For Mr. Nicholas Opiyo’s persecution, vote out MPs

Today, Mr. Nicholas Opiyo, the Executive Director of Chapter Four Uganda, an award winning human rights lawyer, the 2017 German Africa Prize Recipient, appeared before the Anti Corruption Court in Kampala. He is accused of money laundering in his individual capacity, but yet for an external grant of US$ 340,000 (over 1.2 billion shillings), which… Continue reading For Mr. Nicholas Opiyo’s persecution, vote out MPs

Fact Check: “You cannot police poverty, hunger.”

My childhood experiences 40 years ago, spending time at our ancestral home in Pallisa, convince me that the most effective way to take on poverty, hunger and unemployment is to police them. Am the granddaughter of the late Yosia Engantunyun (Simba), the lion chief of the Ikaribwok Isekelio clan of the Iteso of Uganda and… Continue reading Fact Check: “You cannot police poverty, hunger.”

Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Discourse around the refusal of President Donald J. Trump to concede defeat is fascinating. A major school of thought is that it is highly Machiavellian for US Senators to assert that the US presidential election results are faulty, while the results for the senators elected at the same time are okay.  How so poignant and… Continue reading Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Why my vote for Dr. Stella Nyanzi

If I must vote in the Uganda 2021 elections, my line-up for Kampala definitely includes Dr. Stella Nyanzi for Woman Member of Parliament (MP). I love Dr. Nyanzi for she refuses to gentrify and to transmogrify, in order that she fits in with the traditional norms of how a woman campaigning for political office is… Continue reading Why my vote for Dr. Stella Nyanzi

Uganda at cross-roads 2021 Campaigns

Honestly, what are the presidential and parliamentary election campaigns for 2021 about? Sincerely. Are they worth it in this the era of the COVID-19 pandemic? Politicians crisscrossing the country attracting crowds, in some cases bought crowds are the norm, and with no concern that those crowds are easily transmitting the coronavirus! And the international community… Continue reading Uganda at cross-roads 2021 Campaigns