JEEMA set to hold delegates conference next week

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In short
Justice Forum Jeema is set to hold its delegates conference to elect new leaders and come up with strategies for countrywide registration of party members ahead of 2016 general elections from August 17th-18th.

Swaib Kaggwa Nsereko, the spokesperson of the party says during the conference, delegates will elect new leaders.

He says they are expecting a total of 400 delegates to attend but the number may either be lower or higher depending on the turn up of their aspiring candidates for Parliamentary and LC 5 chairpersons.

Nsereko also says during the delegate's conference, the party will develope strategy for membership recruitment across the country before it heads for polls in 2016. He says this will prepare their candidates and give opportunity to voters to interact with them a head of their selection under the Democratic Alliance, a loose alliance of opposition political parties.


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Ronald Batre
Ronald Batre is so passionate about journalism that he did not wait to finish school before he started his career. This is how he started with Radio Paidha, The West Niler, Daily Monitor newspapers and later with Radio Pacis as Assistant News Editor.

To be allowed to practice his passion, Batre had struck a deal with his parents. He would complete his education. He kept his word and went through school while suporting himself with his journalism.

Entering the workplace so young attuned Batre to the plight of the youth and those who seek employment. Apart from that, he is interested in reporting about politics, local government, business and the environment. A witness to some of the destructive impact of the Lord's Resistance Army rebellion in northern Uganda, Batre is interested in reporting about peace building efforts too.

Uganda Radio Network's former Gulu bureau chief, Batre is now based in Kampala. He is URN's main politics correspondent. He has been a URN staff member since 2009.