Residences for orphans better protected by succession act

"To his credit, Daddy allocated each of his three marital homes to the respective wife and children living there. Polygamous men should be wealthy enough to bequeth each wife an independent home. I was prepared to fight to the death if any outsider had been given my mother's residential home. Phew!!" Dr. Stella Nyanzi, 2014,… Continue reading Residences for orphans better protected by succession act

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

‘Bereaved’ fight for money

Eeeh! I thought I had seen it all after the death of my late papa, when I began to face the fire of greed for the property of a deceased by 'the grieving". Apparently, I have seen nothing. I just watched an episode of “Judge Judy” in which two grown men sued their seemingly younger… Continue reading ‘Bereaved’ fight for money

Conversations with my father on the tragic Kasango Saga

Papa, it is amazing the triggers of my memories of you. Take for instance the tragic saga surrounding the remains of the late Kasango, a lawyer who died of heart related complications on Saturday, 27th February, while he was in Luzira Prison serving a 16-year sentence. Papa, it is not how Kasango died that is… Continue reading Conversations with my father on the tragic Kasango Saga

Grief to Joyous Moments – Chair Memories

I remember it like it was yesterday. The day I bought and presented my papa with a better and fancier wheelchair. His face beamed with such joy. While he sat on his new wheelchair, so that we may not see the tears of joy that were forming in his eyes, he looked up to the… Continue reading Grief to Joyous Moments – Chair Memories