Category Government of Uganda

#AgeLimitUg Vs Public Health Policy

Was there a PUBLIC TOILET nearby? How near or far was the nearest PUBLIC TOILET? And what is the condition of that PUBLIC TOILET? The lack of PUBLIC TOILETS in the whole of Uganda is legendary, including in those places considered ‘developed’ and where the ‘developed’ live. One is reminded of one’s own experience observing Ugandans who are “badly off “, as Mr. Abiriga was, having no choice but to ease themselves by the roadside.

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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 […]

Right Colonial Land Injustice; Reconstruct Uganda

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 […]

#Museveni’s “Sowing the Mustard Seed”

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 […]

Can’t Verify SIM – have passport, no NIC

“A passport is a mere travel document”, a ‘blue-eyed’ sycophant of the current regime is quoted as having said. And a whole Minister in the current Administration of the Government of the Republic of Uganda is quoted has having said in warped logic that those Ugandan active citizens, such as I, who are insisting on […]

NRM’s Achilles Heel & Men in Uniform

The army in Uganda has come a long way. During the colonial period, of course, the army served colonial masters – those in the army were the enforcers of inhumane policies against their own people – men in uniform were to be feared. Then during the first regime of President Milton Obote (Obote I) it […]

Religion as Opium

A couple of days ago, on Thursday, 16th February 2017, it was a public holiday in Uganda in honor of the Late Archbishop Janan Luwum (St. Luwum) who is believed to have been murdered in 1977 on the orders of President Idi Amin. It is believed that St. Luwum  was murdered for his moral courage […]