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  • EU Parliament on EACOP and Museveni’s reign

    EU Parliament on EACOP and Museveni’s reign

    It is fascinating how the popular discourse on Uganda that followed the European Union Parliament’s decision on the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) focused on human rights issues under President Museveni’s reign. Yes, environment issues were among the basis for the decision, but the popular discourse in Uganda focused on human rights issues. To […]

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  • If IPOD failed to get political parties to dialogue, who or what will?

    If IPOD failed to get political parties to dialogue, who or what will?

    Loads happening in Uganda’s political party spaces, but sadly for many Ugandans not enough to inspire confidence that the plethora of our opposition political parties can ever agree to give and take for the greater good of peaceful transition of power at the level of the presidency. For many of us, we were depressed by […]

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  • Government setting maximum school fees will cause more damage

    Government setting maximum school fees will cause more damage

    I agree that regulating school fees by placing a minimum and a maximum that schools can charge, without taking into consideration the cost of living is counterproductive to education objectives. Clipping from the New Vision of Friday, 23.09.2022 And the culture of formulating and passing laws without consulting all stakeholders is not consistent with democratic […]

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  • Fact Check: Mwenda on civil society, what is it?

    Fact Check: Mwenda on civil society, what is it?

    Yesterday, on Facebook, I happened on Andrew Mwenda’s post “Whom do Ugandan NGOs represent?” I read it all and I was blown away by Mwenda’s factoid laden Machiavellian analysis of Ugandan non-governmental organisations (NGOs).  He wrote: “These Western powers promote NGOs claiming they are “civil society”. Yet this is a gross misrepresentation of what civil […]

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  • Fact Check – “Is Uganda breeding poor quality population?”

    Fact Check – “Is Uganda breeding poor quality population?”

    “Uganda breeding poor quality population. The rate at which Ugandan women produce children has a direct impact on the country’s socio-economic development, experts have warned.” The New Vision This assertion, reminded me of the analysis that I did as part of my studies for a Masters in Science in Development Management Degree from the Open […]

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  • Challenges of basing decisions and plans on ‘scientific data’

    Challenges of basing decisions and plans on ‘scientific data’

    I would like to highlight some of the problems in using data to support a particular position. Taking an example of my country, Uganda, it is quite possible that data collected on any subject is incomplete and or does not represent the whole country. It is logical to believe that the best place to find […]

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