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?

Burden of Uganda’s Bastardized Westminster System of Government

While 71 percent of the nation's budget for fighting the tuberculosis epidemic in the country, albeit it being silent one, the time and resources that Uganda is investing in parliamentary campaigns and in elections is huge. How does this make sense?

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

Misogyny so deeply rooted

What is with the "thank you for not shaming me" thingy at marriage ceremonies? You know, when the bride goes on her knees and thanks the groom for not shaming her, by not showing up for THEIR marriage ceremony. This is on my mind. I think it is a symptom of deep rooted misogyny that… Continue reading Misogyny so deeply rooted