A meeting intended to reconcile rival factions in the Uganda People's Congress party (UPC) ended prematurely over the weekend, when the head of the disbanded UPC Presidential Policy Commission stormed out in protest.
Dr. James Rwanyarare said he abandoned the meeting because members of the UPC Constitutional Steering Committee (CSC) refused to recongnize that their positions within the party are illegitimate. Rwanyarare, who has sued the UPC leadership for what he claims was his unlawful sacking, insisted that the CSC is illegal because it was created outside the margins of the party constitution.
Rwanyarare said the CSC is not interested in reconciliation because it is not ready to be disbanded.
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The High Court recently issued an injunction against all UPC activities until Rwanayrare's case is concluded.
However the UPC leaders have filed a counter suit, asking that an injunction be lifted to allow the UPC to prepare for its National Delegates' Conference scheduled for the end of November.