Long queues are forming in Kenya as voters wait to cast their ballots in a hotly contested election that pits incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta against the nation’s former prime minister.
Women activists are challenging presidential candidates not to shun the presidential television live debate. Addressing the media this morning at UWONET offices in Ntinda , thewomen activists including Irene Ovong Odida from FIDA Uganda and Ritah Aciro from Uganda women net work said that it is an opportunity especially for the incumbent president to explain what they intend to do for the people.
The women’s call follows reports that NRM presidential candidate Yoweri Museveni will not participate in the debate due because of his busy campaign schedule. The Uganda presidential debate set for January 15, 2016 at Kampala Serena Hotel will be Live on NTV.
The women also lighted 8 candles for the eight presidential candidates as a symbol for peace and demanded all the candidates to keep peace during campaigns, elections and after since women and children suffer more in case of insecurity.
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