Fact Check: Era of MPs gambling with speeches over or not?

“You will not speak if you have not done research; it must be evidence. The era of gambling with speeches is over… Let’s do research; the era of throwing figures and statistics whose sources are not known is over… we want when people read the Hansard, it is read as a document that can be… Continue reading Fact Check: Era of MPs gambling with speeches over or not?

Women of Karamoja to be marginalized no more!

In December 2019, as the keynote speaker at the first ever Karamoja Women's Conference, I asked women of Karamoja thus: "Through a qualitative lens, are you, the women of Karamoja, convinced that the two Karimojong men in Cabinet are able and are fully equipped to represent the Karimojong women’s voice during policy initiation and discussion… Continue reading Women of Karamoja to be marginalized no more!

Role of statistics in Ugandans’ day to day lives

A few days ago, as His Excellency President Yoweri Kagutta Museveni read his nth State of the Nation address, he got to a point where his speech writers had included statistics to back an argument in the speech. He paused a while and then explained that he felt uncomfortable reading out loud those statistics for… Continue reading Role of statistics in Ugandans’ day to day lives

Advisory to Pallisa MPs in 11th Parliament

In 2015, in a post titled: "Bloated irrational parliament of Uganda," I wrote: "The current system is irrational for it allows for districts, such as my ancestral district, Pallisa, whose annual revenue collection is about 130 million shillings only, to be represented by five MPs that cost the nation 900 million shillings per year." Hon.… Continue reading Advisory to Pallisa MPs in 11th Parliament

What are Opinions of Pallisa District MPs?

Ms. Evelyn Anite Kajik, Member of Parliament representing Koboko Municipality Up until I had the opportunity to have a face to face interaction with Ms. Evelyn Anite Kajik, in 2017, it had not hit me that hard. Ms. Anite’s insistence that her views are those of her constituents of Koboko got me thinking. I began… Continue reading What are Opinions of Pallisa District MPs?