The minister declared that the mobilization in these two districts beginning today starting with the business category of markets; government has put aside a special budget of 50 billion shillings to support this program.
Presidential candidate Willy Mayambala has said he plans to send Ugandans text messages if he can get their phone numbers of Ugandans from the National Registration and Identification Authority (NIRA) as a means to reach many voters.
The Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) has credited the ministry of Education for the guidance it made to schools to take on the teenage girls that became pregnant during the lockdown saying this has ensured a higher number of female candidates than expected .
Patrick Byakatonda, the Director DIT says that lack of competence assessment and certification for vocational manpower before they join the world of work is one of the key reasons as to why people undermine local skilled personnel
According to the UNEB Spokesperson Janipher Kalule the board had fears that COVID-19 pandemic effects could also greatly affect the registration turn out however, this has not been the case as on average over 60% of the 19,714 UNEB centers have already registered
According the six candidates and representatives who turned up for a 2021 election harmonization meeting at the EC head offices in Kampala, they say EC has condemned some candidates, political parties and their supporters while others are left to hold processions uninterrupted.
They say that much of the time in school is now spent on counselling and change of mindset to enable them to overcome the effects of the lockdown, on their learning abilities, attitude and energy levels.
Katumba says many of the accounts created in his name are misrepresenting his ideas. One of them is @JohnKatumbaOfficial which released figures indicating that the candidate was leading the presidential race with 75 per cent. The other is a Facebook post shows that the candidate crying out to the electoral commission about his inability to feed security personnel attached to him.
Robert Mayombwe, a voter from Kiwenda in Wakiso district says that for the presidential and constituency debates to be understood, the people need to know what the politicians are promising to deliver when elected in 2021.