Lying about one’s age is the norm in Uganda

Intentional lying about one’s age to fit or to qualify for something is a common practice in Uganda. However, it often catches up with one, especially so, when one is inconsistent. Meaning, de facto, that in order to get away with intentional lying about one’s age, one must make sure that one is consistent. And… Continue reading Lying about one’s age is the norm in Uganda

Fashion – Uganda’s Gomesi

During elective political campaigns, a significant section of Ugandan women generally tend to favor the use of photos in which they are wearing what is considered traditional or culturally accepted attire for their campaign posters and publicity. One such attire is the Gomesi, which, for example, a fellow Ugandan described thus: It's the one single… Continue reading Fashion – Uganda’s Gomesi

Count in Human Beings

"Nobel laureates, economists, Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo call for a paradigm change. They want their profession to consider EMPIRICAL REALITY rather than indulging in FICTIONAL MODELS. In particular, they resent TV economists who sell DISTORTED PLATITUDES as deep insights."D+C 2020/05-06 This morning, I happened on a book review of the book: "Good economics for… Continue reading Count in Human Beings

Marathons I Will Not Run

How does “dancing for the LORD” or dancing Zumba, Kona Dance and learning insanity and self-defense skills deal with the root reasons as to why Pallisa Hospital was never maintained in the first place and now needs charity to renovate? Who did not do their job? Who squandered the resources?

Nawangwe’s Reign at MUK, Education and Politics

Prior to his appointment as Vice Chancellor (VC) of Makerere University Kampala (MUK), there were allegations that Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe is with indiscipline and questionable ethics. Case in point, for example, allegations made against him by his former boss, his predecessor, Professor John Ddumba Ssentamu. In a letter to Prof. Nawangwe dated 30th January 2017,… Continue reading Nawangwe’s Reign at MUK, Education and Politics