Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda

Following the failure of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to eliminate poverty from the world by 2015, the United Nations (UN) has a new blueprint, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of which the first goal is to end poverty in all its forms everywhere and over a 15-year period that ends in 2030. Unlike the MDGs, however, the… Continue reading Understanding Poverty in Rural Uganda

Is the African Union committed to its objectives?

On the evening of 2nd February 2015, on Spectrum on Radio One FM90, I had the honour to debate two distinguished African leaders – Ambassador Kintu Nyago who is the Deputy Head of the Uganda Mission at the UN and Mr. Godber Tumushabe who is the Associate Director at the Great Lakes Institute for strategic… Continue reading Is the African Union committed to its objectives?