MLK’s Nobel Peace Prize speech 50 years later: Is it still relevant?

Unfortunately, anti-immigrant, racist and xenophobic tendencies are gaining support among conservative sections the world over. How sad that our current world order and socialisation processes are nurturing and producing this kind of evil. Whether it is a white supremacist, a fundamentalist nationalist, a fundamentalist Christian, a fundamentalist Jew, a fundamentalist Muslim, racists and xenophobia of… Continue reading MLK’s Nobel Peace Prize speech 50 years later: Is it still relevant?

independence day speech by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

I am not too sure about mixing the UPDF in the matter or ordinary Ugandans farming as a business – I have my doubts about UPDF being in charge of inputs distribution …



Your Excellencies the Invited Heads of State and Government;

H.E the Vice President;

The Rt. Honourable Speaker of Parliament;

The Hon. Chief Justice;

The Rt. Hon. Prime Minister;

Honourable Members of Parliament;

Your Excellencies the Ambassadors and High Commissioners;

Distinguished Invited Guests;

Ladies and Gentlemen.

It is with great pleasure and honour that I welcome Your Excellencies and all the distinguished guests to this occasion as we mark 52 years of Uganda’s independence.

I greet you and congratulate you on the 52nd anniversary of Uganda’s Independence.

As we celebrate this day, the whole of Uganda is peaceful and has been so since we ended the removal of the 40,000 rifles from the cattle-rustlers in Karamoja some six (6) years ago. Earlier on, in 2005, we had defeated the terrorists of Kony. This is therefore…

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Uganda gifted by nature and cursed

The mistake has been to make the investors deal with the landowners, they should deal with the government; and then the government will deal with the landowners. You just tell those villagers to get out. You cannot stop the State from accessing its assets. We shall sort it out, we shall amend the Act. In… Continue reading Uganda gifted by nature and cursed

Discourse on food insecurity in Africa is alarmist

If food be that which contains or consists of essential nutrients and when it is ingested by a human being it facilitates the production of energy, stimulates growth and maintains life. The prevailing paradigm within which issues of food security are discussed in relation to Africa is alarmist and perpetuates myths that have so colonised… Continue reading Discourse on food insecurity in Africa is alarmist