“Late fall and the Indians on a remote reservation in North Dakota asked their new chief if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a chief in a modern society, he had never been taught the old secrets. When he looked at the sky, he couldn’t tell what the […]

Achebe: “Man is a story-making animal. He rarely passes up an opportunity to accompany his works and his experiences with matching stories. The heavy task of dispossessing others calls for such a story…”

Digital technology (machines and soft ware) have intrinsic power, but to some extent only. To the extent that the technical knowledge, the theoretical knowledge or what Aristotle defined as “certain knowledge”, specifically the design of the gadgets (hardware) and the software (operating systems) have an in-built potential power to transform society. These days, for example, […]

The Uganda Law Society found the order not supported by law to register or validate our SIM cards using only one questionable method of identification – the national identity card while our other more authentic, more legal and more valid forms of identification – passports and driving permits – were rendered useless. The National Resistance Movement Organisation (NRMO) Administration, that is in power, unlawfully decreed it any way.

The latest push by the Buganda Kingdom through its Buganda Land Board to give lease titles to hitherto customary land owners (bibanja holders) on Kabaka’s land that is code named “Kyapa Mungalo” (land title deed at hand) has sharpened a quagmire that is in-built within the nation-state Uganda on matters land.  For all intent and […]

It is reported that His Excellency President Museveni has donated copies of his book: “Sowing the Mustard Seed” so that it is available at  Uganda Government aided schools for students to read and to be enlightened about Uganda’s national history so that they may become responsible citizens. Logic follows that longevity in the office of the […]

Originally posted on kalungikabuye:
Growing up, and learning how to write properly in English, I was always fascinated by the way civil servants, and generally Government officials, used to sign off letters they had written. A typical one was the phrase, ‘I remain, sir, your most humble and obedient servant’. Those days, government officials were…