For Mr. Nicholas Opiyo’s persecution, vote out MPs

Today, Mr. Nicholas Opiyo, the Executive Director of Chapter Four Uganda, an award winning human rights lawyer, the 2017 German Africa Prize Recipient, appeared before the Anti Corruption Court in Kampala. He is accused of money laundering in his individual capacity, but yet for an external grant of US$ 340,000 (over 1.2 billion shillings), which… Continue reading For Mr. Nicholas Opiyo’s persecution, vote out MPs

Banana republic politics & Kakwenza-type writers

Banana republic is a derogatory noun to describe “a small state that is politically unstable as a result of the domination of its economy by a single export controlled by foreign capital” (definitions from Oxford Languages). While, one has not yet read either of Kakwenza Rukirabashaija’s books for which he has been arrested twice, one… Continue reading Banana republic politics & Kakwenza-type writers

Who will save Kakwenza from death row?

The author of the book: "The Greedy Barbarian," Kakwenza Rukirabashaija remains in what officers of the court have described as "illegal detention." Who will save him from death row? I ask, who will save him from death row, because, as reported by the Daily Monitor, on 11th June 1975, Denis Cecil Hills, a vocal British… Continue reading Who will save Kakwenza from death row?

Right to Freedom and Right to Abuse

Nearly one year ago, I wrote a post on Linkedin titled: “Uganda is Notorious Once More”, in which I shared my discomfort as follows: What with DR STELLA NYANZI catapulting Uganda back to our status of that notorious country. Good God! I dread the next time I participate in international fora, and it is going… Continue reading Right to Freedom and Right to Abuse