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{UAH} LETTER FROM INDIA - KAGAME vs M7

LETTER FROM INDIA

*KAGAME AND MUSEVENI'S BALL GAME*

By Hussein Kyanjo

22 March 2019

Fellow Ugandans and other citizens of the world,

 I greet you in the name of the Almighty and allow me to thank you for all your prayers and support of all sorts.
I am now better and positively responding to treatment.

As I lay flat on my  bed in this beautiful but rather warm Indian suburb after breakfast today, I felt that there was some thing I was not doing right. That is, keeping silent about everything else on the  pretext  of strictly following my Doctors' orders to concentrate on my health. I felt, deep down,   that I was being selfish. 

I am now out to try and broaden our peoples' mind on what is going on between presidents Museveni and Kagame.

So, whether by the grace of the Almighty I return home as a passenger or as cargo in a coffin, I wil die satisfied with this story out. By the way after penning this letter I found that it was medicine it self. I felt so much relief.

I have been following events regarding the situation between Museveni and Kagame and I discovered that we must demand for an international investigation coz what the two presidents were exchanging are carefully calculated words designed to focus your minds on the small thing of border closure (small because it is as easy to close as it is to open) that you forget or be diverted from  the bigger issues.

Let me start with Mr. Museveni. 

When he ventured into fighting alongside African liberators in the 1970s he got convinced  that he could fight his own govt and get to power himself. And that's what happened. At the start he reached out to a selected team of youths mainly Banyankore, Bakiga, Banyoro, Batooro but more Banyarwanda. He then skillfully  appointed a few others from the rest of Uganda and he has mastered this game until recently.

Mr Museveni  did all what it takes to appoint, train, promote and favor this group until some people from this same previlaged class realised that he was not meaning well. They started parting company with him. 

There was a time Bakiga opposed silently then came the time Banyoro left quietly, afterwards Batooro resented. 

More intriguingly, some influential Banyankore also realised they were being duped and used too.  

We are now witnessing the final penalty kick with Banyarwanda openly throwing off  their jerseys at  their former purported patron.

Nobody can claim ignorance of how much abuse Mr Museveni  has done to Ugandans by giving priority to Banyarwanda. When they came from the bush he placed all of them in the national army and more still promoted them to senior positions right from Rwigyema to Higiro who is now a dissident in Belgium. Over 90% of Rwandas senior military and civil servants and even those in business were former OFFICIAL Ugandans. 

Some of us opposed this trend. I personally was branded sectarian and tribalistic.  I ignored the voices because I knew they would sooner or later discover what I already had.

After their victory over Uganda's sitting government,  there were two genuine Banyarwanda groups. One led by Rwigyema wanted to go back home through an armed struggle and these were the minority. The second group which included the likes of Gen Muntu, Mr Katutsi, Hon Kayonde and many others felt they were more Ugandan and I hear they were opposed to waging another costly war given the fairly excellent position they held in Uganda.

Remember genuine Banyarwanda have lived safely and with dignity in Uganda as good immigrants for decades just like Obama in the US. I personally found three families of Banyarwanda labourers at my fathers home at  birth 59 years ago. In fact we had a prominent Munyarwanda, (Rwabikinga and her wife Kankindi) who measured nearly the same wealth as our parents. 

I can't count how many Banyarwanda married directly into and from my family.  That's why I dismiss and despise any body who wants to lecture me on sectarianism or tribalism especially if such critics have never allowed other tribes to marry their children.

Well, back to story,  the Rwigyema group went and got victory while the Kayonde group continue up to now to live with dignity in Uganda. They have never shown any interest in even being dual citizens. Go to Mawogola, Kabula, Singo, Buddu, Kooki, Kyaggwe, Busoga Bugisu and elsewhere.  There are Banyarwanda all over and its okay, provided they don't live above the rest. 

I mean there are Indian, Somali, Arab, Chinese, Nigerian even Ugandan towns in Euro America - no fuss.

Note that when the purported Ugandan soldiers invaded and toppled a neighbouring government, they were never charged of treason. Neither did they pay Uganda for all types of ammunitions, net logistics and even cash they used during the war. So we had two neighbouring brotherly governments sharing the same border and other undisclosed facilities. 

Even with this image, Mr Museveni continued to insist on  favouring Banyarwanda against other Ugandans, despite opposition from many of us. He went an extra mile and forced these Banyarwanda into our constitution as a tribe.

Let me also make my point clear. No strong person besides President Obote has came out to clear the actual ethnicity of Mr Museveni  except Museveni him self, but because he is a pathological liar, I have believed Dr Obote that actually Museveni is an ethinic Munyarwanda. 

My difference of opinion  is that there is nothing wrong with a genuine successful immigrant ethnic Munyarwanda, Sudanes or Muhaya rising to the highest office.  What I have resisted is giving such a people preferential treatment over other indigenous Ugandans.

Frank Kalimuzo a one time Vice Chancellor of Makerere was such a decent servant and his family is hapily living here. 

Mr Museveni has been overzealous in prefering Banyarwanda. He flooded our security, public service and sponsored business - with these people.

Take a close look at those areas. Go to big super markets, petrol stations, washing bays shopping malls, private security companies even boda boda stages are  nearly all managed  and populated by Banyarwanda.

Mark you, they are not the business owners but they are forced into management by the powerful arm of the state.

What is happening today is that Mr Museveni is stuck at his own game. He prefered Banyarwanda for obvious reasons but at last they have fallen out. 

It is like a wife of a hired murderer who beheads his victims and brings the heads at home. So the wife knows the victims and hears the cries of their relatives. Now she has been caught sleeping with another man and she is not repentant as she knows all the husband's secrets.

The choice would be clear. Drop the adultery case against the wife and save face, or pursue it and get ready for the big spill of your former atrocities.

Mr Museveni has been coniving with Kagame in killing people all through out the great lakes region  they have reached the climax.  They want to close business but the formula is not working out.

Be sure there is alot of silent diplomacy between the two but they are bluffing you with a small item of border closure. Don't swallow their deception.

Take an example of MTN employees who were deported. Who told you there was any new discovery? These people were recruited with the secondment of the state in the name of protecting Uganda's  security interests.  They were specifically outsourced and assigned the duty of spying on Ugandans through their communication and report to government.

This is what they have been doing until maybe they changed loyalty this time in favour of Mr Kagame. Other wise if it were ordinary employees of MTN local or foreign that had been caught in the act of endangering Ugandan security,  they would be tried in courts of law for treason. 

In the circumstances,  these 'criminals' who were not diplomats and it was not done on the request of Rwanda or France - were not charged. The cheaper option was arbitrary deportation.

How could something big like this happen without the knowledge of  Mr Mbire the super chairman of MTN board. Mbiire is no ordinary Ugandan. He knows every thing. Just look at how Mbire was strategically placed in different positions and tell me how he could fail this small exam.

MR CHARLES MBIRE is

1. Uganda Representative of Hyundai

2.  Chairman of Uganda Inflight Services Ltd

3. Chairman of MTN Uganda since 1998 

4. Director Eskom Uganda

5. Chairman/CEO of Invesco Uganda

6. Vice Chairman of Rift Valley Railways

7. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uganda Securities Exchange.

8. In 2009 Mbire was appointed to the Ugandan Presidential Investment Round Table 

9. In 2011, became a member of the IMF Regional Advisory Group for Africa.

Can you belive the story that such a man didnt know what was happening? 

It all started with  Suzan Magaras murder when the state security broke into MTN servers where they wanted to prove who really killed her with evidence of voice messages. And when they accessed the servers they got shocked.  Kayihura had to be fired.

But even then, his case has not gone down through the throat and I suspect that the final position was that Kaihura had to be carefully led out of mock captivity and probably, again probably - sent out to a third country. That process could be ongoing. What is the progress on  his case?

Don't look at the small picture of border closure. Ask hard questions.

1. Who killed presidents Habyarimana and C. Ntaryasmira on 6th April 1994. 
2. Who killed a million Rwandans and blamed it majorly on Hutus and selected Tutsis?
3. Who killed Rwigyema?
4. Who killed Dr Bayingana?
5. Who killed Bunyenyezi?
6. Who killed Kayumba? 
7. Who killed J. Kagezi?
8. Who killed A.F. Kawesi?
9. Who killed S. Magara?
10. Who killed Kirumira?
11. Who killed Shk Sentamu?
12. Who killed Shk Kirya?
13. Who killed Shk Bahiga?
14. Who killed Shk Muwaya?
15. Who killed Maj Kiggundu?
16.Where is the lady who openly accused her husband  for holding planning meetings to kill Maj Kiggundu at her home? The lady said she met Mr Museveni, she met Gen Kaihura and she reported to several police stations in vain.
17. Who killed women in Wakiso and Entebbe?
18. What the truth about the panga wailding gangs?
19. Who killed Dr Kayira?
20. Who killed Robina Kiyingi?

Fellow Ugandans and people of the world, don't accept the narrative from these two suspected brother presidents. Ask the right hard questions above.

You now know that what dissident Robert Higiro is saying against Mr Kagame is not the whole truth, because he is also guilty. You should also be more interested in his submission where he states that "I SAID WHETHER YOU ACCEPT (to kill Nyamwasa) OR NOT STIL YOU WILL DIE". 

This statement is telling and my conclusion is that they will kill any body except themselves and that he declined the deal to Kill Nyamwasa because Kagame failed to deliver the 1m dollars.

Here you are with him also crafting his survival story and again you are blindly following. No no no.

The speech by Mr Kagame has a secret in it he says openly that he asked M7 to close busines and freeze accounts of one Minyarwanda invester but M7 refused. The interesting bit here is that finally Dr S. Kiggundus cries of closing his bank (Green land) both in Uganda and Tanzania were correct. These people can do many things.

Allah says in the Holy Qur'an:

MALAKUM. KAIFA TAHKUMUUN?

WHAT IS IT. HOW DO YOU PEOPLE MAKE JUDGEMENT?

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{UAH} Relative of late Ugandan dictator admits in Pittsburgh court to counterfeiting crimes

Relative of late Ugandan dictator admits in Pittsburgh court to counterfeiting crimes



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{UAH} The scent of soap making returns to Aleppo

The scent of soap making returns to Aleppo


March 22, 2019
10:49 am

After years of war, the scent of laurel oil once again wafts from a small soap workshop in Aleppo, signalling the revival of a landmark trade in the battered northern city.

Surrounding soap workshops in the Al-Nayrab district still lie in ruins, badly damaged in the four-year battle for the former rebel stronghold.

But for Ali Shami, hanging up his apron was not an option.

"I never stopped making soap throughout the war — even if it was just a little," says the 44-year-old, who fled his home city during the fighting.

"But this workshop is special," he tells AFP.

"It was here that I started more than 30 years ago."

Shami reopened his soap workshop last month after shutting it down in 2012, when Syria's second city became a main front in the eight-year-long conflict.

The scars of war are still visible on the building, its walls punctured with holes caused by shelling. Rushes of wind gust through the gaps.

Shami carried out limited renovations — just enough to produce more than half of his pre-war output of around 800 tonnes a year.

He installed a new metal door and refurbished the main rooms where the soap mixture is heated and then poured out to dry.

He watches as five workers stir a thick mixture of olive and laurel oil in a large vat.

Beside them, another five workers slice cooled and hardened green paste into cubes and stack them in staggered racks.

Shami says he was able to resume operations quickly because Aleppo soap is handmade.

Its production "relies on manual labour, a successful mixture, the passion of Aleppo's residents, and their love of the profession", he says.

– Home is where the soap is-

After closing down in 2012, Shami tried to continue his work in other major Syrian cities.

"My existence is tied to the existence" of soap, he says.

He moved to the capital, Damascus, and the regime-held coastal city of Tartous, but Shami says the soap was not as good.

"Aleppo's climate is very suitable for soap production and the people of Aleppo know the secret of the trade and how to endure the hardship of the many stages of its production," he says.

Shami, who inherited the soap business from his father and grandfather, boasts about the superior qualities of Aleppo soap, the oldest of its kind in the world.

"Aleppo soap distinguishes itself from other soaps around the world as it is made almost entirely of olive oil," he says.

"European soap, on the other hand, includes animal fats, while soaps made in Asia are mixed with vegetal oils but not olive oil," he says.

The Aleppo region is well-known for its olive oil and sweet bay oil, or laurel.

Shami says the Aleppo soap industry was hit hard by the fierce clashes that rocked his home city, before ending in late 2016 when the army took back rebel districts with Russian military support.

While conditions are less dangerous today, soap producers still grapple with shortages of raw material and skilled labour, he says.

"We are struggling with the aftermath of the battles," he says.

– 'National treasure'-

Dozens of soap producers are still waiting to complete renovations before reopening their workshops.

Hisham Gebeily is one of them.

His soap making centre in the Old City of Aleppo, named after the family, has survived for generations, dating back to the 18th century.

The three-storey stone workshop covers a space of around 9,000 square metres (97,000 square feet), and is considered among the largest in the city.

But the 50-year-old man was forced to close it in 2012.

The structure still stands, although damaged by the fighting: parts of it have been charred by shelling and wooden beams supporting the roof are starting to fall apart.

"Before the conflict, the city of Aleppo housed around 100 soap factories," he says.

But only around 12 are still operating today.

The soapmaker says that many of Aleppo's soap producers have moved to Damascus and Tartous, while others have crossed the border to Turkey.

Gebeily, who heads a committee of Aleppo soap producers, says the province used to produce around 30,000 tonnes of soap per year before the conflict.

"The smell of laurel oil would waft out of this workshop and others like it into Aleppo," he said.

"No one would visit the city without buying its soap."

This figure dropped to less than 1,000 tonnes after 2012.

Today, figures are back up to 10,000 tonnes a year, he says, as factories once again churn out a Syrian "national treasure".

"Saudi Arabia exports oil, Switzerland chocolate, and Germany cars."

"Aleppo exports laurel soap."


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{UAH} Secret Report Reveals How NATO War Against Gaddafi Could Have Started in Mid-80s

Secret Report Reveals How NATO War Against Gaddafi Could Have Started in Mid-80s



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{UAH} New Report: Church Paid People to Pretend God Healed Them

New Report: Church Paid People to Pretend God Healed Them



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{UAH} UGANDA'S DISAPPEARED MORAL COMPASS

We have to be really careful with morality. Morality is relative.

I am impressed though with Ugandans expressive veracity even though is
still crude and overtly frivolous. That is their world anyway. Radio
talk shows are dominated with; Sports (football], guarded politics,
Sexual relations and petty talk a mixture of music, God, fun
making/drama)

Uganda politicians on another hand are on a steep learning curve how
to handle three issues: freedom, individual yearning and collective
responsibility.

Ugandans in general have the required freedoms to a limited extent and
their individual yearnings of whatever shade or form. However, there
is virtually no collective responsibility - moral base.

The state and I have to repeat this has made some mistakes. It is
ideological. Many youth and adults alike have got no community
responsibility or direction since what would have brought them
together i.e. political organisations are diametrical to Uganda
government political ideology.

As such young people who are no longer under the watch of their
parents overwhelmed by their yearnings are uncontrollably becoming
wild to the extent of committing rare fits of criminality only known
in the European world.

It is at the deepest level (helplessness) – individual (human)
capacity failings, which in this meaning, the state believe the
judiciary and law enforcement alone, can bring morals home.

Uganda is not a welfare state.

Many people have no support and can't see themselves falling in a
bottomless pit. They rather commit suicide and criminality. Indeed
majority prisoners in Uganda today are youth and majority court case
today are family related!

Failure for the state to understudy and grasp the issues is catastrophic.

Bwanika

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{UAH} GOD IS EVERYWHERE IF YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND SCIENCE

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{UAH} Dad lost the wife and rescued the baby in Cyclone Idai that swept in Zimbabwe.


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Dad lost the wife and rescued the baby in Cyclone Idai that swept in Zimbabwe.

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{UAH} Allan/Edmund/Gook/Pojim/WBK: Fox News’ Chris Wallace: Rudy Giuliani ‘Awfully Optimistic’ To Think Mueller Probe Is Over




Fox News' Chris Wallace: Rudy Giuliani 'Awfully Optimistic' To Think Mueller Probe Is Over

The attorney's conclusion that the special counsel's report is good news for President Trump is premature, the Fox News host warned.

Fox News host Chris Wallace warned Friday that President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani is being "awfully optimistic when he says it's the end of the investigation" now that special counsel Robert Mueller has turned in his report to Attorney General William Barr.

Giuliani told Fox White House correspondent John Roberts that "this marks the end of the Russia investigation. We are confident that there is no finding of collusion by the president."

But Wallace warned: "We don't want to rush to judgment. To say that somehow this clears the president seems like the height of rushing to judgment." 

He added: "We don't know what's in the report; let's be clear about that. We don't know what Mueller found."

Even reports that Mueller isn't recommending any more indictments don't "really say very much ... because .... the Justice Department's policy has been that you can't indict a sitting president," Wallace noted. "So that doesn't mean that they either found or didn't find anything wrong in terms of the actions of the president."

We have to "obviously wait and see" what's going to be released, Wallace said.

"If you take the argument that the president can't be indicted, then the only possible avenue under the Constitution would be possible impeachment" in the event of crimes, he added. 

House Democrats are "going to say we want to see what Mueller found with regard to the president so we can make an independent determination as to whether he is subject to high crimes and misdemeanors under the Constitution."

See what Wallace had to say in the video above.


Moses Ocen Nekyon

Democracy is two Wolves and a Lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed Lamb disputing the results.

Benjamin Franklin

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