For Mr. Nicholas Opiyo’s persecution, vote out MPs

Today, Mr. Nicholas Opiyo, the Executive Director of Chapter Four Uganda, an award winning human rights lawyer, the 2017 German Africa Prize Recipient, appeared before the Anti Corruption Court in Kampala. He is accused of money laundering in his individual capacity, but yet for an external grant of US$ 340,000 (over 1.2 billion shillings), which… Continue reading For Mr. Nicholas Opiyo’s persecution, vote out MPs

Fact Check: “You cannot police poverty, hunger.”

My childhood experiences 40 years ago, spending time at our ancestral home in Pallisa, convince me that the most effective way to take on poverty, hunger and unemployment is to police them. Am the granddaughter of the late Yosia Engantunyun (Simba), the lion chief of the Ikaribwok Isekelio clan of the Iteso of Uganda and… Continue reading Fact Check: “You cannot police poverty, hunger.”

Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Discourse around the refusal of President Donald J. Trump to concede defeat is fascinating. A major school of thought is that it is highly Machiavellian for US Senators to assert that the US presidential election results are faulty, while the results for the senators elected at the same time are okay.  How so poignant and… Continue reading Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Grief to Joyous Moments – Chair Memories

I remember it like it was yesterday. The day I bought and presented my papa with a better and fancier wheelchair. His face beamed with such joy. While he sat on his new wheelchair, so that we may not see the tears of joy that were forming in his eyes, he looked up to the… Continue reading Grief to Joyous Moments – Chair Memories