kitchens but use the granite in the graveyard!
10. An entire village might not have a single house with cement floors but the only place cement will surely be used will be a graveyard!
I propose we have "Culture Reforms". We have a culture of "hypocrisy"... a culture that is "Pro-death" and NOT "Pro-life!" We need to value life BEFORE death.
[31/07, 7:57 a.m.] Today here in as ARUA, our Sunday service was led by Army,police and prisons
It was a great one to see the Brigadier speaking the word of God here in st.phillips church Arua
From John 14:15-21
As theme. Love is the greatest thing Almighty God desires from us

God bless Uganda the pearl of Africa

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