Monthly Archives: March 2015

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA?

“Germany has its written constitution since 1949 and it is readily available. Many years ago, at the time when telephones were devices attached to wires within the houses, my work took me to Bonn, then the capital of West Germany. Our rented apartment was fine, except that it had no pone. I called in the […]

UGANDA PARLIAMENT MORE A COST CENTRE THAN AN IDEAS DEBATE CENTRE

Recently, while at my favourite tailor’s shop, Hassan’s shop, a debate ensued in which Hassan argued that it would be best if we allowed President Museveni to run for president un-opposed and then have all the other potential presidential candidates – Betty Kamya, Mugisha Muntu, Norbert Mao, Kibirige Mayanja, Kizza Besigye, Olara Otunu (all excellencies) […]

KARAMOJA’S CATTLE ECONOMY IN CRISIS

This morning as I drank my cup of Star Cafe coffee with a splash of Fresh Diary milk – enjoying made in Uganda products and doing my educative search and read rounds on face book, I happened on an absolutely useful article by Simon Peter Longoli, titled: Cattle Crisis. This article backed with grassroots testimony […]

FAMINE IN UGANDA IS CAUSED BY GREED

Last year, shortly after Uganda’s National Budget for our current financial year 2014/2015 was published, I wrote a blog post in which I surmised that our Country’s budget was a recipe for food insecurity https://nowaraga.wordpress.com/2014/07/27/ugandas-20142015-budget-is-a-recipie-for-food-and-nutrition-insecurity/. Sadly, with about three months remaining till the end of our current financial year, which ends in June, I am […]

DEVELOPMENT, POVERTY AND POPULATION

The ever increasing pronouncements of leaders in Uganda, especially those in public and civil service, which connote that Uganda is under developed because its peoples and their cultures are backward have motivated me to publish this analysis and commentary which I wrote in 2001. My motivation to publish this analysis and commentary is primarily driven […]