Uganda’s Official Language is English (ePDF)

The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda recognises 55 first nations of Uganda, which it refers to as "tribes"; and each of these 55 first nations have a language. However, none of our languages is recognised as an official language of our country, Ugandan. English, the language of those who colonised the territory now known… Continue reading Uganda’s Official Language is English (ePDF)

George Floyd: New Africa Black & White History

Protest in the United Kingdom (U.K.) against racism that were sparked off by racism in the United States of America (U.S.), and in particular the murder of George Floyd by a police officer, are but just one side of a coin, so to speak. The protest in the U.K. and in particular those in Bristol,… Continue reading George Floyd: New Africa Black & White History

The Myth of Trump’s Shithole Countries

We are complicit in our outrage against racist statements by ‘white supremacists’, such as Trump, if we do not insist on historicising and contextualising their non-factual racist statements in history. How is it that a ‘black/brown country’ that is owed 20 billion US dollars by a ‘white country’ is the one Trump considers a shithole?

“Backwardness” = Cultural Imperialism

As it is defined in the Cambridge Dictionary, “backwardness” means: “the state of not being developed, modern or advanced.” The concept of “backwardness” is popularly used to denigrate, among others, the cultures of African peoples from whence am descended. Yes, as seemingly Kaluya does so well, and, in my view as does Kalyegira.