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The year 2016 is likely to write new episodes in Uganda's history, considering that two of the country's most influential offices will be up for grabs.

Whereas President Museveni will be validating his stay at the ballot, Bank of Uganda might have to do with a new face, given that Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile's term at the Central Bank will expire on January 10, 2016.

At 66 years, Mutebile sits outside the mandatory public service retirement age. However, both Mutebile (as governor) and his deputy are not bound by public service guidelines.

Mutebile, whose role is supervising the country's banking sector and maintaining a...

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