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Security Guard Induced Insecurity

Horror stories are abound during this COVID-19 induced lock down in Uganda. Stories of customers at the mercy of security guards. Case in point, I arrived at a reputable establishment, went to the security desk to sanitize my hands and the security guard commands: “use the other one”, while pointing at a water washing point.… Continue reading Security Guard Induced Insecurity

COVID-19 Confirms Parliament Out-of-touch

There is a video clip of a session of the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda that is doing rounds on social media. The clip shows members of parliament (MPs) scrambling for a microphone, in order that they may get a chance to query COVID-19 relief food procured and is being distributed by the COVID-19… Continue reading COVID-19 Confirms Parliament Out-of-touch

COVID-19 Outs Presidents’ Leadership Styles

"Whereas it is indeed problematic to ‘worship’ leaders and allow them to grow strong wings to enable them fly against the will of the people, the current Magufuli wave does not support the exact point you are making. It has been hijacked and ‘forced’ onto the thesis you want to make."Bwesigye Mwesigire, 2015 Mweigire concluded… Continue reading COVID-19 Outs Presidents’ Leadership Styles

MPs Compromised by Debt

“The Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, blames banking institutions for misleading members of parliament (MPs), who are often taken by surprise at the willingness to provide them with huge sums of money at short notice when they have just gone through costly campaigns. But the Speaker says that she attempted to advise MPs to live within their… Continue reading MPs Compromised by Debt