Oct 21st, 2012
Independence in 1962 found me in P4 at Kizinga Primary School in present day Ntungamo district in western Uganda. Kizinga hill in general was undergoing rapid development with school and church buildings being built and/or modernised. The headmaster, Erick Rwakasore (RIP), put up a semi-permanent blo...
Oct 8th, 2012
Prof. Jjuuko of Makerere University thinks it is but others differ Makerere University professor Frederick Jjuko recently stirred up debate when in a keynote address he said Uganda is a “failed state”. He said the government’s failure to provide social services, the militarisation of everyday life, f...
In East Africa
Feb 11th, 2011
Yoweri Museveni is allegedly grooming his son to follow him, but first he needs to defeat challengers in Uganda’s presidential elections this month. It is not a good omen for a rising politician of Uganda’s National Resistance Movement to be persistently touted as possible successor to Pr...