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Museveni top aide Milly Babalanda outlines 30 Reasons why Ugandans continue to keep Museveni in Power

Museveni top aide Milly Babalanda outlines 30 Reasons why Ugandans continue to keep Museveni in Power
The Author is Mrs. Milly Babirye Babalnda the Senior Presidential Advisor on Political Affairs and Personal Assistant  to The NRM National Chairman 
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With few days to the General election on 14th January 2021, Mrs Milly Babirye Babalnda who is the Senior Presidential Advisor on Political Affairs and Personal Assistant  to The National Chairman NRM Gen Yoweri Kaguta Museveni as outlined 30 reasons as to why Ugandans continue to support and vote for president Museveni to remain the Head of State and President of the Republic of Uganda. We have been working with our Village and parish coordinators allover Uganda and we have gathered enough facts and figures from ordinary people as to why they consistently continue to support President Museveni-Mrs Milly Babalanda told Public Opinions. As the Office of the NRM National Chairman,we are proud to outline the 30 reasons to explain the mass exodus of Ugandans from opposition groups to the NRM and above all to support General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

  1. In 1982 President Museveni waged a protracted Liberation Struggle which culminated into Liberation of Uganda from Tyrannical Regimes on 26th January 1986. Thanks to the fighters of the National Resistance Army (NRA). 
  1. President Museveni helped to establish a strong foundation to achieve total transformation of Uganda. The period from 1962-1985 had erased the rule of law and constitutionalism in Uganda. President Museveni has been able to restore the rule of law and constitutionalism in Uganda. 
  1. President Museveni has been able to maintain total peace and stability throughout Uganda and he has been working for total annihilation of all subversive groups which can hinder total transformation of Uganda.
  2. The New Durable Constitution for Uganda. President Museveni organized and mobilized the people of Uganda who elected the Constituency Assembly Delegates (CA) who promulgated the Constitution of Uganda and came into force in 1995. President Museveni spearheaded the promulgation and enactment of the new Constitution for Uganda in 1995 which is the basis for social economic transformation of Uganda. Uganda now boasts of a durable, formidable and popular constitution.
  3. President Museveni has been successful to draw Ugandans into civilized politics more than ever before.
  4. President Museveni has been able to enfranchise all Ugandans, empowered Ugandans at all levels and he has succeeded in building a robust and vibrant grassroots based democratic culture. 
  1. President Museveni as succeeded in eliminating sectarianism from Uganda Body politics and he has successfully relegated ethnicity based political association to a bygone era.
  2. President Museveni is the first Leader of Uganda to bring about a real measure of freedom of expression, freedom of association, freedom of worship, a free press and the right of political association without persecution. 
  1. President Museveni restored the vote of disenfranchised people of Uganda and he has empowered the formally marginalized groups in a special way such as; the women, the youth, People with Disabilities, and the workers. All these groups are now fully represented in parliament and at all levels throughout the country. President Museveni is indeed a Uganda Peace and Development Champion.
  2. President Museveni reintroduced the “One Person, One Vote” System and reforms in the electoral process to make voting free and fair. 
  1. President Museveni introduced Regular Free and Fair elections at all levels in Uganda. Presidential, Parliamentary and Local Council elections are held regularly where Ugandans freely participate and elect their own leaders.
  2. Museveni supported the introduction and implementation of photographic registers to eliminate multiple registrations and vote rigging. 
  1. President Museveni supported the introduction and adoption of Affirmative Action Policy and he has been at the forefront of supporting it .He has continued to support women,youth,PWDs,workers and the elderly to participate in policy and decision making process at all levels. Affirmative Action is promoted in all organs of NRM Party and in the Government of Uganda.
  2. E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is credited for building a National Peoples centred Army called the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF).Uganda had never had a national Army of its own. Today Uganda has a National Army as a result of the work and aspirations of H.E Yoweri kaguta Museveni. This truly explains why Ugandans in different parts of Uganda voted Museveni to be declared a Ugandan Peace and Development Champion. 
  1. President Museveni as ensured effective management of the National Security and Defense and indeed we notice improved Civil-Military relations since 1986 when NRA Captured State Power. 
  1. President Yoweri Museveni directed Ministry of Defense to pursue the pre-financing option for construction of the 30,000 houses for Officers and Men of UPDF. 
  1. In pursuit of Strengthening Internal and External Security, President Museveni directed the pre-financing option for construction of Internal Security Organization (ISO) and External Security Organization (ESO). Headquarters. 
  1. President Museveni directed ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs to Organize Veterans to benefit from Operation Wealth creation and to engage in income generating activities as Government approved payment of the shs 536bn pension and gratuity arrears.
  2. President Museveni directed the Construction of the National Military Referral Hospital (NMRH) in a phased manner.Construction works of a 250-bed Military Referral Hospital at lower Mbuya is ongoing. The OPD, Main theatre/maternity and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) first floors are being   cast.  Foundations of the main Laboratory, Pharmacy, emergency, radiology blocks and Officers ward foundation have been completed. Generally, progress is at 50%. The Military Referral Hospital include specialized units of   Heart and Cancer Treatment Units.

 

  1. President Museveni as spearheaded the campaign for the construction of barracks to provide a conducive and habitable living environment for the personnels as part of the welfare improvement programme in the UPDF and UPF. Temporary structures in barracks are gradually being replaced with permanent ones. This includes developing and rehabilitating other welfare facilities such as health, education and sports infrastructure in every barracks in Uganda. This has helped improve the living conditions of soldiers and their families. Consequently, the morale of soldiers to serve has been enhanced over time. 
  1. President Museveni directed and supported the Provision of Housing accommodation to the men in Uniform of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces and Uganda Police. The Ministry of defense henceforth embarked on a 30,000 housing project to address the issue of provision of housing accommodation. 
  1. President Museveni directed to Move the Air force from Entebbe to Nakasongola as part of the effort to build a national and modern Air force capable of defending Uganda at any time. Thanks President Museveni for the guidance to Secure and undertake major repairs at Nakasongola Airbase runway. The runway is now operational with flights of Sukhoi and other light Air crafts, Two (2) hangars at Nakasongola were constructed and 01 is undergoing construction, Constructed aircraft maintenance workshops, Posted 60 ground support staff, Constructed and renovated 02 blocks of flats for Air force staff, Installed and commissioned Air Defence Radars. 
  1. President Museveni as supported all progressive initiatives in UPDF to ensure that the force keep pace with global trends in science, technology and innovation. Therefore the Defence Research, Science and Technology Centre (DRSTC) at Lugazi and the Avionics Research Centre at Nakasongola are being developed into centres of excellence for collaborative research with the private sector, universities and other agencies from within Uganda and abroad. UPDF has continued to undertake Research and Development at Lugazi, Nakasongola (NEC) and under Technical Information and Services Unit (TISU). 
  1. The President strengthened The Internal and External Security of the Uganda by enhancing information collection and analysis capabilities. He guided to institute measures including advanced detection techniques and appropriate technologies to deter and curtail terrorists and other hostile activities against the Uganda. In the endeavor to create and maintain a secure, peaceful and stable environment, the sector has continuously engaged in a number of activities to curtail security threats. The security forces have therefore continued to enhance the capability and capacity of intelligence through efficient information collection measures. As a result, pre-emptive actions against terrorism, insurgencies and other forms of organized crime as well as Espionage were undertaken. 
  1. President Museveni directed and supported the establishment of the Directorate of Veteran Affairs to specifically handle matters of Veteran Affairs. Administratively, matters of veterans have since shifted from the Office of the Prime Minister to the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs. The process of resettlement of arrears is ongoing. Verification process of the beneficiaries is ongoing to ascertain the actual beneficiaries. 10,000 files are ready for payment. The Ministry is engaging MoFPED for extra funding. Thanks to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. 
  1. President Museveni directed the Ministry of Defense and Veterans Affairs to create income generating projects for soldiers’ spouses. The Ministry established agricultural and cottage industries to benefit a wider range of spouses. The activities include- weaving of sweaters, soap making, apiary, G.nut paste making, crafts making, baking and nursery coffee gardens. The Ministry has continued to invest in skills development to empower spouses for economic self-reliance to increase household incomes. Village Savings and Loans associations have been formed among different Spouses groups in Barracks to provide soft loans for income generating activities. 
  1. Under the command of President Museveni, the defense sector has focused on Human Capital Development consistently through enlistment,         focusing on career       development and deploying of             officers            and      militants in      operational and non-   operational areas. A number of             troops have been         recruited over years to            augment          the UPDF and             enhance capability in terms of numbers. 
  1. With the command of H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, The ministry of Defense has continued to professionalize and modernize the defense and security forces. This has been done       through              acquiring, refurbishing and maintaining equipment for          land, air and    This has enhanced the security forces’      capability         to         respond to threats on time. Classified expenditure has continued as priority on   MoDVA’s budget. Consequently UPDF capacity and capability have         continued to grow and meets the current needs to sustain Peace and      security. 
  1. President Museveni has promoted continuous Training and Retraining of officers and militants of the UGANDA People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) and therefore The Ministry of defense is under strict presidential directives to train and retrain      the Force in     relevant courses for skills development and             knowledge acquisition. This has been geared towards           professionalizing and modernizing the army in addition to     making the UPDF thrive at the national, regional and global            Trainings have been undertaken both locally and          internationally with joint exercises to test readiness for peace             support operations and improve regional response in dealing            with global and national security threats over the years. 
  1. President Museveni has been at the front of Promoting production for wealth creation and self-sustainability and this concept has been actualized by the UPDF and Ministry of Defense. The Ministry of Defense has been engaging in production activities under National Enterprise Corporation (NEC). NEC has a number of subsidiaries including NEC Katonga farm, NEC Tractors, Luweero Industries, NEC Construction, Works and        Engineering Ltd, NEC Hire Tractor scheme and NEC Uzima. All these have been established over a period of time since 2016.

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27 Reasons why Kampala People Support President Museven-Kirunda Faruk

27 Reasons why Kampala People Support President Museven-Kirunda Faruk
The author is Mr. Kirunda Faruk a Presidential Assistant in Charge of Media Management
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Mr Kirunda Faruk the President Museveni Assistant in Charge of Media Management,outlined 27 achievements/Reasons why Kampala people support President Museveni.With the Guidance and Leadership of H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and his commitment to Social Economic Transformation of Kampala, a lot as been achieved in Kampala and more to come so as to holistically transform the lives of the people of kampala-Mr Kirunda told Public Opinions. He listed some of the 27 Reasons why Kampala people continue to support NRM and President Museveni.

  1. KCCA has with funding from Government of Uganda, Uganda Road Fund and development partners, tarmacked and reconstructed or upgraded to bitumen standard a total of 98 roads with a total length of 137 Kms as follows: - from murrum to tarmac 54 roads with 60.12 Km - reconstructed 44 roads with 77 Kms. KCCA continues to annually: maintain over 616 kms of paved roads and maintain over 728 kms of unpaved roads. 
  1. Kampala Capital City Authority completed Non Motorised Transport Corridor. This is aimed at promoting walking, cycling, improve air quality and trade in Kampala. 
  1. KCCA installed 4,988 Streetlights in the City Promoting use of solar street lights. 
  1. Queens Way Road improvement including resurfacing, drainage and pavement improvements, street lighting and beautification. 
  1. With funding from the World Bank, KCCA reconstrucetd 24 kms of road and signalise 13 traffic junctions as follows; Dualling of John Babiha Avenue (1.45 km), Reconstruction of Nakawa-Ntinda Road (2.82 km), Tarmacking of Kulambiro Ring Road/Najeera Spur (5.52 km), Tarmacking of Kabuusu –Bunamwaya- Lweza Road (8.5 Km), Reconstruction of Lukuli Road (7.71Km) including signalisation of Lukuli/ Namasoole/ Kayembe junction. 
  1. In 2018, KCCA Re-launched the passenger train which transports over 2,000 passengers per day between Kampala and Namanve, east of the City giving a big relief to the traffic along Kampala –Jinja highway. The feasibility study for expansion of the service route from Kampala to Portbell and Kampala to Bujjuko has been completed. 
  1. President Museveni through KCCA has supported Kampala Improvement, Design and beautification of Junctions in Kampala. The 21 junctions that have been signalized and functional are; Nateete, Nakawa, Wandegeya, Jinja road – Lugogo bypass, Lugogo bypass – Upper Kololo,  Lugogo bypass – Naguru road and Upper Kololo – Wampewo, junctions along Makerere Hill road, Fairway junction, Bwaise – Mambule along Bombo road, junctions along Hoima road (Bakuli– Nakulabye section). 
  1. President Museveni has supported the Project for the Improvement of Traffic Control in Kampala Capital City using a Government of Japan Grant to Government of Uganda (USD 23 million). This will involve removal of roundabouts, improvements to the geometric layouts, junction improvements, reconfiguration and signalization of 30 junctions across the City and construction of Kampala Traffic Control Centre at City Hall. 
  1. With support from Netherlands Enterprise Agency, KCCA is to undertake preparation of a masterplan and a feasibility study of introducing multi-level parking facility and a modern transport terminal at the Old Taxi Park area. Construction started in April 2020. 
  1. KCCA Procured land and completed construction of Kasubi Market for 1,500 vendors. 
  1. The Government of Uganda is building Busega Market. The project is implemented by Ministry of Local Government under the MATIP program to accommodate 2,200 vendors. The Market is to be operational in FY 2020/21. 
  1. Kitintale market currently under construction to: (i) To create decent affordable workspaces for 2000 vendors (ii) Promote value addition activities along the agricultural value chain.

  2. President Museveni is committed to ensure Security in Kampala. Working with the Kampala Metropolitan Police KMP, KCCA has achieved the following; Installation of CCTV camera, Enforcing of trade order, Elimination of criminal gangs like Kifeesi, Installation of street lights in sections of the City (Makerere Hill road), Currently undertaking deliberate efforts to regulate the Boda Boda industry.

  3. Promotion of Commercial Urban Agriculture; In the period between 2016 – Mar 2020, Over 5.2 Bn disbursed towards commercializing agriculture in Kampala, Over 4,600 urban farmers supported with inputs & new farming techniques. Over 3,300 farmers provided with on farm advisory services in Crop and Animal Production. Over 250 Women supported to start mushroom growing projects. KCCA Promoted fish farming as a viable commercial enterprise and currently working with 53 fish farmers. 
  1. Over 146% of child immunization has been recorded to-date above National target. Kampala is now in category 1 of WHO Standard and 121% increase in Deliveries in Health Care Unit.
  2. KCCA renovated the following Health Centres - Kisugu Health Centre - Komamboga Health Centre, City mortuary, Kisenyi health centre, City Hall Clinic, Kawaala and Kitebi. 
  1. KCCA improved Waste collection and Management and as of May 2020, KCCA collect 1,200 tons of garbage daily. KCCA Set up 5 Plastic collection sites across the City. Introduced 3 Private concessionaires in the collection and transportation of solid waste across the City. Procured 135 acres for New Land Fill at Dundu Mukono to be operationalized under a PPP arrangement.
  2. KCCA Increased school enrolment by 5% in Kampala and constructed over 151 classrooms and renovated 61 classrooms, constructed 6 science laboratories, distributed 240 computers, Supplied 1,485 3-seater desks to over 22 School, set up a Teachers SACCO with over 1,238 members to-date with a net worth of over UGX 2.0 bn. 
  1. KCCA Completed construction of the 9 classroom block and a 4 unit teachers’ house at Kansanga Secondary Seed School as a Presidential pledge in 2015. This has increased the school enrolment to over 1,600 students. 
  1. KCCA Improved school sanitation in over 30 City Public schools, 650 new toilet stances constructed. Improved cooking facilities in 15 schools, 50 Teachers Housing units constructed and rehabilitated, a total of 540 stances of waterborne toilets were constructed or renovated in over 22 City schools. 
  1. KCCA Improved Urban Physical Planning hence reducing number of days for building plan approval from 60 days (2016) to 14 days (2020). KCCA has assigned 166,098 properties with house numbers on 1,588 roads in the city in which 86,252 House numbers have been entered in the online database Over 2,599 Street signage faces have been installed on 1,742 sites improving navigation using GPS and online service delivery. As of May 2020, confirmed 3,359 Roads have been named as follows; 1019 in Kawempe, 959 Makindye, 765 Lubaga & 595 in Nakawa.
  2. KCCA addressed The Youth Agenda in Kampala in which over 14,000 youth have been registered since inception in FY 2014/15 and 4000 youths trained on ICT, life and social skills, 600 job seekers connected to employment, Launched the National Job-Matching Database tool with 532 job applicants and 12 companies, established the Kabalagala Youth Centre to support Youth skilling and employment initiatives. Over 3,600 youths trained to date Under other different Youth Development Initiatives, KCCA has impacted over 10,000 youth & 65,000 community members equipped with business skills & start- up capital. 
  1. Girl Empowering Girl Project; With support from UNICEF, KCCA is implementing the urban social protection programme whose aim is to improve the social and economic inclusion, and protection of girls whilst ensuring a safe, educated and empowered transition to later adolescence.
  2. KCCA has implemented the Youth Livelihood Project which target the unemployed youth. KCCA started implementation of the YLP program in the FY 2013/14 and has to-date disbursed UGX 3.43 Billion benefiting 359 youth projects with over 3,956 youths comprising of 2,122 males and 1,834 females. Cumulatively, UGX 768,184,670 has been recovered accounting for a recovery rate of 22%. 
  1. Kampala Capital City Authority has been implementing the Youth Venture Capital fund which was introduced in 2011 with UGX 3.2 Bn and aims at Youth enterprise development, job creation and business skills training and development. In Kampala, the Fund is managed by Centenary Bank as a revolving fund and to date over 13,293 youths have benefited, Disbursed UGX 4.1 Bn as loans in which Interest rate is at only 11%. With 6.42% Non-performing rate the lowest in the country among all Government funded projects. 
  1. KCCA has been implementing the Kampala Community Driven Development Project (CDD) Program in the City and in the period 2016 - 2020 the following have were achieved; a total of UGX 3.02 Bn has been disbursed hence benefiting over 1,039 groups with 15,833 members. KCCA Annually conducts over 50 community sensitizations engagement and predisbursement trainings in all Divisions across the across the city. 
  1. KCCA continued to implement The Uganda Women's Entrepreneurship Project (UWEP) with aims of improving women access to financial service and equipping women with skills for enterprise growth, value addition and marketing of products and services. In Kampala, this program started in FY2015/16 and to date, Loan portfolio of UGX 1.84 Billion has been disbursed benefiting 203 women groups with over 1,950 beneficiaries. UGX 372 Million has been recovered. KCCA continue to conduct joint and routine monitoring for 156 UWEP funded groups.

The author is Mr. Kirunda Faruk a Presidential Assistant in Charge of Media Management
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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been a lead promoter of peace and stability in Somalia.

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been a lead promoter of peace and stability in Somalia.
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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been a lead promoter of peace and stability in Somalia. He has been involved in all campaigns to fight terrorism in Somalia as well as total pacification of the country. His focus is on the ‘Consolidation of national unity, security, freedom, and prosperity in Somalia. President Museveni deployed Ugandan troops in Somalia under AMISOM in 2007, and have since been serving alongside other forces from Burundi, Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Kenya. AMISOM troops are supporting the Somali Security Forces to defeat terrorists groups and restore peace in Somalia.“AMISOM is our flagship mission, and Ugandan troops have made a difference towards the success of the policy of peace enforcement in Africa.

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President Museveni is the champion of Peace and Stability in South Sudan

President Museveni is the champion of Peace and Stability in South Sudan
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President Museveni has been at the forefront is ensuring Peace and Stability in South Sudan. He as spearheaded reconciliation and peace efforts involving key players in Greater sudan Such As Gen Salva Kiir, Dr Riek Machar and Former Sudanese President Field Martial Bashir. Uganda Exports to South Sudan grew in 2019 to US$ 409 million making south Sudan the 2nd largest trading partner of Uganda.

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