Kalembe, who is canvassing for votes on various media platforms in Kampala says agriculture contributes a lot to the of the country with at least 22 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) according to 2019 statistics and most of the population (60 % both formal and informal) deriving their livelihood from the sector.
Paul Bukenya, the EC spokesperson says that the campaigns were suspended and they could be reinstated. He explains that they are open to having talks with all presidential candidates to find ways that the electoral process can continue the campaigns without exposing the electorate to COVID-19.
According to health experts, at least five percent of the persons that have moderate to severe forms of the disease end up in need of a ventilator because they cannot breathe since their lungs are immersed in the fluid.
Kyagulanyi had earlier suspended his campaign following the death of his bodyguard Frank Senteza on Sunday. The campaign trail resumed on Wednesday with a series of meetings planned in the island district of Kalangala.
But the year that locked down many dreams seems to finally be coming to an end as we match into the eve of yet another year. However, this time it comes with so many firsts as the country maintains restrictions on nighttime movement, bars and clubs will still be closed and there will be no overnight prayers or even fireworks at midnight.
Dr Richard Idro, the Uganda Medical Association president, says that the death of medical workers needs to be addressed urgently. He says the government needs to consider keeping senior doctors away from hospital rounds.