Family Unit, Politics and Governance in Uganda

Take, for instance, the family of Ms Agnes Namaganda, who is contesting for the Kampala Woman MP seat and is the flag bearer for the National Unity Platform (NUP) party, who has reportedly accused her husband for chasing her out of their marital home. Reportedly, she is complaining that her husband first banned her from… Continue reading Family Unit, Politics and Governance in Uganda

“The bullet doesn’t kill. What kills is the silence of people”

I am inclined to agree with Dr. Stavia Turyamuhabwa, Programme Manager of Uganda's Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy Control Programme that “there is no one being treated for TB when they do not have it.” Dr. Turyamuhabwa was responding to findings of a Global Fund audit which uncovered missing TB medicines and which raised suspicion that… Continue reading “The bullet doesn’t kill. What kills is the silence of people”

A Citizen’s Experience with Immigration

So about two months ago, a citizen, let's call her Ajakait, went to Immigration in Kampala in order to apply for the renewal of her passport which had not only expired but was also filled up. Only one page was remaining. It had been over ten years since she had been to Immigration and this… Continue reading A Citizen’s Experience with Immigration