Kenya to buy surplus sugar from Uganda - Museveni

President Museveni is welcomed by  NRM leaders and youth from districts of Kiboga, Kassanda, Mityana, Kyankwanzi in Mubende on December 21, 2020. PHOTO/KELVIN ATUHAIRE

What you need to know:

  • Throughout the campaign, Buganda or central region has been looked at as a possible battleground between incumbent President Museveni and the new challenger, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, of the National Unity Platform (NUP).
  • In the memorandum read by State Minister for Kampala, Ms Benny Namugwanya, leaders in the five districts asked the President to resolve land conflicts that have left many displaced, control the selling of fake inputs to farmers and also improve  their health facilities.

President Museveni yesterday revealed that his government has reached a breakthrough with his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta, who has accepted to import surplus sugar from Uganda. 

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