NRM’s Achilles Heel & Men in Uniform

The ongoing fracas in which Gen. Elly Tuwmine is reportedly totally disrespecting his fellow members of parliament and the institution of parliament as a whole lends credence to this blog post and provides a valid example that exemplifies the assertions here in. Sadly, it would appear that the military under NRM is going full circle back to the kind of military under the past regimes before them. Gen Tumwine is reported as having questioned: “Who is speaker of parliament? Who is she? Tell her that I am a General. Have you heard? What did she contribute in struggle?”

NRM’s Achilles Heel & Men in Uniform

The army in Uganda has come a long way. During the colonial period, of course, the army served colonial masters – those in the army were the enforcers of inhumane policies against their own people – men in uniform were to be feared. Then during the first regime of President Milton Obote (Obote I) it… Continue reading NRM’s Achilles Heel & Men in Uniform