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

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