Dishonesty is the bedrock for grand corruption, the kind which initiates and perpetuates “significant subversion of the political, legal and economic systems” of our country. And yet, rarely, if at all, is our outrage significantly provoked when corruption occurs in the form of dishonesty. We have become desensitized by our leaders generally, but particularly so, our politically elected leaders, telling us lies and with significant audacity.
The commercialisation of millet – growing it to sell to ajon commercial brewers – has caused a reduction in the availability of millet for food… And re-allocation of land from production of sorghum for food to production of Epuripur is a form of covert land grabbing which devastates food security in Teso.
So, you can imagine the discomfort and shock that I experience now in my adult life, when the tables have turned and I am now among parents, and I hear or read derogatory comments of another’s food from those who normally would be considered parents in the central logic of African culture.