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English Publication Date: Friday, February 5, 2016 Source: All Africa
The debate brings into our living rooms the contest of ideas. More importantly, the live debates unite in one space all our leaders who would ordinarily find it unacceptable to share the same space with sworn political opponents.
English Publication Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016 Source: All Africa
Mr Museveni who also snubbed the inaugural debate in January dismissed it as a childish event that wasn't worth his time. His pulling out of the debate marks the third time he has withdrawn from presidential debates including declining to...
English Publication Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016 Source: Voice of America
The Inter-Religious Council of Uganda says the last presidential debate ahead of the February 18 general election will proceed as planned on February 13, despite local media reports that incumbent President Yoweri Museveni will not be available to...
English Publication Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Source: The Observer
Nancy Kacungira recently co-moderated the presidential debate. Before that, she had a stint at the BBC, having won the BBC Komla Dumor award.
English Publication Date: Sunday, January 24, 2016 Source: The Independent
Two things stood out on the night Uganda held its first presidential debate; one, accountability remains a sticky issue and second; implementation, let alone reform, is still a great challenge as far as delivering public goods and services.
English Publication Date: Sunday, January 24, 2016
The debate is the thing. And President Yoweri Museveni missed it the last time - on Jan. 15. Another one is slated for Feb.10. Should he miss it again? Read more at The Independent. 
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Sunday, January 24, 2016 Source: The Independent
The debate is the thing. And President Yoweri Museveni missed it the last time - on Jan. 15. Another one is slated for Feb.10. Should he miss it again?
English Publication Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016
It is for this reason that we want to suggest that the presidential debate becomes a gazetted activity on the election calendar and should be part of the Independent Electoral Commission’s roadmap in the future. Read more at NewVision.
Category: Debate Laws and Regulations
English Publication Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016 Source: New Vision
It is for this reason that we want to suggest that the presidential debate becomes a gazetted activity on the election calendar and should be part of the Independent Electoral Commission’s roadmap in the future. 
English Publication Date: Friday, January 22, 2016 Source: All Africa
President Museveni probably had little to gain and more to lose from the television debate, when one comes to think of it.