The Youth in Kasese are demanding that all candidates from various political
parties focus on unemployment and sports and revamping the
district’s mining sector. They argue
that the candidates have continuously lacked manifesto’s that are focused on
They add that they have not benefited from the mining,
tourism and the fishing industry even when they are the majority.
Anderson Masereka a resident of Kamaiba main in Kasese
Municipality, says that the leaders need to focus on empowering the youth to be
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Edgar Muhindo a mechanic from Kanyangeya parish in Kasese town
says most leaders only ride on the back of the youth to get into leadership but
once they ascend to power they forget them. Muhindo also wants leaders who will
give a clear position on ending youth unemployment in Kasese.
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Akimu Mugisa from Nyamwamba Division similarly says the vast resources in the
district have not benefited the young population due to the absence of
cooperation between local leaders and the central government. He also demands
that the candidates should also present a plan on how the Kilembe mines factory
will be revived and benefit the youth.
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Shanita Biira from Muhokya trading centre says the youth want leaders who will
support their development initiatives and financially empower their domestic groups
Mary Kabugho the Kasese Woman MP candidate agrees that the vast
district resources have not benefited the population as expected. She
says leaders must focus on revamping the mining sector adding that the concept
of Build Uganda Buy Uganda must be localized to meet even the young innovators.