No rush for Speaker election

"When the friends that saw small-pox go through our homestead ... people will be finished because the insides of the people are bad! This will be the gift that the political parties have brought." Okot p'Bitek's Song of Lawino. Yes, sadly, in Uganda, Okot's prediction has escalated to the worst point ever. "The breakdown in… Continue reading No rush for Speaker election

Speaker Kadaga’s legacy needs auditing

I saw a video in which Speaker Rebecca Kadaga was dicing her deputy, Deputy Speaker Jacob Olanya, as incompetent to handle matters in parliament, especially certain tough decisions like amending the constitution to remove the age-limit. She was dicing him in order to justify why she should be re-elected for a third term as Speaker.… Continue reading Speaker Kadaga’s legacy needs auditing