Category Africa

Power of ‘White Privilege’ to Confuse

And in our foreign guest’s bicycle-ride-informed-opinion, Africa should be developed on the same philosophy on which Europe was developed. How might this work I wonder. Does our foreign guest really appreciate and understand the philosophy of how Europe developed?

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The cause of poverty in Uganda

One of my favourite research topics is “Cultural Imperialism” and so you can imagine how I feel whenever I happen on material that describes or explains cultural imperialism. It makes me “woke”. Yes, this morning, Wednesday, 25th April 2018, I happened on and watched a video of an interview of Dr. Jorg Wiegratz (PhD) about […]

Leaders of #Africa Get Real!

Now as the District Commissioner was saying about “efforts aimed at curbing pregnancies among school children”, do those efforts include disabling the function of penises of the men who insert theirs into school children?

Certificates of Customary Ownership Risky Business

Deducing from Uganda’s National Development Plans, the National Resistance Movement Organisation (NRMO) Administration holds the conventional economics view that land ownership in the ‘traditional Africa sense’ is inefficient and an impediment to development. The NRMO Administration seemingly implies that the ‘traditional African sense’ of land ownership impedes its plans to transform Uganda from a ‘peasant-based […]

#TheHumanistView: Happy New Year

In 2016 The Humanist View (THV) increased the number of views that it received from 16.6 thousand views that it received in 2015 to nearly 29.4 thousand views; a 43.5 percent increase. The number who visited THV increased from slightly over 9.8 thousand visitors in 2015 to nearly 17.3 thousand visitors in 2016; a 43.4 percent […]

Enhancing National Food Security or Not

The Budget Monitoring and Accountability Unit (BMAU) of the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) caused a bit of a stir during the most recent Joint Agriculture Sector Annual Review (JASAR) 2016 when it reported its findings on the performance of programmes under the agriculture sector during the government’s financial year 2015/2016 – […]

First Lady Aisha Buhari Out of Order

The first I read of the unbecoming comments that the First Lady of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (FLOTFRON) is reported to have made of her husband in his capacity as the duly elected President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (POTFRON), my instant reaction was of surprise that she had had the ill-informed audacity […]