Oblivious Members of Parliament

But, in Uganda, ordinary people living undignified, deprived lives is the norm. And if our members of parliament are called out for contributing towards the status quo, they effectively, ask the deprived and poor, who cannot afford the proverbial bread, to go eat the proverbial cake.

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?”

Burden of Uganda’s Bastardized Westminster System of Government

While 71 percent of the nation's budget for fighting the tuberculosis epidemic in the country, albeit it being silent one, the time and resources that Uganda is investing in parliamentary campaigns and in elections is huge. How does this make sense?

Patients’ Rights and Responsibilities Bill

The bill is a noble cause indeed. It concurs with the work that CPAR Uganda Ltd is doing in advocating for policy and policy implementation in relation to patients' and medical workers' rights and responsibilities; and for action from duty bearers, albeit with a focus on tuberculosis (TB) healthcare management.

#EALA #Elections #Uganda eye opener

If anything, the inter-political-party and intra-political-party tensions that are at the peak here in Uganda with regards to the elections for representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly  (EALA) should worry most of us. No doubt, our motherland, Uganda, is divided on multiple fronts. That we cannot come together to agree on who the best… Continue reading #EALA #Elections #Uganda eye opener