Mr Raila Odinga has dug himself into a deep hole and is still digging.
>Wrong move; the wise thing to do when you find yourself in a hole is to
>Mr Odinga’s hole is the rally of July 7, known by one and all as Saba Saba.
>Mr Odinga’s Saba Saba, however, is not as clearly defined as was Mr Kenneth
>Matiba’s in 1990.
>Mr Matiba masterfully propelled himself to the frontline of Kenya’s
>struggle for plural politics and an end to Kanu’s monopoly of political
>power. Mr Matiba, much to President Moi’s chagrin, provided the much needed
>heavyweight leadership for the popular rebellion against his beloved
>political party Kanu.
>Mr Matiba’s Saba Saba rally was called to force Kanu to yield to the will
>of Kenyans riding, as it did, on the crest of a tidal wave of popular
>unrest by a people who had been under a de jure (by law) single party state
>since 1982. The government responded in typical dictatorial fashion; it
>detained Mr Matiba and his close ally Charles Rubia without trial.
>Mr Matiba wanted to rally Kenyans against Kanu’s constitutional
>dictatorship. He wanted the world to see that the majority of Kenyans
>wanted a change and that President Moi and Kanu were out of touch in a
>post-Berlin Wall world. Mr Matiba’s blood-soaked Saba Saba was a revolt
>against an unpopular constitution, party and its 12-year-old government.
>How about Mr Odinga’s Saba Saba? When he returned home on May 31 from his
>near three-month stay in the US, Mr Odinga drove straight into a charged
>rally at Uhuru Park just before 3 p.m. The thousands of young people who
>had been camping at the park since dawn expected him to order them into an
>The decibels went a notch higher with the chant: Uhuru must go! Mr Odinga
>did better: “It is you who are saying that, not me,” was his reply.
>Deciphered that meant; “you will play by my script; I will not play by
>Then, he told the rally that before he left for the US he called President
>Kenyatta and briefed him about his trip.
>That translates as “the President and I may be on opposing sides of the
>political divide, but we are not enemies and he is President.” So Mr Odinga
>avoided ordering his troops into a much-anticipated, though futile,
>Uhuru-must-go battle. But a sweetener had to be thrown in to keep the
>troops happy and time bought to ease the fever pitch tension.
>So Mr Odinga demanded an urgent national conference to debate and decide
>Kenya’s future in the face of increasing insecurity, high cost of living,
>grand corruption and an all-inclusive government.
>Absent this, he said, then a Saba Saba rally would take place. With that,
>Mr Odinga dug himself out of one hole and into another; the crowd could not
>be too disappointed and now there was a rally to look forward to.
>But since then Mr Odinga has been piling up the pressure on government with
>weekly demands for dialogue and threats of unspecified consequences come
>Saba Saba. So, the most frequently asked questions in Kenya today are: What
>does Raila want? What will happen on July 7?
>Mr Odinga is fighting against rampant insecurity, grand corruption, high
>cost of living and an exclusivist one-year-old two-tribe government. He
>says Saba Saba will see Kenyans start the process of taking back their
>country, but denies he seeks to oust the government.
>He says that sovereignty resides with the Kenyan people and on July 7 they
>could choose to exercise it directly rather than through constitutional
>instruments. But he denies he is agitating for a revolution. He says he
>wants to hear what Kenyans have to say about their country, which is
>unusual because Kenyan leaders tell their audiences what to do.
>Lastly, he has declared July 7 a national holiday. To some, this is a call
>for a national strike because Mr Odinga does not have the power to declare
>a holiday. This is the conundrum that has been the subject of a polarising
>debate since the beginning of the month. 1990’s Saba Saba galvanised Kenya
>against Kanu, 2014’s Saba Saba has divided Kenya against itself.
>Mr Matiba was detained, but the struggle continued and Kenya returned to
>multi-party politics and, ultimately, a new constitutional dispensation.
>For Mr Odinga, there will be no national convention, but Saba Saba is his.
>What will it change? Nothing. Government will not be stampeded into proving
Mr Raila Odinga has dug himself into a deep hole and is still digging.
The Belgium Government Must Apologise to African Leaders for Their (read Its) Pre-Medieval Primitivity!! Africans Are Neither Sub-Humans Nor Amnesiac Fools!!
· 1) Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said that under his 19 years of dictatorship The Gambia has built schools, universities and supplied electricity in the provinces. Jammeh was addressing a huge crowd on Monday (March 31, 2014) morning at the Chambers of the National Assembly in Banjul marking the opening of the 2014 Legislative Year.
· He said that in 400 years, the small West African country couldn’t have a high school, adding that the north bank of The River Gambia was in a jungle state and children were not going to school.
· The “furious looking” Gambian leader quizzed: “What is good governance? What is democracy? And what is human rights?”
· He said good governance is to work in the interest of the people and not in the interest of colonialists. “I am proud of being a dictator of development,” he added, stating that Gambians should make a choice between a democracy that dances to the tune of the same people who exploited them and a dictatorship that brings development and equality (Daily Nation, April 3, 2014).
· In 2013, President Jammeh said that he “was tired of neo-colonial arrogance” and announced The Gambia was “pulling out of the neo-colonial outfit called the Commonwealth of Nations”.
· We believe Yahya Jammeh could evolve into a great African if he controlled some of his erratic excesses.
· Why wouldn’t his former Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Fatou B. Bensouda, not resign from the humiliating and enslaving job of Chief Prosecutor of the bogus ICC court; return home to The Gambia; help President Gammeh make things better; and improve the lives and living standards of all Gambians.
· 2) A two-day summit of African and European leaders kicked off in Brussels on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 amidst a row over visas and allegations of selective invitations.
· President Jacob Zuma of South Africa missed the summit and sent a ministerial delegation instead, to protest against the selective invitation extended to African countries by the European Union (EU).
· “I think that time must pass wherein we are looked as subjects, we are told who must come, who must not come, we have not attempted to decide when we meet Europe; who must come and who must not come,” the South African public broadcaster SABC quoted Comrade Zuma as saying.
· “It is wrong and causes this unnecessary unpleasantness. I thought the AU and EU are equal organisations representing two continents but there is not a single one of them who must decide for others,” concluded Comrade Zuma.
· The Chief of Chimurenga, a.k.a. Son of Bona, Comrade Robert Gabriel Mugabe of Zimbabwe led the call for a boycott after First Lady Madam Grace Mugabe was denied a visa, although “his own travel ban to the EU” had been “relaxed” to allow him attend the summit.
· The controversy, however, is wider than the case of Zimbabwe, drawing in the omission of some African leaders, and points to some of the points of tension between the two blocs.
· Son of Bona calls it, “condescending and overbearing attitude by downright idiots.”
· On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, Comrade Mugabe’s spokesman George Charamba criticised the EU for trying to stop the Zimbabwean First Lady from travelling with her husband.
· “It is very strange that the EU has not extended an invitation to the First Lady,” he told State media.
· “What God has put together the EU is trying to separate. Do they expect the President to respect the EU and disrespect his own marriage?” Charamba stated, exuding wisdom.
· Son of Bona is the vice-chairperson of the African Union (AU), which early this year threatened to boycott the summit if the EU did not invite him.
· Charamba also hinted that the EU and AU were at loggerheads over Brussels’ refusal to invite Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
· The Chief of Chimurenga is said to be vehemently against the stance arguing (brilliantly) the EU cannot choose who will be in the AU delegation.
· Comrade Robert Mugabe turned 90 recently and is still going strong. He is as sharp and focused as ever. May the Most High God Almighty bless Son of Bona at all times – Amen!!
· We salute Comrade Jacob Zuma, most sincerely, for standing with Son of Bona. God bless you, brother: You and Son of Bona are spot on!
· 3) The People Thursday, April 3, 2014 carried an interesting editorial.
· The editorial read: “The incident on Tuesday where the Belgium Government attempted to deny travelling visa to head of the presidential security team, Edward Mbugua, who is accompanying President Uhuru Kenyatta on official visit to Brussels reminds one that old prejudices, like old habits, die hard.
· Why one country thinks it can dictate composition of security detail of Head of State of another sovereign nation is baffling, if not insulting. The Belgians, can, and must, protect the Kenyan Head of State the best way they know how while he is on their soil. But, certainly, they have no right to dictate on whom to be in the presidential security from this end.
· But where Brussels is concerned, Tuesday’s insolence is to be seen in another dimension that goes a long way back in history.
· Over 120 years ago, European powers of the day met in Berlin, another European capital, and partitioned African continent amongst themselves, an event that heralded the next 70 years of colonial domination of the black continent.
· It is worth noting that at the 1884 Scramble for Africa Berlin Conference that curved African (continent) into zones of occupation by the six European powers of the day – Britain, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy and Portugal – Africans were never consulted or involved in any way. They were just sliced up the way one does with a loaf of bread!
· Belgium leader, King Leopold the second, exhibited the greatest contempt for the African people – he apportioned himself as a personal gift what is today the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)!
· And what do we have today? European powers meeting in Brussels purportedly to deliberate on how to help Africa solve its myriad problems.
· Why, in the first place, should a conference called to deliberate on African problems be held in a European capital? Why not have the summit on African soil which is where the rubber meets the tarmac?
· As if that isn’t patronising enough, why would the EU be the one to decide which African Heads of State to, or not to, attend the so-called summit on Africa?
· It is just as well that some African Heads of State decided to stay away from Brussels to protest the discriminative attitude of the EU. The decision by Heads of State of Rwanda, Uganda, and Ethiopia to stay away if their Kenyan counterpart wouldn’t be in Brussels is also commendable.
· It is time Brussels and the like-minded were forced to acknowledge that this is the 21st Century where Africa must be treated as an equal and respectable partner!” Brilliant stuff! Well done, folks: You are spot on!
· NB: The Belgium Government must apologise to African leaders for their (read its) pre-medieval primitivity.
· Those who believe Africans have a set of eyes in their armpits must be shunned by Africans collectively;
· Those who believe Africans have a set of eyes below their kneecaps must be treated with the contempt they deserve by Africans collectively;
· Because African are not sub-humans or amnesiac fools!
· The satanic racist Western neo-colonial beasts have no shame, good people. They have a repulsive and nauseating hyena mentality. Nothing to add: Enough said! Everything is in black and white.
President Uhuru and his jubilee government must stop looking for its >lost needle in the wrong places
>We are totally dismayed by the knee-jerk moves by the president to treat
This Morning: President Yoweri Museveni has, by virtue of the Authority entrusted to him by Articles 113 (2) and 114 (3) of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, decided to carry out a minor re-organization of the Government as follows:
1. Rt. Hon. Prime Minister – AMAMA MBABAZI
2. 1st Deputy Prime Minister &
Minister of Public Service – KAJURA HENRY
3. 2nd Deputy Prime Minister
& Deputy Leader of Gov’t
Business in Parliament – MOSES ALI
4. Minister of East African
Affairs – Vacant
5. Minister of Security – MUKASA MURUULI
6. Minister In-charge of
the Presidency – TUMWEBAZE
7. Minister for Karamoja – MUSEVENI
8. Minister in Charge of
General Duties/Office of
the Prime Minister – KABWEGYERE
9. Minister of Disaster
Refugees – ONEK HILARY
10. Minister of Information
& National Guidance – NAMAYANJA
11. Minister of Agriculture,
Animal Industry &
Fisheries – BUCHANAYANDI
12. Minister of Defence – KIYONGA CRISPUS
13. Minister of Education
& Sports – ALUPO JESSICA
14. Minister of Energy and
Minerals – MULONI IRENE
15. Minister of Finance and
Economic Planning – KIWANUKA MARIA
16. Minister of Works and
Transport – BYANDALA
17. Minister of Justice – KAHINDA OTAFIIRE
& Constitutional Affairs
18. Attorney General – NYOMBI PETER
19. Minister of Gender, Labour
& Social affairs – BUSINGYE
MARY KAROORO OKURUT
20. Minister of Trade,
Industry & Cooperatives – KYAMBADDE
21. Minister of Water &
Environment – KAMUNTU
22. Minister of Lands,
Housing & Urban
Development – MIGEREKO DAUDI
23. Minister of Health – RUHAKANA
24. Minister of Foreign
Affairs – KUTESA
25. Minister of Information
Technology – NASASIRA
26. Minister of Local
Government – MWESIGE ADOLF
27. Minister without
Portfolio in-charge of
Political Mobilization – TODWONG
28. Government Chief Whip – KASULE JUSTINE
29. Minister of Tourism
Wildlife & Antiquities – MARIA
30. Minister of Internal Affairs – NYAKAIRIMA
MINISTERS OF STATE:
Office of the President:
1. Minister of State for
Economic Monitoring – BANYENZAKI
2. Minister of State for
Ethics and Integrity – LOKODO SIMON
Office of the Vice President:
3. Minister of State
Vice President’s Office – NYANZI VINCENT
Office of the Prime Minister:
4. Minister of State for
Relief and Disaster
Preparedness – ECWERU MUSA
5. Minister of State for
Northern Uganda – AMUGE OTENGO
6. Minister of State for
Karamoja – OUNDO NEKESA
7. Minister of State
for Luwero Triangle – KATAIKE
8. Minister of State for
Teso Affairs – AMONGIN APORU
9. Minister of State for
Bunyoro Affairs – KIIZA ERNEST
Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
10. Minister of State for
International Affairs – ORYEM OKELLO
11. Minister of State for
Regional Affairs – KIYINGI ASUMAN
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries
12. Minister of State for
Agriculture – NYIIRA
13. Minister of State for
Fisheries – NANKABIRWA
14. Minister of State for Animal
Industry – RWAMIRAMA
Ministry of Education and Sports
15. Minister of State for Sports – BAKABULINDI
16. Minister of State for Primary
Education – KAMANDA
17. Minister of State for
Higher Education – MUYINGO JOHN
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development:
18. Minister of State for Energy – D’UJANGA SIMON
19. Minister of State for Minerals – LOKERIS AIMAT
Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development:
20. Minister of State for Finance
(General) – JACAN OMACH
21. Minister of State for Planning – KASAIJA MATIA
22. Minister of State for
Investment – AJEDRA GABRIEL
23. Minister of State for
Privatization – KAJARA ASTON
24. Minister of State for Micro-
Finance – AMALI OKAO
Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development:
25. Minister of State for Gender
and Culture – ISANGA LUKIA
26. Minister of State for Youth and
Children Affairs – KIBUULE RONALD
27. Minister of State for Labour,
Employment and Industrial
Relations – RUKUTANA
28. Minister of State for Elderly
and Disability: – MADADA
Ministry of Health:
29. Minister of State for
Health (General) – TUMWESIGYE
30. Minister of State for
Primary Health Care – OPENDI OCHIENG
Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development:
31. Minister of State for
Housing – ENGOLA SAM
32. Minister of State for
Urban Development – NAJJEMBA
33. Minister of State for
Lands – NANTABA
Ministry of Trade and Industry:
34. Minister of State for
Trade – WAKIKOONA DAVID
35. Minister of State for
Industry – MUTENDE
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities:
36. Minister of State for
Tourism – AKIROR AGNES
Ministry of Water and Environment:
37. Minister of State for Water – ATUKU BIGOMBE
38. Minister of State for
Environment – NABUGERA
Ministry of Works and Transport:
39. Minister of State for
Transport – CHEBROT
40. Minister of State for
Works – BYABAGAMBI
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
41. Deputy Attorney General – RUHINDI FRED
Ministry of Defence
42. Minister of State for
Defence – ODONGO JEJE
Ministry of Internal Affairs
43. Minister of State for
Internal Affairs – BABA JAMES
Ministry of ICT
44. Minister of State for
Communication (ICT) – NYOMBI TEMBO
Ministry of Local Government
45. Minister of State for
Local Government – AADROA ALEX
Ministry of Public Service
46. Minister of State for
Public Service – SSEZI PRISCA
Ministry of East African Affairs
47. Minister of State for
East African Affairs – SHEM BAGAINE
Dr. Christine Ondoa – SENIOR
PRESIDENTIAL ADVISER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH (in-charge of Medical Issues)
SIGNED this …………………..day of May, in the Year of our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen.
Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
& CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL RESISTANCE MOVEMENT
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The worst part of it all is; he’s NOT being challenged on any of it!
Wether its just a mere belief or the reality we cant tell but according to our secret source who is a conspiracy theorist,the Illuminati underworld have been running their agenda in Kenya and he goes ahead to name the artists involved.As you will see in the videos attached to this,it seems interesting.Take your time and be the judge:
I met these various artistes 2 years back. And since then I have been working closely with them in many projects. You can call me the spanner boy who through this whole time, I have been the least and the most send all over to carry out errands. That said, I had no problem with it for I was there only to confirm one thing, are these people ILLUMINATI?
This urge to investigate came after I saw some anomalies in how they were presenting…
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- He was conceived in Samburu
- He was born in Nairobi
- He is left handed
- He worked for KCB at Kipande House
- He earned 600/- while working for KCB
- History was his favorite subject in High School
- Played on the wing for St Mary’s School rugby team
- He was the First Politician to concede defeat at the Presidential Level
- His favorite film is Shaka Zulu
- His favorite musicians are Bob Marley, Tracy Chapman and UB40
- He has 3 kids
- He is a practicing Catholic
- He wears specs while reading
- His favorite food is Nyama Choma
- His favorite authors are Tom Clancy and Vince Flynn
- His favorite TV SHOW’s are 24 and Spooks
- The first car he owned was an Alfa Romeo
- He used to personally collect horticulture for export in his pick-up
- He joined politics in 1989
- He campaigned for Matiba in 1992
- He first met his wife in 1978 in Mombasa
- His father passed away while he was in form four
- He has slept in St House, but it was never his home
- His father had 4 boys and 4 girls
- He worked at Burger King while in the US
- He fronted an Afro while in Uni
- His favorite beer is Tusker
- His favorite gadget is an Iphone
- If he could hang out with a band it would be UB40
- He favorite computer game is Tiger Woods Golf PGA Tour
- His favorite cartoon is The Flintstones
- His favorite comic is Archie
- His favorite color is Blue
- His favorite board game is backgammon
- The Kenya Economic Stimulus program was first launched under his leadership at the Treasury.
- The project that he has initiated that he would most like to see succeed is IFMIS
- He is the first finance Minister to create a loan facility for the JuaKali sector.
- If he could be any animal he would be a cheetah
- His pets are both a Great Dane and Chihuahau
- He has retained his first driver and secretary to date
- His favorite Ministry that he has worked in is Trade
- He lost the first parliamentary election.
- He intends to retire at 60.
- He proposed to his wife in Karen, Nairobi
- He was suspended from school?
- His best friend is his wife Margaret
- Favourite bible verses are Psalms 23, and 137
- The world leader he would most like to meet is Fidel Castro
- The most influential person he has met to date is Nelson Mandela
- His greatest wish is to serve the people of Kenya