Systemic Corruption in Uganda

Dishonesty is the bedrock for grand corruption, the kind which initiates and perpetuates “significant subversion of the political, legal and economic systems” of our country. And yet, rarely, if at all, is our outrage significantly provoked when corruption occurs in the form of dishonesty. We have become desensitized by our leaders generally, but particularly so, our politically elected leaders, telling us lies and with significant audacity.

SIM Blocks = No Middle Income Country

Digital technology (machines and soft ware) have intrinsic power, but to some extent only. To the extent that the technical knowledge, the theoretical knowledge or what Aristotle defined as “certain knowledge”, specifically the design of the gadgets (hardware) and the software (operating systems) have an in-built potential power to transform society. These days, for example,… Continue reading SIM Blocks = No Middle Income Country

Voting in “New’ LCs by Lining Up

The Parliament of the Republic of Uganda approved that Local Council  (LC) Elections could be held, once again, by people lining up behind their respective candidate of choice. Parliament approved this in 2015 and a bout time it was. And, yes, the implementation of it is long, long overdue. Here is an extract from an… Continue reading Voting in “New’ LCs by Lining Up

Corruption and human engineered disasters

We have manmade disasters and then we have natural disasters. There are very many manmade disasters which are systemically obviously going to happen. People like to talk about the word corruption as a vague abstract term. Corruption is not vague, corruption is not abstract. For corruption to take place there has to be the person… Continue reading Corruption and human engineered disasters