Mbarara based deejay Alberto 43 is a hugely popular figure in deejaying circles around western Uganda. Ruining under the brand “43Effect”, Akatukunda Albert Kakye alias Alberto is the reason many hangout places around western Uganda are always full to the brim during happy hours. However, the self styled deejay is vying to serve Mbarara dwellers in a different capacity: politics.
The horse voiced spin master has declared his intention to stand for Mayor of Mbarara City to unseat the incumbent Robert Mugabe Kachebezi, a former radio star with Radio West. Now Alberto who is now a house DJ for Crooze FM a radio station based in Mbarara seeks tone the next mayor as Mbarara targets to hit the ground running as a city.
Two years ago, Alberto tied the knot with his long time girlfriend after reported pressure from his hugely religious family. His father is a respected clergyman in the protestant church at the rank of Reverend.
Mbarara was elevated to a city in this very financial year on the 1st July 2020.