Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Discourse around the refusal of President Donald J. Trump to concede defeat is fascinating. A major school of thought is that it is highly Machiavellian for US Senators to assert that the US presidential election results are faulty, while the results for the senators elected at the same time are okay.  How so poignant and… Continue reading Trump’s Presidency & Hypocrisies of ‘the world’

Why my vote for Dr. Stella Nyanzi

If I must vote in the Uganda 2021 elections, my line-up for Kampala definitely includes Dr. Stella Nyanzi for Woman Member of Parliament (MP). I love Dr. Nyanzi for she refuses to gentrify and to transmogrify, in order that she fits in with the traditional norms of how a woman campaigning for political office is… Continue reading Why my vote for Dr. Stella Nyanzi

Uganda at cross-roads 2021 Campaigns

Honestly, what are the presidential and parliamentary election campaigns for 2021 about? Sincerely. Are they worth it in this the era of the COVID-19 pandemic? Politicians crisscrossing the country attracting crowds, in some cases bought crowds are the norm, and with no concern that those crowds are easily transmitting the coronavirus! And the international community… Continue reading Uganda at cross-roads 2021 Campaigns

Let’s go back to ‘African-Ugandan’ political roots

Amidst the most deadly pandemic of our times, Uganda is insisting on going through the rituals of 'democratically' electing political leaders using exogenous political designs from another's culture. And the manner in which the political campaigns are being conducted by most leaves a lot to be desired. I am not even sure that we in… Continue reading Let’s go back to ‘African-Ugandan’ political roots

‘Scientific Elections’ and Women’s Participation

Two of my social media actions on Facebook got me thinking about the participation or not of the greater body of women in campaigns for and voting in the 2021 parliamentary and presidential elections. One month ago, on the 4th August, it was the anniversary of my birth. This year, I celebrated it with a… Continue reading ‘Scientific Elections’ and Women’s Participation