Why smooth presidential transition eludes Uganda

The Rtn Hon Margaret Thatcher (RIP) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) in 1986 when President Museveni came in to power. Since then, the UK has had a change of Prime Ministers seven times, including the most recent change from Rtn Hon Boris Johnson to Rtn Hon Liz Truss. And yes, during the… Continue reading Why smooth presidential transition eludes Uganda

36 years Kenya gets 3 first ladies & Uganda one

Next week as the new president of Kenya, His Excellency William Ruto, is sworn into office, his wife, Rachel Ruto will become the third first lady of Kenya in 36 years. You see, when President Museveni took over power as the President of Uganda, in 1986, Kenya's president at the time was the late Daniel… Continue reading 36 years Kenya gets 3 first ladies & Uganda one

Discourse analysis & fact check of Police statement on Nabulime

Uganda Police Force (UPF): "The mother/housewife identified as Nabulime Dorothy, aged 22" has a "two-year-old daughter." ME: Which means she was a child bride and is a child mother. UPF: "The mother showed no sympathy, compassion and love, expected from a mother towards her 2-year-old daughter. Upon arrest, she was subjected to a mental health… Continue reading Discourse analysis & fact check of Police statement on Nabulime

Government creating land rights for men at expense of women

Yesterday, 31st August 2022, Dr. Margaret A. Rugadya (PhD) brought to our attention her paper titled: “Titling of Customary Tenure is not a fix for Women’s Land Right: a review of Evidence and Practice”, published on 1st July 2020. She did so as she delivered the keynote at the launch to the Stand For Her… Continue reading Government creating land rights for men at expense of women

100 years on earth you rested, fare thee well ija Mangada

She who babysat my father, the Chief now rested, his sister, my ija (aunt) Akia Magdelene, and whom we popularly and fondly knew as ija Mangada, rested on Wednesday, 24th August 2022, aged an estimated 100 years. I was battling a common cold, which necessitated medication, and so was not able to go and physically… Continue reading 100 years on earth you rested, fare thee well ija Mangada