Sectarianism in Presidential Elections should not be ignored

It is interesting that, even though, the Iteso, my peole, had a fellow etesot in the race, a very strong presidential candidate moreover, Candidate Amuriat Oboi, they mostly voted for the incumbent, a munyankole. No doubt, voting in the recently concluded Uganda presidential elections took majorly sectarian lines. The Baganda mostly voted for Candidate Kyagulanyi,… Continue reading Sectarianism in Presidential Elections should not be ignored

Uganda and our Pretend Democracy

There are similarities between the current status quo post 2021 elections and the status quo post 2011 elections. Firstly, the amount of money that Uganda spends on elections, which elections are invariably always contested by those who are declared loser, makes one wonder why we even bother. Post elections, furthermore, the incumbent and who is… Continue reading Uganda and our Pretend Democracy

Unopposed Presidential Candidates Worrying

This unopposed business is a double edged sword, one thinks. It could cut both ways, but for Uganda now, taking in our historical challenges of failure to peacefully transition power from one president to another, one is inclined to believe that it will cut the other not so good way.