The Government of Uganda Minister

It is justified to conclude that just like those cultivation machines, the graders clearing the land for sugarcane plantations, the Minister’s attitude and her speech seemed firmly located within a paradigm that promotes the crushing of my ancestors’ bones in the name of “development”.

Landlord to enslaved cane-grower

"Though they should be earning big from sugar cane sales, the farming communities still exhibit features of extreme poverty and food insecurity. This situation has been exacerbated by the new sugar manufacturers that have set up shop in the region, adding more pressure on arable land." Former GOU Minister, Asuman Kiyinji

Certificate of Customary Ownership of Land in Uganda, Caution Please!

There are perceptions that the young generation, which is not keen on the restoration and preservation of cultural values, may use CCOs to mortgage and / or sell land to investors without considering cultural values. This contradicts the customary principles and practices in which land ownership is attributed to the entire community, including the ancestors, those who are currently living on the land, and future generations.

#M7OnLand: Note to President Museveni

Wait a minute, isn’t it in fact the case that the right of Ugandans to “block government from running its projects” is enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and it is those rights that you, Mr. President, want removed from the Constitution, as you and your Executive have proposed in Bill 133 of 2017 Amending Article 26 of the Constitution?

Madhavani’s saviour-complex off-putting

The Madhavani-Amuru proposition is Machiavellian. The pity-language used in the proposition is mind boggling. Madhavani is offering or sacrificing to bring development to the people of Amuru the proposition goes. Yah right, seems so patronising and obscurantic. Madhavani Group of Companies is a business that has sustained for multiple generations and will likely continue to… Continue reading Madhavani’s saviour-complex off-putting