Timely succession law

Listening to the "Spectrum" talk show on Radio One FM90 on the evening of 12th May 2022, I was happy to hear and to be educated on the highlights of Uganda's new succession law. I loved to learn the fact that "the law under section 27 now maintains the traditional heir to a deceased person,… Continue reading Timely succession law

Bridge online gender-gap

My Facebook page, Norah Owaraga’s Blog, is followed mostly by men. It bothers me. So, I generated a post on Facebook with the breakdown statistics of my blog followers, accompanied with the caption: “Just wondering why my blog is followed by 79 percent men and only 21 percent women. And moreover, the majority are in… Continue reading Bridge online gender-gap

Greedy barbarians everywhere and at all levels

Men, for the purpose of this post, let us refer to them as ikokolak, went to this woman's orchard and without her permission they harvested 28 bags of oranges. Loaded them on a vehicle, drove off to the market and sold them. More specifically, ikokolak handed over the oranges to a middleman, with the promise… Continue reading Greedy barbarians everywhere and at all levels

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

Rid Policy of Gender-Based Violence

Hypocrisy of our MPs at its best. But such which is consistent with some institutionalised negative beliefs and practices in our communities in Uganda; including the legacies of negative conservative christian religiosity that was forced down our throats by colonial missionaries. We must detoxify and decolonize our minds so we may shun warped moralists who are vilifying school girls for getting pregnant; and moreover school girls who are likely being impregnated by men of stature and old age.