Is development the best contraceptive? – Part I: New Malthusian View

The New (Neo) Malthusian view is that population growth is the cause of poverty. Therefore, according to this view, the best solution to the population problem is to reduce birth rates, in order that development takes place. The view of development implied here seems to be the one held by the modernist and interventionist perspectives… Continue reading Is development the best contraceptive? – Part I: New Malthusian View

World economic order at Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral

I have seen several posts of my fellow Africans reveling in the fact that our African presidents and other 'smaller world leaders' were transported in buses to West Minister for Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral. At the same time while the President of the United States of America, the US, is moving in his own armored… Continue reading World economic order at Queen Elizabeth II’s Funeral

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