President Obote legacy lives in speeches – Part III

We are liberated now and let us proclaim loud and clear that as far as we are concerned the past is now firmly behind us. We harbour no ill-feelings towards any country or organisation – indeed, we take this opportunity to extend the hand of friendship to all nations big or small, rich or poor,… Continue reading President Obote legacy lives in speeches – Part III

President Obote legacy lives in speeches – Part II

Indeed, most of the countries maintained diplomatic relations and some not only carried on trading, but sold to this butcher (President Field Marsha Idi Amin), no doubt, at exorbitant prices, weapons and other electronic gadgets to carry out his massacres more efficiently. Near home, the OAU (Organisation of African Unity) honoured the monster by holding… Continue reading President Obote legacy lives in speeches – Part II

President Obote legacy lives in speeches – Part I

I stand humbly before you, today, in a country ravaged, plundered and divested for over eight years by the brute and monstrous regime of Idi Amin. I am deeply conscious of the untold suffering and misery inflicted on the people of our country by the monster Amin and his henchmen. His attempt to enslave the… Continue reading President Obote legacy lives in speeches – Part I

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

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