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

Academic Papers Season

This morning, I Googled Hon. Singh Katongole. I was looking for information to prove a totally different point that I am making for a completely unrelated story. As I did my Google-search on him, I happened on a Daily Monitor story on him: "EX-MP SING KATONGOLE SCORES 13 POINTS IN UACE," and it warmed by… Continue reading Academic Papers Season

The Iteso Lens on Cabinet

First, important context. Media reports are abound in which, His Excellency President Yoweri Kagutta Museveni, is quoted as having said something to the effect that those who are applying an ethnic analysis on his political appointments are myopic individuals with no sense of direction. Atesot in the centre with two Karimojong beauties during a cultural… Continue reading The Iteso Lens on Cabinet

Unopposed Presidential Candidates Worrying

This unopposed business is a double edged sword, one thinks. It could cut both ways, but for Uganda now, taking in our historical challenges of failure to peacefully transition power from one president to another, one is inclined to believe that it will cut the other not so good way.