Politics is local – Azimio failed to organize locally

"Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga and Hon. Martha Wangari Karua had a good manifesto, which our team, Azimio La Umoja, failed to sell effectively. The secretariat ignored feedback on how to make the campaign resonate with Kenyans including: withdrawing old men, and people facing criminal charges from our rallies and getting more youthful voices on the… Continue reading Politics is local – Azimio failed to organize locally

Uhuru may have lost Azimio Kenya presidential election

"I would like to go on record stating that Azimio's overconfidence and grossly underestimating our opponent cost us the presidential election. We assumed the victory was ours because President Uhuru Kenyatta endorsed and actively campaigned for Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga and Hon. Martha Wangari Karua. Many will recall that Martha's candidature was well received within… Continue reading Uhuru may have lost Azimio Kenya presidential election

Sectarianism in Presidential Elections should not be ignored

It is interesting that, even though, the Iteso, my peole, had a fellow etesot in the race, a very strong presidential candidate moreover, Candidate Amuriat Oboi, they mostly voted for the incumbent, a munyankole. No doubt, voting in the recently concluded Uganda presidential elections took majorly sectarian lines. The Baganda mostly voted for Candidate Kyagulanyi,… Continue reading Sectarianism in Presidential Elections should not be ignored

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

Uganda Politicians EU Supports and Why

These past couple of weeks, there has been a lot of activity related with the campaigns for Uganda presidential and parliamentary elections, which are due to take place in 2021. Among such activity has been delegations of the European Union (EU) overtly paying courtesy visits and holding meetings with major political parties and civil society… Continue reading Uganda Politicians EU Supports and Why