Category Uganda

#M7OnLand: Note to President Museveni

Wait a minute, isn’t it in fact the case that the right of Ugandans to “block government from running its projects” is enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and it is those rights that you, Mr. President, want removed from the Constitution, as you and your Executive have proposed in Bill 133 of 2017 Amending Article 26 of the Constitution?

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Homs

Originally posted on Joshmali's World:
A mother clutches her child, bloodied, and frozen Another lies beside her, numb and lifeless Around them, rubble from wracked shelter Blown to bits by bunker busting bombs Unleashed by bloodthirsty purveyors of horror Their sustenance is, perchance Nourished by the ghastly sight Of maimed limbs, skulls, and blood…

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 […]

#SOTNUG17 Letter to President Museveni

Dear President Museveni, I was not at Serena as you performed a duty that you are now so familiar with – delivering the State of the Nation Address. I am certain, however, that it is unlikely that you said something as profoundly new as the things that you said way back in your state of […]

I REMAIN, SIR, YOUR MOST HUMBLE AND OBEDIENT SERVANT

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…

#ClimateChangeIsReal

2016 WAS THE HOTTEST YEAR ON RECORD according to scientist as reported by The Guardian Weekly 27.01.17: Last year was the hottest on record, setting a new high for the third year in a row, with scientists firmly putting the blame on human activities that drive climate change (as in those activities which contribute to […]

I am Alinga

Culturally, my first name is Alinga. A week after I was born I was named in an Iteso naming ceremony. I was named after the mother of my father, my grandmother Ajakait Joyce Mary Alinga. My name Alinga is part of my social capital. Within Iteso culture the name that one is given signifies one’s […]