14 February 2016

Uganda: The 2nd Uganda Presidential debate

President Museveni (right) and seven other contenders join hands during the prayer before the second debate.

Kampala — Ugandans on Saturday night witnessed their first LIVE TV debate involving all the Presidential Candidates. The debate was organised by the Elders Forum, the Uganda Inter-religious Council of Uganda and sponsored by UNDP Uganda.

The candidates are incumbent President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (National Resistance Movement); Amama Mbabazi (Go Forward); Dr Kizza Besigye (Forum for Democratic Change); Dr Abed Bwanika (People's Development Party) and Maj.Gen Benon Biraro ( Farmers Party). The independent candidates are Joseph Mabirizi, Maureen Kyalya Waluube and Professor Venansius Baryamureeba.

The moderators were Dr. Shaka Ssali of the VOA, Makerere Don Dr Suzie Muwanga and Dr Joel Kibazo of AFDB and formerly of BBC.

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